This vacancy announcement is intended to cover national bargaining unit agreements for New York Harbor Health Care System- Manhattan, Brooklyn, & St. Albans Campus. If you are interested in future openings at your health care system, please apply here. Remember to select the specialty & facility you are interested in and qualified for. Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis and qualified candidates will be considered as vacancies at their facility become available. To qualify for this position, you must meet the basic requirements as well as any additional requirements (if applicable) listed in the job announcement. Applicants pending the completion of training or license requirements may be referred and tentatively selected but may not be hired until all requirements are met. Currently employed physician(s) in VA who met the requirements for appointment under the previous qualification standard at the time of their initial appointment are deemed to have met the basic requirements of the occupation. 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. Residency Training: Physicians must have completed residency training, approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in an accredited core specialty training program leading to eligibility for board certification. (NOTE: VA physicians involved in academic training programs may be required to be board certified for faculty status.) Approved residencies are: (1) Those approved by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), b) OR [(2) Those approved by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA),OR (3) Other residencies (non-US residency training programs followed by a minimum of five years of verified practice in the United States), which the local Medical Staff Executive Committee deems to have provided the applicant with appropriate professional training and believes has exposed the physician to an appropriate range of patient care experiences. Residents currently enrolled in ACGME/AOA accredited residency training programs and who would otherwise meet the basic requirements for appointment are eligible to be appointed as "Physician Resident Providers" (PRPs). PRPs must be fully licensed physicians (i.e., not a training license) and may only be appointed on an intermittent or fee-basis. PRPs are not considered independent practitioners and will not be privileged; rather, they are to have a "scope of practice" that allows them to perform certain restricted duties under supervision. Additionally, surgery residents in gap years may also be appointed as PRPs. Proficiency in spoken and written English 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: See VA Handbook 5019 ["This vacancy announcement is intended to cover national bargaining unit agreements for New York Harbor Health Care System- Manhattan, Brooklyn, & St. Albans Campus. If you are interested in future openings at your health care system, please apply here. Remember to select the specialty & facility you are interested in and qualified for.. Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis and qualified candidates will be considered as vacancies at their facility become available. This is for interest in FY 2022. Applications will remain on file until 9/30/2022.At the VA New York Harbor Healthcare System, we conduct research to discover knowledge, develop VA scientists and health care leaders, and create innovations that advance health care for Veterans and the nation. We offer Veterans the opportunity to participate in and benefit from our work. Our goal is to use research to promote better health and health care for all.\nOur VA New York Harbor Healthcare System medical centers are teaching hospitals that provide a full range of services, with state-of-the-art technology as well as education and research. We have active affiliations with the State University of New York (SUNY) Downstate, New York University School of Medicine, New York University School of Dentistry, and the SUNY School of Optometry. We offer fully integrated residency programs in general medicine, general surgery, and several specialties, including cardiology, dentistry, endocrinology, gastroenterology, hematology/oncology, optometry, pulmonary, nephrology, infectious disease, rheumatology, urology, orthopedic surgery, ophthalmology, otolaryngology, anesthesiology, dermatology, pathology, and rehabilitation medicine. We also offer associated health training in nursing, audiology, speech pathology, occupational therapy, physical therapy, psychology, pharmacy, and social work. In addition, administrative residents and fellows and health systems specialist trainees regularly pursue internships at our medical centers. We're proud of our partnerships with top institutions and organizations that support the educational mission of the VA. VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Pay: Competitive salary\nPaid Time Off\nRetirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA\nInsurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement)\nLicensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory\nMalpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided\nContract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting Duties: Performing physical examinations Recording medical histories Advise treatment plans and determine readiness for competition. Prescribing medication for the treatment of athletic injuries. All other duties as assigned Work Schedule: Varied"]
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.