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 (Psychiatrist-Substance Use Disorder Treatment Program Manager) in New Orleans, Louisiana Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Physician (Psychiatrist-Substance Use Disorder Treatment Program Manager) – New Orleans, Louisiana
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 79756Start Date: 04/01/2019End Date: 12/31/2019
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 12/31/2019. Basic Requirements: Citizenship. Citizen of the United States. (Noncitizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit
qualified citizens in accordance with section A, chapter 3, paragraph 3g, this part.) Education. Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in
allopathic medicine or osteopathic medicine. The degree must have been obtained from an institution whose
accreditation was in place for the year in which the course of study was completed. Approved schools are: (1) Schools of medicine accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) for the year in
which the degree was granted, or (2) Schools of osteopathic medicine approved by the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation
(COCA) of the American Osteopathic Association for the year in which the degree was granted. (3) For foreign medical graduates not covered in (1) or (2) above, facility officials must verify with the
Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) that the applicant has met requirements
for certification, and must obtain a copy of the ECFMG certificate, if claimed by the applicant. Licensure and Registration. Physicians must possess a 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. The physician must maintain current registration in the State of licensure if this is a requirement for
continuing active, current licensure. Residency Training. Physicians must have completed 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. (NOTE: VA Physicians involved in academic training programs may be required to be board
certified for faculty status.) Approved residencies are: (1) Those approved by the accrediting bodies for graduate medical education, the Accreditation Council for
Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) or American Osteopathic Association (AOA), in the list
published for the year the residency was completed, or (2) Other residencies or their equivalents which the local Professional Standards Board determines to have
provided an applicant with appropriate professional training. English Language Proficiency. Physicians appointed to direct patient-care positions must be
proficient in spoken and written English as required by 38 U.S.C. 7402(d) and 7407(d). Leadership/Manager Positions. Physician leadership and manager positions may be Chief of Staff, Directors (i.e., medical center and Veterans Integrated Service Network (VISN)); selected positions in Central Office; Distinguished Physicians; and Service Chiefs or Service Line Managers. Positions are approved for these levels based on the scope and complexity of the assignment and the level of responsibility. 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: See VA Directive and Handbook 5019.
If you’d like to submit a resume or apply for this position, please contact Premier Veterans at email@example.com. All are free to apply!