Duties SummaryThis position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program, a student loan reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirement, and submit your application within four months of appointment. The final award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) is determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services office.Recruitment/Relocation incentive may be authorized to a highly qualified candidate.ResponsibilitiesThe Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center in Clarksburg, WV is seeking Physician-Dermatologist. Duties may include the following, but are not limited to:Provide patient care that is compassionate, appropriate, and effective for the promotion of health, prevention of illness, and treatment of disease. The ideal candidate should possess strong interpersonal and communication skills that enable them to establish and maintain professional relationships with patients, families, and other members of the health care team;Provide Dermatological patient care to our patients. This would include physician order entry for prescribing medications, laboratory and radiology requests;See patients in an inpatient and outpatient clinic setting;Evaluate, diagnose, consult, and order appropriate diagnostic studies; perform surgical and non-surgical dermatology procedures on the skin and certain skin lesions as appropriate on all adults who present with injuries or diseases of the skin;Assist in tele-dermatology along with other providers;Submit consult requests and patient notes into the Computer Patient Records System (CPRS);Provide timely documentation for new patient examinations and extensive follow-up visits;Review laboratory, radiology, procedures and consultation reports;Communicate normal and abnormal results to patients;Appropriately code all outpatient encounters;Completes encounters in a timely manner;Provide consultative series on patients referred from other sections of the hospital and/or affiliated VA outpatient clinics, and perform administrative functions and other tasks as assigned by the Chief of the Medicine Service;Attend hospitals assigned committees, section meetings, and other administrative functions.Maintain accurate data on all procedures;Prepare and update the policy and procedure manual for the department that complies with JACHO guidelines;Provide guidance to Residents and Medical Students on rotation;Train other professional staff in the Dermatology section;Other duties as assigned.Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00a - 4:30p. Hours are subject to change depending on the needs of the facility.Financial Disclosure Report: Not requiredTravel RequiredNot requiredSupervisory statusNoPromotion PotentialNoneRequirements Conditions of EmploymentU.S. Citizenship; non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.Designated and/or random drug testing requiredSelective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959You may be required to serve a probationary periodSubject to a background/security investigationMust be proficient in written and spoken EnglishSelected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding processMust pass pre-employment physical examination QualificationsApplicants pending the completion of educational or certification/licensure requirements may be referred and tentatively selected but may not be hired until all requirements are met.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 certification.Proficiency in spoken and written English.Physical requirements outlined below.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: Heavy lifting (45 lbs. and over), light carrying (under 15 lbs.), reaching over shoulders, use of fingers, both hands required, walking (8 hrs.), standing (8 hrs.), ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously, near vision correctable at 13-16 in. to Jaeger 1-4, far vision correctable in one eye to 20/20, use of both eyes, ability to distinguish basic colors, ability to distinguish shades of colors, hearing (aid permitted), hearing without aid, clear speech, and mental and emotional stability.EducationNote: 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: 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: informationVA offers a comprehensive benefits package. This link provides an overview of the benefits associated with a VA practice: VHA physician brochure.Annual leave shall accrue for full-time physicians at the rate of eight (8) hours per biweekly pay period.This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.It is the policy of the VA to not deny employment to those that have faced financial hardships or periods of unemployment.This position is in the Excepted Service and does not confer competitive status.VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply. The health-related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority.Veterans and Transitioning Service Members: Please visit the VA for Vets site for career-search tools for Veterans seeking employment at VA, career development services for our existing Veterans, and coaching and reintegration support for military service members.If you are unable to apply online view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.Read more How You Will Be EvaluatedYou will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE MAY NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. Your application, r sum , C.V., and/or supporting documentation will be verified. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect consideration for employment.NOTE: A formal pay-setting process will be used to determine your salary. The salary may be at any point in the range listed for this vacancy.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.Read moreBackground checks and security clearanceSecurity clearanceConfidentialDrug test requiredYesPosition sensitivity and riskNon-sensitive (NS)/Low RiskTrust determination processCredentialing, Suitability/FitnessThis job is open toThe publicU.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.Clarification from the agencyUS CitizensLocation1 vacancy in the following location:Clarksburg, WVClarksburg, WV1 vacancyRelocation expenses reimbursedYesYou may qualify for reimbursement of relocation expenses in accordance with agency policy.Telework eligibleNoOverviewOpen & closing datesOpening and closing dates04/21/2020 to 12/31/2020ServiceExceptedPay scale & gradeVM 15Salary$200,000 to $400,000 per yearEducation and length of practice will be considered through a formal pay-setting process in determining the final compensable salaryAppointment typePermanentWork scheduleFull-Time
Associated topics: cosmetic, dermatology, mohs, physician dermatology, skin
Clarksburg, West Virginia, United States
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