Job Overview


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

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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.


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.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No