This is an open continuous announcement until filled.
Cut off dates are at the middle and end of every month beginning October 17, 2016.
Salary to be determined by a compensation panel and will be commensurate with education and experience.
RECRUITMENT INCENTIVE MAY BE AUTHORIZED PERMANENT CHANGE OF STATION (PCS)/RELOCATION IS AUTHORIZED APPRAISED VALUE OFFER (AVO) IS NOT AUTHORIZED *May be eligible to apply for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP) based on the availability of funds .
Our mission: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise - "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans.
YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities.
VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply.
QUALIFICATION STANDARDS : VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-2, dated April 15, 2002.
Basic Requirements Citizenship.
Citizen of the United States.
(Noncitizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens.) Education .
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 Secretary of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed.
Approved schools are: (1) Schools of medicine holding regular institutional membership in the Association of American Medical Colleges for the year in which the degree was granted.
(2) Schools of osteopathic medicine approved by the American Osteopathic Association for the year in which the degree was granted.
(3) Schools (including foreign schools) accepted by the licensing body of a State, Territory, or Commonwealth (i.e., Puerto Rico), or in the District of Columbia as qualifying for full or unrestricted licensure.
(4) For residents, graduation from an approved medical school as described above is required except as provided in M-8, part II, chapter 1. Licensure and Registration.
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.
The physician must maintain current registration in the State of licensure if this is a requirement for continuing active, current licensure.
First-Year Residency (Internship).
Completed a first-year residency, or its equivalent, approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for the year in which it was completed.
For a VA resident, the appropriate Deans Committee and Resident Review Board may recommend appointment on the basis of the candidate's acceptability for residency training.
Approved residencies are: (1) Those approved by the Council on Medical Education and Hospitals, American Medical Association, in the list published for the year the residency was completed, or (2) Other residencies or their equivalents which the Professional Standards Board determines to have provided an applicant with appropriate professional training.
The Board may determine that the residency requirement has been met if the candidate has completed 1 year of postgraduate education.
Applicants for this position must pass a pre-employment medical examination.
English Language Proficiency.
Physicians, including residents, appointed to direct patient-care positions must be proficient in spoken and written English as required by 38 U.S.C. 7402(d) and 7407(d).
You must be a U.S. citizen to qualify for this position.
If no qualified citizen applications are received, non-citizens may be considered.
After appointment, you will be subject to random testing for illegal drug use.
You will need to successfully complete a background security investigation before you can be appointed into this position.
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