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Job Title: ORAL SURGEON
Company Name: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: North Little Rock, AR
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, Practitioner and Technician, Human Resources, Information Technology, Medical, Writing/Authoring
Job Description
ORAL SURGEON
  • Administer general and local anesthetics
  • Remove impacted, damaged and non-restorable teeth
  • Evaluate the position of the wisdom teeth to determine whether problems exist currently or might occur in the future
  • Collaborate with other professionals such as restorative dentists to plan treatment
  • Perform surgery to prepare the mouth for dental implants or dentures and to aid in the regeneration of deficient bone and gum tissues
  • Diagnose and remove tumors and other abnormal growths of the oral and facial regions using surgical instruments
  • Treat infections of the oral cavity, salivary glands, jaws and neck
  • Treat problems affecting the oral mucosa such as mouth ulcers and infections
  • Provide emergency treatment of facial injuries including facial lacerations, intra-oral lacerations and fractured facial bones
  • Treat TMJ or snoring problems
  • Clear patients for surgeries related to transplants, cardiovascular and orthopedic procedures

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Financial Disclosure Report: Not requiredBasic 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:
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification is desired. If selected for this position, per VHA Directive 1177, you must possess current BCLS certification as you will provide direct clinical care to patients in this position.
  • Board Certified/Board Eligible in Dental Medicine or Oral Surgery
Incumbents for this position may apply for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP) ONLY IF ALL of the following conditions are met:
* EDRP funds are available for a Full time appointment .
* All eligibility factors, as shown in VHA Handbook 1021.01, are met.
* Incumbent is within the first 4 months of permanent appointment or conversion to a permanent appointment.

Submitting incomplete application packages or lack of EDRP funds does NOT extend the 4 month period.

A complete EDRP application package must be submitted to the EDRP Coordinator within 4 months of permanent appointment or conversion to a permanent appointment.

There is no guarantee of receipt of any EDRP award and if awarded, the amount may be for a lesser amount than requested.

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, 45 pounds and over; walking, standing, kneeling and sitting; repeated bending; both legs required; pulling hand over hand; ability to distinguish basic color and shades of color; reaching above the shoulder; use of fingers and both hands; walking; correctable vision and hearing; mental and emotional stability.

Applicants and individuals appointed on or after November 30, 1999, who have been licensed, registered, or certified (as applicable to such position) in more than one State and who had such license, registration, or certification revoked for professional misconduct, professional incompetence, or substandard care by any of those States, or voluntarily relinquished a license, registration or certification in any of those States after being notified in writing by that State of potential termination for professional misconduct, professional incompetence, or substandard care, are not eligible for appointment, unless the revoked or surrendered license, registration, or certification is restored to a full and unrestricted status.

None

All Applicant are required to submit the following supporting document type(s):
1) Current curriculum vitae

Applicants may also submit the following supporting document type(s), which may not be required for all applicants:
1) 10-2850, Application for Physicians, Dentists, Podiatrists, Optometrist and Chiropractors
http://www.va.gov/vaforms/medical/pdf/vha-10-2850-fill.pdf
2) OF 306, Declaration for Federal Employment
http://www.opm.gov/pdf_fill/of306.pdf
3) Cover letter
4) DD-214
5) Other Veterans documents
6) SF-15
7) Notice of Personnel Action, (SF-50), from your Official Personnel Folder, noting current grade, salary, position title and tenure (if current or former Federal Employee). You must also include the SF-50 noting highest grade or highest previous rate. (Current CAVHS employees only: if your current SF-50 is not available through eOPF, you may contact your HR Specialist for assistance in getting a copy. However, a copy of your current SF-50 must be submitted with your application prior to the closing date of this announcement).
8) Transcript

Please use this checklist to ensure you have included other documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), documentation to support Veterans Preference claims, etc. You will not be contacted for additional information.

Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference for 5pt (TP), or 10pt (CP/CPS, XPP, XP), or for Sole Survivor Preference (SSP), on the Occupational Questionnaire in the section(s) provided. A legible copy of your DD214(s) indicating character of service, disability certification, SF-15 (if claiming 10 pt. preference) or if you are currently serving on active duty and expected to be released or discharged within 120 days; documentation related to your active duty service which reflects the dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), or dates of impending separation. Documentation is required for eligibility verification.
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:
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification is desired. If selected for this position, per VHA Directive 1177, you must possess current BCLS certification as you will provide direct clinical care to patients in this position.
  • Board Certified/Board Eligible in Dental Medicine or Oral Surgery
Incumbents for this position may apply for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP) ONLY IF ALL of the following conditions are met:
EDRP funds are available for a Full time appointment .
All eligibility factors, as shown in VHA Handbook 1021.01, are met.
Incumbent is within the first 4 months of permanent appointment or conversion to a permanent appointment.

Submitting incomplete application packages or lack of EDRP funds does NOT extend the 4 month period.

A complete EDRP application package must be submitted to the EDRP Coordinator within 4 months of permanent appointment or conversion to a permanent appointment.

There is no guarantee of receipt of any EDRP award and if awarded, the amount may be for a lesser amount than requested.

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, 45 pounds and over; walking, standing, kneeling and sitting; repeated bending; both legs required; pulling hand over hand; ability to distinguish basic color and shades of color; reaching above the shoulder; use of fingers and both hands; walking; correctable vision and hearing; mental and emotional stability.

Applicants and individuals appointed on or after November 30, 1999, who have been licensed, registered, or certified (as applicable to such position) in more than one State and who had such license, registration, or certification revoked for professional misconduct, professional incompetence, or substandard care by any of those States, or voluntarily relinquished a license, registration or certification in any of those States after being notified in writing by that State of potential termination for professional misconduct, professional incompetence, or substandard care, are not eligible for appointment, unless the revoked or surrendered license, registration, or certification is restored to a full and unrestricted status.
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