The Va San Antonio, Texas
Oct 21, 2017Full time
Overview If selected for this position, you will be the emergency physician evaluating and treating patients presenting for acute concerns in the Emergency Department. The majority of patients present for medical and psychiatric issues and minor trauma. You will be responsible for the initial evaluation (including the ordering of diagnostic tests), stabilization, and treatment (including consulting) of all patients presenting. The patient population includes adults and geriatric veterans. Shifts include day, evening, night, weekend, and holidays and range from 8 to 12 hours; you should expect to provide approximately 40 hours per week. Basic Requirements: · Must be proficient in written and spoken English. · Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine. · 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: Have completed a residency in Emergency Medicine (preferred). Those having completed a residency in internal medicine or family medicine may be considered if they possess significant emergency medicine experience. Proof of current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advance Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) training at the time of credentialing and privileging and re-privileging will be required. 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. Working for the Department of Veterans Affairs offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, life insurance, health benefits, thrift savings plan, and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System. This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered. For more information please visit us at http://www.va.gov/JOBS/Job_Benefits/benefits.asp . To apply for this position, you must complete the View Occupational Questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below. The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Thursday, November 30, 2017 to received consideration. 1. To begin, click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire. 2. Click Submit My Answers to submit your application package. NOTE: It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date. To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login , select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process. To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.