The Staff Physician will:
1. Provide clinical care as an anesthesiologist at the Durham VA Medical Center with specific duties to provide care to those in the operating room and critical care units.
2. Project management experience in implementation of education/training programs in the clinical setting.
3. Provide anesthesia patient care in other areas such as the General OR, PACU, ICU, wards, and clinics where patients undergo off-site anesthesia.
4. Providing care specifically to patients undergoing Electrophysiology Procedures in a non-OR setting.
5. Providing effective delivery of anesthetic are in all assigned areas as needed.
6. Providing pre-operative assessment, intra-operative anesthetic administration and monitory, and post-anesthetic care, in compliance with national Joint Commission accreditation standards
7. Additional clinical and administrative assignments as determined by Section and/or Service Chief.
The Staff Physician will:
1. Maintain clinical records as part of routine medical care
2. Additional administrative responsibilities as directed by Section and Service Chiefs.
Functional Statement Title/#: Staff Physician/Anesthesiologist
1. Must be proficient in written and spoken English.
2. Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine.
3. 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.
The physician must qualify for and hold academic appointments at our affiliate, Duke University Medical Center. All of our faculty have academic interests in medical education and clinical or basic research. Academic titles and compensation will be commensurate with experience and credentials in education, clinical service, and research.
A preferredexperience would be a providerwith training and expertise in regional anesthesia, pain management, research and other anesthesia-related skills relevant to the care of veterans. Specifically,experience in the following: Treatment of chronic pain, focused on interventional therapeutic techniques;Administrative committee chair experience for medical center-wide oversight of clinical programs (past); Clinical and health services research;and Institutional Review Board experience (past), including extensive experience with review and consultation of protocol submission and regulatory compliance reviews issues.
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 (15-44lb), Moderate carrying (15-44lb) straight pulling, pulling hand over hand, pushing, reaching above shoulder, use of fingers, both hands required, walking (8hrs), Standing (8hrs), Far vision correctable in one eye to 20/20 and to 20/40 in the other, ability to distinguish basic color, ability to distinguish shades of color, hearing (aid permitted)
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 Veterans Document
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, or ICTAP/CTAP documentation (for displaced Federal employees). You will not be contacted for additional information.
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 visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx.
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 1959850.
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.