Physician (Gastroenterologist)

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Department Of Veterans Affairs
Published
February 27, 2014
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Quality Care Our Heroes Deserve

Now is the time to take your career to the next level and become part of the high-caliber talent that is VA. Experience what 250,000 current VA employees already have state-of-the art practice settings, access to the latest technology, a multi-disciplinary team environment and the opportunity to provide the men and women who have bravely served this country with the finest patient care, benefits and customer satisfaction. And with VA Patient Satisfaction Scores leading the healthcare industry, you'll be joining one of the most respected facilities in the Nation.

As a VA professional, your opportunities are endless; opportunities are at your fingertips. We are the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the nation. Working for the Department of Veterans Affairs offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, but is not limited to: paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, life insurance, health benefits, thrift savings plan, and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System.

Cheyenne is at the crossroads of I-80 and I-25, and only

90 minutes north of Denver. With a population of 59K, Cheyenne serves as the

northern anchor city of the vibrant Front Range region of the Rocky Mountains.

Wyoming offers a laid back lifestyle, no personal income taxes, low sales tax,

and reasonable property taxes. We are in close proximity to metro Denver, Ft

Collins and have seemingly endless outdoor opportunities for hiking, fishing,

hunting, and popular ski areas in Colorado, Wyoming and Utah within easy

driving distance.

The Cheyenne VA Medical Center is a Level 2 facility, providing primary and secondary inpatient services in medicine and surgery as well as outpatient services in medicine, surgery and psychiatry. Three Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs) are located in Fort Collins and Greeley, Colorado, as well as in Sidney, Nebraska.

OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) needs employees who possess the energy, compassion, and commitment to serve those who served our Country. Whatever the job title, every position in VA will give you a chance to make a meaningful and personal contribution to the lives of truly special and deserving people - our Veterans. VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life. VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities. Working for VA is one of the most emotionally satisfying and professionally rewarding ways to dedicate the best within you to your Country's service.

DUTIES:

Provider is a fellowship trained Gastroenterology Specialist and preferred board certified in Internal Medicine. Provider will oversee the GI Laboratory;

perform endoscopic procedures and GI Specialty Services. Skilled in moderate sedation.

  • Possesses knowledge of age-related changes in disease,

    pharmacology and in the general care and management of elderly patients and applies this knowledge in assigned patient care and education responsibilities.

  • Protects printed and electronic files containing sensitive date in accordance with the provision of the Privacy Act of 1974 and other applicable laws, Federal regulations, VA statues and policy and VHA policy.
  • Meets the needs of customers while supporting VA missions. Consistently communicates and treats customers (veterans, their representatives, visitors, and all VA staff) in a courteous, tactful, and respectful manner.

*Recruitment Incentive IS authorized.

Contact Tim Blakney via email at Timothy.Blakney@VA.GOV or by phone at 303-639-7015

Required Skills:

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

U.S. citizenship

    • English language proficiency
    • Physical standards - All applicants must meet the physical standards for the position. A physical examination prior to employment may be required.
    • Licensure and Registration Current, full,and unrestricted license to practice medicine in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth (i.e., Puerto Rico) of the United States or in the District of Columbia. The Physician must maintain a current registration to continue employment with the VA
    • Educational requirements - 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 Secretary of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed. Approved schools are:
      • Schools of medicine holding regular institutional membership in the Association of American Medical Colleges for the year in which the degree was granted.
      • Schools of osteopathic medicine approved by the American Osteopathic Association for the year in which the degree was granted.
      • Schools (including foreign schools) accepted by the licensing body of a State, Territory, or Commonwealth (i.e. Puerto Rico), or in the District of Columbia as qualifying for full or unrestricted licensure.
      • For residents, graduation from an approved medical school as described above is required.
    • First-Year Residency (Internship) - Completed a first-year residency, or its equivalent, approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for the year in which it was competed. For a VA resident, the appropriate Deans Committee and Resident Review Board may recommend appointment on the basis of the candidate's acceptability for residency training. Approved residencies are:
      • Those approved by the Council on Medical Education and Hospitals, American Medical Association, in the list published for the year the residency was completed, OR
    • Other residencies or their equivalents which the Professional Standards Board determines to have provided an applicant with appropriate professional training. The Board may determine that the residency requirement has been met if the candidate has completed 1 year of postgraduate education.

Contact Tim Blakney via email at Timothy.Blakney@VA.GOV or by phone at 303-639-7015

Bring your expertise to VA and be valued as part of a team that is recognized and respected for significant contributions to medicine. You'll enjoy a patient-focused environment, terrific benefits and incentives, and the ability to practice at any VA facility in the country.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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