The West Palm Beach Veterans Affairs Medical Center is recruiting for a Physician-Hematologist/Oncologist. The Hematologist/Oncologist will function in the Hematology/Oncology Section within Medicine Service.Learn more about this agency
This announcement will remain open until filled, applications received by 10/31/2019 will be forwarded as the first area of consideration. Applicants received after will be sent at the request of management.
The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to: admission, work up, diagnosis, and provision of non-surgical treatment including consultation for Veterans admitted or in need of care to treat general medical problems. Providing consultative services to Veterans in the Long Term Care setting. Evaluating, diagnosing, and providing treatment in an outpatient setting or in the form of inpatient consultative services to Veterans of all ages presenting with illnesses and disorders of the blood and blood-forming tissues and/or malignant tumors. Performing and interpreting peripheral blood smears, bone marrow aspirations and biopsy. Administering of chemotherapeutic agents and biological response to modifiers through all therapeutic routes, including intrathecal chemotherapy, the management and care of indwelling venous access catheters, plasmapheresis and therapeutic phlebotomy. Providing consultative services on Veterans referred from other sections of the hospital and affiliated outpatient clinics. Participating in educational programs for Hematology/Oncology and physician personnel as well as medical staff. Participating in quality assurance programs and chart reviews. Incumbent is accountable to the Chief of Medicine assuring the most effective delivery of care in Hematology/Oncology services.
Work Schedule: Monday through Friday 8:00AM to 4:30PM. Shared weekend and night calls.
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
A recruitment or relocation incentive may be authorized for a highly qualified candidate.
Newly appointed employees or employees converted to permanent status, selected under this announcement, may be eligible to apply for an award up to the maximum limitation under the provisions of the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP). Funding, on the final award amount, is contingent on the availability of EDRP funds. Employees must apply for EDRP within four (4) months of appointment or conversion.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/548980600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.