Company: US Department of Veterans Affairs
Posted on: August 3, 2019
This position is eligible for an education loan reimbursement
program (See Additional Information section for details).
Recruitment/Relocation Incentive: May be Authorized.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,
assigned ophthalmologist is required to deliver surgical procedures
in the operating room and specialty clinical services within
Surgical Service. Responsibilities include performing surgical
operations, outpatient ambulatory surgical procedures and clinic
duties; and address outpatient and inpatient surgery consultations
for new and established patients. Participate in ward/ICU rounds as
necessary and perform any other relevant activities as necessary
for initial and follow-up patient care. The physician is expected
to follow each patient through the full continuum of care process
to include admissions, discharges, performing histories and
physicals when pre-surgical evaluation is not available, requesting
and writing orders for diagnostic tests and procedures for pre-op,
prior to surgery, and completing informed consents as required. The
physician is also responsible for educating patients and family
members. Full-time physicians will participate in the rotation of
on-call duties per the monthly on-call schedule; night, weekend and
holiday call may be required. The physician will adhere to policies
and procedures regarding the completion of all required orders,
operation/procedure notes/reports, discharge summaries, progress
notes, clinical reminders, and all other required medical
documentation. The physician will ensure the most effective
delivery of care, while meeting and exceeding compliance, Joint
Commission and VA Central Office performance measure standards.
Additionally, the physician will train and provide supervision for
medical students and residents in all aspects of their rotations as
required. CTVHCS is affiliated with Texas A&M Health Science
Center, and applicants should be qualified for academic
Physician may be required to provide"medical opinionsTo qualify for
this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing
date of this announcement, 08/09/2019.
- 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 Certified in Urology. Robot certified
urologic oncologist who can also do more complex open cancer
procedures.PHYSICIAN STAFF REQUIREMENTS
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 attendings 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
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 (Urology), Healthcare , Temple, Texas
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