The dermatologist is responsible for managing the full spectrum of patient care in both outpatient and inpatient care settings of dermatology, dermatology surgical procedures and tele-dermatology. Duties include but are not limited to:
- Evaluating, diagnosing, consulting and ordering diagnostic studies.
- Performing surgical and non-surgical dermatology procedures on the skin and to particular lesions as appropriate on all ages who have presented with injuries or diseases of the disorders of the integumentary system.
- Providing consultative services to patients referred from other areas of the facility.
- Participating in educational programs for Dermatology and physician personnel as well as medical staff.
Functional Statement Title/Physician - Dermatologist
- Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine that meets the requirements listed in the education section of this announcement.
- 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.
- United States Citizen. Non citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA regulations.
- English Language Proficiency: Physicians appointed to direct patient-care positions must be proficient in spoken and written English as required by 38 U.S.C. 7402(d) and 7407(d).
- Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS).
- Must meet the physical standards as described inVA Directive 5019found at http://www.va.gov/vapubs/viewPublication.asp?Pub_ID=383&FType=2
- Board certified or board eligible
Reference: VA Handbook 5005/27, Part II, Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard which can be viewed at your Human Resources Office.
- Board certificationin Dermatology.
- Strong organizational and clinical skills.
- A broad knowledge and understanding of health care policies, mission and operational programs
- Management of a Dermatology clinic
Conditions of Employment:
- May be subject to initial and random drug testing
- Potential applicants and employees will be subject to a background investigation to determine suitability.
- Male applicants born after December 31st, 1959 must certify at the time of appointment that they have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so under law. Please visit https://www.sss.gov/ for more information.
- Applicants must not be listed on the Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Inspector General database.
- Physicians are subject to a two year probationary period.
- Must pass pre-employment physical examination. Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard.
- Must maintain current registration in the state of licensure if this is a requirement for continuing active, current licensure.
You must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
1. CV or Resume
2. VA Form 10-2850 - Application for Physicians, Dentists, Podiatrists, Optometrists and Chiropractors.
3. Occupational Questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire
4. Optional Form 306 - Declaration for Federal Employment.
5. If prior military service, include all copies of yourDD Form 214. Applicants claiming preference based on service-connected disability, or based on being the spouse or mother of a disabled or deceased Veteran, must also complete and submit an SF 15, Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference.
6. If currently employed in the VA system, include latest SF-50 - Notification of Personnel Action. (required only if a current Federal employee). You can obtain your latest SF-50 in your electronic Office Personnel File. If you need assistance obtaining this document please contact your local HR office.
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