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Job Title: Physician (Neurosurgeon)
Company Name: Department of Veterans Affairs - Agency Wide
Location: Augusta, GA
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 11/10/2017
Expire Date: 01/09/2018
Job Categories: Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical, Healthcare, Practitioner and Technician, Information Technology, Medical, Nonprofit and Volunteer Services
Job Description
Physician (Neurosurgeon)

Functional Statement Title/#: Physician (Neurosurgeon)

Location of position: Downtown, SurgeryService Line

Seeking well-rounded Neurosurgeon to lead Neurosurgery Service at a complex VA facility with a 60 bed regional spinal cord injury unit. Complex spine interest and experience strongly preferred as practice is 80-90 percent spine. Incumbent will directly supervise ACGME neurosurgery residents and neurosurgery physician assistant. Excellent pre-op and post-op support frommedical service and critical care. Physically attached to academic affiliate withLevel I trauma center where trauma and many emergencies are taken care of.

Candidate withqualification/interest in Neurosurgery Chief Position preferred. Chief expected to remain clinically active-busy with dedicated time fro managing all aspects of NeurosurgeryService including monitoring and improving service with regards to access, efficiency, productivity and patient satisfaction.

Must be US Citizen who has completed ACGME residency and is Board Certified or eligible.

BASIC REQUIREMENTS:
Candidates must meet all the requirements identified in the VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G2, Physician Qualification Standards http://vaww1.va.gov/ohrm/HRLibrary/Dir-Policy.htm
Citizenship: U.S Citizenship is required (Noncitizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens).
Education: Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine.
Licensure: Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia.
English Language Proficiency: Applicants appointed to direct patient care positions must be proficient in spoken and written English.

Preferred Experience: Experience and interest in teaching ACGME Neurosurgery residents; Complex spine interest and experience; Comfort with basic cranial surgery; Works well with referring providers, spinal cord team, residents and physician assistants; Incumbent should qualify for teaching appointment at academic affiliate (Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University).

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Physical Requirements: Moderate lifting (15-44 pounds), light lifting (under 15 pounds), moderate carrying (15-44 pounds), light carrying(under 15 pounds), pushing 4 hours, reaching above shoulder, use offingers, both hands required, walking 2 hours, standing 8 hours, near vision correctableat 13" to 16" to Jaeger 1 to 4,far vision correctable in one eye to 20/20 and to 20/40 in the other, hearing (aid permitted), mental and emotional stability.

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

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


*Cover Letter
*DD-214
*OF-306
*Other
*Other Veterans Document
*SF-15
*SF-50
*Transcript

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, or ICTAP/CTAP documentation (for displaced Federal employees). 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 2023325.

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.

After we receive application packages (including all required documents) and the vacancy announcement closes, we will review applications to ensure qualification and eligibility requirements are met. During our review, if your rsum and application package do not support your questionnaire answers, we will adjust your rating accordingly. After the review is complete, a referral certificate(s) is issued and applicants will be notified of their status by email (if provided); otherwise, applicants will receive a notification letter via the U.S. Postal Service. Referred applicants will be notified as such and may be contacted directly by the hiring office for an interview. All referred applicants receive a final notification once a selection decision has been made.

Qualifications & Requirements

BASIC REQUIREMENTS:
Candidates must meet all the requirements identified in the VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G2, Physician Qualification Standards http://vaww1.va.gov/ohrm/HRLibrary/Dir-Policy.htm
Citizenship: U.S Citizenship is required (Noncitizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens).
Education: Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine.
Licensure: Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia.
English Language Proficiency: Applicants appointed to direct patient care positions must be proficient in spoken and written English.

Preferred Experience: Experience and interest in teaching ACGME Neurosurgery residents; Complex spine interest and experience; Comfort with basic cranial surgery; Works well with referring providers, spinal cord team, residents and physician assistants; Incumbent should qualify for teaching appointment at academic affiliate (Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University).

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

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