Physician (Emergency Medicine)
Company: US Department of Veterans Affairs
Posted on: September 4, 2019
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.
Recruitment/Relocation may be authorized.
PCS may be authorized.
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:
Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP):
This position may be eligible for the Education Debt Reduction
Program (EDRP), a student loan reimbursement program within VHA. If
selected for this position you must meet specific individual
eligibility criteria in accordance with VHA policy 1021 and apply
for EDRP within four (4) months of appointment. Final award amount
and program start date is determined after review of a complete
EDRP application and supporting documentation by the VHA Education
Loan Repayment Services office.
The Emergency Department physician is responsible for the initial
evaluation, stabilization, and triage of all patients, and to
obtain consultation when needed. Other duties include, but are not
- Performing assessments, examinations on initial encounters with
unscheduled, emergency and some new patients to our facility.
- Coordinate patient treatment plans.
- Order appropriate routine diagnostic tests and x-ray studies,
diagnose, treat, and manage patients according to standard, usual
and acceptable methods and techniques.
Work Schedule: 8, 12, or 16 Hour Shifts including Day, Night,
Weekends, and Holidays.
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements
by the closing date of this announcement, 12/31/2019.
- 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: : Must be able to physically and mentally
perform the duties of Neurologist of Medical Services under normal
and emergent conditions. Moderate lifting 15-44 lbs and over with
assistive devices, heavy carrying of 15-44 lbs and over with
assistive devices; reaching above shoulder; use of fingers, both
hands required, walking or standing up to 4 hours per day; repeated
bending up to 1-2 hours per day; ability for rapid mental and
muscular coordination; near vision correctable; hearing aid
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