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Job Title: Physician (Hematology)
Company Name: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 09/12/2018
Expire Date: 11/11/2018
Job Categories: Administrative and Support Services, Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical, Healthcare, Practitioner and Technician, Human Resources, Information Technology, Counseling, Medical
Job Description
Physician (Hematology)

Duties shall include:
-Perform initial histories and physical examinations on outpatients with hematology problems; make assessments and use appropriate diagnostic evaluations; and implement timely and appropriate treatment.
-Assist with the diagnosis and interpretation of pulmonary nodules
-Counsel and advise patients who are newly diagnosed with malignancy
-Educate project personnel on interactions with newly diagnosed cancer patients
-Orders diagnostic studies and interprets laboratory tests, EKG, and radiology diagnostic tests (CXR, CT Scan, MRl).
-Provides ongoing outpatient care for assigned patients. He/she screens outpatients to determine need for further care.
-Carries out health promotion, disease prevention, cancer screening, and chronic disease prevention activities.
- Initiates and expedites requests for consultations and scheduling special tests and studies.
-Provides education and counseling of patients and families in preventive care, medical conditions, and the use of prescribed treatments and drugs.

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: Experience in malignant oncology

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: Must be able to physically and mentally perform the duties of Physician under normal and emergent conditions. Moderate lifting 15-44 lbs and over with assistive devices, heavy carrying of 15-44 lbs and over with assistive devices; reaching above shoulder; use of fingers, both hands required, walking or standing up to 4 hours per day; repeated bending up to 1-2 hours per day; ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination; near vision correctable; hearing aid permitted. See VA Directive and Handbook 5019

None

To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes (upload C.V. as resume document type):

CV

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.

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: Experience in malignant oncology

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: Must be able to physically and mentally perform the duties of Physician under normal and emergent conditions. Moderate lifting 15-44 lbs and over with assistive devices, heavy carrying of 15-44 lbs and over with assistive devices; reaching above shoulder; use of fingers, both hands required, walking or standing up to 4 hours per day; repeated bending up to 1-2 hours per day; ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination; near vision correctable; hearing aid permitted. See VA Directive and Handbook 5019
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Company Name: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
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Contact Email:ROBERT.MATTHEWS2@VA.GOV
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