Serve as a Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Staff Physician. Responsible for the continuing management of patients to include examination, medical care management, coordination of consultation, referral of patients, development and operation of quality assurance, and a consultant for Power Mobility assessments. Performs diagnostic tests, such as, Electromyography Examinations and nerve Conduction Studies. Maintains an active knowledge of the patient care processes of the Department of Veterans Affairs, Bay Pines VAHCS and its clinics. An essential element is active knowledge of the medical records system. This includes using the computerized medical record system for progress notes, orders, and medical record review and completion of such records in a timely manner. Responsible for emergent and/or triage functions as assigned. Review of medical records, patient care, and consultations requests for all new patients and patients with significant change in clinical status. Provides intermittent coverage for inpatient service. Be involved in review of patient satisfaction, practice efficiency, and team meetings.
Position Title: Physiatrist
Position Description #: 00000
Bargaining Unit Position: Yes
Fair Labor Standards Act Exempt: Yes
Tour of Duty: Monday-Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm
Salary to be determined by Compensation Panel
A Recruitment/Relocation Incentive with a 2 year service agreement maybe authorized for a Highly Qualified Candidate
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.
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation residency is preferred
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.
A Recruitment/Relocation Incentive May be authorized to a highly Qualified applicant.
Physical Requirements:?, Heavy Lifting, 45 pounds and over, Moderate Carrying, 15-44 pounds, Straight Pulling (1 hour), Reaching over shoulders, Walking around moving objects or vehicles, Electrical energy, Working with hands in water (frequent hand washing), Working closely with others, Working alone, Use of fingers, Both hands required, Walking (up to 4 hours), Standing (up to 2 hours), Repeated Bending (up to 4 hours), Both Legs required, Ability to rapid mental and muscular coordination, simultaneously, Far vision correctable in one eye to 20/50 and to 20/100 in the other, Near vision correctable at 13' to 16' to Jaeger 1 to 4, Both eyes required, Depth perception, Ability to distinguish basic colors. Ability to distinguish shades of colors, Hearing (aid permitted).
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 1889617.
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.