The United States government is a massive employer, and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open employment positions in locations across the country. Below you’ll find a Qualification Summary for an active, open job listing from the Department of Veterans Affairs. The opening is for a Physician Assistant (Rochester CBOC) in Rochester, Minnesota Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Physician Assistant (Rochester CBOC) – Rochester, Minnesota
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 5385Start Date: 09/27/2018End Date: 11/02/2018
Basic Requirements: To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement. Applicants must meet the basic qualification requirements as stated in the VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G8, Physician Assistant Qualification Standard, which is available in the Human Resources office or online at http://vaww.va.gov/OHRM/Directives-Handbooks/Documents/5005-78.docx 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; religious; 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. Citizenship: Citizen of the United States. (Noncitizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens.) Education or Training: The candidate must meet one of the following: (1) Graduate of a PA training program, or of a surgical assistant program which is accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) or one of its predecessor organizations; and (2) A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited PA training program or in another health sciences related field from an accredited college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Certification: Current and continuous certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) is required for employment in VHA. English Language Proficiency: PAs appointed to direct patient-care positions must be proficient in spoken and written English as required by 38 U.S.C. 7402(d). Designated Drug-Testing Position: All applicants tentatively selected for VA employment in a testing designated position are subject to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment. Applicants who refuse to be tested will be denied employment with the VA. Applicants will not be appointed to the position if a verified positive drug test result is received. Preferred Experience: 2-3 years clinical experience Physical Requirements: This position requires a pre-employment physical. Eligible applicants must be physically and mentally able to perform efficiently the essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation, without hazard to themselves or others. Depending on the essential duties of a specific position, usable vision, color vision, hearing, or speech may be required. However, in most cases, a specific physical condition or impairment of a specific function may be compensated for by the satisfactory use of a prosthesis or mechanical aid.
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