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    Summary

    The James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center consists of a parent site, located in Altoona, PA and 5 community based outpatient clinics (CBOCs) located in DuBois, Huntingdon, Indiana, Johnstown & State College, PA. The medical center serves Veterans from a 14 county area in Central PA, providing exceptional health care in the areas of Acute Care, Behavioral Health, Diagnostic Services, Urgent Care, Long Term Care, Pharmacy, Primary Care, Social Services, Specialty Care & Women's Health.

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    Responsibilities

    Duties: Incumbent functions as a Staff Physician on a primary care team delivering primary health services to veterans in an outpatient setting. Physician provides history and physical examinations on outpatients, orders diagnostic tests, prescribes medications and determines appropriate treatment plans. This position is located at the DuBois Community Based Outpatient Clinic.
    Work Schedule: Tour of duty is varying daylight hours, Monday through Friday; however, weekend and evening hours may occur when Veteran needs arise. Travel to Altoona VAMC and other CBOCs as needed if staffing needs arise but at the time of travel the individual will be reimbursed according to local guidelines.
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
    Telehealth: Knowledge of Telehealth processes and procedures.

    This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan reimbursement program. To participate in the program, you must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA Policy 1021 and submit your application within four months of appointment. The final award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) is determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Service office.

    A recruitment/relocation incentive may be authorized for a highly qualified candidate.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel to VAMC Altoona, and other CBOCs as needed.

    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/522762600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.