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Physician-Gastroenterology Section Chief
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 09/30/2020. 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: The preferred candidate will have formal training in and have demonstrated successful practice in advanced endoscopy, including therapeutic Endoscopic retrograde cholangio-pancreatography (ERCP) and Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS).Board Certification in Gastroenterology and ERCP is highly desired, Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification is desired. 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: light lifting and carrying; reaching above the shoulder; assisting with repositioning of patients, use of fingers and both hands; walking; correctable vision and hearing; mental and emotional stability. See VA Directive and Handbook 5019.