Physician - Neurology
Company: US Department of Veterans Affairs
Posted on: July 13, 2019
Recruitment/Relocation Incentive: May Be Authorized.
This announcement will be open until filled. Will review
applications every two weeks.
Note: Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S. Department
of Education from accredited colleges, universities, schools, or
institutions may be used to qualify for Federal employment. You can
verify your education here: http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/. If
you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements,
you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your
transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For
further information, visit:
will work in Neurology Section, under Medical Service at Central
Texas Veterans Health Care System (CTVHCS), Temple, Texas.
Neurology consults outpatient and inpatient, Neurology follow-ups,
EMG, NCV's, EEG interpretation, Botox and training medical students
and residents rotating through Neurology.
IF PATIENT NEEDS ARISE, THE INCUMBENT OF THE ABOVE POSITION MAY BE
REASSIGNED WITHIN THE CENTRAL TEXAS VETERANS HEALTH CARE
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm, weekends and call
coverage on a rotation basis.
This is a bargaining unit position.
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements
by the closing date of this announcement, 09/03/2019.
- 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
- Proficiency in spoken and written English.
- Physical requirements outlined below.
Preferred Experience: Board certification in Neurology. Clinical
experience in managing headaches, cognitive disorders, movement
disorders, stroke, epilepsy, ALS, MS, Neuromuscular Disorders and
Staff Physician. None beyond the basic requirements. The individual
must qualify to perform duties as a physician, have completed an
accredited residency and/or possess experience which has qualified
the individual to perform general duties and some
specialized functions and procedures without supervision. Staff
physicians may also include attending's who train physician
residents assigned in facilities with residency training programs,
and consultants who are capable of giving authoritative views and
opinions on subjects in their field of medicine.
Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II,
Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard. This can be found in
the local Human Resources Office.
Physical Requirements: Moderate Lifting, 15-44 lbs; Light Lifting,
under 15 lbs; Use of fingers; New 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; Hearing
(aid permitted); standing 4-6 hours; walking 4-6 hours.
Keywords: US Department of Veterans Affairs, Temple , Physician - Neurology, Healthcare , Temple, Texas
Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!