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Job Title: Physician - Internal Medicine or Family Practice
Company Name: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Greenville, SC
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 09/12/2018
Expire Date: 11/11/2018
Job Categories: Administrative and Support Services, Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical, Healthcare, Other, Healthcare, Practitioner and Technician, Human Resources, Information Technology, Military, Counseling, Collegiate Faculty, Staff, Administration, Executive Management, Medical
Job Description
Physician - Internal Medicine or Family Practice

The Greenville and Anderson Clinics also offer Audiology, PM&RS, Prosthetics, Dental, Optometry, Radiology, and Pharmacy services. The Columbia VA Health Care System is affiliated with various academic institutions including the University of South Carolina (USC) School of Medicine and provides teaching services for students and residents.

Providers work as leaders and members of a healthcare team that shares responsibility for comprehensive medical care with an emphasis on health promotion and disease prevention. The core Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT) team consists of the Physician/NP/PA provider, the RN Care Manager, the Clinical Associate, and the Medical Support Assistant.

Physician Providers will be responsible for performing duties to include, but not limited to the following:
-Manages chronic conditions, evaluates and treats intercurrent medical conditions;
-Collaborates with PACT members to provide accessible, comprehensive, coordinated, continuous care to an assigned panel of 1200+ patients;
-Performs a variety of disease prevention related activities including gender and age specific screenings (e.g. breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer), mental health screenings (e.g. depression, substance use/abuse, military sexual trauma and PTSD) and health promotion activities including immunizations, weight management and exercise counseling;
-Screens for, evaluates and treats uncomplicated common mental health disorders, including depression and common addictions, with referrals made to mental health providers for further evaluation and treatment as appropriate;
-Performs H&P and medical clearance examinations;
-Prescribes medications according to approved formulary and in accordance with Federal and State Law;
-Performs common outpatient & office-based procedures;
-Performs preliminary interpretation of common diagnostic tests including EKG and plain x-ray films;
-Consults other specialties as appropriate according to service agreements;
-Enters progress notes in computerized medical record and completes workload documentation in a timely manner;
-Provides timely follow-up on test results, timely completion of view alerts, and responds to Secure Messages via MyHealtheVet;
-Provides clinical supervision of mid-level providers, medical residents and students, as necessary; and
-Performs other patient care related duties as needed as outlined in the VA PACT Handbook.

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: Prefer the incumbent is board certified in Internal Medicine or Family Practice.

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: Moderate lifting, 15-44 pounds; straight pulling (4 hours); pushing (4 hours); reaching above shoulder; use of fingers; both hands required; walking (2 hours);standing (7 hours); kneeling (1 hour); repeated bending (4 hours); both legs required; near vision correctable at 13" to 16" to Jaeger 1 to 4; far-vision correctable in one eye to 20/50 and to 20/100 in the other; ability to distinguish basic colors; hearing (aid permitted); mental and emotional stability required.

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To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes (upload C.V. as resume document type):
1. CV
2. VA Form 10-2850 - Application for Physicians, Dentists, Podiatrists, Optometrists & Chiropractors can be found at: http://www.va.gov/vaforms/search_action.asp?FormNo=2850&tkey=&Action=Search.
3. Copy of current licensure.

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), SF-50's, etc.

  • Cover Letter
  • DD-214
  • Other
  • Other Veterans Document
  • Resume
  • SF-15
  • SF-50
  • Transcript
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.
  • 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: Prefer the incumbent is board certified in Internal Medicine or Family Practice.

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: Moderate lifting, 15-44 pounds; straight pulling (4 hours); pushing (4 hours); reaching above shoulder; use of fingers; both hands required; walking (2 hours);standing (7 hours); kneeling (1 hour); repeated bending (4 hours); both legs required; near vision correctable at 13" to 16" to Jaeger 1 to 4; far-vision correctable in one eye to 20/50 and to 20/100 in the other; ability to distinguish basic colors; hearing (aid permitted); mental and emotional stability required.
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