Department:Department Of Veterans Affairs
Agency:Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Job Announcement Number:OF 14F 1018620-TBB
/ Per Year|
|Friday, December 27, 2013 to
Thursday, March 27, 2014|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full Time -
Excepted Service Permanent|
|1 vacancy in the following location(s):|
Canandaigua, NY View Map
Rochester, NY View Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
|All groups of qualified individuals |
Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 1018620
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. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?
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.
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.
Relocation Expenses: Relocation expenses are not authorized for this position.
- Full unrestricted licensure, certifcation, or registration required.
- Must pass pre-employment examination
- English Language Proficiency required
- Disignated and or random drug testing required
- Background and-or Security Investigation required
DUTIES:Back to top
Provides direct psychiatric care in apatient-centric and multi-disciplinary environment within the VeteransHealthcare Association at the Canandaigua Veterans Affairs Medical Center(VAMC) and the Rochester Outpatient Clinic. Both locations are affiliated withthe University of Rochester and are part of the Upstate New York VeteransHealth Care Network. This patient care will be delivered with clinicalexcellence, dignity and compassion to facilitate trust and respect. Thespecific duties will include management of patients with general psychiatricconditions including but not limited to posttraumatic stress disorder, mooddisorders, psychotic disorder and addictive disorders. A valid and unrestrictedDEA permit to administer suboxone therapy to opiate dependent patients ispreferred. Strong leadership qualities and the ability to work within a team ofallied healthcare professionals to address the full range of biopsychosocial,spiritual and cultural needs, and thus provide comprehensive, world-class careto our Veteran population, is strongly valued by our organization.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
- U.S. citizenship.
- Must posses a Degree of Doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine
- Possess and maintain a current, full, and unrestricted license to practice medicine in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the united States or in the District of Columbia
- Board Certified
- Valid and Unrestricted DEA permit
- Must be proficient in Written and Spoken English as required by 38 U.S.C. 7402(d) and 7405(f)
IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE MAY NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE.
Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard.
APPLICANTS PLEASE NOTE: Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Applicants must, therefore, only report attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions 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 must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education.
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 DD214(s) 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.
Additionally, disabled veterans and others eligible for 10-point preference (such as widows or mothers of eligible Veterans) must also submit an SF-15 "Application for 10 Point Veterans Preference" with required proof as stated on the form. 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.
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.