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.
Shreveport, Louisiana stands prepared to offer you the lagniappe', which means a little something extra!
Shreveport-Bossier City, Louisiana is situated on the Red River in northwest Louisiana.
The Shreveport-Bossier City area is home to Barksdale Air Force Base, as well as numerous colleges and universities, theaters, lakes, golf courses, beautiful housing areas, churches, and great schools.
With a population of nearly 400,000 in the city's metropolitan region, the area promises much to while maintaining a reasonable cost of living and an excellent, temperate climate.
You'll enjoy a unique combination of two great American heritages: a little Cajun, and since we're less than 15 minutes from the Texas border, a little Lone Star, too.
Shreveport-Bossier boasts elegant Southern charm and a relaxed attitude that suggests you kick your boots off and stay a while to enjoy year-round festivals, Vegas-style gaming, great local dining experiences, live music and family attractions. This is an open continuous announcement.
We will accept applications on an ongoing basis or until all positions are filled.
Qualified applicants will be referred every two weeks.
In order to qualify for this position you must meet the following: Basic Requirements: · Must be proficient in written and spoken English.
· Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine.
· 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.
· BLS and ACLS are required.
Preferred Experience: · Board certified in internal medicine · Work in hepatology program · Transplant certification · Board Certified/Board Eligible in Gastroenterology · Experience working at a VAMC or Military Healthcare Facility · Must qualify for academic appointment at LSUHSC, which will be commensurate with qualifications.
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.
Non-citizens may be appointed when it’s not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy