Company: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Location: Sevierville, TN
Date Posted: April 22, 2014
Source: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
We are seeking an immediate fill for a full-time Family Medicine or Internal Medicine Physician to serve as the Lead Medical Officer, at the VA Community-Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) located in Sevierville, Tennessee. The Physician reports directly to the Chief Medical Officer, at the Knoxville Outpatient Clinic. Incumbent is charged with providing leadership/supervision in all areas relating to the clinical operation of the Sevierville CBOC. With 2 primary care providers and associated support staff, this CBOC provides outpatient-only primary care for eligible Veterans in the area. The required skill set includes current Primary Care clinical proficiency, willingness and ability to encourage teamwork, implement new initiatives and maintain high standards of performance. A broad working knowledge of and experience with VA policies and procedures is desirable, but not mandatory. VA Primary Care Providers are responsible for coordinating all aspects of the patients' care, making referrals to specialists, ordering procedures, ordering ...
We are seeking an immediate fill for a full-time Family Medicine or Internal Medicine Physician to serve as the Lead Medical Officer, at the VA Community-Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) located in Sevierville, Tennessee. The Physician reports directly to the Chief Medical Officer, at the Knoxville Outpatient Clinic. Incumbent is charged with providing leadership/supervision in all areas relating to the clinical operation of the Sevierville CBOC. With 2 primary care providers and associated support staff, this CBOC provides outpatient-only primary care for eligible Veterans in the area. The required skill set includes current Primary Care clinical proficiency, willingness and ability to encourage teamwork, implement new initiatives and maintain high standards of performance. A broad working knowledge of and experience with VA policies and procedures is desirable, but not mandatory. VA Primary Care Providers are responsible for coordinating all aspects of the patients' care, making referrals to specialists, ordering procedures, ordering and monitoring all medications plus handling all their patients' acute needs.
Work Schedule: Generally administrative, 7:45 to 4:30, Monday thru Friday (some clinic hours may be extended as needed)
SALARY: Applicant's education and length of practice (experience) will be considered by a Physician Compensation Panel in determining the grade and salary of the applicant selected.
Recruitment incentive is not authorized upon review and approval by management.
Relocation Expenses: Relocation expenses may be authorized for this position.
U.S Citizenship: (Non-citizens may be appointed only if it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens)
Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine. 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.
Must be board certified
1. Background in ongoing outpatient primary care clinics.
2. Board certification in Internal Medicine/Family Medicine.
IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC.WE MAY NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE.
Reference: VA Handbook 5005/27, PartII, Appendix G-2 PHYSICIAN QUALIFICATION STANDARD http://www.va.gov...
Physical Requirements: All candidates must be physically and mentally able to perform efficiently the essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation,without hazard to themselves or others. Candidates must meet the physical requirements outlined in Section II and Section VI of the OPM Operating Manual,Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions and must possess emotional and mental stability
Your application, rsum and/or supporting documentation will be verified. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect consideration for employment. You may also be evaluated based upon the question responses you provide during a structured interview. In responding to structured interview questions you should be sure to cite specific examples of experience, explain exactly what you did, and the outcome.
APPLICANTS PLEASE NOTE: Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications (particularly positions with a positive education requirement.) Therefore, applicants must report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: http://www.ed.gov...
All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly. 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.
MULTIPLE VACANCIES MAY BE FILLED FROM THIS VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT.
This Vacancy will remain open until filled. A list of applicants will be forwarded to the selecting official every 10 days until selection is made.
* Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
This position is in the Excepted Service and does not confer competitive status.
Placement Policy: The posting of this announcement does not obligate management to fill a vacancy or vacancies by promotion. The position may be filled by reassignment, change to lower grade, transfer, appointment, or reinstatement. Management may use any one or any combination of these methods to fill the position.
This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.
* Per Year
CV or Rsum - Your resume should include a description of job duties, beginning and ending date (month/year) of employment, and average hours worked per week. Descriptions of job duties must be sufficiently detailed to document the level of your experience.
VA Form 10-2850 - Application for Physicians, Dentists, Podiatrists, Optometrists, and Chiropractors (Available at http://www.va.gov... )
Responses to the questionnaire.
If prior military service, include all copies of you DD Forms 214 or proof of service (required). Applicants claiming preference based on service-connected disability, or based on being the spouse or mother of a disabled or deceased Veteran, must also complete and submit an SF 15, Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference (available at http://www.opm.gov...
Most Recent SF-50 - Current or former Federal employees must provide a copy of their most recent SF-50 "Notification of Personnel Action" that indicates time in grade, proof of status (career or career conditional) and type of service. (Not an Award SF-50)
* 0602-Medical Officer
After we receive your complete application package (including any required documents), your qualifications will be reviewed to decide if you meet the basic requirements. You will be notified when this decision is made.
* 15514-United States Citizens
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