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Job Title: Physician (Primary Care) Valdosta CBOC
Company Name: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Valdosta, GA
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 12/30/2017
Expire Date: 02/28/2018
Job Categories: Administrative and Support Services, Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical, Finance/Economics, Healthcare, Practitioner and Technician, Information Technology, Quality Control, Research & Development, Medical
Job Description
Physician (Primary Care) Valdosta CBOC

The physician will provide primary services at the Department of Veterans Affairs Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) in Valdosta, GA. Physicians report directly to the CBOC Chief Medical Officer (CMO). The incumbent shall have knowledge of and abide by the Medical Center Staff Bylaws, HHA Rules and Regulations and have a familiarization with existing VA specific clinical guidelines. The primary responsibility is to provide primary care services for a panel of 1200+ patients. Duties to include, but not limited to the following:

  • Perform exams according to performance measure guidelines.
  • Perform procedures and document notes according to policy/procedures utilizing Computerized Patient Record System (CPRS)
  • Screening outpatients to determine need for further care.
  • Ordering diagnostic studies.
  • Carrying out health promotion and disease prevention activities.
  • Initiating and expediting requests for consultations.
  • Scheduling special tests, consults and studies.
Work Schedule: Monday- Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Financial Disclosure Report: Not RequiredBasic Requirements:
  • United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
  • Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine. The degree must have been obtained from one of the schools approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed.
  • 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.
  • Completion of residency training, or its equivalent, approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in an accredited core specialty training program leading to eligibility for board certification.
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English.
  • Physical requirements outlined below.
Preferred Experience:
  • Board Certification by the appropriate American Board for his/her specialty.
Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard.Physical Requirements: There are no physical requirements for providers. They must only be able to practice medicine according to their privileges, in a manner that presents no danger to themselves or others. (See VA Directive and Handbook 5019).

Attention: All applicants tentatively selected for VA employment in a testing designated position are subject to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment. Applicants who refuse to be tested will be denied employment with VA.

Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process.

To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

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

  • CV
VA Form 10-2850 - Application for Physicians, Dentists, Podiatrists, Optometrists & Chiropractors can be found at: http://www.va.gov/vaforms/search_action.asp?FormNo=2850&tkey=&Action=Search. (Preferred)

The following documents are accepted, and may be required if applicable to your eligibility and/or qualifications for this position. Please use this checklist to ensure you have included all documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), etc.
Applicants may also submit the following supporting document type(s), which may not be required for all applicants:
  • Cover Letter
  • DD-214
  • Other Veterans Document
  • SF-50
Qualifications & Requirements
Basic Requirements:
  • United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
  • Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine. The degree must have been obtained from one of the schools approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed.
  • 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.
  • Completion of residency training, or its equivalent, approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in an accredited core specialty training program leading to eligibility for board certification.
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English.
  • Physical requirements outlined below.
Preferred Experience:
  • Board Certification by the appropriate American Board for his/her specialty.
Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard.
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Company Name: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
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Contact Email:Roberta.Hirneise@va.gov
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