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Job Title: Physician Assistant - Women Veterans Program Manager
Company Name: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Syracuse, NY
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 10/01/2017
Expire Date: 11/30/2017
Job Categories: Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical, Healthcare, Other, Healthcare, Practitioner and Technician, Human Resources, Information Technology, Counseling, Executive Management, Research & Development, Medical
Job Description
Physician Assistant - Women Veterans Program Manager

Work Schedule: (Monday - Friday, Days). To be discussed during the interview.

Duties:

The Women Veteran's Program Manager (WVPM) plans, coordinates quality care, evaluates delivery of care including timeliness and outreaches to women Veterans needing services. Coordinates the provision of comprehensive health care services to women Veterans.Ensures coordination of gender specific and gynecological services; counseling and treatment for sexual trauma; appropriate psychiatric services (such as drug and alcohol therapy), endocrinology, oncology (breast & reproductive cancers) to eligible women Veterans. Serves as the initial point of contact for women Veterans and their families.Serves as an advocate for women Veterans by identifying issues pertinent to the care of women Veterans and mobilizing resources for resolution. Serves as a consultant to other facility personnel involving all aspects of care for women Veterans.Will remain current with new developments in women's health and will maintain professional competency by reading professional journals and engaging in continuing education activities. Performs other related duties as assigned.

BASIC REQUIREMENTS:

Citizenship. Citizen of the United States. (Non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with chapter 3, section A, paragraph 3, g, of this part.)

Education. The candidate must meet the following:

-Graduate of a PA training program, or of a surgical assistant program which is accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) or one of its predecessor organizations; and

-A Bachelor's degree from an accredited PA training program or in another health sciences related field from an accredited college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Certification (REQUIRED)

(1) Current and continuous certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) is required for employment in VHA.

(2) Recent PA graduates who are eligible to take the Physician Assistant National Certifying Examination (PANCE) may be employed by VA on a temporary basis (38 U.S.C. 7405), for a period not to exceed two years, as provided in VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Chapter 3, Section G, Paragraph 5.

(3) If a PA's NCCPA certification is suspended, revoked or expires, the PA must be removed from the occupation which may result in termination of employment.

In addition to meeting the basic requirements under paragraph 2 above, candidates must meet all requirements described in this standard for Intermediate Grade through VA employment or non-VA PA positions with equivalent scope and complexity. Individuals appointed or advanced to Senior Grade will have demonstrated the behaviors or responsibilities listed in one or more of the following categories: Clinical Proficiency, Education, Professional Development, Management/Administrative, and Research, as applicable to the assignment.

Experience / Education

(a) 3 years of professional practice as a PA; or

(b) 2 years of professional practice as a PA and successful completion of a PA post-graduate residency program accredited by ARC-PA or by the U.S. Armed Forces; or

(c) 2 years of professional practice as a PA and a Master's degree from a PA training program certified by ARC-PA or in another health-related field from an accredited college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education; or (d) A Doctoral degree in a health

Education/Experience Requirements: in order to be initially designated as a Women Veteran Program Manager, a provider must have at least one of the following:

  1. Documentation of attendance at a Women's Health Mini-Residency within that previous 3 years.
  2. Documentation of at least 20 hours of women's health continuing medical education (CME) orcontinuing unit (CEU) within the past 3 years
  3. Documentation of at least 3 years of practice with at least 50% women patients within the previous 5 years.
  4. Evidence of completion of an internal medicine or family practice residency; women's health fellowship; or women's health, adult, or family practice NP or PA training within the previous 3years;
  5. Documentation of a current preceptorship arrangement with an experienced WH-PCP such as weekly meetings (for at least 6 months); or
  6. Evidence of being recognized as a known women's health leader and subject matter expert with experience practicing,teaching, and/or preceting women's health; and
  7. In order to maintain the designation, a provider must complete at least 10 hours of CME or CEU in women's health every 2 years.

Physical Requirements: Moderate Lifting, 15-44 lbs.; Light lifting, under 15 lbs.; Light carrying, under 15 lbs./ Straight pulling (5 hrs.); Reaching above shoulder; Use of fingers; Both hands required; Walking (1 hrs.); Standing (2 hrs.); Near vision correctable at 13: to 16: to Jaeger 1 to 4; Far vision correctable in one eye to 20/20 and to 20/40 in the other; Ability to distinguish basic colors; Ability to distinguish shades of colors.


All applicants are required to submit the following supporting document type(s):

Applicants may also submit the following supporting document type(s),which may not be required for all applicants:


*Resume

Please use this checklist to ensure you have included other documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), documentation to support Veterans Preference claims, etc. You will not be contacted for additional information.

Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference for 5pt (TP), or 10pt (CP/CPS, XPP, XP), or for Sole Survivor Preference (SSP), on the Occupational Questionnaire in the section(s) provided. A legible copy of your DD214(s) indicating character of service, disability certification, SF-15 (if claiming 10 pt. preference) or if you are currently serving on active duty and expected to be released or discharged within 120 days; documentation related to your active duty service which reflects the dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), or dates of impending separation. Documentation is required for eligibility verification.

Faxing Applications or Supporting Documents: You are encouraged to apply online. Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application. If you are unable to apply online or unable to upload your supporting documents to your online application, follow the directions located at the following site: Fax Options. The Vacancy ID of the job opportunity announcement is 2014452.

NOTE: If you applied online and your application is complete, do not fax the paper application (1203-FX) as this will overwrite your prior online responses and may result in you being found ineligible.
Qualifications & Requirements

BASIC REQUIREMENTS:

Citizenship. Citizen of the United States. (Non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with chapter 3, section A, paragraph 3, g, of this part.)

Education. The candidate must meet the following:

-Graduate of a PA training program, or of a surgical assistant program which is accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) or one of its predecessor organizations; and

-A Bachelor's degree from an accredited PA training program or in another health sciences related field from an accredited college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Certification (REQUIRED)

(1) Current and continuous certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) is required for employment in VHA.

(2) Recent PA graduates who are eligible to take the Physician Assistant National Certifying Examination (PANCE) may be employed by VA on a temporary basis (38 U.S.C. 7405), for a period not to exceed two years, as provided in VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Chapter 3, Section G, Paragraph 5.

(3) If a PA's NCCPA certification is suspended, revoked or expires, the PA must be removed from the occupation which may result in termination of employment.

In addition to meeting the basic requirements under paragraph 2 above, candidates must meet all requirements described in this standard for Intermediate Grade through VA employment or non-VA PA positions with equivalent scope and complexity. Individuals appointed or advanced to Senior Grade will have demonstrated the behaviors or responsibilities listed in one or more of the following categories: Clinical Proficiency, Education, Professional Development, Management/Administrative, and Research, as applicable to the assignment.

Experience / Education

(a) 3 years of professional practice as a PA; or

(b) 2 years of professional practice as a PA and successful completion of a PA post-graduate residency program accredited by ARC-PA or by the U.S. Armed Forces; or

(c) 2 years of professional practice as a PA and a Master's degree from a PA training program certified by ARC-PA or in another health-related field from an accredited college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education; or (d) A Doctoral degree in a health

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