Seeking one Fee Basis,CardiologyPhysician for the brand new, state-of-the-art Orlando VA Medical Center. Looking for a motivated, flexible, team-oriented provider of patient-centered care.
The Cardiologist will be responsible for consultative services and developing treatment plans for the management of Veterans in an outpatient setting at the Viera Outpatient Clinic. The incumbent will primarily provide evaluations and treatment recommendations regarding patients with cardiovascular disease as well as recommendations regarding internal medicine conditions that impact on the cardiovascular system.
Duties will include:
* Consultative Cardiology
* Interpretation of ECGs, Holter and event monitor recordings
* Pacemaker interrogations
* Interpretation of transthoracic echocardiograms
* Performance and interpretation of treadmill, pharmacologic, and echocardiographic stress tests
The physician will establish professional working relationships with clinical service providers within the outpatient clinic and the Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOC's) providing telephone and other electronic consultations. During scheduled tour hours, Fee Cardiologist shall be available for all urgent patient assessments and interventions as part of the patient care team.
Incumbent will consult and treat veterans in an outpatient setting.
There are no on-call responsibilities.
Benefits are not available for this position.
Tour of Duty:Hours may be varied depending on the need of the service. Ex. Days, Nights, Weekends, Holidays, etc.
BASIC REQUIREMENTS: All applicants must meet the following basic requirements.
Citizenship. Citizen of the United States.
Education. Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine. The degree must have been obtained from one of the schools approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed. Approved schools are:
(1) Schools of medicine holding regular institutional membership in the Association of American Medical Colleges for the year in which the degree was granted.
(2) Schools of osteopathic medicine approved by the American Medical Association for the year in which the degree was granted.
(3) Schools (including foreign schools) accepted by the licensing body of a State, Territory, or Commonwealth (i.e., Puerto Rico), or in the District of Columbia as qualifying for full or unrestricted licensure.
Licensure. 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. The physician must maintain current registration in the State of licensure if this is a requirement for continuing active, current licensure. The facility Director may waive this licensure requirement if the physician is to serve in a country other than the United States and the physician has licensure in that country.
ResidencyTraining. Physicians must have completed 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.
Board Certification (highly preferred). Board certified or eligible
If board eligible, providers must demonstrate significant accomplishments in clinical practice, educational activities, research or administration which clearly distinguish them as having the highest professional qualifications in the specialty area to which assigned.
Physical Standards. Must pass a pre-employment examination. See below for additional information.
English Language Proficiency. Physicians, including residents, appointed to direct patient-care positions must be proficient in spoken and written English as required by 38 U.S.C. 7402(d) and 7407(d).
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard.
You will need to successfully complete a background security investigation before you can be appointed into the position.
Physical Requirements: Walking (up to 2 hours); Standing (up to 2 hours); Ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously; Near vision correctable at 13" to 16" to Jaeger 1 to 4; Far vision correctable in one eye to 20/20 and to 20/40 in the other; Depth perception; Ability to distinguish basic colors; Ability to distinguish shades of colors; Hearing (aid permitted).
- Resume or CV
- Occupational Questionnaire
Note: The following documents are highly preferred.
- Performance Appraisal/Proficiency
- SF-50 (If you are a current or former Federal Employee)
- Copy of Licensure
- Copy of Certification
- Transcripts (if not mandatory for education substitution)
- VA Form 10-2850 - Application Physicians, Dentists, Podiatrists and Optometrists is available at http://www.va.gov/vaforms/medical/pdf/vha-10-2850-fill.pdf
Please review the following checklist.
Faxing Applications or Supporting Documents: You are encouraged to apply online. Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application. If you are unable to apply online or unable to upload your supporting documents to your online application, follow the directions located at the following site: Fax Options. The Vacancy ID of the job opportunity announcement is 1935552.
NOTE: If you applied online and your application is complete, do not fax the paper application (1203-FX) as this will overwrite your prior online responses and may result in you being found ineligible.