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.
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The Hershel "Woody" Williams VA Medical Center in Huntington, WV
is seeking a board certified or board eligible Physician in
Endocrinology. The Endocrinologist will report to the Chief of
Medical Service. The Physician will work in an outpatient and
inpatient setting. Primary duties will include, but not limited to
the following: Diagnosis and treatment, including consultation for
patients presenting with illnesses, injuries, and disorders of the
endocrine or metabolic systems in the outpatient setting and via
Education and length of practice are considered through a formal
pay-setting process to determine the final compensable salary (Base
Pay + Market Pay)
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00AM - 4:30PM (Some call)
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Recruitment/Relocation may be authorized.
PCS may be authorized.
EDRP: This position is may be eligible for the Education Debt
Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan reimbursement program
0602 Medical Officer
Conditions of Employment
- U.S. Citizenship; non-citizens may only be appointed when it is
not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA
- Designated and/or random drug testing required
- Selective Service Registration is required for males born after
- You may be required to serve a probationary period
- Subject to a background/security investigation
- Must be proficient in written and spoken English
- Selected applicants will be required to complete an online
- Must pass pre-employment physical examination
Applicants pending the completion of educational or
certification/licensure requirements may be referred and
tentatively selected but may not be hired until all requirements
- 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.
Preferred Experience: Proficient at performing fine needle
aspiration of the thyroid.
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 Endocrinologist 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
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.
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