Job Title:Section Chief (Gastroenterology)
Department:Department Of Veterans Affairs
Agency:Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Job Announcement Number:PHL-13-808645
/ Per Year|
|Friday, May 03, 2013 to
Friday, May 02, 2014|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full Time -
Excepted Service Permanent|
|1 vacancy in the following location:|
Philadelphia, PA View Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
|United States Citizens |
Vacancy ID: 808645 Include on all documents
To fulfill President Lincoln's promise To care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow, and his orphan
YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE
- Board cert/board eligible - Internal Medicine AND Gastroenterology required
- Subject to a background/suitability investigation
- Full, current, unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery
- May be subject to random drug screen
- Experience: Diagnostic & therapeutic upper endoscopy/colonoscopy procedures
- Experience in liver, gallbladder & pancreatic disorders
DUTIES:Back to top
The Philadelphia VA Medical Center and The Division of Gastroenterology in the Department of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine jointly seek candidates for an Assistant, Associate, and/or Full Professor position in the non-tenure academic-clinician or Clinician Educator track to be Section Chief of Gastroenterology at the Philadelphia Veterans Hospital. Rank and salary will be commensurate with experience. Applicants must have demonstrated truly excellent qualifications in Education and Clinical Care and be supportive of research. Board Certification/Board Eligibility in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology is required. Proficiency and experience performing diagnostic and therapeutic upper endoscopy and colonoscopy procedures is required. Experience in liver, gallbladder, and pancreatic disorders is also required. Individuals with administrative experience directing and managing GI endoscopy labs would be highly preferred.
Candidates must have an MD or DO degree and an unrestricted medical license. Successful candidates must be proficient in spoken and written English. The Philadelphia VA Medical Center offers a teaching-oriented, academic environment with a well-integrated health care system (Penn Medicine).
This is a full-time opportunity at the Philadelphia Veterans Administration Medical Center with an academic appointment at the University of Pennsylvania in the section of Gastroenterology. The successful candidate will serve dual appointments at the Philadelphia VA Medical Center and the University of Pennsylvania. Applicants must be US citizens; however, non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens.
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
Citizenship: Must be a United States Citizen (non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens).
English-language proficiency: Must be proficient in spoken and written English.
Education: 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 Secretary of Veterans Affairs the year in which the course of study was completed. Approved schools are:
(1) Schools of medicine holding regular institutional membership in the Association of American Colleges for the year the degree was granted; (2) Schools of osteopathic medicine approved by the American Osteopathic Association for the year which the degree was granted; (3) Schools (including foreign schools accepted by the licensing body of the State, Territory or Commonwealth or the District of Columbia as qualifying for full or unrestricted licensure.
Licensure and Registration: Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in the state, territory or commonwealth of the United States or in the District of Columbia.
All individuals: Must meet basic qualification standards for appointment. Clinical privileges must be recommended by the chief, staff/professional standards board as granted by the director of the Philadelphia VA Medical Center. Incumbent must provide complete credentials and privileging information in a timely expeditious way. Board eligibility or board certification in Internal Medicine AND Gastroenterology is required. Proficiency and experience performing diagnostic and therapeutic upper endoscopy and colonoscopy procedures is required. Experience in liver, gallbladder, and pancreatic disorders is also required. Individuals with administrative experience directing and managing GI endoscopy labs would be highly preferred.
Please follow all instructions listed under "How to Apply" section to ensure a complete application package.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your résumé and/or supporting documentation will be verified. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.