Administrative and Support Services, Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical, Healthcare, Practitioner and Technician, Human Resources, Information Technology, Quality Control, Research & Development, Medical
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 02/28/2020. 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. Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard. Physical Requirements: There are no physical requirements for providers. They must only be able to practice medicine according to their privileges, in a manner that presents no danger to themselves or others. Attention: All applicants tentatively selected for VA employment in a testing designated position are subject to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment. Applicants who refuse to be tested will be denied employment with VA. Recruitment/Relocation incentive may be authorized for a highly-qualified candidate upon management recommendation and approval. Education Debt Reduction Program: The applicant (s) selected for this position may be eligible to apply for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP) based on availability of funds, eligibility of loans and education. EDRP repays education loans for health care professions in certain hard to fill occupations. Eligible loans for reimbursement are only those which lead to a degree directly related to the position. Eligibility determination will be made on a case-by-case basis. Please contact the Marci Monroe, NF/SG EDRP Program Coordinator during the first pay period of starting employment at 352-374-6014 or ext. 116014, e-mail Marci.Monroe2@va.gov.