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Company: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Location: Memphis, TN

Date Posted: May 7, 2014

Source: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

The Surgical Department is seeking a full-time surgeon board certified in Otolaryngology. The candidate selected for this position will serve as the Chief, Otolaryngologist and will participate in the administration of programs, committees, residency training and other staff functions as delegated by the Chief of Surgical Service.

The successful candidate must demonstrate significant and distinguished accomplishments in teaching, clinical research, clinical practice, and be eligible for a faculty appointment at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Must have a proven record of scholarly works and be academically involved in resident education and research.

The duties and responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to the following:

* Meet medical and surgical needs of inpatients and outpatients on the plastic surgery service.
* Analyze patient's medical history, medication allergies, physical condition, and examination results to verify operations' necessity and to determine best procedure.
* Prescribe pre-operative and post-operative treatments and ...

The Surgical Department is seeking a full-time surgeon board certified in Otolaryngology. The candidate selected for this position will serve as the Chief, Otolaryngologist and will participate in the administration of programs, committees, residency training and other staff functions as delegated by the Chief of Surgical Service.

The successful candidate must demonstrate significant and distinguished accomplishments in teaching, clinical research, clinical practice, and be eligible for a faculty appointment at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Must have a proven record of scholarly works and be academically involved in resident education and research.

The duties and responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to the following:

* Meet medical and surgical needs of inpatients and outpatients on the plastic surgery service.
* Analyze patient's medical history, medication allergies, physical condition, and examination results to verify operations' necessity and to determine best procedure.
* Prescribe pre-operative and post-operative treatments and procedures.
* Operate to correct deformities, repair injuries, prevent and treat diseases, and improve or restore patient's functions.
* Provide consultation and surgical assitance to other physicians and surgeons.
* Other duties as assigned within clinical priveleges to meet the needs of the medical center.

The Otolaryngologist rotates with other physicians on a regular basis as needed, and is responsible for providing the patient with risks, benefits and alternative treatments.

Work schedule: Day shift with on-call responsibilities as needed.

DESIGNATED DRUG-TESTING POSITION:Applicants tentatively selected for VA employment in a testing designated position are subject to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment. Applicants who refuse to be tested will be denied employment with VA. Applicants will not be appointed to the position if a verified positive drug test result is received.

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In accordance with VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G2:

BASIC REQUIREMENTS:

* U.S. citizenship (Non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with chapter 3, section A, paragraph 3g, this part.)
* English language proficiency
* Physical standards - All applicants must meet the physical standards for the position. A physical examination prior to employment may be required.
* Licensure and Registration ? Current, full, and unrestricted license to practice medicine in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth (i.e., Puerto Rico) of the United States or in the District of Columbia. The Physician must maintain a current registration to continue employment with the VA
* Educational requirements - 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:
* Schools of medicine holding regular institutional membership in the Association of American Medical Colleges for the year in which the degree was granted.
* Schools of osteopathic medicine approved by the American Osteopathic Association for the year in which the degree was granted.
* 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.
* For residents, graduation from an approved medical school as described above is required.

* 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 competed. 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 residency are:

* 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
* Other residency 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.

References: VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G2, PHYSICIAN QUALIFICATION STANDARD, dated April 15, 2002.

SALARY: Applicant's education and experience will be reviewed by a Professional Standards Board and Compensation Panel (for physicians and dentists) 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.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The physical requirements of this position are concerned with the mental and physical ability of the applicant to satisfactory perform the duties of the proposed assignment and may include requisite laboratory and other screening as required by Federal regulatory agencies.

This is a Bargaining Unit position.

Complete application packages will be reviewed to determine if the basic requirements for this position have been met. Your application, resume, 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.





* Memphis
* TN
* 2014-08-04T06:44:15.720679
* 368183300
* Excepted Service Permanent
* 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... 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 Equivalence.
* VM
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Vacancy Identification Number (VIN):1105855

* 265000
* 98967
* 1
* VA00
* Department of Veterans Affairs - Agency Wide
* None
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Veterans and Transitioning Service Members: Please visit the VA for Vets site for career-search tools for Veterans seeking employment at VA, career development services for our existing Veterans, and coaching and reintegration support for military service members.

This position is in the Excepted Service and does not confer competitive status.

This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.

It is the policy of the Department of Veterans Affairs that all health care professionals who claim licensure, certification, or registration must be credentialed in the VetPro system. VetPro is an Internet enabled data bank that facilitates primary source review of all credentials related to employment. The VetPro process must be completed prior to appointment to this position.

Successful completion of a two year probationary period may be required.

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.

Reasonable Accommodation: This Agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, you must notify the agency. This decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

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* RZ-14-123-1105855-DT
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Required Documents:
To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
1. Completed Online Questionnaire
2. CV or Resume
3. VA Form 10- 2850 - Application For Physicians, Dentist, Podiatrists, and Optometrists (Available at http://www4.va.gov...
4. Proof of current certification, licensure or registration

5. Veterans must submit appropriate documentation as described previously in this vacancy announcement.

6. If currently or previously employed in the VA system, include a copy of your latest SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action

* 1-Full-Time
* 0602-Medical Officer
* Active
* https://ApplicationManager.gov...
* 15317-Permanent
* 2014-08-04T06:44:15.720705
* RZ-14-123-1105855-DT
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You will receive e-mail notification as to whether or not you were included on the list of referred candidates. If you do not provide an e-mail address, your notification will be sent via US postal service within 2-4 weeks.

Important note: Applicants have the burden of producing all needed information prior to the closing of the announcement Wednesday, December 31, 2014.

* 15514-United States Citizens

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