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Company: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Location: Clarksburg, WV

Date Posted: June 30, 2014

Source: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Major Duties/Responsibilities

- Surgical procedures, with required expertise in angiography, vascular surgery, and endovascular procedures (both peri-operative and in collaboration with interventional radiology).

- Supervision/teaching of surgical residents.

- Providing consultation in an outpatient clinic setting and on inpatient wards.

- Participation in committees.

- Other duties as assigned by the Chief of Surgery or Chief of Staff.

Tour of Duty: Monday ? Friday, 7:30 A.M. ? 4:00 P.M.; however, subject to change, depending on the needs of the service/medical center. On-call responsibilities as required.

Physical Requirements: Lifting and carrying (up to 45 lbs.); pushing or pulling (1 hour); reaching above shoulder; use of fingers; both hands required; walking (up to 4 hours); standing (up to 4 hours); repeated bending (up to 2 hours); ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously; near vision correctable at 13" to 16" to Jaeger 1 to 4; far vision correctable in one eye ...

Major Duties/Responsibilities

- Surgical procedures, with required expertise in angiography, vascular surgery, and endovascular procedures (both peri-operative and in collaboration with interventional radiology).

- Supervision/teaching of surgical residents.

- Providing consultation in an outpatient clinic setting and on inpatient wards.

- Participation in committees.

- Other duties as assigned by the Chief of Surgery or Chief of Staff.

Tour of Duty: Monday ? Friday, 7:30 A.M. ? 4:00 P.M.; however, subject to change, depending on the needs of the service/medical center. On-call responsibilities as required.

Physical Requirements: Lifting and carrying (up to 45 lbs.); pushing or pulling (1 hour); reaching above shoulder; use of fingers; both hands required; walking (up to 4 hours); standing (up to 4 hours); repeated bending (up to 2 hours); ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously; near 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 eye; hearing (aid permitted); clear speech; mental and emotional stability.

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Basic Requirements:

U.S. citizenship.

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 residencies 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 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.

Additional Requirements:

~ Current board certification or board eligibility in vascular surgery. Board-eligible implies that a physician has completed a training program approved by the specialty specific Residency Review Committee and is eligible to sit for that specialty?s certifying examination. Individuals who are no longer eligible to sit for the certifying examination are not board eligible.

~ Current Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification.

~ Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification OR the ability to attain such within sixty days of entering on duty.

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.

Your application, rsum/CV, and/or supporting documentation will be reviewed. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions will affect consideration for employment.

In describing your experience, please be clear and specific. We will not make assumptions regarding your experience.





* Clarksburg
* WV
* 2014-07-01T02:48:01.336132
* 372032400
* 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 Equivalency.
* VN
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* 295000
* 98967
* 1
* VATA
* Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
* None
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Successful completion of a two year probationary period is required.

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

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.

* Per Year
* T38-14-15-CSB-1138215
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All applicants are requiredto submit the following supporting document type(s):
OF-306
Other (Application for Physicians, Dentists, Podiatrists, Optometrists, Chiropractors, Copy of Current Basic Life Support Certification, Copy of Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification)
Resume

Applicants may also submit the following supporting document type(s),which may not be required for all applicants:
Cover Letter
DD-214
Other Veterans Document
SF-15
SF-50
Transcript

Faxing Applications or Supporting Documents:

You are encouraged to apply online. Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application.

NOTE: If you applied online and your application is complete, do not fax the paper application (1203FX ?Occupational Questionnaire Form) as this will overwrite your prior online responses and may result in you being found ineligible.

If you completed the occupational questionnaire online and are unable to upload supporting document(s):

1. To fax your documents, you must use the following cover page http://staffing.opm.gov... and provide the required information. The Vacancy ID is 1138215

2. Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

To complete the occupational questionnaire and submit via fax:

1. Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire.

2. Print the 1203FX form, follow the instructions and provide your responses to the occupational questionnaire itemshttp://www.opm.gov...

3. Fax the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144. Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

***IMPORTANT***

***PLEASE BE CERTAIN TO UPLOAD YOUR DOCUMENTS UNDER THE PROPER "DOCUMENT TYPE". FAILURE TO DO SO WILL RESULT IN YOUR APPLICATION PACKET BEING INCOMPLETE AND NOT REFERRED FOR CONSIDERATION. Note ? Application, Current Basic Life Support Certification, and Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification (if current) are document type ?Other?.

To apply for this position, you MUST provide a COMPLETE Application Package which includes the following (failure to provide a complete application packet will result in you not being considered for referral to the selecting official):

1. Completed online questionnaire. This is a requirement and must be completed.

2. Properly completed, signed, and currently dated (within one month of submission to vacancy announcement) VA Form 10-2850, Application for Physicians, Dentists, Podiatrists, Optometrists, & Chiropractors. Link to application - http://www.va.gov... Please read ALL instructions and complete the application in its entirety. This is a required form and must be submitted with your application packet.

3. Detailed resume, to include work schedule and hours worked per week, as well as "to" and "from" dates of employment. This is required and must be submitted with your application packet.

4. Copy of Basic Life Support (BLS) certification. This is required and must be submitted with your application packet.

5. Copy of Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification - if current. This is required, if current, and must be submitted with your application packet.

6. Copy of final disposition(s)/outcome(s) of all malpractice issues/cases - if applicable. This is required, IF applicable, and must be submitted with your application packet.

7. Properly completed, signed, and currently dated (within one month of submission to vacancy announcement) Office of Personnel Management Optional Form 306, Declaration for Federal Employment. Link to form - http://www.opm.gov... This is a required form and must be submitted with your application packet.

8. Copy of ECFMG certificate - if applicable. This is a required form and must be submitted with your application packet.

9. Copy of most recent SF 50, Notification of Personnel Action, that shows your status - if current or former Federal civilian employee. This is required and must be submitted with your application packet, IF applicable.

10. Copy of DD 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty" - if prior military. Copy MUST show character of discharge. This is required and must be submitted with your application packet, IF applicable.

11. Copy of letter from a VA Regional Office that shows percentage of disability - if prior military and you have service-connected disability. This is required and must be submitted with your application packet, IF applicable.

12. Properly completed OPM's Standard Form 15, Application for 10 Point Preference - if prior military and you have a service-connected disability. Link to form - http://www.opm.gov... This is a required form and must be submitted with your application packet, IF applicable.

* 1-Full-Time
* 0602-Medical Officer
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* https://ApplicationManager.gov...
* 15317-Permanent
* 2014-07-01T02:48:01.336156
* T38-14-15-CSB-1138215
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After we receive your application material, your experience will be reviewed to determine if you meet the basic qualifications of the position. You will be notified via email when this decision has been made.

* 15514-United States Citizens

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