PHYSICIAN (DEPUTY CHIEF OF STAFF)


U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Biloxi, MS 39531
United States


Description
In order to qualify for this position you must meet the following:
Basic Requirements:


Must be a U.S. Citizen. (Non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens).

Must be proficient in written and spoken English. (Physicians appointed to direct patient care position must be proficient in spoken and written English as required by 38 U.S.C 7402(d) and 7407(d)).

Must 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.

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 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 Osteopathic 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 District of Columbia as qualifying for the full or unrestricted license.


Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G2 Physician Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: This position requires a full range of physical activities, including lifting, pulling, pushing, reaching above the shoulder, use of fingers and both hands, walking, standing, repeated bending, ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously, emotional/mental stability.
Basic Requirements:


Citizenship of the United States. Noncitizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with Department of Veterans Affairs 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 a first-year residency, or its equivalent, approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which it was completed.

Proficiency in spoken and written English.

Physical requirements outlined below.


Preferred Experience: Prior management experience is highly desirable.
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. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office.
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