Company: US Department of Veterans Affairs
Posted on: December 4, 2019
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
This is an open continuous announcement. Applicants will be
reviewed every two weeks with the first cut off March 22, 2019.
This position can be filled at the Main facility in Augusta, GA or
one of the Community Based Outpatient Clinic (Aiken, SC, Athens,
GA, or Statesboro, GA)
Recruitment/Relocation Incentives are authorized.Note: Only
education or degrees recognized by the U.S. Department of Education
from accredited colleges, universities, schools, or institutions
may be used to qualify for Federal employment. You can verify your
education here: http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/. If you are using
foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send
a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order
to receive credit for that education. For further information,
- Responsible for the practice of medicine or direct service to
patients involving the performance of diagnostic, preventative, or
therapeutic services to patients in hospitals and clinics.
- Prescribe or administer treatment, therapy, medication,
vaccination, and other specialized medical care to treat, prevent
illness, disease, or injury.
- Order, perform, and interpret tests and analyze records,
reports, and examination information to diagnose patient's
- Collect, record, and maintain patient information, such as
medical history, reports, and examinations results.
- Monitor patients' conditions and progress and reevaluate
treatments as necessary.
- Explain procedures and discuss test results or prescribed
treatments with patients.
- Refer patients to medical specialists or other practitioners
- Coordinate work with nurses, pharmacists, social workers, and
other allied health professionals in the provision of a variety of
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements
by the closing date of this announcement, 12/31/2019.
- 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
- Proficiency in spoken and written English.
- Physical requirements outlined below.
Preferred Experience: Board Certified or Board Eligible
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: Moderate lifting (15-44 pounds), light
lifting (under 15 pounds), moderate carrying (15-44 pounds), light
carrying (under 15 pounds), pushing 4 hours, reaching above
shoulder, use of fingers, both hands required, walking 2 hours,
standing 8 hours, near vision correctable at 13" to 16" to Jaeger 1
to 4, far vision correctable in one eye to 20/20 and to 20/40 in
the other, hearing (aid permitted), mental and emotional
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