a. Citizenship. Citizenship of the United States.
b. Education. Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine.
c. Licensure and Registration. 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. The physician must maintain current registration in the State of licensure if this is a requirement for continuing active, current licensure.
d. First-Year Residency (Internship). Completed a first-year residency, or its equivalent, approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for the year in which it was completed.
Prefer: Board Certified or Board Eligible in Family Medicine or Internal Medicine.
To be eligible to apply for core privileges in Primary Care, the applicant must meet the following criteria:
· Current certification or active participation in the examination process leading to certification in Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine or Internal Medicine by the American Board of Family Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine, American Board of Emergency Medicine or the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians, OR
· Successful completion of an Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) or American Osteopathic Association (AOA) accredited post-graduate training program in family medicine or Internal Medicine, AND
· Applicants for initial appointment must be able to demonstrate provision of primary care or internal medicine for at least 900 patients as the primary care or attending physician or senior resident during the past 12 months.
· The primary care physician will be responsible for a panel of 1300 patients and coverage for staff primary care provider leave as designated. The physician can expect to see up to 12 patients per day.
· The physician will be responsible to complete clinical reminders, medication reconciliation and be competent with CPRS. The physician will work as a team member and cross cover other providers when needed. The provider may be expected to be trained in C&P exams and TBI secondary exams as needed. The provider will be available to assist in any area needed and assignments may vary.
Applicant's education and length of practice (experience) will be considered by a Compensation Panel in determining the salary of the applicant selected. Relocation/Recruitment incentive MAY be authorized upon review and approval by management.
APPLICANTS PLEASE NOTE: Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Applicants must, therefore, only report attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html. All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly. *** 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. ***
When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference on their application or résumé. Applicants claiming preference based on service-connected disability, or based on being the spouse or mother of a disabled or deceased Veteran, must complete an SF 15, Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference. Veterans who are still in the service may be granted tentative preference on the basis of information contained in their applications, but they must produce a DD Form 214 or other proof prior to appointment to document entitlement to preference. For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/veterans.aspx.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your application, résumé and/or supporting documentation will be verified. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect consideration for employment. You may also be evaluated based upon the question responses you provide during a structured interview. In responding to structured interview questions you should be sure to cite specific examples of experience, explain exactly what you did, and the outcome.