Staff Physician (PACT)
Company: US Department of Veterans Affairs
Posted on: December 4, 2019
Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): CAYN-10403161-19-CC.
The Charles George VA Medical Center is recruiting for One (1)
Full-Time, Staff Physician (PACT) in Primary Care Services.
1st Consideration will be given to current, "Permanent employees of
Charles George VA Medical Center employees".
Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens.
For more information on the"Who may apply" eligibility
requirements, please refer to the OHRM Current, Permanent Federal
Civilian Employee Definitions document.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,
Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP): The applicant selected for
this position may be eligible to apply for an education loan
reimbursement award up to the maximum limitation under the
provision of the Education Debt Reduction Program. Eligibility to
apply does not guarantee acceptance into the program. Approval for
EDRP awards are subject to the availability of funding.The Charles
George VA Medical Center is seeking an outstanding Physicians to
join our Primary Care team in Asheville, North Carolina. He/she
will provide comprehensive primary care and preventative care to
primary care patients, under the Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT)
model. The type of care is served to the Veteran population with
diseases consistent to those seen in the general population. A
major focus is in preventative medicine.
Duties include but are not limited to:
- Provides a full range of clinical services including assessment
and using the most appropriate techniques in providing quality care
in their specialty.
- Performs appropriate evaluation and management of
- Provides a full range of therapeutic interventions to
units/programs in the Medical Center to which they are assigned and
has clinical privileges to practice including diagnostic
assessment, medication evaluation, and management.
- Participates effectively in team meetings and treatment
planning conferences, and collaborates with multidisciplinary team
members in a manner that enhances coordination of comprehensive
- Order diagnostic tests and discriminates between normal and
abnormal findings and makes appropriate treatment decisions.
- Ensures that the practice of medicine is consistent with Joint
Commission, CARF, VA policies and procedures, clinical practice
guidelines, VISN standards, national statutes and regulations,
medical record documentation, mandatory continuing education, and
- Specific tasks are itemized in each physician's Credentialing
- and other duties assigned
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 40 hours per week
Function Statement/#: STAFF PHYSICIAN (PRIMARY CARE) VM-0602-15 /
Compressed/Flexible: Not Available
Telework: Not Available
Virtual: This is not a virtual position.
Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Maybe authorized for qualified
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required.Basic Requirements:
- 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: Current BLS required/ACLS desirable.
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: Applicants must meet physical standards for
the position. A physical examination prior to placement is
required. This is a designated drug testing position. After
appointment, you will be subject to random testing for illegal drug
use. Requires lifting 15-44 pounds; pushing (approx. 2 hours);
reaching above shoulder; use of fingers and both hands; walking and
standing from 3-5 hours and kneeling. Ability for rapid mental and
muscular coordination simultaneously. Must have depth perception
and ability to distinguish basic colors and shades of colors.
Hearing aid is permitted.
Selected applicants will be required to complete an online
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