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Job Title:  Primary Care Physician (Binghamton VA Outpatient Clinic)
Department:  Department Of Veterans Affairs
Agency:  Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Job Announcement Number:  WV-13-KI-969584

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.
$97,987.00 to $195,000.00 / Per Year
Monday, September 30, 2013 to Monday, March 31, 2014
Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent
1 vacancy in the following location:
Binghamton, NY View Map
US Citizens and Non Citizens




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.


You 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 may be authorized for this position.
The Department of Veterans Affairs offers Permanent Change of Station (PCS) relocation services. Permanent Change of Station is the relocation of a household due to government convenience in connection with a transfer between duty stations or facilities. For more information go to


  • U.S. Citizenship.
  • Must pass pre-employment examination.
  • Background and/or Security Investigation required.
  • Designated and/or Random Drug Testing required.
  • Full and unrestricted Licensure, certification, or registration required.
  • Must be proficient in written and spoken English.


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Primary Care Physician: Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC), Syracuse, New York is recruiting for a Primary Care Physician for its Binghamton New York Staff Model Community Based Outpatient Clinic. The successful candidate must be board certified in Family Practice or Internal Medicine. The VA is in the midst of transforming the delivery of Primary Care to a veteran-centered medical home model and this practice is at the forefront of that activity. The clinic affords the opportunity to work with dedicated Primary Care providers as well as a mix of Behavioral Health and other Specialty Care providers.  

Applicants must possess a full and unrestricted license in any state.  American citizenship or resident alien status required.  The VA offers a competitive salary and a generous federal benefits package. Interested candidates should fax a cover letter and a current CV to: (315) 425-2447, attention Katie Impelizzieri, Human Resources/05, VA Medical Center, 800 Irving Avenue, Syracuse, New York 13210 or e-mail Information on Upstate New York VISN 2 VA Healthcare Network can be found at Position is subject to random drug testing.   Equal Opportunity Employer.


Physical Requirements:  Moderate Lifting (15-44 lbs); Light Carrying (under 15 lbs); Straight Pulling (up to 2 hours); Pushing (up to 2 hours); Reaching above shoulder; Use of fingers; Both hands required; Walking (up to 3 hours); Standing (up to 3 hours); Kneeling (up to 1.5 hours); Repeated bending (up to 1 hour); Ability to rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously; Near vision correctable at 13” to 16”; Far vision correctable in one eye to 20/20 and to 20/40 in the other; Hearing (aid permitted); Clear speech.


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Basic Requirements:  

  • U.S. citizenship. Non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
  • 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.
  • Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine.
  • Must be proficient in written and spoken English.
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine 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.

Education: Approved schools are:

1. Schools of medicine holding regular institutional membership in the Association of American Medical Colleges for the year in which the degree was granted.

2. Schools of osteopathic medicine approved by the American Osteopathic Association for the year in which the degree was granted.

3. Schools (including foreign schools) accepted by the licensing body of a State, Territory or Commonwealth (i.e., Puerto Rico), or in the District of Columbia as qualifying for the full and unrestricted licensure.

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:  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


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. 


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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


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

This position is a permanent position in the Excepted Service. It does not confer competitive status.

Full time physicians earn 26 vacation days (annual leave) and 13 days of sick leave each year.

There are 26 bi-weekly pay periods in a work year.

10 paid Federal holidays.

Tour of Duty: Monday – Friday

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.


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FAX or E-MAIL a current CV and cover letter to: Katie Impelizzieri, HR Specialist at Kathryn.Impelizzieri2@va.govor fax (315) 425-2447.


REQUIRED DOCUMENTS: You must provide


1. Current Curriculum Vitae and cover letter.

2. If currently employed in the VA system, please include a copy of your latest SF-50 - Notification of Personnel Action.

3. If prior military service, include all copies of your DD Forms 214.



Once your CV and cover letter are received, it will be reviewed by the selection team and you may be contacted for more information. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.



Kathryn Impelizzieri
Phone: (315)425-4400x52410
Agency Information:
VHA Syracuse VAMC
Department of Veterans Affairs
VAMC Syracuse
800 Irving Ave
Syracuse, NY


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

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