Physician (Gastroenterology in Temple, Texas

Company: Department of Veterans Affairs


This is a bargaining unit position.

This position is located in Temple, Texas.

The Physician will be expected to provide GI consultation, and follow up care, in general GI as well as Hepatology, in an inpatient and outpatient setting. He/she will also be expected to perform GI procedures in the day procedure unit. Physician will be required to take call on nights and weekends for in-patients. . Preference will be given to gastroenterologists with interest in Hepatology. Administrative, teaching and committee assignments may be expected as assigned by the Section Chief of Gastroenterology and Hepatology and/or Chief of Medicine Service.

IF PATIENT NEEDS ARISE, THE INCUMBENT OF THE ABOVE POSITION MAY BE REASSIGNED WITHIN THE CENTRAL TEXAS VETERANS HEALTH CARE SYSTEM.

$275,000

$350,000

Job Details

Application Open Date

10/24/2017

Application Close Date

11/30/2017

Organization

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

Who May Apply

Current, permanent CTVHCS employees; Current, permanent VA employees; Current, permanent Federal employees; U.S. Citizens (Noncitizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens)

Status

Full Time

* More About VA

* 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.



* Qualifications

* 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 allopathic medicine or osteopathic medicine. The degree must have been obtained from an institution whose accreditation was in place for the year in which the course of study was completed.

Approved schools are:


(1) Schools of medicine accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) for the year in which the degree was granted, or

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

(3) For foreign medical graduates not covered in (1) or (2) above, facility officials must verify with the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) that the applicant has met requirements for certification, and must obtain a copy of the ECFMG certificate, if claimed by the applicant.

* 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.

(NOTE:
VA Physicians involved in academic training programs may be required to be board certified for faculty status.)

* Proficiency in spoken and written English.

* Physical requirements outlined below.



Preferred Experience:
The following qualifications are preferred because CTVHCS is affiliated with Texas A&M University Health Science Center and has an active teaching program:

* Board eligible/board certified in Internal Medicine as well as gastroenterology

* proficient in all routine diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic procedures as expected from general gastroenterologist

* ERCP and EUS skills are desirable as well

PHYSICIAN STAFF REQUIREMENTS:

Staff Physician: None beyond the basic requirements. The individual must qualify to perform duties as a physician, have completed an accredited residency and/or possess experience which has qualified the individual to perform general duties and some specialized functions and procedures without supervision. Staff physicians may also include attendings who train physician residents assigned in facilities with residency training programs, and consultants who are capable of giving authoritative views and opinions on subjects in their field of medicine.

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.

* Benefits

* 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).



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