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 (Chief-Geriatrics & Extended Care) in Huntington, West Virginia Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Physician (Chief-Geriatrics & Extended Care) – Huntington, West Virginia
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 199409Start Date: 01/14/2020End Date: 12/31/2020
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 12/31/2020. 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. Approved residencies are: 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 Other residencies or their equivalents which the local Professional Standards Board determines to have provided an applicant with appropriate professional training. Proficiency in spoken and written English. Physical requirements outlined below. Preferred Experience: Work experience in Geriatrics. 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 (15 lbs and under); Light carrying (15 lbs and under); use of fingers and both hands required; walking (up to 3 hours); standing (up to 3 hours); ability for rapid, mental, and muscular coordination simultaneously; near vision correctable at 13″ to 16″; hearing (aid permitted); mental and emotional stability.
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