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    You could be part of an important initiative to provide Surgical health care for our nations Veterans! The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) needs Surgical health professionals who possess the energy, compassion, and commitment to serve those who serve our Country. Whatever the job title, every position in VA will give you a chance to make a meaningful and personal contribution to the lives of truly special and deserving people - our Veterans. America's Veterans need you!

    Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases.
    Paid Time Off: (26 days annual leave, 13 days' sick leave, 10 federal holidays).
    Retirement: Traditional federal pension and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA.
    Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement).
    Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory.
    Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided.
    Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting.
    Take a look at VA's Top 20 Reasons Doctors Enjoy Working at VA and VHA Physician's Brochure

    PLEASE NOTE: Qualified clinical trainees, residents, fellows, interns, etc. are encouraged to apply; please follow the instructions in the How to Apply section.

    OTHER RECRUITMENT/RELOCATION INCENTIVE MAY BE AUTHORIZED

    If you would like to learn more about this opportunity from a National Physician Recruitment Consultant, forward your CV and contact information to CAVHS.DEU@VA.GOV.

    Work Schedule: We are a 24/7 medical center with various tours of duty and incumbent may be required to work off tours, nights, holidays and/or weekends to meet the mission of caring for the Veterans.

    **Duties may include working at Community Based Outpatient Clinic and Satellite Clinic.**

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    Responsibilities

    Discharge a patient from outpatient care if it is determined that such care is no longer required.
    Order orthoses and prescribe orthotic therapy.
    Write prescriptions for medications or other items per the hospital formulary.
    Order diagnostic tests.
    Medical treatment of dermatoses.
    Obtain history and physical examination on patients.
    Routine foot care including nail trimming, surgical treatment of ingrown nails, removal of skin lesions, and steroid injection therapy.
    May participate in supervision and teaching in support of the podiatrist residency program, performs on call duties, and performs other directly related duties as assigned.
    Orders diagnostic tests and consultations, and discriminates between normal and abnormal findings and makes appropriate treatment decisions.
    Participates effectively in team meetings and treatment planning conferences, and collaborates with multidisciplinary team members that enhances coordination of comprehensive patient care.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    15

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    0602 Medical Officer

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/496374900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.