Physician (Women's Health/Primary Care)
Company: US Department of Veteran Affairs
Posted on: September 13, 2018
As the Physician for the Women Veterans Health Program, the incumbent works with the Women Veterans Program Manager to ensure that the highest quality of care is offered to female Veteran patients. Incumbent and in coordination with the Director of Women's Health manages the oversees the clinical operation of the Women's Health Clinic, with responsibility for administering, coordinating, evaluating, recommending and/or developing program guidelines and policies for Women's Health. As a Physician for women Veterans, the incumbent is responsible for diagnosis and treatment of a large variety of acute and chronic ambulatory medical conditions as well as comprehensive primary care for women,. which includes, but is not limited to, vaginal exams, pap smears and breast exams. He/she will serve as a liaison between Women's Health and other departments to build working partnerships that develop Comprehensive Primary Care services to Women, this includes providing guidance and assistance to Designated Women's Health Providers, representing the facility on various aspects of Women's Health, maintaining awareness of and adopting a positive stance towards performance improvement programs. The patient population ranges from young adult to geriatrics. Demonstrates proficiency in practice, planning, and self-direction in goal setting for managing each Veterans medical need. Work Schedule: Full time, Monday thru Friday 08:00 -4:30. Provider may be expected to work some extended hours based on Clinic needs. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Recruitment Incentives are not Authorized.Basic Requirements:
- 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 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.
- Proficiency in spoken and written English.
- Physical requirements outlined below. Preferred Experience: Board Certified/Board Eligible Preferred, but not required. 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: 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).None To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes (upload C.V. as resume document type):
- Resume VA Form 10-2850 - Application for Physicians, Dentists, Podiatrists, Optometrists & Chiropractors can be found at: The following documents are accepted, and may be required if applicable to your eligibility and/or qualifications for this position. Please use this checklist to ensure you have included all documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), SF-50's, etc.
- Cover Letter
- VA Form 2850
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