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Physician - Open Continuous (Primary Care)

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Physical Address

Wilmington, DE 19806
Job Description

Physician – Open Continuous (Primary Care)

  1. Department of Veterans Affairs

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration


- ##### Open & closing dates

02/27/2019 to 09/30/2019

- ##### Service


- ##### Pay scale & grade

VM 15

- ##### Salary

$103,395 to $225,095 per year

- ##### Appointment type


- ##### Work schedule



1 vacancy in the following location:


Wilmington, DE

  1. Relocation expenses reimbursed


  1. Telework eligible


- Duties

  1. Summary

Education and length of practice will be considered by a
Compensation Panel in determining the final compensable salary (Base
Pay + Market Pay).

Recruitment Incentives are not Authorized.

This Open Continuous Announcement is a for full-time Primary Care
Physicians to work in various locations as needed.

Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.,
however the schedule is subject to change based on patient or
facility needs.
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

Learn more about this agency

  1. Responsibilities

The Wilmington VA Medical Center is seeking a full-time Primary Care
Physician to provide care to a defined panel of patients at various
locations located in Wilmington, Delaware or our Community Based
Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs) located in Kent County Delaware, Sussex
County, Delaware, Vineland, New Jersey, Northfield, New Jersey and
Cape May, New Jersey. The responsibilities of this position include:

- Works as a member of a primary care team consisting of clerical
staff, nurses, physicians, social workers, and clinical
- Provides or coordinates all aspects of the patient’s care
including preventive, urgent, and routine care including women’s
- Must meet access, quality, efficiency, satisfaction, and other
standards of performance established by the Veterans Health
- This position may include participation in the provision of
telemedicine care to outlying communities as well as occasional
travel to other VA clinics to provide clinical coverage.
- This position may also support residency training of affiliated
medical universities and programs.

  1. Travel Required

Not required

  1. Supervisory status


  1. Promotion Potential


- #### Job family (Series)

0602 Medical Officer

  1. Similar jobs

- Physicians, All Other

- Requirements

  1. Conditions of Employment

- United States Citizenship Required; non-citizens may only be
appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens
in accordance with VA Policy
- Designated and/or random drug testing required
- Selective Service Registration is required for males born after
- You may be required to serve a probationary period
- Subject to a background/security investigation
- Must be proficient in written and spoken English
- Selected applicants will be required to complete an online
onboarding process
- Must pass pre-employment physical examination

  1. Qualifications

Basic Requirements:
- United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed
when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in
accordance with VA 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 residency training, or its equivalent, approved by
the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in an accredited core
specialty training program leading to eligibility for board
- Proficiency in spoken and written English.
- Physical requirements outlined below.

Preferred Experience: Primary Experience preferred preferred.

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: Heavy lifting (45 lbs and over); reaching
above shoulder; use of fingers; walking (3 hours per day); standing
(6 hours per day); kneeling (2 hours per day); both legs required;
ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously;
near vision correctable at 13" to 16"; far vision correctable in one
eye to 20/20 and to 20/40 in the other; ability to distinguish basic
colors; hearing (aid permitted).

  1. Education

Note: Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S.
Department of Education from accredited colleges, universities,
schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for Federal
employment. You can verify your education here: If you are using foreign education
to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of
Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit
for that education. For further information, visit:

  1. Additional information

VA offers a comprehensive benefits package. This link provides an
overview of the benefits associated with a VA practice: VHA
physician brochure.

Annual leave shall accrue for full-time physicians at the rate of 26
days per leave year (1 day per pay period).

This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional

It is the policy of the VA to not deny employment to those that have
faced financial hardships or periods of unemployment.

This position is in the Excepted Service and does not confer
competitive status.

VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply. The health-related
positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the
Schedule A excepted appointment authority.

Veterans and Transitioning Service Members: Please visit the VA for
Vets site for career-search tools for Veterans seeking employment at
VA, career development services for our existing Veterans, and
coaching and reintegration support for military service members.

If you are unable to apply online view the following link for
information regarding an Alternate Application.

  1. How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the
qualifications above.

application, résumé, C.V., and/or supporting documentation will be
verified. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or
omissions may affect consideration for employment.

NOTE: Applicant’s education and length of practice (experience)
will be considered by a Compensation Panel in determining the salary
of the applicant selected. The recommended salary may be at any
point in the range listed for this vacancy.

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.

This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program
(EDRP), a student loan reim

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