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Acting Section Chief Infectious Disease

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Department Of Veterans Affairs Albuquerque , NM 87102

Posted 3 months ago

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The VA New Mexico Health Care System (NMAHCS) is recruiting for a full-time, highly qualified Infectious Disease Physician within Medicine Service located at the Albuquerque, NM facility. This incumbent will perform adult Infectious Disease care though out NMVAHCS

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The ID Section is involved in clinical care, teaching and research activities. The incumbent should have a strong clinical background, including outpatient care of HIV-infected patients, inpatient ID consultation, and infection control. Since this position will also be affiliated with a university medical school, teaching abilities and research experience are preferred. The incumbent must be able to maintain clinical activity in both out-patient and in-patient Infectious Diseases and participate in the clinical teaching program for Internal Medicine Residents and Medical Students.

Work Schedule: Full-time, Monday-Friday, (May be required to work evenings or weekends as a 24/7 Full-Time Physician)

Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status


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    0602 Medical Officer

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HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment

  • United States Citizenship Required; non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy

  • Designated and/or random drug testing required

  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959

  • You may be required to serve a probationary period

  • Subject to a background/security investigation

  • Must be proficient in written and spoken English

  • Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process

  • Must pass pre-employment physical examination


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: Preferred candidates will be Board certified/eligible in Internal medicine and Infectious Disease by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

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 carrying (15-44 lbs.); straight pulling, pushing, reaching above shoulder; walking (up to 3 hours); standing (up to 3 hours); ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously; near vision correctable at 13" to 16"; both eyes required; depth perception; ability to distinguish shades of colors; hearing aid permitted.


Note: Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S. Department of Education from accredited colleges, universities, schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for Federal employment. You can verify your education here: If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For further information, visit:

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Acting Section Chief Infectious Disease

Expired Job

Department Of Veterans Affairs