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Job Title: Pain Management Physician
Company Name: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 09/12/2018
Expire Date: 11/11/2018
Job Categories: Administrative and Support Services, Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical, Finance/Economics, Healthcare, Other, Healthcare, Practitioner and Technician, Human Resources, Information Technology, Medical
Job Description
Pain Management Physician

The Primary Care Pain Physician (PCPP) serves as a practicing physician who is responsible for the management of patients with chronic pain enrolled for healthcare services by the Phoenix VA Health Care System (PVAHCS). The incumbent will work in a team setting with other physicians, mid-levels, psychologists, clincial pharmacists, physical therapists, RN's, and staff support assigned to accomplish the treatment of our patients. The incumbent will be responsible for the, but not limited to the following:
- Coordinate pain care for referred outpatients.
- Evaluate and treat acute and chronic health problems scheduled and unscheduled patients in a clinic setting.
- Perform histories and physical examinations.
- Provide appropriate documentation to minimally include history, physical exam findings, diagnosis, definitive care plan and disposition of the patient.
- Prescribe medications as appropriate.
- Order routine laboratory, radiological, and diagnostic tests and provide initial interpretation of results.
- Screen patients to determine need for hospitalization.
- Function as a preceptor for residents in the clinic setting.



Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Required

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: Board Certified/Board Eligible

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: Selected incumbent will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment physical prior to appointment to the facility.

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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):

  • Resume


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.

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.
  • Resume
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: Board Certified/Board Eligible

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: Selected incumbent will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment physical prior to appointment to the facility.
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Company Name: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
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Contact Email:DARCY.KINSLOW@VA.GOV
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