The VA Southern Nevada healthcare System is recruiting for Primary Care Physicians that will work in a clinic. The employee selected will perform duties at any of the VA Primary Care Clinics and the VAMC medical center on a regular schedule. VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System will provide a full continuum of care between the Main Campus and outlying Primary Care Clinics: Northwest, Northeast, Southwest and Southeast, Laughlin, Pahrump, CRRC. Additional travel to support local V22 and VHA national initiatives, committee membership(s) and continuing education requirements maybe required and supported by the Southern Nevada VAMC.
The selected Physician will be responsible for providing primary care for patients with the new VA care delivery system, Patient-Aligned Care Teams (PACT). This model of care incorporates a patient-centered approach focusing on access to care, care managers, collaboration amongst specialties and other services (including nursing and clerical staff), and alternative means of care (tele-health, nursing visits, shared medical appointments, etc.).
The selected physician provides appropriate care for Veterans ranging in age from 18 through geriatric years, taking into consideration diagnosis and physical, functional, psychosocial, spiritual and cultural needs. The Physician serves as a provider who is highly skilled in the management of a patient's primary care needs and evaluation of need for subspecialty referral. The Physician is responsible to contribute to the achievements of quality of care standards, efficiency, process improvement, and patient satisfaction. The Physician writes orders for diagnostic testing, prescribed medications, and consultation to specialty services utilizing computer-keyboarding techniques. The Physician is expected to practice in accordance with professional standards, core values and with a commitment to service excellence. The Physician will serve as a resource for Nurse Practitioners or Physician Assistants who are also delivering primary care and responds to all staff in the primary care teams in regards to patient concerns.
Location: This announcement will be used to fill vacancies for any Physicianpositions. The individual selected will perform duties at the selectedVA Primary Care Clinic. Locations include:
Northeast Primary Care Clinic: 4461 East Charleston Boulevard, Las Vegas NV, 89104
Northwest Primary Care Clinic: 3968 North Rancho Drive, North Las Vegas NV, 89130
Southeast Primary Care Clinic: 1020 South Boulder Highway, Henderson, NV, 89015
Southwest Primary Care Clinic: 7235 South Buffalo Drive, Las Vegas NV, 89113
Womens Health Clinic: 6900 North Pecos Road, Las Vegas NV, 89086
Main Primary Care Clinic: 6900 North Pecos Road, Las Vegas NV, 89086
Laughlin CBOC: 3650 South Pointe Circle Building D, Suite 200, Laughlin NV, 89029
Pahrump CBOC: 2100 East Calvada Boulevard, Pahrump NV, 89048
Work Schedule: Flexible tours including but not limited to 8-10 hour shifts, to include early morning, evening hours and weekends as the need arises.
Citizenship of the United States. Noncitizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with Department of Veterans Affairs 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 a first-year residency, or its equivalent, approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which it was completed.
Proficiency in spoken and written English.
Physical requirements outlined below.
Preferred Experience: Internal Medicine and/or Family Practice Board Certified/Eligible. (Board Certification will be the determining factor for a recruitment/relocation incentive)
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; religions; 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.
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), moderate carrying (15-44 pounds), reaching above shoulder, use of fingers, walking (1 hour), standing (1 hour), near vision correctable to 13" to 16" to Jaeger 1 to 4, far vision correctable in one eye to 20/20, hearing (aid permitted), emotional/mental stability, working inside and outside, working closely with others, working alone, working with hands in water, protracted or irregular hours of work, slippery or uneven walking surfaces.
All applicants are required to submit the following supporting document type(s): *Resume
Applicants may also submit the following supporting document type(s),which may not be required for all applicants:
*Cover Letter *DD-214 *OF-306 *Other(VA Form 10-2850) *Other Veterans Document *SF-15 *SF-50 *Transcript
Please use this checklist to ensure you have included other documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), documentation to support Veterans Preference claims, etc. You will not be contacted for additional information.
Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference for 5pt (TP), or 10pt (CP/CPS, XPP, XP), or for Sole Survivor Preference (SSP), on the Occupational Questionnaire in the section(s) provided. A legible copy of your DD214(s) indicating character of service, disability certification, SF-15 (if claiming 10 pt. preference) or if you are currently serving on active duty and expected to be released or discharged within 120 days; documentation related to your active duty service which reflects the dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), or dates of impending separation. Documentation is required for eligibility verification.
Faxing Applications or Supporting Documents: You are encouraged to apply online. Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application. If you are unable to apply online or unable to upload your supporting documents to your online application, follow the directions located at the following site: Fax Options. The Vacancy ID of the job opportunity announcement is 1821965.
NOTE: If you applied online and your application is complete, do not fax the paper application (1203-FX) as this will overwrite your prior online responses and may result in you being found ineligible.