A. Citizenship. Citizen of the United States. (Noncitizens may be appointed when it was not possible to recruit qualified citizens)
B. Education. Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from acourse of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine. The degree must have been obtained from oneof the schools approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for the year inwhich the course of study was completed.
C. Licensure and Registration. Current, full and unrestricted license topractice medicine or surgery in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of theUnited States, or in the District of Columbia. The physician must maintain current registration in the State oflicensure if this is a requirement for continuing active, currentlicensure.
D. EnglishLanguage Proficiency. Physicians, including residents, appointed todirect patient-care positions must be proficient in spoken and written Englishas required by 38 U.S.C. 7402(d) and 7407(d).
E. BoardCertified/Eligible. Board Certified in Neurology is highlypreferred.
F. Residency: Completion of a firstyear residency, or its equivalent.
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.
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.
sedentary; however, there may be on occasion Heavy Lifting (45 lbs and over);
Heavy Carrying (45 lbs and over); Reaching above shoulder; Use of fingers; Both
hands required; Walking (up to 3 hours); Standing (up to 3 hours); Repeated
bending (up to 1 hour); Ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination
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.