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?
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 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/ .
Special Employment Consideration: VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply, including those eligible for hiring under 5 CFR 213.3102(u), Schedule A, Appointment of persons with disabilities [i.e., intellectual disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or psychiatric disabilities], and/or Disabled veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more
The incumbents primary assignment will be Hospitalist within the Medical VA Care Line at the Bath VA Medical Center. This venue requires a diverse and complex range of acute medical diagnosis and treatment. The incumbent will be designated as the Hospitalist and will be responsible for monitoring the clinical responses to treatment of all medical inpatients. The incumbent will be assigned as the attending physician for patients admitted to the acute care ward and will provide medical evaluations and direct the overall management of the patients in collaboration with the other members of the health care team. The incumbent also acts to ensure that the treatment is timely and efficient in order to ensure that the patient may be discharged to an appropriate situation. Demonstrated excellence in all facets of patient care is mandatory. The incumbent electronically documents all patient records and consults sub-specialty services of site at Tertiary Medical Centers as needed in the management of admitted patients.
WORK SCHEDULE: Full time, M-F
Applicant selected for this position will be eligible to apply for an award up to the maximum limitation ($60,000) under the provisions of the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), subject to availability of funding.
Applicant's education and experience will be reviewed by a Professional Standard Board and Compensation Panel (for physicians and dentists) in determining the grade and salary of the applicant selected. The recommended salary may be at any point in the ranged listed for this vacancy.
A Recruitment Incentive/Relocation Incentive of up to 15% of salary has been authorized for highly qualified candidates.