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 (Hematology/Oncology) in Little Rock, Arkansas Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Physician (Hematology/Oncology) – Little Rock, Arkansas
Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 572855Start Date: 02/28/2022End Date: 03/30/2022
To qualify for this position, you must meet the basic requirements as well as any additional requirements (if applicable) listed in the job announcement. Applicants pending the completion of training or license requirements may be referred and tentatively selected but may not be hired until all requirements are met. Currently employed physician(s) in VA who met the requirements for appointment under the previous qualification standard at the time of their initial appointment are deemed to have met the basic requirements of the occupation. 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. Residency Training: Physicians must have completed residency training, 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 Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), b) OR [(2) Those approved by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA),OR (3) Other residencies (non-US residency training programs followed by a minimum of five years of verified practice in the United States), which the local Medical Staff Executive Committee deems to have provided the applicant with appropriate professional training and believes has exposed the physician to an appropriate range of patient care experiences. Residents currently enrolled in ACGME/AOA accredited residency training programs and who would otherwise meet the basic requirements for appointment are eligible to be appointed as “Physician Resident Providers” (PRPs). PRPs must be fully licensed physicians (i.e., not a training license) and may only be appointed on an intermittent or fee-basis. PRPs are not considered independent practitioners and will not be privileged; rather, they are to have a “scope of practice” that allows them to perform certain restricted duties under supervision. Additionally, surgery residents in gap years may also be appointed as PRPs. Proficiency in spoken and written English. Additional Requirement: Board certification is required due to the affiliation with UAMS. Preferred Experience: The best qualified candidate will be board certified/eligible in Hematology and Medical Oncology. Specialty training in advanced fields of Hematology such as bone marrow/stem cell transplantation will be an advantage. This is crucial to help evaluate and treat patients who undergo such procedures, as well as those who may receive CAR T therapy at referral centers. The preferred candidate is expected to be interested in clinical research including participation in clinical trials. As this position will be shared with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, participation in teaching and supervision of fellows during their rotation at CAVHS including didactics, bedside teaching, morning report, etc. is required. The position also includes duties at the University Medical Center, as assigned by the Hematology section Chief. Teaching experience is preferred. VHA experience is preferred. 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: Moderate lifting, 15-44 pounds, light carrying, under 15 pounds, reaching above shoulder, use of fingers, both hands required, walking (1 hour), kneeling (1 hour), repeated bending (1/2 hour), hearing (aids may be permitted), working closely with others with the possibility of exposure to communicable diseases
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