Physician (Academic Hospitalist)
Department of Veterans Affairs
The Oklahoma City Veterans Affairs Medical Center is seeking full-time or part-time staff physicians to develop an Academic Hospitalist on the Medical Service. The Oklahoma City VAMC is a tertiary health care facility serving Oklahoma and part of northern Texas and is an integral part of the educational and research mission of Oklahoma University Health Sciences Center.
Physician will be the primary attending for a general medicine inpatient team, provide direct care, and supervise an outpatient diagnostic center and follow-up clinic. In addition, training and experience with quality management in the health care setting is preferred. Call, weekend, holiday, and vacation coverage will be coordinated with Medical Service Staff physicians. He/she will apply national and VA guidelines to patient screening, surveillance and management of patients with a variety of general internal medicine conditions. He/she will participate in the education and supervision of trainees. Research experience is preferred. Successful candidates would qualify for a faculty appointment in the Department of Internal Medicine at Oklahoma University Health Sciences Center.
Work Schedule: Variable
- 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: Board Certified/Board Eligible in Internal Medicine.
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.
Physical Requirements: Standing for extended periods, use of fingers and both hands, ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously, near vision correctable at 13" to 16" Jaeger 1 to 4; ability to distinguish basic colors, emotional and mental stability. Hearing aid is permitted. Incumbents may experience exposure to blood and body fluids.
Applicants must include:
- Copy of Licensure
Applicants may also submit the following supporting document type(s), which may not be required for all applicants:
- DD-214 (Veterans Only)
- SF-50 (Federal Employees)
Please use this checklist to ensure you have included other documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), documentation to support Veterans Preference claims, etc. You will not be contacted for additional information.
Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference for 5pt (TP), or 10pt (CP/CPS, XPP, XP), or for Sole Survivor Preference (SSP), on the Occupational Questionnaire in the section(s) provided. A legible copy of your DD214(s) indicating character of service, disability certification, SF-15 (if claiming 10 pt. preference) or if you are currently serving on active duty and expected to be released or discharged within 120 days; documentation related to your active duty service which reflects the dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), or dates of impending separation. Documentation is required for eligibility verification.
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 1776378.
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.Please Click Apply!