Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration PHYSICIAN (Community Based Outpatient Clinics, Primary Care, Georgetown, DE) in Georgetown, Delaware
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
1 vacancy in the following location:
- Georgetown, DE
Work Schedule is Part Time 48 hours - Excepted Service Permanent
Opened Friday 8/12/2016 (73 day(s) ago)
** Closes Friday 3/31/2017 (158 day(s) away)
Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): T1773237
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?
Bargaining Unit/Union: AFGE - 1276
This VA serves veterans throughout the state of Delaware, southern New Jersey, eastern Maryland and southeastern Pennsylvania. Wilmington offers easy access to I-95 to cultural and recreational opportunities in Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore, MD and Washington, DC. Major league sports abound in Philadelphia, sailing on the Chesapeake Bay and swimming at Atlantic coast beaches are popular summer activities. Wintertime is ski time in the nearby Pocono Mountains. Wilmington is served by major air routes thru Philadelphia and Baltimore and major rail routes thru Amtrak and metroliner service. Delaware has no sales tax.
The Wilmington, Delaware VA Medical Center is recruiting for a Part-time Physician (Primary Care), in their Community Based Outpatient Clinic CBOC, Georgetown, DE. Part-time hours will be 48 hours per pay period.
You may be eligible to apply for the Education Debt Reduction Program. Please contact Human Resources at this medical center and speak with the Education Debt Reduction Program Coordinator for additional information.
Recruitment Incentive May Be Authorized.
Incumbent serves as the Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT) leader providing comprehensive outpatient care to the Veteran population presenting with complex and interdependent acute and chronic conditions.
He/she provides advice by telephone and/or in person to Veterans, other physicians, non-physician providers, nursing, and para-professional staff on the care of patients with urgent, emergent and non-urgent medical problems.
Facilitates and manage full spectrum of professional and patient care activities for the Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT). Evaluate and analyze how the team provides care through a continuum thereby facilitating the achievement of efficient, high quality and cost effective healthcare through excellent performance measures.
This position will work with a multidisciplinary team integrated with nursing, social worker, dietitian, clinical pharmacist, psychologist, and case managers.
The primary care PACT program provides services at the community based outpatient clinics in Central Delaware. These practices serve an integral role in the provision of expanded primary and preventative medical services, including Primary Care Women's Health. He/she will also perform Women's Wellness Examinations.
Work Schedule: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
- Not Required
- Must pass pre-employment examination.
- Designated and/or Random Drug Testing required.
- Background and/or Security Investigation required.
- Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.
- Must be proficient in written and spoken English.
- Citizenship of the United States. Noncitizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with Department of Veterans Affairs 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 a first-year residency, or its equivalent, approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which it was completed.
- Proficiency in spoken and written English.
- Physical requirements outlined below. Preferred Experience:
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
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.
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.
Physical Requirements: Heavy lifting (45 lbs and over); reaching above shoulder; use of fingers; walking (3 hours per day); standing (6 hours per day); kneeling (2 hours per day); both legs required; ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously; near vision correctable at 13" to 16"; far vision correctable in one eye to 20/20 and to 20/40 in the other; ability to distinguish basic colors; hearing (aid permitted).
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What To Expect Next
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VA offers a comprehensive benefits package. The VHA physician brochure provides an overview of the benefits associated with a VA practice.
Annual leave shall accrue for full-time physicians at the rate of 26 days per leave year (1 day per pay period).
It is the policy of the VA to not deny employment to those that have faced financial hardships or periods of unemployment.
This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.
VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply.
The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority.
Salary Range: $100,957.00 to $215,000.00 / Per Year
Series & Grade: VM-0602-00/00
Supervisory Status: No
Who May Apply: US Citizens and Status Candidates
Control Number: 447633300
Job Announcement Number: AC-16-MB-1773237-BU