This is an open continuous announcement.
We will accept applications on an ongoing basis.
Qualified applicants will be reviewed and referred every two weeks until the position is filled. This may be your opportunity to enjoy federal employment and to participate in one of the largest and most progressive Health Care Systems in the United States!
This is also an opportunity to join the team of dedicated healthcare professionals that are committed to providing the highest quality healthcare possible to the Veterans of the U.S. Military, which they have so clearly earned by serving our country!Perks and benefits include generous time off, such as: competitive salary, malpractice insurance, 26 Days paid annual leave, 13 Days paid sick/family leave each year, 5 federal holidays per year with pay, 5 CME days absence with pay, health insurance, dental insurance, vison insurance, life insurance, disability insurance, long term care insurance, and a very generous retirement plan.
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.
Basic Requirements: Citizenship of the United States.
Noncitizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with Department of Veterans Affairs 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.Physicians must have completed 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.Fellowship training in Head and Neck Surgery is a must.
Experience in basic and clinical research as evidenced by grants for translational research in head and neck oncology is required.
Publications in peer reviewed journals as a part of clinical research is a requirements.
Teaching and supervision experience of Medical Students/Residents.
BLS and ACLS are required.
Preferred Experience: Board eligible or certified Otolaryngologist/HNS with head and neck surgery fellowship is preferred but not required at time of hire.
Significant accomplishments in clinical practice, educational activities, research or administration which clearly distinguish the physician as having the highest professional qualification in the specialty area to which assigned.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social).
Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.
You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
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.