Position Overview:Seeking a part-time board certified or board eligible Family Practice or Internal Medicine Physician to provide care to veterans at the Minot, North Dakota, Community Based Outpatient Clinic. Incumbent will perform outpatient duties and management of scheduled and unscheduled patients, Monday through Friday, 8:00 - 12:00. Assigned panel of patients, panel size is determined by VHA PCMM software package, panel size is specific to their practice and setting. No emergency services on site. Salary is determined by the Physician's Compensation Panel. Board Certification is preferred and the candidate must hold an active, unrestricted license to practice medicine in any state or territory of the United States. Non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with regulations.
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am to 12:00 pm
Physical Requirements: Heavy lifting and carrying (45 lbs. and over); straight pulling and pushing; reaching above shoulder; use of fingers; walking and standing (up to 4 hours); repeated bending;ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously; near vision correctable at 13" to 16"; hearing (aid permitted).
In order to qualify for this position you must meet the following:
Certified/Board Eligible: Board Certified or Board Eligible in Internal Medicine or Family Practice with two-three years clinical experience and current BLS certification.
Citizenship: Must be a U.S. citizen, non-citizens may be considered if no US Citizens are available per Federal Regulations.
Education: 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 Secretary of Veterans Affairs the year in which the course of study was completed. Approved schools are:
* Schools medicine holding regular institutional membership in the Association of American Medical Colleges for the year in which the degree was granted.
* Schools osteopathic medicine approved by the American Osteopathic Association for the year in which the degree was granted.
* Schools(including foreign schools) accepted by the licensing body of a State,Territory, or Commonwealth (i.e., Puerto Rico), or the District of Columbia as qualifying for full or unrestricted licensure.
Licensure and Registration: Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in astute, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or the District of Columbia. The physician must maintain current registration in the State officeholders if this is a requirement of continuing, active, current licenser.
Language Requirement: Must be proficient in written and spoken English.
Security Background Check: Applicants will be required to successfully complete a background security investigation.
Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, PartII, Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office.
Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference on the Occupational Questionnaire in the section provided and provide a legible copy of your DD-214(s), SF-15 (as applicable) and/or documentation related to your active duty service which shows dates of service, character of service(honorable, general, etc.), or dates of impending separation. For more information, please review the information disabled Veterans in the application checklist or visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx .
All applicants are required to submit the following supporting document type(s):
Applicants may also submit the following supporting document type(s),which may not be required for all applicants:
CV/Resume must note citizenship status.
If selected the following documents will be required at a later date (if applicable):
1. Optional Form 306 - Declaration for Federal Employment (Available at http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/of0306.pdf).
2. If prior military service, include ALL copies of your DD Forms 214. Applicants claiming preference based on service-connected disability, or based on being the spouse or mother of a disabled or deceased Veteran, must also complete and submit a SF 15, Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference (available at http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/SF15.pdf).
3. If currently employed in the VA or Federal Government system, include latest SF-50 - Notification of Personnel Action with current grade/step annotated.
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.
NOTE: If you applied online and your application is complete,do not fax the paper application (1203FX - Occupational Questionnaire Form) as this will overwrite your prior online responses and may result in you being found ineligible.
If you completed the occupational questionnaire online and are unable to upload supporting document(s):
1. To fax your documents, you must use the following cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf and provide the required information. The Vacancy ID is 1838995
2. Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.
If you are unable to apply online by 11:59 PM (EST) on TAG:Closing Date, please contact the point of contact listed in the announcement.
To complete the occupational questionnaire and submit via fax:
1. Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire.
2. Print the 1203FX form, follow the instructions and provide your responses to the occupational questionnaire items http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdfimage/opm1203fx.pdf.
3. Fax the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144. Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.