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.
The VA Gulf Coast Veterans Health Care System (VAGCVHCS) is a multi-divisional HCS
based in Biloxi, Mississippi spanning the Gulf Coast to include the following
Community Based Outpatient Clinics in Mobile, AL, Pensacola, Ft. Walton Beach,
and Panama City, Florida. Acute inpatient medical and surgical care, primary,
specialty outpatient care, long-term care, blind rehabilitation, as well as
inpatient and outpatient mental health services are provided at the Biloxi
campus. Over 200,000 veterans reside in our service area. The VAGCVHCS has
affiliation agreements with three medical schools and numerous associated
health programs. We support resident training in cardiology, dermatology,
general surgery, otolaryngology, ophthalmology, psychiatry, radiology, and
dental programs, as well as a general thoracic fellowship. The residents rotate
from the University of South Alabama in Mobile, Tulane University in New Orleans,
Louisiana State University in New Orleans, and Keesler Air Force Base in
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
The Physician serves as a Primary Care Women's Health Physician in an outpatient primary care clinic. Provides comprehensive outpatient care for a panel of adult females. You will
serve as a provider who is highly skilled in the management of a patient's primary care
needs or subspecialty evaluation and treatment. Thephysician is
responsible to contribute to the achievements of quality of care standards,
efficiency, process improvement, and patient satisfaction.You will write
orders for diagnostic testing, prescribed medications, and consultation to
specialty services utilizing computer-keyboarding techniques. Thephysician is
expected to practice in accordance with professional standards, core values and
with a commitment to service excellence. Board Certification preferred.
order to qualify for this position you must meet the following:
citizenship. Non-citizens may 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.
and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in a State, Territory,
or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia.
VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part
II, Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the
U.S. Department of Education. Applicants
can verify accreditation at the following website: http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html. All education claimed by applicants will be
verified by the appointing agency accordingly.
If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements,
you will be asked to produce a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency.
applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference on the
Occupational Questionnaire in the section provided and provide a legible copy
of your DD-214(s), SF-15 (as applicable) and/or documentation related to your
active duty service which shows dates of service, character of service
(honorable, general, etc.), or dates of impending separation. For more information, please review the information
for disabled Veterans in the applicationchecklist or visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your application, résumé, C.V., and/or supporting
documentation will be reviewed. Please
follow all instructions carefully. Errors
or omissions may affect consideration for employment.
describing your experience, please be clear and specific. We may not make assumptions regarding your
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