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Physician – Physiatrist – Pain – Columbia, South Carolina
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 1395Start Date: 03/08/2018End Date: 12/31/2018
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. Preferred Experience: Board Certification (preferred): Board certified or eligible in Acupuncture. Board certified or eligible in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Board certified or eligible in Pain Medicine. Residency. Completion of an accredited 3 year residency in PM&R. Preferred Experience. Competencies includes medical acupuncture, basic outpatient procedure such as Botox migraine headache prophylaxis injections,joint, bursa, trigger point and tendon sheath injections. Possess a strong work ethic, superb integrity, kindness and empathy, and who enjoys working with a collaborative group. Commitment to public service.Teaching and Quality Improvement/Program Improvement experience 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: Moderate lifting, 15-44 pounds; straight pulling (4 hours); pushing (4 hours); reaching above shoulder; use of fingers; both hands required; walking (2 hours);standing (7 hours); kneeling (1 hour); repeated bending (4 hours); both legs required; near vision correctable at 13″ to 16″ to Jaeger 1 to 4; far-vision correctable in one eye to 20/50 and to 20/100 in the other; ability to distinguish basic colors; hearing (aid permitted); mental and emotional stability required.