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Job Title:Physician (Internal Medicine/Family Practice, Excelsior Springs, MO CBOC)

Department:Department Of Veterans Affairs

Agency:Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

Job Announcement Number:CD-960297-13-BMS

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$140,000.00 to $195,000.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Tuesday, September 17, 2013 to Wednesday, November 27, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

VM-0602-00

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Excelsior Springs, MO View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Not Applicable

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

 

 

This announcement is open until filled.First referrals will be made after September 26, 2013. Additional referrals will be made as necessary after that date until position is filled.This position is located at the Excelsior Springs Community Based Out Patient Clinic (CBOC)

 

OUR MISSION: 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.

As a VA physician, 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.

How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?

The Kansas City VA Medical Center is recruiting for a qualified full-time physician who is board certified/eligible by the American Board of internal medicine or family medicine. 

Kansas City VA Medical Center’s rich tradition of providing quality healthcare to veterans of America’s heartland remains our foundation.We have built a strong reputation as a tertiary referral and teaching VA medical center.We provide world class health care in a safe, patient-centered environment.KCVAMC is primarily affiliated with the University of Kansas and the University of Missouri Kansas City.We offer residency training in all major medical and surgical specialties and subspecialties.Associated Health training is offered in nursing, psychology, audiology, social work, dietetics, pharmacy, chaplaincy, health care administration and optometry.

The city of Kansas City offers a wealth of attractions and is the home of over 2 million people with Midwestern charm and hospitality.The striking landscape of the revitalized city includes wide boulevards, beautiful parks, fantastic architecture and more than 200 fountains.The city’s diversions include world-class museums, vibrant arts scene, superb shopping and great blues and jazz clubs.Kansas City enjoys each of the four seasons.Salaries in KC are higher than the U.S. average, and the cost of living is significantly lower.Take a close look at one of the most vibrant cities in America at www.thinkkc.com.

 

 

Relocation Expenses: Recruitment/Relocation expenses are not authorized for this position

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Must pass pre-employment examination.
  • Designated and/or Random Drug Testing required.
  • Background and/or Security Investigation required.

DUTIES:

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Adult Primary care practice includes, but are not limited to, diagnosing, treating and managing patients with typical primary care (including the routine care of women patients) conditions according to usual and acceptable or customary standards of medical practice. The physician will follow VA established clinical and preventive guidelines and document accordingly in the electronic medical record. The physician will report to the Primary Care Service Co-Leaders. The physician will work independently, caring for outpatients in an established clinic. Specialists and other primary care providers are available for consultation. The physician shall be expected to cooperate and collaborate fully with other staff members in meeting the medical care needs of VAMC patients. The physician will participate in medical duties and functions related to quality of care review and process improvement. The physician may be asked to participate on various committees and task forces as assigned and attend required meetings. The physician will serve as a collaborative physician for assigned NPs or PAs. There are no on call responsibilities at nights, weekends or holidays.

Relocation/Recruitment Expenses: Relocation/Recruitment expenses are not authorized for this position.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Light lifting (under 15 lbs), light carrying (under 15 lbs), use of fingers, far vision correctable in one eye to 20/20 and 20/40 in the other, hearing (aid permitted), emotional stability, mental stability, working closely with others, working alone, and working with biohazardous materials.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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In order to qualify for this position you must meet the following:

Basic Requirements:  

·         Must be proficient in written and spoken English.

  • 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.

Preferred Experience: Board Certified Internal Medicine and/or Family Medicine

Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard.  This can be found in the local Human Resources Office.


PLEASE NOTE:  Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution 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 will be asked to produce a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency.

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 DD-214(s), SF-15 (as applicable) 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.  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, C.V., and/or supporting documentation will be reviewed.  Please follow all instructions carefully.  Errors or omissions may affect consideration for employment. 

In describing your experience, please be clear and specific.  We may not make assumptions regarding your experience. 


BENEFITS:

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Working for the Department of Veterans Affairs offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, life insurance, health benefits, thrift savings plan, and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System. This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered.  For more information please visit us at http://www.va.gov/JOBS/Job_Benefits/benefits.asp.

NOTE:  Applicant's education and length of practice (experience) will be considered by a Compensation Panel in determining the salary of the applicant selected.



OTHER INFORMATION:

This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.

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.



HOW TO APPLY:

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All applicants are encouraged to apply online but may apply via Fax as outlined below.  You may also express your interest, obtain additional information about the position, or seek application assistance by emailing your C.V. to brad.shee@va.gov 

If you are applying for this position online or by fax, you must complete the occupational questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below.

If you are unable to apply online by 11:59 PM (EST) on Wednesday, November 27, 2013, please contact the point of contact listed in the announcement.

 

1.    To begin, click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire.

 

2.    Click the Submit My Answers button to submit your application package.

 

It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date. 

 

To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login, select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application.  Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.

To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement.  You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

All applicants are required to submit the following supporting document type(s):
   ·Resume

Applicants may also submit the following supporting document type(s),which may not be required for all applicants:
   ·Cover Letter
   ·DD-214
   ·OF-306
   ·Other
   ·Other Veterans Document
   ·SF-15
   ·SF-50
   ·Transcript

 

Faxing Applications or Supporting Documents:

You are encouraged to apply online.  Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application.

NOTE:  If you applied online and your application is complete, do not fax the paper application (1203FX – Occupational Questionnaire Form) as this will overwrite your prior online responses and may result in you being found ineligible.

If you completed the occupational questionnaire online and are unable to upload supporting document(s):

1.    To fax your documents, you must use the following cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf and provide the required information.  The Vacancy ID is 960297

2.    Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

If you are unable to apply online by 11:59 PM (EST) on TAG:Closing Date, please contact the point of contact listed in the announcement.

To complete the occupational questionnaire and submit via fax:

1.    Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire.

2.    Print the 1203FX form, follow the instructions and provide your responses to the occupational questionnaire items http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdfimage/opm1203fx.pdf. 

3.    Fax the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144.  Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Bradley M. Shee
Phone: (816)861-4700x57895
Email: BRAD.SHEE@VA.GOV
Agency Information:
VHA Kansas City VAMC
Human Resources Office
4801 Linwood Blvd
Kansas City, MO
64128

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

After we receive your application material, your experience will be reviewed to determine if you meet the basic qualifications of the position.  Your will be notified via email when this decision has been made.


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Job Announcement Number:

CD-960297-13-BMS

Control Number:

351557200