Physician PRIMARY CARE
Veterans Health Administration
Department of Veterans Affairs
$0 to $0
10/05/2016 to 03/30/2018
The VA Medical Center, Fayetteville NC, is seeking to fill positions for full-time Physicians, Family Practice or Internal Medicine for Primary Care located at the Wilmington Health Care Center (HCC), Wilmington, NC or the Jacksonville Community-Based Outpatient Clinic, Jacksonville, NC. The VAMC Fayetteville promotes a collaborative atmosphere where physicians work with a dedicated team of health care professionals. As one of the largest health care systems in the nation, the VA offers physicians a broad range of practice options, including general medicine and primary care, along with many specialties and sub specialties.**Board Certified Physicians Preferred**
WORK SCHEDULE: Full time, 40-Hours per week
WORK LOCATION: Wilmington Health Care Center (HCC) or
Jacksonville Community-Based Outpatient Clinic
- Must pass pre-employment examination.
- Designated and/or Random Drug Testing required.
- Background and/or Security Investigation required.
- U.S. Citizenship
- Full unrestricted Licensure, Certification, or Registration required.
- English Language Proficiency required.
- Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.
QUALIFICATION STANDARDS: VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-2, dated April 15, 2002. This standard is available for review or you may access this standard through the internet at the following address: http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/ or http://vaww.appc1.va.gov/ohrm
Citizenship. Citizen of the United States. (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. The degree must have been obtained from one of the schools approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed. Approved schools are:
(1) Schools of medicine holding regular institutional membership in the Association of American Medical Colleges for the year in which the degree was granted.
(2) Schools of osteopathic medicine approved by the American Osteopathic Association for the year in which the degree was granted.
(3) Schools (including foreign schools) accepted by the licensing body of a State, Territory, or Commonwealth (i.e., Puerto Rico), or in the District of Columbia as qualifying for full or unrestricted licensure.
(4) For residents, graduation from an approved medical school as described above is required except as provided in M-8, part II, chapter 1.
Licensure and Registration. 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. The physician must maintain current registration in the State of licensure if this is a requirement for continuing active, current licensure.
First-Year Residency (Internship). Completed a first-year residency, or its equivalent, approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for the year in which it was completed. For a VA resident, the appropriate Deans Committee and Resident Review Board may recommend appointment on the basis of the candidate?s acceptability for residency training. Approved residencies are:
(1) Those approved by the Council on Medical Education and Hospitals, American Medical Association, in the list published for the year the residency was completed, or
(2) Other residencies or their equivalents which the Professional Standards Board determines to have provided an applicant with appropriate professional training. The Board may determine that the residency requirement has been met if the candidate has completed 1 year of postgraduate education.
Physical Standards. Applicants for this position must pass a pre-employment medical examination.
English Language Proficiency. Physicians, including residents, appointed to direct patient-care positions must be proficient in spoken and written English as required by 38 U.S.C. 7402(d) and 7407(d).
You must be a U.S. citizen to qualify for this position. If no qualified citizen applications are received, non-citizens may be considered.
After appointment, you will be subject to random testing for illegal drug use.
You will need to successfully complete a background security investigation before you can be appointed into this position.
PLEASE NOTE: Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html. All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly. If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you will be asked to produce a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency.
Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference on the Occupational Questionnaire in the section provided and provide a legible copy of your DD-214(s), SF-15 (as applicable) and/or documentation related to your active duty service which shows dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), or dates of impending separation. For more information, please review the information for disabled Veterans in the application checklist or visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx.
Public Trust - Background Investigation
How to Apply
To begin the process, click the Apply Online button at the right side of this screen to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the occupational questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.
YOU MUST INCLUDE VA FORM 10-2850 IN YOUR APPLICATION PACKAGE TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS VACANCY. You may upload the completed form to your USAJOBS or Application Manager account if you apply online. Then you can use the uploaded form again and again when applying for future vacancies. Please see this guide (
http://www.va.gov/OHRM/joblistings/uploading-and-using-documents-online.doc ) for more information on uploading and re-using the form in your applications. Other required forms and documents can also be saved in your account and used the same way. Applicants are urged to apply online; this process is much easier and faster.
Note: To return to a previously Saved or Incomplete application, just reapply through your account in USAJOBS. Check your account (
https://my.usajobs.gov/Login.aspx) to see the status of your application after applying, including any messages that may have been sent to you.
If you cannot apply online:
Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire:View Occupational Questionnaire.
Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the occupational questionnaire:
To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload:
using the following Vacancy ID:1816349. You must use this fax cover sheet in order for your documents to be matched with your online application.
The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) onThursday, September 28, 2017.
How You Will Be Evaluated
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.
Department Of Veterans Affairs
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
AddressVeterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration Department of Veterans Affairs 2300 Ramsey Street Bldg 6 Fayetteville NC
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