The John D. Dingell Veterans Affairs Medical center, Detroit, Michigan, has an immediate opening for a Full-Time, preferably Board Certified/Board Eligible Pulmonary and Critical Care staff physician. Qualifications include competency in all Pulmonary & ICU procedures including airway management and certification in ACLS and BLS. Responsibilities include management of ICU patients, care of pulmonary patients in the Detroit VAMC inpatient and outpatient settings, and oversight of respiratory services and supplemental oxygen therapy.
The Detroit VAMC has a strong affiliation with Wayne State University (WSU) and the WSU Pulmonary & Critical Care Fellows are an integral part of the pulmonary and ICU team in the Detroit VA. The Candidate will have fellow teaching responsibilities and will need to show academic interest and potential.
Interested candidates may address any questions regarding the position via email to our Chief of Pulmonary & ICU Section, Anan Salloum, MD, at Anan.Salloum@va.gov; or to the Associate Chief of Staff for Medicine, Patricia Brown, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.I.D.S.A. at Patricia.Brown@va.gov.
Work Schedule: Full Time DaysMonday - Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm Basic Requirements:
- 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: Preferred Board Certified in Internal Medicine (MD or DO) and Board Eligible or Certified in Pulmonary Medicine and Critical Care Medicine;Residency/Fellowship - completion of an accredited residency/fellowship in Internal Medicine is necessary to qualify for an academic appointment at affiliate Wayne State University.
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.
Heavy lifting and carrying (45+ lbs.); As needed - Straight pulling, pulling handover hand, pushing and reaching above shoulders, walking, standing, crawling, kneeling, repeated bending, climbing using both legs and arms; use of fingers and both hands required; ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously; near vision correctable at 13'-16" to Jaeger 1 to 4; far vision correctable in one eye to 20/20 and to 20/40 in the other; depth perception; ability to distinguish basic colors; hearing (aid permitted); working closely with others; working alone; protracted or irregular hours of work All applicants are required to submit the following supporting document type(s):
Applicants may also submit the following supporting document type(s),which may not be required for all applicants:
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.
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 1952218.
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.