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Job Title: Physician (Orthopedic Surgeon)
Company Name: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Memphis, TN
Position Type: Full-Time
Post Date: 05/18/2019
Expire Date: 07/14/2019
Job Categories: Administrative and Support Services, Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical, Education, Healthcare, Practitioner and Technician, Information Technology, Collegiate Faculty, Staff, Administration, Medical
Job Description
Physician (Orthopedic Surgeon)
Qualifications BASIC REQUIREMENTS: a. Citizenship. Citizen of the United States. (Noncitizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified
citizens in accordance with section A, chapter 3, paragraph 3g, this part.)
b. Education. Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in allopathic
medicine or osteopathic medicine. The degree must have been obtained from an institution whose accreditation was
in place for the year in which the course of study was completed. Approved schools are:
(1) Schools of medicine accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) for the year in which the
degree was granted, or
(2) Schools of osteopathic medicine approved by the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA) of the American Osteopathic Association for the year in which the degree was granted.
(3) For foreign medical graduates not covered in (1) or (2) above, facility officials must verify with the Educational
Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) that the applicant has met requirements for certification, and
must obtain a copy of the ECFMG certificate, if claimed by the applicant. ' Licensure and Registration. Physicians must possess a 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. The physician must maintain current registration in the State of licensure if this is a requirement for continuing active, current licensure. Residency Training. Physicians must have completed residency training or its equivalent, approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in an accredited core specialty training program leading to eligibility for board certification. (NOTE: VA Physicians involved in academic training programs may be required to be board certified for faculty status.)
Approved residencies are: (1) Those approved by the accrediting bodies for graduate medical education, the Accreditation Council for Graduate
Medical Education (ACGME) or American Osteopathic Association (AOA), in the list published for the year the residency was completed, or
(2) Other residencies or their equivalents which the local Professional Standards Board determines to have provided
an applicant with appropriate professional training. Physical Requirements. The physical requirements of this position are concerned with the mental and physical
ability of the applicant to satisfactory perform the duties of the proposed assignment and may include requisite
laboratory and other screening as required by Federal, regulatory agencies. 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). References: VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G2, PHYSICIAN QUALIFICATION STANDARD Education and experience will be reviewed by a Professional Standards Board and Compensation Panel (for physicians and dentists) in determining the grade and salary of the applicant selected. The recommended salary may be at any point in the range listed for this vacancy.
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Company Name: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Website:https://www.usajobs.gov:443/GetJob/ViewDetails/484426400?utm_source=VHA&utm_medium=Job%20Board&utm_campaign=HBCU
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