The Dayton VA Medical Center is recruiting a full-time PACT Physician Assistant within Primary Care Service. To qualify for this position, you must meet the basic requirements as well as any additional requirements (if applicable) listed in the job announcement. Applicants pending the completion of training or license requirements may be referred and tentatively selected but may not be hired until all requirements are met. Currently employed physician(s) in VA who met the requirements for appointment under the previous qualification standard at the time of their initial appointment are deemed to have met the basic requirements of the occupation. 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 certification. Proficiency in spoken and written English. Physical requirements outlined below. Preferred Experience: Preferred candidates will be Board Certified/Eligible in Family or Internal Medicine by the American Board Family Medicine or the American Board of Internal Medicine 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: The physical requirements of this position include occasional lifting, prolonged standing and sitting, frequent bending, walking (Distance), climbing, reaching (overhead, extensive/repetitive) repetitive motion, and stooping. The mental/sensory requirements include recall, reasoning, problem-solving, hearing, speaking clearly, writing legibly, reading, and logical thinking. The environments' pace can vary from steady to a sometime fast pace requiring handling of multiple priorities, frequent, sometimes intense customer interactions, and the ability to adapt to frequent changes in a sometimes noisy environment. There may be an occasional need to use personal protective equipment to prevent exposure to disease, illness, and hazardous materials. ["The Dayton VA Medical Center is recruiting a full-time PACT physician/nurse practitioner within Primary Care Service. Duties for this position include but are not limited to: - One hundred percent (100%) of time working PACT - Participate in the educational programs for service personnel as well as medical staff. - Participate in monitoring the quality, safety and appropriateness of patient care in Primary Care. - Miscellaneous activities of Primary Care Service inclusive, but not limited to special projects that help fulfill and/or enhance the mission of the Department of Veterans Affairs as assigned by the Chief of Primary Care and/or Chief of Staff. - Demonstrate ethical conduct and serve as a positive role model to others at all levels of the organization. - Participate in quality assurance programs, peer reviews, and chart reviews. - Attend Primary Care Service monthly management meetings, COS quarterly meetings as per bylaws and others as assigned by Chief of Primary Care. - Complete medical records in accordance with Bylaws and Rules and Regulations of the Primary Care Staff. - Participate in Primary Care Staff committee assignments. - Perform other duties assigned by the Chief of Primary Care. - Participate in, and attend, CME activities and VA continuing educational activities. - Current BLS required /ACLS desirable - Represent Primary Care Service in communications, consultations and conferences with other clinical, ancillary and administrative services VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases Paid Time Off: 50-55 days of paid time off per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 11 paid Federal holidays per year and possible 5 day paid absence for CME) Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement) Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory CME: Possible $1,000 per year reimbursement (must be full-time with board certification) Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting Work Schedule: Monday - Friday; 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but may be required to work unscheduled hours in case of emergencies."]
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