Physician (Chief of Neurology
Company: Air Force Institute of Technology
Location: Las Vegas
Posted on: April 9, 2021
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and length of practice are considered through a formal pay-setting
process to determine the final compensable salary (Base Pay +
Market Pay) This position is eligible for the Education Debt
Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement
program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements
in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application
within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to
$200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined
by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after
complete review of the EDRP application. Learn more Work Schedule:
Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Scope of practice of include, but is not limited to:
- Administrative and clinical leadership of the neurology
- Demonstrate leadership and interpersonal skills that enhances
the effectiveness and accomplishments of the service.
- Demonstrate verbal and written communication skills that are
commensurate with the responsibilities of the position.
- Supervise the neurology staff including physicians, nurse
practitioners, and physicians assistants.
- Participates in hospital and medical staff activities such as
accreditation requirements, quality assessment, quality improvement
projects, committee assignments, EPRP activities, lean activities,
ORYX, HEDIS, SAIL measures, etc.
- Assist the chief of medicine and/or the medical service's
administrative officer in dealing with patient complaints,
inquiries form the White House, inquiries from Congress,
investigations from VA and national investigative bodies,
evaluation of tort claim, etc.
- Be responsible for clinic schedules, call schedules, approve
leave, FPPEs, OPPEs, evaluation of staff, etc.
- Ability to function within the parameters set by VA with
regards to consult management, utilizing order sets in CPRS,
documentation in CPRS, and other requirements of the VA's
electronic medical record system.
- Ability to function within a large complex organization that
requires cooperation with multiple services, including community
care, prosthetics service, medical administration, medical records,
group medical practice, etc.
- Act as a liaison to other services within the hospital to
ensure the smooth operation of the service.
- U.S. Citizenship; non-citizens may only be appointed when it is
not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA
- Designated and/or random drug testing required
- Selective Service Registration is required for males born after
- 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
- 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
- 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
- Proficiency in spoken and written English.
- Physical requirements outlined below.Reference: VA Regulations,
specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-2 Physician
Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human
Physical Requirements: Applicants must meet physical standards for
the position. A physical examination prior to placement is
required. This is a designated drug testing position. After
appointment, you will be subject to random testing for illegal drug
use. Requires lifting 15-44 pounds; pushing (approx. 2 hours);
reaching above shoulder; use of fingers and both hands; walking and
standing from 3-5 hours and kneeling. Ability for rapid mental and
muscular coordination simultaneously. Must have depth perception
and ability to distinguish basic colors and shades of colors.
Hearing aid is permitted. VA offers a comprehensive benefits
package. This link provides an overview of the benefits associated
with a VA practice: VHA Physician Brochure .
Annual leave shall accrue for full-time physicians at the rate of
eight (8) hours per biweekly pay period.
This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional
It is the policy of the VA to not deny employment to those that
have faced financial hardships or periods of unemployment.
This position is in the Excepted Service and does not confer
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.
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information regarding an Alternate Application . You will be
evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the
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- DD-214/ Statement of Service
- Disability Letter (Schedule A)
- Disability Letter (VA)
- Other (1)
- PCS Orders
- Professional Certification
- Proof of Enrollment
- Proof of Marriage Status
- Separation Notice (RIF)
- Transcript If you are relying on your education to meet
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accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of
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