The El Paso VA HCS is looking for ahighly qualifiedPhysician for Cardiology. The ideal candidate will have at least five years' experience in cardiology with preferred leadership experience. Physician must have excellent communication and interpersonalskills with the ability to work with all clinical, technical, and support staff. Incumbent must maintain current BLS andACLS certifications.
Duties will include but are not limited to: attend Cardiology Service, EKG, Stress EKG and medical staff meetings; performance of chart reviews; coordinate with other providers regarding patient care issues; complete and timely documentation in the electronic health record; perform outpatient encounters; document consult notes; and process new and renewal prescriptions. May also be asked to serve on committees, participate in quality assurance programs, assist facility in meeting established performance measures in the areas of Cardiology and such other duties as assigned by the Chief of Specialty Medicine, Chief of Staff or the Director. Work closely with staff to ensure compliance with National, Network and local performance standards.
Provide comprehensive medical and selected specialty services for outpatient veterans in the area of Cardiology in the form of consultative care. Diagnose, treat, and manage patients according to standard practice, usual, and acceptable methods and techniques.
Responsible for examining, diagnosing and treating cardiology disorders and diseases of outpatients seen in the outpatient clinic. Perform a wide range of medical duties covering all aspects of disorders involving diagnostic and non-interventional cardiovascular procedures. Prescribe appropriate treatments, supervise, teach and provide consultation to other health care providers (nurse practitioners, physician's assistants, residents and medical students) Work in the Cardiology Department and act as a consultant to the medical and support staff on cardiology issues.
Inquiries should be directed to Dr. Saulette Queen, Chief of Specialty Medicine via email email@example.com or Gerald Berumen, Human Resources Staffing and Recruitment Specialist via email Gerald.Berumen@va.gov.
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00am to 4:45pm; Part-Time positions may be available
Basic Requirements: * Citizenship. Citizen of the United States. (Noncitizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with section A, chapter 3, paragraph 3g, this part.)
* Education. Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in allopathic medicine or osteopathic medicine. The degree must have been obtained from an institution whose accreditation was in place for the year in which the course of study was completed. Approved schools are:
o Schools of medicine accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) for the year in which the degree was granted, or
o Schools of osteopathic medicine approved by the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA) of the American Osteopathic Association for the year in which the degree was granted.
o For foreign medical graduates not covered in (1) or (2) above, facility officials must verify with the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) that the applicant has met requirements for certification, and must obtain a copy of the ECFMG certificate, if claimed by the applicant.
* Licensure and Registration. Physicians must possess 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. The physician must maintain current registration in the State of licensure if this is a requirement for continuing active, current licensure.
* Residency Training. 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. (NOTE:VA Physicians involved in academic training programs may be required to be board certified for faculty status.) Approved residencies are:
o Those approved by the accrediting bodies for graduate medical education, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) or American Osteopathic Association (AOA), in the list published for the year the residency was completed, or
o Other residencies or their equivalents which the local Professional Standards Board determines to have provided an applicant with appropriate professional training.
* Physical Requirements. See VA Directive and Handbook 5019.
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.
Moderate Lifting (15-44 pounds); Moderate Carrying (15-44 pounds); Reaching above shoulder; Use of fingers; Both hands required; Walking (1 hour); Standing (1 hour); Both legs required; Ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously; Near vision correctable at 13" to 16" to Jaeger 1 to 4; Far vision correctable in one eye to 20/20 and 20/40 in the other; Both eyes required; Depth perception; Hearing (Aid Permitted); Working Indoors; Primarily sedentary; Working closely with others.
All applicants are required to submit the following supporting document type(s): *OF-306 *Other(VA-Form 10-2850) *Resume
Applicants may also submit the following supporting document type(s),which may not be required for all applicants:
*Cover Letter *DD-214 *Other Veterans Document *SF-15 *SF-50 *Transcript Application for Physicians, Dentists, Podiatrists, Optometrists and Chiropractors VA Form10-2850 (REQUIRED) http://www.va.gov/vaforms/medical/pdf/vha-10-2850-fill.pdf 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 1945426.
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.