The Endocrinology/Diabetology Specialist is charged with delivering the best possible Endocrinology/Diabetology services to our Veteran patients. The Endocrinology/Diabetology Specialist will perform indicated services for conditions in both in-patient and out-patient clinical settings, including telemedicine. This care must be delivered in accordance with hospital policy and meet community standards and pertains to outpatients as well as inpatients. The Endocrinology/Diabetology Specialist works within her or his privileges at all times. The Endocrinology/Diabetology Specialist is expected to maintain current knowledge and skills. She or he must be able to deliver interventions throughout the full spectrum of Endocrinology/Diabetology Care; i.e. s/he is expected to maintain good diagnostic and therapeutic acumen.
Teaching is an integral part of the work of a VA staff Endocrinologist/Diabetologist. This pertains to colleagues, residents, medical and nursing students, nursing and other ancillary staff.
The staff Endocrinology/Diabetology Specialist exercises corporate citizenship by serving as leader and/or active member on Medical Center committees as requested.
The staff Endocrinology/Diabetology Specialist provides expanded access to services via off normal tour or on call periods.
Timely documentation (notes and encounter forms) is necessary in all areas in accordance with facility policy. All administrative work should be completed in a timely fashion.
All VA requirements must be met on a timely basis.
* Competitive salary and annual performance bonus
* Guaranteed salary increases!
*Student loan reembursement
* Robust benefits (see below) including traditional pension planin addition to a 401K-type plan with up to 5% in employer contributions
* Hours: Monday thru Friday8:00 am to 4:30 pm.
* Call: Weekend shifts or telephone call from home are required. Shifts are rotated through the otherCardiology staff.
* CME benefits
*Support Staff: Residents, Nursing staff, and Administrativestaff.
* Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State is permissible to work at this facility.
* Malpractice: Liability protection with tail coverage provided
* No Physician Employment Contract!
Work Schedule: Full-Time, Monday through Friday, 8:00AM - 4:30PM, On-call hours are required and # of hours and days and times of on-call hours will vary according to discipline.
- Citizenship of the United States. Non-citizens 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.
- Proficiency in spoken and written English.
- Physical requirements outlined below.
- Board Certified in Endocrinology/Diabetology.
- Qualification for academic appointment.
- American Heart Association Basic Life Saving (BLS)
- Must be registered with the Selective Service System if a maleborn January 1, 1960 or after.
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: Thephysicianshould be physically and mentally capable to perform the duties of the position including examinations, formulate the diagnosis and treatment plan and educate residents. Physical activities include sitting, standing (up to4 hours)walking (up to 2 hours),heavy lifting (45 pounds or over), reaching above the shoulder, and repeated bending. The incumbent should be emotionally and mentally stable; and capable to perform the duties of the position.
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:
*Other(VA Form 10-2850 Physician Application)
VA Form 10-2850 can be found at https://www.va.gov/vaforms/search_action.asp?FormNo=10-2850&tkey=&Action=Search
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.