Duties and Responsibilities: Physician must be qualified to diagnose, treat, stabilize and manage patients according to standard, usual, and acceptable methods and techniques. Physician must have an unrestricted medical license and be BLS and ACLS Certified.
Duties to be performed include but are not limited to: Perform assessments/examinations on encounters with all presenting patients; Order and interpret appropriate diagnostic tests necessary to complete the ED evaluation; Provide Attending Physician oversight to residents, mid-level providers, and students; Stabilize all critically ill or injured patients; Admit patients to the hospital or discharge them from the ED with appropriate follow-up; Discuss treatment plan with patient and or family/caregiver (following COBRA guidelines); Perform medication reconciliation with all discharged patients; Participate in Quality Assurance, chart reviews, and support applicable ED performance measures; Coordinate patient care with consultants as deemed appropriate; Emergency Department physician will support the safety, occupational health and fire protection program by the application of approved standards, regulations, practices and work methods; Perform other directly related duties as assigned.
Work Schedule:The selectee may be required to work or travel between any of the locations within Corporate Orlando. The selectee may also be required to work various shifts on a permanent or temporary basis, based on patient care needs.
Citizenship:Citizen of the United States. (Noncitizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens)
Must be proficient in written and spoken English.
Education: Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in allopathic medicine or osteopathic medicine.
Licensure and Registration: 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. Registration must be maintained in the State of licensure if this is a requirement for continuing active, current licensure.
Residency: Completed a first-year residency, or its equivalent, approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for the year in which it was completed. For a VA resident, the appropriate Deans Committee and Resident Review Board may recommend appointment on the basis of the candidate's acceptability for residency training.
Preferred Experience: Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine (with Emergency Department experience), Family Practice (with Emergency Department experience) highly preferred. Additionally, it is highly preferred that the candidate be ultrasound credentialed in compliance with the American Board of Emergency Medicine requirements.
National Service Experience: 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.
Physical Requirements: Light lifting (under 15 pounds), standing, reaching above shoulders, both legs required, use of fingers, hearing (aid permitted), both hands required, and walking.
Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference on the Occupational Questionnaire in the section provided and provide a legible copy of your DD214(s) and/or documentation related to your active duty service which shows dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), or dates of impending separation.
Additionally, disabled veterans and others eligible for 10-point preference (such as widows or mothers of eligible Veterans) must also submit an SF-15 "Application for 10 Point Veterans Preference" with required proof as stated on the form. For more information, please review the information for disabled Veterans in the application checklist or visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx.
- Resume or CV
- Occupational Questionnaire
Note: The following documents are highly preferred.
- Performance Appraisal/Proficiency
- SF-50 (If you are a current or former Federal Employee)
- Copy of Licensure
- Copy of Certification
- VA Form 10-2850 - Application Physicians, Dentists, Podiatrists and Optometrists is available at http://www.va.gov/vaforms/medical/pdf/vha-10-2850-fill.pdf ).
Please review the following checklist.
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 1898841.
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.