Job Title:Surgeon - Colo-Rectal
Department:Department Of Veterans Affairs
Agency:Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Job Announcement Number:VHA-618-JMA-13-VU878944
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/ Per Year|
|Thursday, April 18, 2013 to
Friday, May 17, 2013|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Multiple Schedules -
Excepted Service Permanent|
|1 vacancy in the following location:|
Minneapolis, MN United StatesView Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
|United States Citizens |
This position is in VISN 23, Minneapolis VA Health Care System, Specialty Care Service Line.
Vacancy Identification Number (VIN) 878944
As a VA professional, your opportunities are endless. With many openings in the multiple functions of VA, you will have a wide range of opportunities and leadership positions at your fingertips. Not only is it the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the Nation, but we also provide many other services to Veterans through the Benefits Administration and National Cemeteries. VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life. VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities. For more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to http://www.vacareers.va.gov/
NOTE: Applicant's education and length of practice (experience) will be considered by a Professional Standards Board and Compensation Panel in determining the salary of the applicant selected.
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.
The incumbent for this position may be eligible to apply for the Education Debt Reduction Program. Please contact Human Resources at this medical center and speak with the Education Debt Reduction Program Coordinator for additional information.
Relocation Expenses: Relocation expenses are not authorized for this position.
- Full unrestricted Licensure, Certification, or Registration required.
- Must pass pre-employment examination.
- Designated and/or Random Drug Testing required.
- Background and/or Security Investigation required.
- Must be proficient in written and spoken English
DUTIES:Back to top
The Minneapolis Veterans Administration Health Care System (MVAHCS) seeks a Physician that is BE/BC in Colo-Rectal Surgery. The Minneapolis facility is a busy tertiary care medical center which provides surgical care to veterans ranging from common outpatient procedures to complex Cardiovascular, Thoracic, Vascular, Colo-Rectal and General surgical, ENT, Urologic, Neurosurgical, Orthopedic, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, and Gynecologic surgery. The successful applicant must have completed an approved fellowship in Colo-Rectal Surgery and be BE/BC in Colo-Rectal Surgery. The applicant should have significant recent experience with the management of complex Colo-Rectal disease.
The Minneapolis VAHCS is affiliated with the University of Minnesota and the applicant should be eligible for faculty appointment at the Assistant or Associate Professor level at the University of Minnesota, Department of Surgery. A significant interest and tract record in research is strongly preferred. Experience and dedication to supervising and training fellows, residents and medical students training is a requirement. Duties include the provision of Colo-Rectal services, night call and administrative functions.
Salary is determined by a Physician's Compensation panel. Annual salary amounts are prorated based on the part-time work schedule.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
- U.S. citizenship. Non-citizens may 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.
- 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.
- completed an approved fellowship in Colo-Rectal Surgery and be BE/BC in Colo-Rectal Surgery
- significant recent experience with the management of complex Colo-Rectal disease.
IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE MAY NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE.
Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard.
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 (particularly positions with a positive education requirement.) Therefore, applicants must report only 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.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Eligible applicants must be physically and mentally able to perform efficiently the essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation, without hazard to themselves or others. Depending on the essential duties of a specific position, usable vision, color vision, hearing, or speech may be required. However, in most cases, a specific physical condition or impairment will not automatically disqualify an applicant for appointment. The loss or impairment of a specific function may be compensated for by the satisfactory use of a prosthesis or mechanical aid.
Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference on the Occupational Questionnaire in the section provided and provide a legible copy of your DD214(s) and/or documentation related to your active duty service which shows dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), or dates of impending separation.
Additionally, disabled veterans and others eligible for 10-point preference (such as widows or mothers of eligible Veterans) must also submit an SF-15 "Application for 10 Point Veterans Preference" with required proof as stated on the form. For more information, please review the information for disabled Veterans in the application checklist or visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.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.