Job Overview

Summary


Vacancy Identification Number (VIN) 1922284

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.


At the Cincinnati VA Medical Center, our duty is to make sure Veterans receive the finest health care available within our resources. We are devoted to providing primary health care, specialized care, and mental health service to Veterans whom reside within a 50 mile radius of the Medical Center serving veterans in the states of Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana. For more information, please visit our web site.

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 and leadership positions 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 onset's Department of Veterans Affairs, go to http://www.vacareers.va.gov/


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.


Duties

The Cincinnati VA is seeking an energetic, enthusiastic provider to join our long established and highly affiliated dermatology division.  Prior training with experience and expertise in teledermatology and dermatopathology is preferred.  The provider will practice comprehensive outpatient and inpatient dermatology including evaluation/consultation, examination, diagnosis, procedures including staffing resident clinics when the other dermatology providers are away from the VA for vacation, academic, and administrative purposes. They will also provide follow-up, medical record documentation/record-keeping, and correspondence and perform other duties as assigned by Chief of Dermatology, Chief of Medicine, or Chief of Staff. The provider will provide appropriate education as needed to patients and family members.  Participate in electronic consultations (e-consults) and telemedicine consultations, and work collaboratively with the primary care providers and/or other staff.  The Cincinnati VAMC provides comprehensive dermatologic services including phototherapy, patch testing, specialized and general dermatologic surgery, general dermatology, and teledermatology.  This position will require a faculty appointment within the Dermatology Department at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and will be involved in the education of medical students, residents, and other providers.  Interested dermatologists will have ample opportunities for research, teaching, and mentoring - both  within our facility, and via our affiliation with the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.

Work Schedule: Work schedule will be variable to average 25 hours weekly.

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PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  The physical requirements of this position include occasional lifting, prolonged standing and sitting, frequent bending, walking (distance), climbing, reaching (overhead, extensive/repetitive), repetitive motion, and stooping.  The mental/sensory requirements include recall, reasoning, problem-solving, hearing, speaking clearly, writing legibly, reading, and logical thinking.  The environments' pace can vary from steady to a sometimes fast pace requiring handling of multiple priorities, frequent, sometimes intense customer interactions, and the ability to adapt to frequent changes in a sometimes noisy environment.  There may be an occasional need to use personal protective equipment to prevent exposure to disease, illness, and hazardous materials.

  

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No