Job Title:Physician (Geriatric and Extended Care)
Department:Department Of Veterans Affairs
Agency:Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Job Announcement Number:DH-HO459-14-BPH-1203484-OCA
/ Per Year|
|Friday, August 29, 2014 to
Monday, March 30, 2015|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full Time -
Excepted Service Permanent|
|1 vacancy in the following location:|
Honolulu, HI View Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
|United States Citizens. Non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.|
|Public Trust - Background Investigation|
Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 1203484
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.
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 annoucement will remain open until the position is fill or the position is cancelled.
Relocation/Recruitment Incentive is authorized.
- 25% or Greater
- Travel will be to the Neighboring Islands, Guam, and American Samoa
- Must pass pre-employment examination.
- Designated and/or Random Drug Testing required.
- Background and/or Security Investigation required.
- Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.
- Must be proficient in written and spoken English.
DUTIES:Back to top
The Geriatric and Extended Care (GEC) Patient Care line is responsible for the care of Veterans in a multitude of programs. The Geriatrician will be based in Honolulu, Hawaii. Responsibilities include providing care to Veterans in GEC Home and Community based programs, geriatric clinics, and teaching of trainees. Obtaining University academic appointment, air travel to other Pacific Islands, and Board Certification in Geriatric Medicine within two years of appointment is required. Geriatric clinic, Interdisciplinary Team experience, and leadership skill are a plus.
Work Schedule: Days and hours to be determined by management and the incumbent.
Functional Statement Title/#: Scope of Practice to be determined by the Chief of Staff's office.
Salary does not include the 12.25% *Cost of Living Allowance (COLA) for Honolulu, Hawaii.
*COLA subject to change without notice.
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
Experience: Geriatric Medicine (Fellowship trained Geriatrician.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including
volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps,
AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic;
religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical
competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and
experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying
experience, including volunteer experience.
VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part
II, Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human
Note: Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S. Department of Education from accredited colleges, universities, schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for Federal employment. You can verify your education here: http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/. 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.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your application, résumé, C.V., and/or supporting
documentation will be reviewed. Please
follow all instructions carefully. Errors
or omissions may affect consideration for employment.
describing your experience, please be clear and specific. We may not make assumptions regarding your
NOTE: Applicant's education and experience will be reviewed Compensation Panel in determining the salary of the applicant selected. The recommended salary may be at any point in the range listed for this vacancy.