Company: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Posted on: May 9, 2020
Huntington, WV is the home of Marshall University. Located in
the scenic Ohio Valley on the banks of the Ohio River, Huntington
offers many cultural and outdoor activities and is in easy driving
distance of several larger metropolitan areas such as Lexington,
KY, Columbus and Cincinnati, OH and Charleston, WV. With a relaxed
lifestyle and affordable living, Huntington is an excellent place
to raise a family.Note: Only education or degrees recognized by the
U.S. Department of Education from accredited colleges,
universities, schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for
Federal employment. You can verify your education here:
http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/. If you are using foreign
education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a
Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to
receive credit for that education. For further information, visit:
Hershel"Woody" Williams VAMC is seeking a permanent full-time
Orthopedic Surgeon to assume a staff position. The facility is
seeking candidates with excellent clinical skills and experience in
the full range of general orthopedic care including major joint
replacement. Duties include but are not limited to the
- Provide direct patient care as well as resident supervision and
clinical instruction in the operating room, outpatient clinic and
- Provides surgical services and diagnostic procedures that are
clear, concise, and in keeping with modern medical
- Provide immediate evaluation and management of emergent
problems as they occur to individuals presented for care. Provides
professional advice to Surgical staff upon request and in emergency
situations with regard to professional management of patients being
- Facilitates patient access to medical care by recommending
appropriate referrals to other health care providers in accordance
with applicable policies and regulations.
- Other duties as assigned.
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, occasional call
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Recruitment/Relocation may be authorized for highly qualified
PCS may be authorized for highly qualified applicants.
EDRP: This position is may be eligible for the Education Debt
Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan reimbursement program
within VHA.To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all
requirements by the closing date of this announcement,
- United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed
when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance
with VA Policy.
- Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting
from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine. The
degree must have been obtained from one of the schools approved by
the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course
of study was completed.
- Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or
surgery in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United
States, or in the District of Columbia.
- Completion of residency training, or its equivalent, approved
by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in an accredited core
specialty training program leading to eligibility for board
- Proficiency in spoken and written English.
- Physical requirements outlined below.
Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II,
Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard. This can be found in
the local Human Resources Office.
Physical Requirements: The physician should be physically and
mentally capable to perform the duties of the position including
examinations, formulate the diagnosis and treatment plan and
educate residents. Physical activities include sitting, standing
(up to 4 hours) walking (up to 2 hours), heavy lifting (45 pounds
or over), reaching above the shoulder, and repeated bending. The
incumbent should be emotionally and mentally stable; and capable to
perform the duties of the position.
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