The Department of Veterans Affairs, Baltimore VA Medical Center is currently seeking a full-time BC/BE Anesthesiologist to join an expanding clinical, education and research facility. Applicants with sub specialty experience in vascular, neurosurgical, ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia and acute pain management are particularly encouraged to apply; qualified generalists are also sought.
Our facility is the major tertiary care referral center for the VA Maryland Health Care System (VAMHCS) and offers a full range of inpatient, outpatient and primary care services for veterans living in Maryland and adjacent states. Located on the campus of the University of Maryland and connected to the University of Maryland Medical Center with a sky bridge, the VAMHCS maintains a close affiliate with the University of Maryland School of Medicine (SOM). Our Department of Anesthesiology provides perioperative, critical care and pain management services to a diverse and complex population of veterans.Surgical specialties include general, orthopedic, neurosurgical, thoracic, vascular, urologic, ENT, plastic and reconstructive, podiatric and gynecologic (no cardiac or trauma). Expansion of anesthesia clinical services and programs necessitates the recruitment of energetic and dedicated individuals to join our team. Responsibilities will include patient care, didactic and clinical instruction to residents and medical students, and supervision of CRNAs and other professionals. Administrative, clinical research and leadership opportunities are available. Participation in the academic missions of the SOM is encouraged. Faculty appointment in the SOM will be commensurate with academic credentials.
Work Schedule: Monday thru Friday; 7:30AM - 4:00PM
Functional Statement Title/#:Physician, Anesthesiologist/000000
Telework eligible: No
* Citizenship - U.S. Citizenship (Non-citizens may be appointed only if it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens)
* Education - 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 an institution whose accreditation was in place for the year in which the course of study was completed. Approved schools are:
(1) Schools of medicine accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) for the year in which the degree was granted, or
(2) Schools of osteopathic medicine approved by the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA) of the American Osteopathic Association for the year in which the degree was granted.
(3) For foreign medical graduates not covered in (1) or (2) above, facility officials must verify with the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) that the applicant has met requirements for certification, and must obtain a copy of the ECFMG certificate, if claimed by the applicant.
* 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.
* Residency Training - Physicians must have completed residency training or its equivalent, approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in an accredited core specialty training program leading to eligibility for board certification. (NOTE: VA Physicians involved in academic training programs may be required to be board certified for faculty status.) Approved residencies are:
(1) Those approved by the accrediting bodies for graduate medical education, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) or American Osteopathic Association (AOA), in the list published for the year the residency was completed, or
(2) Other residencies or their equivalents which the local Professional Standards Board determines to have provided an applicant with appropriate professional training.
* English Language Proficiency - Must be proficient in spoken and written English
* Physical Requirements - Scope of the Examination: The examination will be concerned with the mental and physical ability of the applicant to satisfactorily perform the duties of the proposed assignment and will include requisite laboratory and other screening as required by Federal regulatory agencies
PHYSICIAN STAFF REQUIREMENTS:
Staff Physician. None beyond the basic requirements. The individual must qualify to perform duties as a physician, have completed an accredited residency and/or possess experience which has qualified the individual to perform general duties and some specialized functions and procedures without supervision. Staff physicians may also include attending's who train physician residents assigned in facilities with residency training programs, and consultants who are capable of giving authoritative views and opinions on subjects in their field of medicine.
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.
In describing your experience, please be clear and specific. We may not make assumptions regarding your experience.
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:
*Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs)
*Other(10-2850 Application, License, Registration, or Certification)
*Other Veterans Document
1. CV or Resume to include: contact information; descriptions of jobs held, including the name and address of employer, job title, description of duties, beginning and ending date (month/year) of employment, average hours worked per week if part-time, and supervisor's name and phone number; education, including name and location of college, dates attended, and type and date of any degree earned; other information such as possession of licenses, certificates, etc. Descriptions of duties must be sufficiently detailed to document the level of experience.(Required) ****Failure to include all the above information in your CV or Resume may result in an ineligible rating of IRSI.****
2. Occupational Questionnaire (Required)
3. Proof of current Certification, Licensure or Registration (Required)
4. VA Form 10-2850 - Application for Physicians, Dentist, Optometrist, and Podiatrist - http://www.va.gov/vaforms/medical/pdf/vha-10-2850-fill.pdf(Highly Desired)
5. OF-306 - Declaration of Federal Employment - http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/of0306.pdf (Highly Desired)
6. If prior military service, include all copies of your DD Forms 214 or proof of service (required). Applicants claiming preference based on service-connected disability, or based on being the spouse or mother of a disabled or deceased Veteran, must also complete and submit an SF 15, Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference - http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/SF15.pdf
7. If currently employed in the VA system or another Government agency, include latest SF-50 - Notification of Personnel Action.(required)
8. Unofficial transcripts(s)-official college transcript(s) will be required before being hired; if applicable, supporting documentation from college or university, will also be necessary to prove to the hiring agency that the required educational requirements (conferral) will be met in the near future.
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 1960548.
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.