Examinations - Uses assessment skills to promptly exam new patients thoroughly using appropriate clinical, laboratory, and other pertinent data.
Diagnosis - Accurately interprets and evaluates clinical data for the purpose of determining diagnosis and clinical status. Corrects diagnosis and clinical status.
Therapeutic Ability - Initiates appropriate and timely treatment. Recognizes changes in behavior, symptoms, sign and other pertinent facts about the patient and has the ability to modify plan of treatment when indicated.
Anesthesia Skills - Initiates and completes general, regional, local, and monitored anesthesia care appropriately.
Effectiveness in Emergencies - Acts quickly in recognizing emergency situation, and takes timely necessary action.
Patient Management - Maintains confidentiality of patients and relative through competence and interpersonal skills.
Consultations and Specialty Skills - Acts as a consultant for the Anesthesia Section in developing, implementing and evaluation diagnosis and treatment of patients undergoing anesthesia.
Record keeping - Promptly and completely reports physical examinations and changes in patient status.
Creates and maintains a patient-centered care environment.
Citizenship of the United States. Noncitizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with Department of Veterans Affairs 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.
Physicians must have completed 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 by the American Board of Anesthesiology; Graduate of an ACGME - accredited anesthesiology residency training program; Excellent letters of recommendation from the program director and 2 Anesthesiologists for recent graduates or from the Chief of Anesthesiology and 2 other Anesthesiologists in most recent hospital for those who are currently in practice; Demonstrated ability to work with Anesthesiology residents and medical students; Strong commitment to the vision of the VA - Care of the Veteran, teaching and research; Demonstrated ability to work with Anesthesiologists, CRNA's, Surgeons and Providers from all other specialties.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
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:?, Heavy lifting (45 lbs and over); heaving carrying (45 lbs and over); straight pulling (over several hours); pushing (1-2 hours); reaching above shoulder; use of fingers; both hands required; walking (up to 3 hours); standing (over several hours); repeated bending (several hours); ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously; near vision correctable at 13" to 16"; hearing (aid permitted).All applicants are required to submit the following supporting document type(s): *Resume
Applicants may also submit the following supporting document type(s),which may not be required for all applicants:
*Cover Letter *DD-214 *OF-306 *Other(VA Form 10-2850) *Other Veterans Document *SF-15 *SF-50 *Transcript Your resume must include the following information:Job title, description of duties, beginning and ending date (month/year) of employment; and average hours worked per week.
If you are a current federal civilian employee, you must provide a copy of your last or most recent SF-50, "Notification of Personnel Action" which reflects your grade and step. If the most recent SF-50 has an effective date within the past year, it may not clearly demonstrate that you possess one year time-in-grade. In this instance, you must provide an additional SF-50 that clearly demonstrates one year time-in-grade.
Please use this checklist to ensure you have included other documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), documentation to support Veterans Preference claims, etc. You will not be contacted for additional information.
Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference for 5pt (TP), or 10pt (CP/CPS, XPP, XP), or for Sole Survivor Preference (SSP), on the Occupational Questionnaire in the section(s) provided. A legible copy of your DD214(s) indicating character of service, disability certification, SF-15 (if claiming 10 pt. preference) or if you are currently serving on active duty and expected to be released or discharged within 120 days; documentation related to your active duty service which reflects the dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), or dates of impending separation. Documentation is required for eligibility verification.
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. If you are unable to apply online or unable to upload your supporting documents to your online application, follow the directions located at the following site: Fax Options. The Vacancy ID of the job opportunity announcement is 1905854.
NOTE: If you applied online and your application is complete, do not fax the paper application (1203-FX) as this will overwrite your prior online responses and may result in you being found ineligible.