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Physician (Primary Care)

Company: Department of Veterans Affairs
Location: Huntington
Posted on: June 12, 2021

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Summary

The Hershel "Woody" Williams VA Medical Center, Huntington, WV is recruiting for an Internal Medicine or Family Practice Physician to serve as a full-time primary care provider. This individual will work five days a week at the Hershel "Woody" Williams VA Medical Center, Huntington, WV as a PACT Team Provider. Schedule will be 8:00am-4:30pm, Monday through Friday.

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Responsibilities

Duties are to include, but are not limited to:

  • Routine history/physical exams
  • Provide diagnosis
  • Conduct preliminary electrocardiogram interpretation
  • Conduct preliminary routine chest, bone and soft tissue x-ray interpretation
  • Perform simple suture removal on uncomplicated cases
  • Provide provision of treatment including consultation for patients to treat general medical problems
  • Be able to perform, in emergency situations, all procedures necessary to stabilize a patient until definitive therapy can be initiated by appropriately trained practitioners.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Work Schedule: 8:00AM - 4:30PM, Monday - Friday

Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

Education and length of practice are considered through a formal pay-setting process to determine the final compensable salary (Base Pay + Market Pay)

This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. Learn more

Paid Time Off: Annual leave at the rate of eight (8) hours per biweekly pay period; Sick leave at the rate of four (4) hours per biweekly pay period

Insurance: A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits.

Take a look at VA's Top 20 Reasons Doctors Enjoy Working at VA and VHA Physician's Brochure

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

None

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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 Policy.
  • Designated and/or random drug testing required
  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959
  • 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 onboarding process
  • Must pass pre-employment physical examination

Qualifications

Applicants pending the completion of educational or certification/licensure requirements may be referred and tentatively selected but may not be hired until all requirements are met.

Basic 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 certification.
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English.
  • Physical requirements outlined below.

Preferred Experience: None

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 work requires some physical exertion including periods of walking, standing, regular and recurring bending, stooping, lifting heavy objects such as assisting patients on and off examination tables.

Education

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: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html.

Keywords: Department of Veterans Affairs, Huntington , Physician (Primary Care), Other , Huntington, West Virginia

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