Whether you're interested in academics, research, or a better work/life balance, you'll find the VA has a lot to offer, including the unmatched satisfaction you'll get from caring for those who have served our country.
The Sacramento VA Medical Center is looking for full-time Emergency Medicine physicians. Northern California has a lot to offer to those seeking good weather and an abundance of outdoor activities whether you prefer, beach, mountains, snow, etc. Academic appointments with UC Davis School of Medicine are available and opportunities for teaching and research abound.
Candidate must be: 1) US Citizen, 2) Board Eligible/Certified in Emergency Medicine, and 3) Have full, unrestricted medical license in any state.
Work Schedule: Full-time with flexible hours; also offering Intermittentappointments without benefits
Required to work holidays or weekends: Yes
Fair Labor Standards Acts (FLSA): Yes
Bargaining Unit Position: Yes
Drug Testing: This is a test designated position. 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. Applicants who test positive for illegal use of drugs will not be appointed.
Basic Requirements: --US Citizenship required.
--Proficiency in written and spoken English.
--MD or DO degree from an accredited institution.
--Completion of 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 appointment on the basis of the candidate's acceptability for residency training.
--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.
Preferred Experience: Board Prepared/Certified in Emergency Medicine
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 Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-2 PHYSICIAN QUALIFICATION STANDARD. This can be found in the local Human Resource Office.
Physical Requirements: Heavy Lifting (45 lbs and over); Moderate Carrying (15-44 lbs); Straight, Pulling; Pushing; Reaching above shoulder; Walking (up to 3 hours); Standing (up to 3 hours); Ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously; Near vision correctable at 13" to 16"; Both eyes required; Depth perception; Ability to distinguish basic colors; Ability to distinguish shades of colors; Hearing (aid permitted).
Reasonable Accommodations: This Agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, you must notify the agency. This decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
1. CV- Provide beginning and ending dates (MM/YY) of employment, the average number of hours worked per week, and a description of duties for each position listed on your CV. If you performed more work than one position title, please indicate the percentage of time spent performing each title's duties (required).
2. If prior military service, include all copies of your DD-214 forms (required).
3. All current or former Federal Employees - VA and non-VA "Notification of Personnel Action" (SF-50's) documenting permanent status, promotion action to the highest grade held in the Federal government, and, if applicable, your separation SF-50.