The incumbent is responsible for the daily administrative and clinical operations of the Endocrine Section and reports directly to the Hospital and Specialty Medicine Service Line Manager. They may also work in one or all of the following units:Inpatient wards and Subspecialty Clinic areas. In addition, the incumbent may be required to perform General Medicine attending duties on the inpatient wards. The incumbent will also be engaged in direct patient contact or perform tasks defined by statue or recognized custom of medical practice within the bounds of state law as defined by the board of professional licensure. Will be responsible for ensuring quality outcomes, veteran satisfaction and cost effective care.
The incumbent will, as defined by the American Board of Internal Medicine and the subspecialty Board of Endocrinology, admit, evaluate, diagnosis, provide treatment or consultative services to patients presenting with cardiovascular disease.
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm
Functional Statement Title: Physician - Director (Endocrinology and Metabolism Section)
-Citizenship of the United States. Noncitizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with Department of Veterans Affairs 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 a first-year residency, or its equivalent, approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which it was completed.
-Proficiency in spoken and written English.
-Physical requirements outlined below.
Applicants must have an MD degree (or foreign equivalent) and be board certified/eligible in cardiovascular diseases (or foreign equivalent). U.S. Citizenship is required. They must also qualify for appointment to the full-time, 100% faculty at the University of Washington at the Associate Professor (0112) or Full Professor (0113) level commensurate with qualifications. University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service. Position will remain open until filled.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
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 lifting, 15-44 pounds; Light carrying, under 15 pounds; Reaching above shoulder; Use of fingers; Both hands required; Walking (1 hours); Depth perception; Ability to distinguish basic colors; Ability to distinguish shades of colors; Hearing (aid permitted); Hearing.
All applicants are required to submit the following supporting document type(s): *Other (VA APPLICATION 10-2850) *Resume/CV Transcript (UNOFFICIAL)
Applicants need to submit the following supporting document type(s) which may not be required for all applicants: *Cover Letter *DD-214 *OF-306 *SF-15
*SF-50 (Most current Notification of Personnel Action)
Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference for 5pt (TP), or 10pt (CP/CPS, XPP, XP), or for Sole Survivor Preference (SSP), on the Occupational Questionnaire in the section(s) provided. A legible copy of your DD214(s) indicating character of service, disability certification, SF-15 (if claiming 10 pt. preference) or if you are currently serving on active duty and expected to be released or discharged within 120 days; documentation related to your active duty service which reflects the dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), or dates of impending separation. Documentation is required for eligibility verification.
Faxing Applications or Supporting Documents: You are encouraged to apply online. Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application. If you are unable to apply online or unable to upload your supporting documents to your online application, follow the directions located at the following site: Fax Options. The Vacancy ID of the job opportunity announcement is 1861454.
NOTE: If you applied online and your application is complete, do not fax the paper application (1203-FX) as this will overwrite your prior online responses and may result in you being found ineligible.