Staff Physician - Neurology

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration - Salisbury, NC (30+ days ago)3.9

The Salisbury VA Health Care System in North Carolina is seeking a physician with board certified/eligible in Neurology. The Physician Specialist will join a multidisciplinary program providing complex inpatient and outpatient services with dedicated support staff and operational space. Primary duties are to perform full general neurological examinations on established or newly consulted patients in the Neurology clinics, Inpatient Units or Emergency Department for signs or symptoms of neurologic dysfunction.

The best qualified candidate will have the motivation and leadership to provide oversight clinical care and teaching responsibilities, to include the supervision of residents from Wake Forest University and medical students from osteopathic medical schools. The selectee will have opportunities for research in the area of clinical trials, and academic appointment with Wake Forest University commensurate on the level of experience and interest.

Applicant's length of practice (experience) will be considered by a Compensation Board in determining the salary of the applicant selected.

Work Schedule: Administrative workweek - Monday through Friday, 8: 00 AM to 4:30 PM. On-call duties (evenings/weekends) are required as needed.

Financial Disclosure Report: Required

Basic Requirements:
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/eligible in Neurology, preferred, not required.

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: Physical status of individuals should enable them to perform all their duties under normal and emergent conditions. The applicant must have the ability to perform efficiently and without hazard to self or others will encompass consideration of physical, mental, and emotional ability as related to realistic requirements for the duties and
responsibilities to be assumed.

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:

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.
Cover Letter