We care for Heroes! Veterans depend on us, we depend on professionals like you. Our values unite us, guide our actions/decisions daily. At North Florida / South Georgia Veterans Health System, this means: It's About the Veterans. You Support a Safety Culture; Commit to Zero Harm; Learn, Inquire and Improve; Embrace a Duty to Speak Up; Have Respect for People; and Ensure Clear Communications. We are committed to a Whole Health System of patient centered care and employee wellness. 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. English Language Proficiency. In accordance with 38 U.S.C. 7402(d), no person shall serve in direct patient care positions unless they are proficient in basic written and spoken English. 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. Residency Training: Physicians must have completed residency training, 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 Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), b) OR [(2) Those approved by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA),OR (3) Other residencies (non-US residency training programs followed by a minimum of five years of verified practice in the United States), which the local Medical Staff Executive Committee deems to have provided the applicant with appropriate professional training and believes has exposed the physician to an appropriate range of patient care experiences. Residents currently enrolled in ACGME/AOA accredited residency training programs and who would otherwise meet the basic requirements for appointment are eligible to be appointed as "Physician Resident Providers" (PRPs). PRPs must be fully licensed physicians (i.e., not a training license) and may only be appointed on an intermittent or fee-basis. PRPs are not considered independent practitioners and will not be privileged; rather, they are to have a "scope of practice" that allows them to perform certain restricted duties under supervision. Additionally, surgery residents in gap years may also be appointed as PRPs. Preferred Experience and Certifications: Board Certified/Board Internal Medicine or Board certified Family practice medicine preferred. Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G2 Physician Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office. Physical Requirements: Eligible applicants must be physically and mentally able to perform efficiently the essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation, without hazard to themselves or others. Depending on the essential duties of a specific position, usable vision, color vision, hearing or speech may be required. however, in most cases, a specific physical condition or impairment of a specific function may be compensated for by the satisfactory use of a prosthesis or mechanical aid. ["Perform comprehensive history, examination, diagnosis, and treatment of medical conditions. The Primary Care Provider providing care for both male and female patients face to face in a clinic setting. Provide preventive health for both male and female patients Initial diagnosis of allergic and immunologic disease and ongoing treatment of uncomplicated cases Initial diagnosis of cardiac diseases and ongoing treatment of uncomplicated cases Initial diagnosis of dermatologic diseases and ongoing treatment of uncomplicated cases Initial diagnosis of endocrine and metabolic diseases and ongoing treatment of uncomplicated cases Initial diagnosis of gastrointestinal and hepatic diseases and ongoing treatment of uncomplicated cases Initial diagnosis of hematological and oncologic diseases and ongoing treatment of uncomplicated cases Initial diagnosis of infectious diseases and ongoing treatment of uncomplicated cases Initial diagnosis of neuropsychiatric diseases and ongoing treatment of uncomplicated cases Initial diagnosis of pulmonary diseases and ongoing treatment of uncomplicated cases Initial diagnosis of renal diseases and ongoing treatment of uncomplicated cases Initial diagnosis of rheumatologic diseases and ongoing treatment of uncomplicated cases Chronic disease management of medical diseases including hypertension, diabetes, ischemic heart disease, heart failure, chronic pain, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease using clinical practice guidelines Assessment of symptoms and problems which may suggest the need for surgical intervention with referral for consultation from surgical specialists in the following specialties: Cardiothoracic Surgery, General Surgery, Gynecology, Neurosurgery, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics/Podiatry, Otolaryngology, Plastic Surgery, Urology, Vascular Surgery Interpretation of EKGs Foreign body removal Knowledge of or willingness to learn and incorporate virtual care visits. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday (8:00am - 4:30pm) A Recruitment and/or Relocation Incentive with a service agreement may be authorized for a Highly Qualified Candidate Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP): Eligible- *See \"Additional Information\" section below for more details."]
About Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.
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