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Staff Physician – San Antonio, Texas
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 1691Start Date: 04/04/2018End Date: 04/03/2019
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: Experience in an academic setting. Board Certification highly preferred. Call Coverage will be required. 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: Light lifting (under 15 lbs); Light carrying (under 15 lbs); Use of both fingers; Both hands required; Walking (2 hours); Standing (2 hours); Ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously; Near vision correctable at 13″ to 16″ to Jaeger 1 to 4; Specific visual requirement (DVA 20/40 Binoc); Both eyes required; Depth perception; Ability ot distinguish basic colors; Hearing (aid permitted); Working closely with others; Protracted or irregular hours of work.