Job Title:Physician - Emergency Department
Department:Department Of Veterans Affairs
Agency:Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Job Announcement Number:ML-14-1015037
/ Per Year|
|Friday, December 27, 2013 to
Friday, December 26, 2014|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full Time -
Excepted Service Permanent|
|1 vacancy in the following location:|
East Orange, NJ View Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
|United States Citizens |
Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 1015037
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 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.
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.
This vacancy is an open continuous announcement. We accept applications for this occupation on an ongoing basis; qualified applicants will be considered as vacancies become available. Applications will remain on file for one year from the date the application was signed.
Relocation Expenses: Relocation expenses are not authorized for this position.
- U.S. Citizenship required
- Full unrestricted Licensure, Certification, or Registration required
- Designated and/or Random Drug Testing required
- Background and/or Security Investigation required
- English Language Proficiency required
- Must pass pre-employment examination
DUTIES:Back to top
The Veteran Affairs New Jersey Healthcare System (VANJHCS) in East Orange, New Jersey is seeking a full-time attending staff physician to serve in the Emergency Medicine Service. The Emergency Medicine physician is responsible for providing quality care to patients presenting to the East Orange VA Medical Center Emergency Department during shifts which include nights, weekends and holidays.
Board certification or board eligibility in emergency medicine is strongly preferred. It is also preferred that candidates are currently ACLS/BCLS certified. Additional preferred experience includes working in an Emergency Department, emergency medicine research and publications, and experience in an academic facility. The candidate must have proven clinical excellence, and the ability to promote staff excellence. The Emergency Physician should have exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, a record of promoting customer satisfaction, and working cooperatively with staff to provide prompt and expert care to emergency patients and their families.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: See VA Handbook 5005, Part III, Chapter 2, paragraph 7, and VA Handbook 5019, Occupational Health Services. All applicants must be physically and mentally able to perform efficiently the duties of the position.
WORK SCHEDULE: Rotating tour with nights, holidays, and weekends.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
- 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.
- Board certification or eligibility in Emergency Medicine is strongly preferred.
- Current ACLS/BCLS certification
- Emergency Medicine research and publications
- Experience in an academic facility
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 and/or supporting documentation will be verified. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect consideration for employment.
In describing your experience, please be clear and specific. We many not make assumptions regarding your experience.