Physician-Primary Care (Odessa/
Company: US Department of Veterans Affairs
Location: San Angelo
Posted on: September 3, 2019
The West Texas VA Health Care System, Big Spring, Texas is
currently recruiting for Primary Care Physician(s) for the
Community Based Outpatient Clinics in San Angelo and Odessa,
Texas.Note: Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S.
Department of Education from accredited colleges, universities,
schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for Federal
employment. You can verify your education here:
http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/. If you are using foreign
education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a
Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to
receive credit for that education. For further information, visit:
Ambulatory Care Physician will provide comprehensive care to a
panel of adult patients from young adult to elderly and care to
optimize patient health and Women's Health. The Physician will work
seamlessly with other health care team members and support patient
satisfaction initiatives. The Physician will contribute to the
achievement of qualify care standards, write orders for diagnostic
testing, prescribe medications, consult with specialty services and
utilize computerized/electronic medical records. Also, the selectee
will provide patient care in accordance with professional
standards, core values and commitment to excellent service.
Selectee must be proficient in the use of computerized systems
related to patient care. Additionally, the Physician will be
required to provide cross coverage and be trained in the following
areas: Clinical Video Teleconferencing, Acute Care, Domiciliary,
Residential, Outpatient Care, Mental Health, Day Procedure Unit and
Consult response in an setting.
Work Schedule: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Functional Statement: Staff Physician #000000
A RECRUITMENT/RELOCATION MAY BE AUTHORIZEDTo qualify for this
position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date
of this announcement, 09/30/2019.
- United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed
when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance
with VA 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 residency training, or its equivalent, approved
by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in an accredited core
specialty training program leading to eligibility for board
- Proficiency in spoken and written English.
- Physical requirements outlined below.
Preferred Experience: Board Eligible/Board Certified
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: Walking, bending, stooping, and some lifting
in the direct care of patients. There may also be extended periods
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