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
Job family (Series)
0602 Medical Officer
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
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.
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: http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/. 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: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html.
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