Company: US Department of Veterans Affairs
Posted on: December 4, 2019
Education and experience will be considered through a formal
pay-setting process in determining the final compensable salary
(Base Pay + Market Pay).
Recruiting for a Part Time (20 Hrs/week) Board eligible or
certified OB/GYN , Gynecologist physician for the Harry S. Truman
Memorial Veterans' Hospital in Columbia, Missouri.Note: Only
education or degrees recognized by the U.S. Department of Education
from accredited colleges, universities, schools, or institutions
may be used to qualify for Federal employment. You can verify your
education here: http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/. If you are using
foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send
a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order
to receive credit for that education. For further information,
- examining and talking to patients to diagnose their medical
- carrying out specific procedures as appropriately
- making notes, both as a legal record of treatment and for the
benefit of other health care professionals;
- working with other doctors as part of a team, either in the
same department, or within other specialties;
- liaising with other medical and non-medical staff in the
hospital to ensure quality treatment;
- promoting health education;
- Provides patient care for Obstetrics/Gynecology patients
including prevention, health maintenance, early diagnosis,
treatment and follow-up services to patient(s).
- Assumes responsibility for the diagnosis, care and treatment of
patients within their physician specialty area.
- Perform advanced gynecologic surgeries including the most
Evaluate and treat medical, surgical, and functional problems
related to the female gynecologic disorders.
- Perform and or interpret gynecologic studies.
- Assures preparation of appropriate medical records for all
patients seen to assure the accumulation and organization of all
pertinent clinical data to provide comprehensive medical care.
- Refers patients to appropriate medical or other facilities,
provides full clinical information for care and diagnostic
Works closely with allied health professionals in the provision of
broad health program services, interviews and examines patients,
and instructs and counsels patients.
Work Schedule: 2 days (10 hrs/day 20hrs/week)
Financial Disclosure Report: Not requiredTo qualify for this
position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date
of this announcement, 02/29/2020.
- United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed
when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance
with VA 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 residency training, or its equivalent, approved
by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in an accredited core
specialty training program leading to eligibility for board
- Proficiency in spoken and written English.
- Physical requirements outlined below.
Preferred Experience: Board certified OB/GYN
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: In accordance with 29 Code of Federal
Regulations 1614.203, the individual selected must be physically
and mentally able, with or without reasonable accommodation, to
perform the essential functions of this position without
endangering the health and safety of self and others. The physical
requirements of this position may include lifting, prolonged
standing and sitting, frequent bending, walking, climbing, reaching
(overhead), repetitive motion and stooping. The mental/sensory
requirements include recall, reasoning, problem-solving, hearing,
speaking clearly, writing legibly, keyboarding, reading and logical
thinking. The environment's pace can vary from steady to a
sometimes fast pace requiring handling of multiple priorities,
frequent, sometimes intense customer interactions, and the ability
to adapt to frequent changes in a sometimes noisy environment.
There may be the need to use personal protective equipment to
prevent exposure to disease, illness and hazardous materials.
Keywords: US Department of Veterans Affairs, Columbia , Physician (Gynecologist), Healthcare , Columbia, Missouri
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