Administrative and Support Services, Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical, Healthcare, Practitioner and Technician, Information Technology, Medical
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 03/14/2019. 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: General Orthopedics, Adult Reconstruction and Shoulder Arthroscopy Reference: VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G2 Physician VA Qualification Standards Physical Requirements: The work requires walking, standing, stooping, lifting, bending, pushing turning, and occasional heavy lifting of equipment or patients. The work requires above average agility and dexterity. The work environment involves risks typically associated with performance facility work. Work involves regular and recurring exposure to undiagnosed and infectious disease, contacts with patients under influence of intoxicants, with occasional risk of verbal and/or physical assault from patients. The work setting involves frequent interruptions and changes in workspace due to fluctuating patient load. Personal protective equipment such as protective clothing, gloves, and other devices.