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Physician-Pulmonary

Zoek Pin Austin, TX

Competitive

Permanent (Full time)

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Summary

A recruitment or relocation incentive may be available for a highly qualified candidate.

The Central Texas Veterans Health Care System is currently recruiting for a part-time (26 hours per week) Physician-Pulmonary for the Austin Community Based Outpatient Clinic. This Part Time outpatient position (Wednesday-Friday) will be responsible for managing outpatient Pulmonary and Sleep Consultations.

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Responsibilities

The above quoted salary is based on working a full-time schedule and will be pro-rated based on the hours worked which is expected to be approximately 26 hours per week.

he incumbent will be responsible for providing clinical care to a diverse Veteran population within an outpatient care setting located in Austin, Texas. Additional requirements include responding to Urgent Response Calls (URT) as Team leader in the Austin Outpatient Clinic and Interpretation of PFT's. Prior experience in Outpatient sleep clinic is preferred. Prior Sleep Fellowship training or Board Certification is not required but preferred.

IF PATIENT NEEDS ARISE, THE INCUMBENT OF THE ABOVE POSTION MAY BE REASSIGNED WITHIN THE CENTRAL TEXAS VETERANS HEALTH CARE SERVICE.

Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases.

Paid Time Off: 49-54 days paid time off per year (26 days annual leave, 13 days' sick leave, 10 federal holidays). This is based on a full-time schedule and leave accrual will vary for part-time employees.

Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years' vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA.

Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement).

Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory.

CME: Possible $1,000 per year stipend + possible 1 week paid authorized absence to attend.

Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided.

Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting.

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This position is eligible to apply for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan reimbursement program. To participate in the program, you must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy 1021 and submit your application within four months of appointment. The final award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) is determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services office and meeting program eligibility.

NOTE: the full amount of $200, is based on a full-time schedule. The actual award granted will be pro-rated based on the schedule worked.

Work Schedule: The normal tour of duty for this position will be Wednesday through Friday 7:30 a. m. to 4:00 . or 8:00 . to 4:30 . Management reserves the right to assign tours of duty as needed to meet patient care needs.

Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

None

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Conditions of Employment

  • . Citizenship; non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
  • Designated and/or random drug testing required
  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959
  • You may be required to serve a probationary period
  • Subject to a background/security investigation
  • Must be proficient in written and spoken English
  • Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process
  • Must pass pre-employment physical examination

Qualifications

Applicants pending the completion of educational or certification/licensure requirements may be referred and tentatively selected but may not be hired until all requirements are met.

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: Fellowship trained and board certified in Pulmonary Medicine; Experience managing an outpatient sleep clinic; experience interpreting pulmonary function tests; fellowship training or board certification in sleep medicine preferred but not required.

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: Heavy lifting, 45 pounds and over; moderate carrying 15-44 pounds straight pulling (1 hour); pushing (1 hour); reaching above shoulder; use of fingers; both hands required; walking (3 hours); standing (3 hours); kneeling (1 hour); repeated bending (1 hour); Ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously; near vision correctable at 13" to 16" to Jaeger 1 to 4; and hearing (aid permitted). See VA Handbook and Directive 5019.

Education

Note: Only education or degrees recognized by the . Department of Education from accredited colleges, universities, schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for Federal employment. You can verify your education here: ###### If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For further information, visit: ######

NOTE: If your school has changed names, or is no longer in existence, you must provide this information in your application.

NOTE: If your school was accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) or Schools of osteopathic medicine approved by the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA) of the American Osteopathic Association at the time of graduation, but is no longer listed on the website, you must provide documentation of accreditation with your application packet.

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