Company: US Department of Veterans Affairs
Posted on: March 18, 2019
This is an open continuous announcement, eligible candidates will be referred biweekly until the vacancy is filled.
- Provide a broad range of Neurology services by diagnosing and managing both inpatient and outpatient Veterans.
- Perform full neurological exams and supervise neurology residents/medical students as an inpatient consultant and in the neurology clinic.
- Complete all administrative work and documentation (notes and encounter forms) in a timely fashion in accordance with facility policy.
- Deliver interventions throughout the full spectrum of neurology care (e.g. expected to maintain good diagnostic and therapeutic acumen).
- Be able to get an academic appointment with our affiliate hospital, Augusta University Medical Center. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday; 8:00 am - 4:30 pm; Downtown Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Recruitment/Relocation Incentive: Not authorized To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 12/31/2019. 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. Preferred Experience: Teaching experience within an academic setting and board certification is preferable. In addition, candidates will be well versed in neurology, have expertise in performing/interpreting Electroencephalogram (EEG), and have proficiency in EMG/NCV. 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 stability. 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: 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:
Keywords: US Department of Veterans Affairs, Augusta , Physician (Neurology), Healthcare , Augusta, Georgia
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