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Job Title:FEE BASIS PHYSIATRIST .25 FTEE

Department:Department Of Veterans Affairs

Agency:Department of Veterans Affairs - Agency Wide

Job Announcement Number:528N-13-TEK-918163

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$97,987.00 to $195,000.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Thursday, June 27, 2013 to Thursday, June 26, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

VM-0602-00

POSITION INFORMATION:

Intermittent - Excepted Service Term

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Bath, NY View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Not Applicable

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 918163 (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" – by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans.  How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans.

 

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 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/ .  

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • U. S. Citizenship
  • Must pass pre-employment examination
  • English Language Proficiency required
  • Designated and-or Random Drug Testing required
  • Background and-or Security Investigation required

DUTIES:

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This vacancy is assigned to the Medical VA Care Line at the VA Medical Center, Bath, New York.

Fee Basis Physiatrist .25 FTEE

Duties include the following:

 

• Act as a physiatrist consultant to therapy, chiropractic, clinical and medical staff and residents

• Provide a thorough physiatry assessment and prescribe treatment for relief of complex pain or physical dysfunction due to orthopedic or neurologic problems, evaluation and prescription for provision of orthotics and prosthetics, and assessment for OEF/OIF veterans with Traumatic Brain Injury and/or Polytraumatic (multiple physical) injuries.

• Provide clinical coverage in Physiatry, TBI/Polytrauma, SCI and Pain Clinics

• Will see patients in consultation from other providers to assist with differential Diagnosis and management of functionally complex conditions.

• Will order appropriate clinical tests and referrals to other disciplines.

• Assess patients progress toward goals and adjust plan of care accordingly.

• Performs procedural interventions per clinical privileges

• Contributes to clinical Interdisciplinary team making decisions regarding HISA and Major Medical prosthetic purchases.

 

Salary to be determined, per patient rate

Work Schedule:  Intermittent, to meet the needs of scheduling patients

 

 


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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BASIC REQUIREMENTS:  

  • U.S. citizenship
  • English Language Proficiency
  • Possession of a doctorate degree from a Medical School  
  • Possession a current, unrestricted license to practice medicine in any state
  • Board certification

 

SALARY DETERMINATION:

Salary is to be determined, per patient rate.

BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION:

You will be subject to a background security investigation before you can be appointed.

PRE-EMPLOYMENT PHYSICAL:

You must successfully pass a pre-employment medical examination.

References:  OPM Group Coverage Qualification Standard for Professional and Scientific Positions at http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/standards/IORs/GS0100/0602.htm. ]


REQUIREMENTS:

1. U.S. citizen

2. English Language Proficiency

3. Possession of a current, unrestricted license to practice medicine in any state

4. Possession of a degree from an approved medical school

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.

Veterans' Preference:

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.


BENEFITS:

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Intermittent employees to include Fee Basis employees are not entitled to benefits.

OTHER INFORMATION:

These positions are in the Excepted Service and do not confer competitive status. 

 



HOW TO APPLY:

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To begin the process, click the Apply Online button at the right side of this screen to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the occupational questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.

YOU MUST INCLUDE VA FORM 10-2850c IN YOUR APPLICATION PACKAGE TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS VACANCY.    YOU MUST INCLUDE AN OPTIONAL FORM 306 - Declaration for Federal Employment IN YOUR APPLICATION PACKAGE TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS VACANCY.  (Available at http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/ofOF306.pdf).   You may upload the completed form to your USAJOBS or Application Manager account if you apply online.  Then you can use the uploaded form again and again when applying for future vacancies.  Please see this guide (http://www4.va.gov/OHRM/joblistings/uploading-and-using-documents-online.doc) for more information on uploading and re-using the form in your applications.  Other required forms and documents can also be saved in your account and used the same way.  Applicants are urged to apply online; this process is much easier and faster.

Note: To return to a previously Saved or Incomplete application, just reapply through your account in USAJOBS.  Check your account ( https://my.usajobs.gov/Login.aspx ) to see the status of your application after applying, including any messages that may have been sent to you.

The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Thursday, June 26, 2014.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

You must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

1.  CV or Resume.

2.  VA Form 10-2850c - Application for Associated Health Occupations (Available at  http://www.vacareers.va.gov/jobs_download/vha-10-2850c-fill.pdf) (required).

3.  Online Questionnaire if applicable.

4.   Optional Form 306 - Declaration for Federal Employment (Available at http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/of612.pdf).  This is a required form and must be submitted with your application.

5.  If prior military service, include all copies of your DD Forms 214 (required).   Applicants claiming preference based on service-connected disability, or based on being the spouse or mother of a disabled or deceased Veteran, must also complete and submit an SF 15, Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference (available at http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/SF15.pdf).  

6.  If currently employed in the VA system, include latest SF-50 - Notification of Personnel Action. (required).  

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Troy E. Koerner
Phone: (607)664-4963
Email: TROY.KOERNER@VA.GOV
Agency Information:
VHA Bath VAMC
Department of Veterans Affairs
VAMC - Human Resources
76 Veterans Avenue
Bath, NY
14810

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

After we receive your complete application package (including any required documents), your qualifications will be reviewed to decide if you meet the basic requirements.  You will be notified when this decision is made.


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Job Announcement Number:

528N-13-TEK-918163

Control Number:

346566200