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 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Physician Assistant – Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 249052Start Date: 04/23/2020End Date: 05/13/2020
Applicants pending the completion of educational or certification/licensure requirements may be referred and tentatively selected but may not be hired until all requirements are met. Basic Requirements: Education: 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 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: PA’s appointed to direct patient-care positions must be proficient in spoken and written English as required by 38 U.S.C. 7402(d). Grade Determinations: In addition to the Basic Requirements, the following criteria must be met in determining the appropriate grade for appointment: Full Grade: None beyond the basic requirements. Intermediate Grade: One (1) year of professional practice as a PA; ORSuccessful completion of a PA post-graduate residency program accredited by ARC-PA or by the U.S. Armed Forces; OR A Master’s degree from a PA training program certified by ARC-PA or in another health related field from an accredited college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Senior Grade: Three (3) years of professional practice as a PA; OR Two (2) years of professional practice as a PA and successful completion of a PA post-graduate residency program accredited by ARC-PA or the U.S. Armed Forces; OR Two (2) years of professional practice as a PA and a Master’s degree from a PA training program certified by ARC-PA or in another health-related field from an accredited college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education; OR a Doctoral degree in a health-related field from an accredited college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Chief Grade: Generally, an individual in this grade is able to demonstrate the behaviors after 5 years of professional practice as a PA; AND have a Master’s Degree. References: VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-8, Physician Assistant Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office. Physical Requirements: Daily intermittent walking, standing, bending, stooping, reaching, and carrying of lightweight items required. Rigid deadlines and need for high degree of accuracy periodically becomes stressful.
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