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    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?

    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 variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities.

    For more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to http://www.vacareers.va.gov/.

    At the Columbus, VA we honor those who serve through our unwavering commitment to provide the Excellent Care that every Veteran deserves. Columbus VA is a Veteran-centric medical center, where our doctors, nurses and staff fully consider the comprehensive needs of Every Veteran. At the Columbus VA, we consider it our mission to do everything we can, Every Time, to positively affect the lives of Veterans.

    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.

    The incumbent for this position may be eligible to apply for the Education Debt Reduction Program, up to $120,000 depending on the amount of verified qualifying debt balance and funding availability. Eligibility to apply does not guarantee acceptance into the program. Approval for EDRP awards are subject to the availability of funding and other qualifying factors. Please contact Human Resources at this medical center and speak with the Education Debt Reduction Program Coordinator for additional information.

    A Recruitment/Relocation Incentive may be approved for a highly qualified applicant.

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    Responsibilities

    The Pain Management Physician will provide comprehensive medical and pain management care to Veterans seen at the Chalmers P. Wylie VA Ambulatory Care Center. Individual Procedure and duties performed will be consistent with selected provider's granted privileges and based upon individual training, qualifications, and experience. In addition to the performance of procedures consistent with privileges granted, the selected individual will be responsible for performing duties to include, but not limited to the following:

    • Performs diagnostic and therapeutic procedures consistent with the patient's care plan.
    • Provides care within the context of a multidisciplinary approach and documents services through appropriate notes.
    • Provides clinical oversight to other Providers and Residents and participates in the education program.
    • Participates in interdisciplinary team activities and works collaboratively with other services throughout VISN 10.
    • Develops and maintains strong relationships with other practice area to ensure adequate and appropriate delivery of pain
    • management services to Veterans through Pain committees and workgroups.
    • Provides palliative and End-of-Life care.

    Work Schedule: Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    United States Citizens

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    0602 Medical Officer

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