Recruitment/Relocation incentives may be authorized for highly qualified applicants.
Ask your recruiter about the Education Debt Reduction Program.
This is an open continuous announcement.
We accept applications for this occupation on an ongoing basis; qualified applicants will be considered as vacancies become available.
Applicants will be referred to selecting official on a weekly basis OR until the closing date of this announcement.
Applicants need not re-apply once the application is referred to the selecting official.This announcement will be used to fill positions in Topeka, KS and Leavenworth, KS.
Veteran population in these counties totals over 104,000.
VAEKHCS provides care to approximately 36,000 veterans.
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.Preferred Experience: Board Certification or Board eligibility in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine 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.
By law, U.S. Citizens will be given first preference but non-citizens will be considered in the absence of qualified citizens.