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Aug 26, 2010



USA JOBS-Physician - Hospitalist Vacancies

Job Title: Physician - Hospitalist
Department: Department Of Veterans Affairs
Agency: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Job Announcement Number: 2010-T38-064

SALARY RANGE: $97,987.00 - $195,000.00 /year
Final determination to be made by the Pay Compensation Panel.
OPEN PERIOD: Friday, February 26, 2010 to Thursday, August 26, 2010
SERIES & GRADE: VM-0602-15
POSITION INFORMATION: Full-Time, primarily M-F 8:00-4:30 M-F; also rotating shifts nights and weekends


DUTY LOCATIONS: 1 vacancy - Fayetteville, AR

WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED: Applications will be accepted from United States citizens and nationals.


U.S. Citizenship

Background and/or Security Investigation required.

Must pass pre-employment examination.


Must possess and maintain a 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.First- year Residency (Internship): Must have completed a first-year residency, or its equivalent, approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for the year in which it was completed. For a VA resident, the appropriate Deans Committee and Resident Review Board may recommend appointments on the basis of the candidate's acceptability for residency training.Approved residencies are: (1) 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(2) 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.Physical Standards: Applicants must successfully complete a pre-employment physical, including the possibility of a drug screen.English Language Proficiency: Physicians appointed to direct patient-care positions must be proficient in spoken and written English as required by 38 U.S.C. 7402(d) and 7407(d).Board Certification: Board eligible in Family Practice or Internal Medicine; however, Board Certified in one of these areas is preferred. National Provider Identifier (NPI): The NPI may be obtained via a secure website at: NPI will be requested prior to appointment.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:(1) Schools of medicine holding regular institutional membership in the Association of American Medical Colleges for the year in which the degree was granted;(2) Schools of osteopathic medicine approved by the American Osteopathic Association for the year in which the degree was granted; (3) 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 licensureYou must be a U.S. citizen to qualify for this position.Must possess and maintain a current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine in a State, Territory or Commonwealth of the Untied States, or in the District of Columbia.You will need to successfully complete a background security investigation before you can be appointed into this position.Applicants for this position must pass a pre-employment medical examination.The VA has established a Drug-Free Federal Workplace Policy. All 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 the VA for a period of six months. This policy extends to random testing for the use of illegal drugs by employees who occupy testing designated positions defined as sensitive in Section 7 (d) of Executive Order 12564.


You must submit your application so that it will be received by the closing date of the announcement.
Mail or deliver your application to:
Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks
ATTN: Human Resources (Chandra Crain 05)
1100 North College Avenue
Fayetteville, Arkansas 72703

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