Job Title: Academic Emergency Medicine PhysicianJob Announcement Number: 528W-14-LMZ-05012014
Department: Department Of Veterans Affairs
Agency: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
/ Per Year
Friday, October 2, 2015 to
Friday, September 30, 2016
SERIES & GRADE:
Full Time -
2 vacancies in the following location:
Syracuse, NY View Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
All groups of qualified individuals
Q - Nonsensitive
Vacancy Identification Number (VIN) 1111480
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.
The Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC), Syracuse, New York
has a full-time employment opportunity in its state-of-the-art Emergency
Department. Candidates must be board eligible/board certified by the American
Board of Emergency Medicine. The Syracuse VAMC is an active teaching hospital
affiliated with the State University of New York (SUNY) Upstate Medical
University (UMU). As this position involves teaching house-staff, the
successful candidate must be eligible for an academic appointment with SUNY
UMU. Applicants must possess a full and unrestricted license in any state.
American citizenship or resident alien status is required. Interested
candidates should e-mail a cover letter and current CV to Linda.Zavalauskas@va.gov . Information on Upstate New York VISN 2 VA
Healthcare Network can be found at www.syracuse.va.gov . Position is subject to random drug testing and a
criminal background check. The Syracuse VAMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Recruitment/Relocation incentive may be authorized.
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.
Pending funding availability: the incumbent for this position may be eligible to apply for the Education Debt Reduction Program. Recruitment/relocation incentives may be authorized. PCS relocation services may be authorized at the discretion of the SVAMC.
- Full unrestricted Licensure, Certification, or Registration required.
- Must pass pre-employment examination.
- Designated and/or Random Drug Testing required.
- Background and/or Security Investigation required.
- Must be proficient in written and spoken English
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
- U.S. citizenship. Non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
- 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 Eligible/Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine
- Must qualify for an academic appointment at the State University of New York Upstate Medical University
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.
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 (particularly positions with a positive education requirement.) Therefore, applicants must report only 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.
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.
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.