Physician (Intensivist)

Department Of Veterans Affairs Martinsburg , WV 25405

Posted 2 months ago

  • Duties




The position is located in Medical Service at the VA Medical Center in Martinsburg, WV.

Work Schedule: Seven Shifts Every 14 Days, alternating days and nights

Relocation/Recruitment Incentives Are Authorized

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  • Critical care medicine deals primarily with acutely life-threatening conditions in which multiple organ failure is common.

  • admission, work-up, diagnosis, and provision of treatment including consultation to patients in need of critical care

  • core priviledges also include: airway maintenance, intubation, including FOB, ventilator management, arterial line placement, arterial line placement, central venous line placement, Swan-Ganz placement, Resuscitation, Hemodynamic Management

  • Critical care procedures to include: sedation, bronchoscopy, chest tube thoracotomy, temporary transvenous pacemakers, pericardiocentesis, percutaneous tracheostomy, out-of-operating room airway management

  • meets the needs of customers while supporting VA missions

  • consistently communicates and treats customers in a courteous, tactful and respectful manner

  • provides the customer with consistent information according to established policies and procedures

  • handles conflicts and problems in dealing with the customer constructively and appropriately

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential

  • Job family (Series)
    0602 Medical Officer

  • Requirements



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


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 Certification is encouraged.

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:
The work requires some physical exertion including periods of walking, standing, regular and recurring bending, stooping, lifting heavy objects such as assisting patients on and off examination tables.


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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Physician (Intensivist)

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