Physician (Chief of Medicine and Geriatrics)
Company: US Department of Veterans Affairs
Posted on: July 6, 2019
The James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center consists of a parent site,
located in Altoona, PA and 5 community based outpatient clinics
(CBOCs) located in DuBois, Huntingdon ,Indiana, Johnstown & State
College, PA. The medical center serves Veterans from a 14 county
area in Central PA, providing exceptional health care in the areas
of Acute Care, Behavioral Health, Diagnostic Services, Urgent Care,
Long Term Care, Pharmacy, Primary Care, Social Services, Specialty
Care & Women's Health.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. For further information, visit:
selectee will effectively lead the clinical staff to achieve the
service's mission and goals. He/she is accountable and responsible
to the Chief of Staff for the coordination of clinical activities,
clinical staff, inpatient unit, and administrative oversight. The
selectee will be providing administrative, clinical, and program
leadership for the service to ensure achievement of the clinical
and education goals for the Medicine Service, Community Living
Center (CLC), Home-based Primary Care (HBPC), and Community Care
Home Services. The selectee monitors and insures medical staff
compliance with agency regulations, medical staff bylaws, facility
policies, Joint Commission (JC) standards, and other
Work Schedule: The tour of duty for this position is primarily days
shift, Monday through Friday, and may include some extended clinic
hours, as well as weekend coverage.
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
A recruitment/relocation incentive may be authorized for a highly
qualified candidate.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
- Proficiency in spoken and written English.
- Physical requirements outlined below.
Preferred Experience: Previous experience in Medicine and/or
Geriatrics, and supervisory experience preferred. Board
Certification is highly preferred.
Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II,
Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard.
Physical Requirements: A pre-placement examination will be
concerned with the mental and physical ability of the applicant to
satisfactorily perform the duties of the proposed assignment and
will include requisite laboratory and other screening as required
by Federal regulatory agencies.
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