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Job Title: Physician Assistant, VN-0603-00, Primary & Specialty Medicine
Company Name: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Saint Cloud, MN
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 09/12/2018
Expire Date: 11/11/2018
Job Categories: Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical, Finance/Economics, Healthcare, Practitioner and Technician, Human Resources, Information Technology, Medical
Job Description
Physician Assistant, VN-0603-00, Primary & Specialty Medicine
  • Assessment and documentation of medical history, diagnosis and plan of care
  • Initiates, orders and evaluates plans of care for panel of outpatient clients
  • Follow-up exams for medication management and monitoring
  • Provides patient//family education regarding disease process, risk factor, symptom control, treatment (including use of medication)
  • Consultation with other providers and multidisciplinary team
Work Schedule: Administrative days, Monday-Friday
Financial Discloser Report: Not requiredBasic Requirements:
  • United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
  • Graduate of a PA training program, or of a surgical assistant program which is accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) or one of its predecessor organizations and a Bachelor's degree from an accredited PA training program or in another health sciences related field from an accredited college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
  • Current and continuous certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) is required for employment in VHA.
  • Be proficient in both written and spoken English as required by 38 U.S.C. 7402(d)
Grade Determinations: Grade and step is determined by a panel of peers and Service Line Directors reviewing submitted information by the applicant.

References: VA Handbook, 5005, Part II, Appendix G8, Physician Assistant Qualification Standards. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office.

The full performance level of this vacancy is VN-13. The actual grade at which an applicant may be selected for this vacancy is in the range of VN-9 to VN-13.

Physical Requirements: Applicant must pass a pre-employment physical.

None

To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

  • VA 10-2850c, Completed application for Associated Health Occupations


VA Form 10-2850c, Completed Application for Associated Health Occupations can be found at: http://www.va.gov/vaforms/search_action.asp?FormNo=2850&tkey=&Action=Search. **REQUIRED**

The following documents are accepted, and may be required if applicable to your eligibility and/or qualifications for this position. Please use this checklist to ensure you have included all documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), etc.

  • Cover Letter
  • DD-214
  • VA 10-2850c, Completed application for Associated Health Occupations
  • Other Veteran Documents
  • Resume
  • SF-15
  • SF-50
  • Transcript


Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference for 5pt (TP), 10pt (CP/CPS/XP), or for Sole Survivor Preference (SSP) in the questionnaire. You must provide a legible copy of your DD214(s) which shows dates and character of service (honorable, general, etc.). If you are currently serving on active duty and expect to be released or discharged within 120 days you must submit documentation related to your active duty service which reflects the dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), and 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 Veteran Preference" with required proof as stated on the form. Documentation is required to award preference. For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx.
Qualifications & Requirements
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.
  • Graduate of a PA training program, or of a surgical assistant program which is accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) or one of its predecessor organizations and a Bachelor's degree from an accredited PA training program or in another health sciences related field from an accredited college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
  • Current and continuous certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) is required for employment in VHA.
  • Be proficient in both written and spoken English as required by 38 U.S.C. 7402(d)
Grade Determinations: Grade and step is determined by a panel of peers and Service Line Directors reviewing submitted information by the applicant.

References: VA Handbook, 5005, Part II, Appendix G8, Physician Assistant Qualification Standards. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office.

The full performance level of this vacancy is VN-13. The actual grade at which an applicant may be selected for this vacancy is in the range of VN-9 to VN-13.

Physical Requirements: Applicant must pass a pre-employment physical.
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