Physician - Primary Care - Platte City Community Based Outpatient Clinic
Platte City, MO
Department of Veterans Affairs
$170,000 to $200,000
09/11/2017 to 05/25/2018
VA Eastern Kansas Health Care System is recruiting a full-time Primary Care Provider to provide a full range of primary and preventative care services to our Veterans. This position is located at the Platte City Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC). Major duties include, but are not limited to:
Primary Care of Male and Female Veterans including routine Women's Health Care and Post Deployment
Initial and ongoing assessment of patient's medical, physical, and psychosocial conditions
Obtaining and documenting a comprehensive medical and psychological history and physical examination.
Ordering appropriate diagnostic tests.
Reviewing and interpreting laboratory tests and taking appropriate action
Formulating and recording diagnostic impressions
Appropriately referring patients to consultations at VA specialty clinics
Providing medical advice to patients and families and Coordinating care with community physicians and specialists that may also be caring for the Veteran
Managing chronic medical problems
Managing minor acute medical problems
Maintaining and entering medical notes and orders into the VA's electronic medical record system.
Work Schedule: Primarily Monday-Friday Day Shift
Functional Statement Title/#: Primary Care Scope of Practice
Conditions of Employment
- Must pass pre-employment examination.
- Designated and/or Random Drug Testing required.
- Background and/or Security Investigation required.
- Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.
- Must be proficient in written and spoken English.
Physical Requirements: Heavy lifting (45 lbs and over); reaching above shoulder; use of fingers; walking (3 hours per day); standing (6 hours per day); kneeling (2 hours per day); both legs required; ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously; near vision correctable at 13" to 16"; Far vision correctable in one eye to 20/20 and to 20/40 in the other; ability to distinguish basic colors; hearing (aid permitted).
- Citizenship of the United States. Noncitizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with Department of Veterans Affairs 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 a first-year residency, or its equivalent, approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which it was completed.
- Proficiency in spoken and written English.
- Physical requirements outlined below.
Preferred Experience: Board Certification in Family Practice or Internal Medicine and Basic Life Support/Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (BLS/CPR) required
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. 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.
: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.
It is the policy of the VA to not deny employment to those that have faced financial hardships or periods of unemployment.
This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.
VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply.
The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority.
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Your application, résumé, C.V., and/or supporting documentation will be reviewed. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect consideration for employment.
In describing your experience, please be clear and specific. We may not make assumptions regarding your experience.
NOTE: Applicant's education and experience will be reviewed by a Professional Standards Board and Compensation Panel in determining the grade and salary of the applicant selected. The recommended salary may be at any point in the range listed for this vacancy.
Background checks and security clearance
Agency contact information
AddressVHA Eastern Kansas HCS 2200 Southwest Gage Boulevard Topeka KS
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