Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration PHYSICIAN (INTERNAL MEDICINE/FAMILY PRACTICE) COMMUNITY BASED OUTPATIENT CLINIC in Waynesville, Missouri

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
1 vacancy in the following location:
  • Waynesville, MO
Work Schedule is Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent

Opened Tuesday 8/23/2016 (61 day(s) ago)

** Closes Friday 12/30/2016 (68 day(s) away)

Job Overview

Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): T1783427

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?

Come work for a dynamic team at the Truman VA. Enjoy the benefits of 54 days of paid time off per year (26 days paid annual leave, 13 days paid sick leave, 10 paid federal, and a 5-day paid absence for approved CME), 5% 401K matching, subsidized health/dental/vision/long-term care insurance, free liability protection, flexible spending accounts. We also offer regular pay increases in the form of within-grade step increases, every 2 years (approximately $3,332), annual cost of living increases (variable and must be signed into law by the POTUS).

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.



Harry S. Truman Memorial Veteran's Hospital is recruiting for a Board Eligible/Board Certified Internal Medicine or Family Practice physician to join our staff at our Waynesville, MO Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC). The Physician is responsible for managing the full spectrum of primary care responsibilities including evaluation, diagnosis and treatment, consultation of patients presenting with internal medicine complaints, diseases, and injuries. To manage primary care patients in the Community Based Outpatient Clinic, the following will be necessary: ordering appropriate lab work, ordering appropriate diagnostic tests, requesting consultations to specialty services, providing appropriate follow-up care, and triage of patients with non-medicine complaints, diseases, and injuries to appropriate disciplines for diagnosis and treatment.

The physician will work in a team setting with other physicians, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and support staff assigned to perform duties to accomplish the treatment of our patients. Computer skills are essential as the VA CBOC is fully computerized for note documentation, entering orders and requesting consults.

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

Functional Statement Title/#: Physician

Travel Required
  • Occasional Travel
  • Occasional travel to the Truman VAMC in Columbia, MO will be required
Relocation Authorized
  • Yes
Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • 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.

Basic Requirements:

  • 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: None beyond Basic Requirements.

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: 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: This is a direct patient care position and may require long hours of standing, walking, stooping, bending, lifting and positioning patients for examinations. There may also be extended periods of time sitting at a computer entering patient data.

Security Clearance


Additional Information
What To Expect Next

After we receive application packages (including all required documents) and the vacancy announcement closes, we will review applications to ensure qualification and eligibility requirements are met. During our review, if your résumé and application package do not support your questionnaire answers, we will adjust your rating accordingly. After the review is complete, a referral certificate(s) is issued and applicants will be notified of their status by email (if provided); otherwise, applicants will receive a notification letter via the U.S. Postal Service. Referred applicants will be notified as such and may be contacted directly by the hiring office for an interview. All referred applicants receive a final notification once a selection decision has been made.

You may check the status of your application at any time by logging into your USAJOBS account and clicking on "Application Status." For a more detailed update of your status, click on "more information." Information regarding applicant notification points can be found in the USAJobs Resource Center.


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).

Other Information

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: $170,000.00 to $215,000.00 / Per Year

Series & Grade: VM-0602-00/00

Supervisory Status: No

Who May Apply: US Citizens and Non Citizens

Control Number: 448359500

Job Announcement Number: BX 16-JAS-1783427-4CA-BU