Physician (Nocturnist)

Location
San Antonio, Texas
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 02, 2020
Closes
Jun 01, 2020
Specialty
Med / Surg
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Basic Requirements: 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 certification. Proficiency in spoken and written English. Physical requirements outlined below. Preferred Experience: Board eligibility/certification in Internal Medicine; successful completion of ACGME accredited training in Internal Medicine; added qualifications in trainee supervision; active patient care duties within the last 2 years; experience with inpatient care and teaching in a internal medicine residency program; teaching experience within last five years; evidence of form of scholarly activity (poster/meeting presentation/educational lectures/equivalent); experience in admissions and inpatient acute care procedures and electronic medical records. 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, 15-44 pounds, Light lifting under 15 pounds, moderate carrying 15-44 pounds, light carrying under 15 pounds, Reaching above shoulder, Both hands required, Walking up to 6 hours, Standing up to 6 hours, Repeated bending 2-4 hours, Ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously, Far vision correctable in one eye to 20/20 and to 20/40 in the other far vision 20/30, Ability to distinguish basic colors, Hearing (aid permitted), Mental and emotional stability. Ability to perform privileges, Independently performs physical exam as appropriate to position, Cognitive stability.

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