This position is located in the Elmira Community-Based Outpatient Clinic(CBOC) in Elmira, NY. The position is under the Medical VA Care Lineof the VA Medical Center, Bath, NY.The Physician will serve as a Staff Physician in Primary Care for the Elmira CBOC. Duties include:
Work with a multidisciplinary team that includes nursing, social work, dietetics, clinical pharmacy, behavioral health and clerical support.
Perform and record history and physical examinations, and record data from clinic visit.
Evaluate, consult, develop diagnoses, and manage the primary care panel of patients assigned.
Enter progress notes in computerized medical record and complete workload documentation in a timely manner.
Provide medical care encompassing acute and chronic medical conditions and all appropriate preventive care for female veterans.
Order diagnostic tests, medications, laboratory tests as medically relevant for each patient.
See patients via VA approved, secure video and telemedicine modalities.
Provide timely follow-up on results, including completion of view alerts.
Determine medical assessment and develop treatment plans according to accepted protocols.
Prescribe medication according to approved formulary, and in accordance with Federal and State Law.
Collaborate with an assigned mid-level provider and complete collaborative case reviews as assigned.
Work Schedule: Full-time. Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
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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.
Completion of a first-year residency, or its equivalent, approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which it was completed.
Proficiency in spoken and written English.
Physical requirements outlined below.
Preferred Qualification: Due to primary care duties, Board Certification in Internal/Family Medicine is preferred.
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: Must pass a pre-employment physical examination. 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 *Other(Licensure and VA10-2850) *Other Veterans Document *SF-15 *SF-50 *Transcript
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 1965358.
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.