Full-Time Medical Officer Job for the Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
RECRUITMENT/RELOCATION INCENTIVE MAY BE AUTHORIZED.
PERMANENT CHANGE OF STATION (PCS)/RELOCATION WILL NOT BE AUTHORIZED.
APPRAISED VALUE OFFER (AVO) IS NOT AUTHORIZED.
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.
How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?
The Kansas City VA is embarking on a journey of moving beyond performance measure and becoming the Healthcare System Veterans Trust and Choose.
Our patients depend on us and we depend on professionals like you.
If you are interested in being a part of a LEAN organization and putting other's needs before your own this may be the organization for you.
Yours might be the first face they see when they come through our doors.
Yours might be the voice they hear right after a surprise diagnosis.
Yours might be the eyes they look into as they are pushed in a wheelchair to a frightening procedure.
Your attitude reflects us and everything we are proud of in this organization.
By applying for this position you have chosen to help serve our patients and we appreciate you.
With the initiation of cultural change, along with knowledge and tools for change, the Kansas City VA will continue to move towards a practice of continuous improvement.
In the endeavor, we recognize that this change will not occur suddenly, that dedicated individuals like yourself will be required, that leadership involvement is necessary, and employee engagement paramount.
As a 157 bed medical, surgical, and psychiatric facility, the Kansas City VA provides comprehensive health care through primary care and tertiary care in subspecialty medicine, surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation.
It is also a teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Kansas and the University of Missouri Kansas City.
Take a closer look at Kansas City at www.thinkkc.com.
You may be eligible to apply for the Education Debt Reduction Program.
Please contact Human Resources at this medical center and speak with the Education Debt Reduction Program Coordinator for additional information.
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.
Must have experience in addications.
Preferred Experience: Addictions training/certification Applicants with the following certifications from American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network (MTN) are highly preferred: Basic Life Support (BLS) and/or Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS).
(AHA certification preferred.) The selected employee will be required to receive these certifications prior to assuming clinical responsibilities and ensure current certifications after employment is maintained.
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.
United States Citizens