Physician-Primary Care Women’s Health, VM-0602

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Department Of Veterans Affairs
February 15, 2014
Job Type


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

America's Veterans.

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.

Required Skills:



order to qualify for this position you must meet the following:

Basic Requirements:



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.


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.


VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part

II, Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human

Resources Office.




Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the

U.S. Department of Education. Applicants

can verify accreditation at the following website: 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.


Preference: When

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


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

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