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?
***POSITION IS LOCATED AT THE WEST ROXBURY AND JAMAICA PLAIN CAMPUS, Surgical Service Line *** APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS: RESUME, Work Schedule: Monday - Friday Hours will vary Financial Disclosure Report: Not required NOTIFICATIONS: Candidates who meet the qualification requirements within 15 calendar days following the closing date of the announcement will be considered.
This position is in the Excepted Service.
The incumbent may be required to travel to other VA campuses and CBOC's.
Applicant's education, length of practice, will be considered by a compensation panel in determining the salary of the applicant selected.
Drug Testing Position: Applicants tentatively selected for VA employment in a testing designated position are subject to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment.
Applicants who refuse to be tested will be denied employment with VA.
Applicants will not be appointed to the position if a verified positive drug test result is received.
Selectee will be required to complete additional forms to proceed with employment process.
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.
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.
Physical Requirements: The physician must be able to perform gross and fine motor movements with sufficient coordination needed to complete physical examinations utilizing the techniques of inspection, palpation, percussion, and auscultation, and other diagnostic maneuvers.
A physician must develop the psychomotor skills reasonable needed to perform or assist with procedures, treatments, administration of medication, management and operation of diagnostic and therapeutic medical equipment utilized in the general and emergent care of patients required in practice.
The physician must be able to maintain consciousness and equilibrium; have sufficient levels of postural control, neuromuscular control, and eye to hand coordination; and to possess the physical and mental stamina to meet the demands associated with extended periods of sitting, standing, moving and physical exertion required for satisfactory performance in the clinical settings.