In addition to compliance with national and local regulatory, policy, and accreditation requirements governing this health care system, this position encompasses the following responsibilities, in partnership with his/her Administrative Officer and the support of the Senior AO, Section Chief and ACOS, Surgical Services. The incumbent requires appropriate time mapping and resources to ensure they are empowered to meet expected proficiencies in administration, clinical practice, education, and research.
Administrative Duties: i. Obligations/Responsibilities: Ensuring the timely completion of Medical Record Documentation ii. Completing annual TMS training iii. Proper clinical Management including indirect patient care: open encounter and open consult maintenance, CPRS documentation requirements, monitoring of clinic management. Maintains involvement in matters concerning clinic productivity, relevant performance measures, Quality and Patient Safety oversight, as well as process improvement initiatives. Clinical Duties: The incumbent is expected to remain privileged and practicing in their specialty field. The exact privileges and procedures for a particular provider will be approved by the Professional Standards Board. All physicians must meet the following qualifications: i. Patient Care: Practitioners are expected to provide patient care that is compassionate, appropriate, and effective for the promotion of health, prevention of illness, treatment of disease, and care at the end of life. ii. Medical/Clinical Knowledge: Practitioners are expected to demonstrate knowledge of established and evolving biomedical, clinical and social sciences, and the application of their knowledge to patient care and the education of others. iii. Clinical Judgment: To ensure practice-based learning and improvement, practitioners are expected to be able to use scientific evidence and methods to investigate, evaluate, and improve patient care. iv. Interpersonal and Communication Skills: Practitioners are expected to demonstrate interpersonal and communication skills that enable them to establish and maintain professional relationships with patients, families, and other members of the health care team. v. Professionalism: Practitioners are expected to demonstrate behaviors that reflect a commitment to continuous professional development, ethical practice, and understanding and sensitivity to diversity, and a responsible attitude toward their patients, their profession vi. Systems-Based Practice: Practitioners are expected to demonstrate both an understanding of the contexts and systems in which health care is provided, and the ability to apply this knowledge to improve optimizing health care.
Education i. Practitioners are expected to show effectiveness in teaching, monitor and coordinate educational activities, and comply with necessary trainee supervision requirements. ii. Practitioners are expected to supervise residents and medical students and provide point of care education to non-physicians (e.g. advanced practice providers in the clinic).
Research and Development i. If the incumbent is involved in researcher, they will show an ability to identify and define significant Research and Development problems, to plan and execute a precise research program, and to generate effective reports and results worthy of publication.
Basic Requirements: 1. Must be proficient in written and spoken English. 2. Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine. 3. 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.
Preferred : Fellowship trained preferred.
Experience: Significant accomplishments in clinical practice, educational activities, research or administration which clearly distinguish the physician as having the highest professional qualification in the specialty area to which assigned, such as:
Past or present faculty appointment at the professional level in an approved medical school, Publication of articles in nationally recognized professional journals, Officer in a State or National professional medical organization, Directorship of ahospital or large clinic.
Board certified or board eligible inOtolaryngology or equivalent. Completion of a fully accredited US residency program in Otolaryngology, with or without additional fellowship training. Teaching and supervision experience of Medical Students/Residents. Previous academic experience, such as holding a faculty appointment, is 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.
Physical Requirements:?,Moderate lifting (15-44lb), Moderate carrying (15-44lb) straight pulling, pulling hand over hand, pushing, reaching above shoulder, use of fingers, both hands required, walking (8hrs), Standing (8hrs), Far vision correctable in one eye to 20/20 and to 20/40 in the other, ability to distinguish basic color, ability to distinguish shades of color, hearing (aid permitted) All applicants are required to submit the following supporting document type(s): *Other(10-2850) *Resume
Applicants may also submit the following supporting document type(s),which may not be required for all applicants:
*Cover Letter *DD-214 *Other Veterans Document *SF-15 *SF-50
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, or ICTAP/CTAP documentation (for displaced Federal employees). You will not be contacted for additional information.
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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 1972669.
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.