Company: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Posted on: May 9, 2020
The Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center is actively recruiting for
a board certified or board eligible in Internal Medicine to work as
a Hospitalist in is our Specialty Care Service Line.
This is an open continuous announcement until December 31, 2020.
This announcement will be reviewed on a bi-weekly basis. 1st review
will be February 26, 2020.
Relocation/Recruitment Incentives are not authorized.
Relocation Expenses (PCS) expenses are not 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, visit:
Evaluate each patient on rounds with the assigned medicine team
- Responsible for assessing and formulating a plan of care of
each patient on daily basis and to personally enter a note into the
medical record for each patient everyday
- Provide appropriate education to students and house staff
during rounds and deliver formal didactic lectures at times,
including venues such as noon conference
- Review and sign each note generated by students and house staff
everyday and stay current with view alerts in CPRS
- Be available after hours when"on call" to assist by telephone
or in person if needed for evaluation and care of patients
- Complete evaluations of medical students and house staff and
peer reviews and TMS training in a timely manner
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday; 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Recruitment/Relocation Incentive: Not authorizedTo qualify for this
position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date
of this announcement, 12/31/2020.
- 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 certification in Internal Medicine
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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