The Columbus VA Ambulatory Care Center in Columbus Ohio is looking for a full-time time board-certified or board eligible Dermatologist to join our team. The position will provide comprehensive patient care in the form of consultative outpatient Dermatological care, including:
Providing Dermatological care to our Veteran patients, including prescribing medications, performing minor surgical procedures, biopsies, and laboratory requests, and seeing patients in an outpatient clinic setting.
Assisting in reading tele-dermatology.
Providing guidance to Residents, Fellows, and Medical Students on rotation from The Ohio State University School of Medicine as well as training other professional staff in the Dermatology section.
Documenting clinical encounters in a timely manner.
Attending section meetings, quality committee meetings, and similar administrative functions. Preparing monthly, quarterly, semiannual and annual reports concerning the department.
Maintaining accurate data on all procedures.
Preparing and updating policies and procedures for the department in compliance with JCAHO guidelines.
Applicant's length of practice (experience) and skill set will be considered by a Compensation Board in determining the salary of the applicant selected.
United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA 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 residency training, or its equivalent, approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in an accredited core specialty training program leading to eligibility for board certification.
Proficiency in spoken and written English.
Physical requirements outlined below.
Preferred Experience: Board-certified or Board eligible Dermatologist
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.
Physical Requirements: Moderate lifting, 15-44 pounds; Moderate carrying, 15-44 pounds; reaching above shoulder; use of fingers; both hands required; walking up to 6 hours, both legs required; near vision correctable 13" to 16" to jaeger 1 to 4; far vision correctable in one eye to 20/20 and to 20/40 in the other; both eyes required; hearing (aid permitted); specific hearing requirements; Mental and Emotionally stable; working alone.
To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes (upload C.V. as resume document type):
VA Form 10-2850 - Application for Physicians, Dentists, Podiatrists, Optometrists & Chiropractors can be found at: http://www.va.gov/vaforms/search_action.asp?FormNo=2850&tkey=&Action=Search.
The following documents are accepted, and may be required if applicable to your eligibility and/or qualifications for this position. Please use this checklist to ensure you have included all documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), SF-50's, etc.
VA Form 10-2850 - Application for Physicians, Dentists, Podiatrists, Optometrists & Chiropractors
Other Veterans Document