Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration Physician, (Hematology/Oncology) in Fayetteville, North Carolina

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Few vacancies in the following location:
  • Fayetteville, NC
Work Schedule is Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent

Opened Monday 10/3/2016 (17 day(s) ago)

** Closes Thursday 9/28/2017 (343 day(s) away)

Job Overview

Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 1793153**

Be part of an innovative team serving our nation's heroes. Located in a beautiful VA facility and situated in a geographical location that affords the opportunity for travel throughout the Southern East Coast; from the Blue Ridge Mountains to the crystal blue coastline. North Carolina is known for its southern hospitality, pristine natural beauty, world-class outdoor recreational opportunities, legendary NCAA basketball, prominent golf courses, motorsports & racing, as well as distinct food, music, & art among diverse cultural cities across the state!!

From revitalization projects in the downtown historic district to developing housing and recreation areas along the Cape Fear River, both public and private enterprises are committed to making Fayetteville the All-American City for which it has won numerous awards. There are numerous parks, lakes, cultural activities and festivals, award-winning golf courses, first-rate restaurants, and multiple entertainment venues including sporting events, concerts, theaters and museums including the multi-million dollar Airborne & Special Operations Museum honoring our military neighbors at Fort Bragg.

This is an open continuous announcement until filled. Applicants will be referred at the end of every month. Salary to be determined by a compensation panel and will be commensurate with education and experience.




*May be eligible to apply for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP) based on the availability of funds*

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.


VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities. For more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to

* VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply.*


The Medicine Service Mission is to lead satisfied staff dedicated to providing high quality patient centered care here at the Fayetteville Veteran's Affairs Medical Center. The Hematology/Oncology position supports this mission through administrative dependability, direct patient care, and support of their Section's educational and research activities.

Administrative Duties may include, but are not limited to, Leadership responsibilities; Human Resources; Staff Management; Time/Leave Management and Clinical Management.

Clinical Dutiesinclude, but are not limited to, Patient Care; Medical/Clinical Knowledge; Clinical Judgment; Interpersonal & Communication Skills; Professionalism and System-Based Practice. There is also some in-patient care, responsibility for prescribing and directing chemotherapy infusions, and Nurse Practitioner coordination/supervision.

Education/Teaching Duties: Practitioners are expected to show effectiveness in teaching, monitoring, and coordinating educational activities, and comply with necessary trainee supervision.

Research Duties(if applicable): Physician researchers will show an ability to identify and define significant Research and Development problems, to plan and execute a precise research program, and to generate effective reports and results worthy of publication. Researchers are responsible for oversight of any research staff that they supervise.

Preferred Experience:

  1. Active ABIM/AOBIM Board (Certification or Board Eligible in Oncology and Hematology

  2. Current/Full/Unrestricted License

  3. Active Patient Care duties in within the last 2 years

  4. Experience with Electronic Medical Records and admission and acute care procedures.

  5. Experience with adult patients

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm

Travel Required
  • Occasional Travel
  • May be required for training
Relocation Authorized
  • No
Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • Must pass pre-employment examination.
  • Designated and/or Random Drug Testing required.
  • Background and/or Security Investigation required.
  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Full unrestricted Licensure, Certification, or Registration required.
  • English Language Proficiency required.
  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.

QUALIFICATION STANDARDS: VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-2, dated April 15, 2002. This standard is available for review or you may access this standard through the internet at the following address: or

Basic Requirements

Citizenship. Citizen of the United States. (Noncitizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens.)

Education. 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 Secretary of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed. Approved schools are:

(1) Schools of medicine holding regular institutional membership in the Association of American Medical Colleges for the year in which the degree was granted.

(2) Schools of osteopathic medicine approved by the American Osteopathic Association for the year in which the degree was granted.

(3) Schools (including foreign schools) accepted by the licensing body of a State, Territory, or Commonwealth (i.e., Puerto Rico), or in the District of Columbia as qualifying for full or unrestricted licensure.

(4) For residents, graduation from an approved medical school as described above is required except as provided in M-8, part II, chapter 1.

Licensure and Registration. 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. The physician must maintain current registration in the State of licensure if this is a requirement for continuing active, current licensure.

First-Year Residency (Internship). Completed a first-year residency, or its equivalent, approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for the year in which it was completed. For a VA resident, the appropriate Deans Committee and Resident Review Board may recommend appointment on the basis of the candidate’s acceptability for residency training. Approved residencies are:

(1) Those approved by the Council on Medical Education and Hospitals, American Medical Association, in the list published for the year the residency was completed, or

(2) Other residencies or their equivalents which the Professional Standards Board determines to have provided an applicant with appropriate professional training. The Board may determine that the residency requirement has been met if the candidate has completed 1 year of postgraduate education.

Physical Standards. Applicants for this position must pass a pre-employment medical examination.

English Language Proficiency. Physicians, including residents, appointed to direct patient-care positions must be proficient in spoken and written English as required by 38 U.S.C. 7402(d) and 7407(d).

You must be a U.S. citizen to qualify for this position. If no qualified citizen applications are received, non-citizens may be considered.

After appointment, you will be subject to random testing for illegal drug use.

You will need to successfully complete a background security investigation before you can be appointed into this position.

PLEASE NOTE: Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly. If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you will be asked to produce a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency.

Veterans' Preference:When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference on the Occupational Questionnaire in the section provided and provide a legible copy of your DD-214(s), SF-15 (as applicable) and/or documentation related to your active duty service which shows dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), or dates of impending separation. For more information, please review the information for disabled Veterans in the application checklist or visit

Security Clearance

Public Trust - Background Investigation

Additional Information
What To Expect Next

After we receive your application material, your experience will be reviewed to determine if you meet the basic qualifications of the position. Your will be notified via email when this decision has been made.**


Working for the Department of Veterans Affairs offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, life insurance, health benefits, thrift savings plan, and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System. This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered. For more information please visit us at **

NOTE: *Applicant's education and length of practice (experience) will be considered by a Compensation Panel in determining the salary of the applicant selected.*

Other Information

This position is in the Excepted Service and does not confer competitive status.

Salary Range: $100,957.00 to $348,000.00 / Per Year

Series & Grade: VM-0602-15/15

Promotion Potential: 15

Supervisory Status: No

Who May Apply: Open Continuous-US Citizens and Status Candidates

Control Number: 449485600

Job Announcement Number: VHA-565-17-CGB-1793153