Company: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Posted on: May 10, 2020
The Salt Lake City VA Healthcare System is currently seeking a
highly energetic and motivated Physician to join our Primary Care
team at the Pocatello Idaho VA Clinic. This Physician will be a
member of a Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT) providing a full range
of primary care services emphasizing on quality, timeliness and the
advancement of the VA Mission.
Recruitment/Relocation Incentives maybe authorized for highly
Qualified applicantsNote: 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:
position includes clinical, administrative, education, and in some
cases, research duties. The approximate time assigned in each of
the areas (as of the date of this functional statement) is listed
below. This may change over time depending on the needs of the
Primary Care Service, and the Medical Center. The time allotment is
consistent with information contained in the physician mapping tool
that is used to follow physician duties and productivity. The
specific allocation within each area (e.g. number of clinics per
week, number of months attend on inpatient wards, number of
research duties..) is found in the mapping tool. These allocations
are approximate, and may vary depending on individual job duties,
and the evolving needs of the health care system.
Research: 0% unless otherwise noted
Work Schedule: Varies, to be discussed during interview Some
weekend, early and/or late shifts may be required
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements
by the closing date of this announcement, 06/26/2020.
- 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 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.
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: The physical requirements of this position
include occasional lifting, prolonged standing and sitting,
frequent bending, walking, climbing, reaching (overhead,
extensive/repetitive), repetitive motion, and stooping. The
mental/sensory requirements include recall, reasoning,
problem-solving, hearing, speaking clearly, writing legibly,
reading, and logical thinking. The environment's pace can vary from
steady to a sometimes-fast pace requiring handling of multiple
priorities, frequent, sometimes intense customer interactions, and
the ability to adapt to frequent changes in a sometimes-noisy
environment. There may be an occasional need to use personal
protective equipment to prevent exposure to disease, illness, and
Keywords: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Pocatello , Physician, Healthcare , Pocatello, Idaho
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