Administrative and Support Services, Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical, Healthcare, Practitioner and Technician, Information Technology, Medical
Physical Requirements: the physical requirements of this position include the following tasks which may be performed intermittently: Light lifting of up to 15 pounds, light carrying up to 15 pounds, kneeling (1/2 hour), pushing (1/2 hour), fine manipulation (4 hours), reaching above the shoulder, use of fingers, both hands required, walking (1/2 hour), both legs required. Working closely with others, protracted or irregular hours of work. Operate office equipment. Basic Qualifications: US Citizen However, non-US citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified US citizens in accordance with VA policy. Possess a 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. Possess a degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in allopathic medicine or osteopathic medicine Proficient in both written and spoke English Language Completed residency training or its equivalent in approved by the Secretary of Veteran Affairs in an accredited core specialty training program leading to eligibility for board certification for the position being recruited for (Pain Management). Preferred Experience: Board Certified Pain providers, with PMR Boards, and completion of a fellowship in a Board Certified Pain program preferred, such as Interdisciplinary Pain, or PMRS Pain, as well as skills in safe narcotic management/tapering. Reference: To view the full qualification standard, refer to VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G2. VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply. The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority.