VA Loma Linda Healthcare System is seeking a full-time Anesthesiologist that will be providing a broad range of anesthesiology interventions to Veterans. The incumbent will be responsible for a variety of services including pre-operative patient exam and assessment, intra-operative care utilizing MAC, regional and general anesthesia techniques on ASA class 1 through 5 patients, and post-operative care including ventilator management within recovery area and ICU. Providing anesthesia-related direct patient care in all functional areas of the OR, ICU, ward, and clinic settings and as needed to include on-call coverage. Management may include critical care as a part of a multidisciplinary critical care team. The incumbent will be teaching and mentoring residents and student CRNA's. The staff Anesthesiologist will provide anesthesia-related direct patient care in all functional areas of the OR, PACU, ICU, Non-Operating Room Setting, ward, and clinic settings as needed. The staff Anesthesiologist may also be involved in program planning, objectives, policies, quality improvement and standards essential to the delivery of quality anesthetic care. Each Anesthesiologist functions as a team member and will be responsible for developing strong relationships with the procedural and surgical teams within the facility as well as with other member of the operating room staff.
Preferred Experience: The facility has a need for providers capable of managing complex patients undergoing cardiac electrophysiology procedures and as such greater than 5 years of experience in Cardiac Anesthesia is preferred. In addition, with an expanding Perioperative Care section a provider with interest and training in Perioperative Surgical Home is alsopreferred.
Board Certified/Board Eligible Anesthesiologist is highly preferred.
WorkSchedule: FULL-TIME, Monday-Friday, 0700-1530 (May be required to work evenings or weekends as a 24/7 Full-Time Physician).
PCS/Relocationallowances are not authorized.
CITIZENSHIP: Citizen of the United States.
EDUCATION: 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 Secretary of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed. Approved schools are: (1) Schools of medicine holding regular institutional membership in the Association of American Medical Colleges or the year in which the degree was granted; (2) Schools of osteopathic medicine approved by the American Osteopathic Association for the year in which the degree was granted; (3) Schools (including foreign schools) accepted by the licensing body of a State, Territory, or Commonwealth (i.e., Puerto Rico), or in the district of Columbia as qualifying for full or unrestricted licensure; (4) for residents, graduation from an approved medical school as described above is required.
LICENSURE AND REGISTRATION: Physicians (Except Residents). 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. The physician must maintain current registration in the State of licensure if this is a requirement for continuing active, current licensure. The facility Director may waive this licensure requirement if the physician is to serve in a country other than the United States and the physician has licensure in that country.
Residents: 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 before the second year of VA residency, or meet any licensure, registration or other equivalent requirements established for residents of non-VA hospitals with which the VA facility is affiliated for training purposes. The resident must maintain current registration in the State of licensure if this is a requirement for continuing active, current licensure.
ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY: Physicians, including residents, appointed to direct patient-care positions must be proficient in spoken and written English as required by 38 U.S.C. 7402(d) and 7407(d).
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; religious; 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.
Physical Requirements: Heavy lifting (45 lbs. and over); 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 basic colors; Ability to distinguish shades of colors; Hearing aid (permitted)]
RATING/RANKING PROCEDURES: Applicants who meet the qualification AND basic requirement will be further evaluated by determining the extent to which their work or related experience, education, training, etc., indicate they possess the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other characteristics (KSAOs) as part of the assessment questionnaire for this position:
For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management's website at http://www.opm.gov/qualifications .
IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE WILL NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. If your resume does not support your questionnaire answers, we will not allow credit for your response(s).
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. Submita legible copy of your DD 214(s) indicating character of service and the dates of service 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 thedates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), or dates of impending separation. Documentation is required for eligibility verification.
Additionally, disabled veterans and others eligible for 10-point preference (such as widows or mothers of eligible Veterans) must also submit an SF-15 "Application for 10 point Veterans Preference" with required proof as stated on the form. For more information, pleasevisithttp://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx.
The followingApplication documents are required.
- Your Résumé. Please make sure your resume includes where you worked, dates of employment (From: mm/yyyy To: mm/yyyy), and number of hours worked per week.
- Copy of your transcript if you are using education to qualify.
- Responses to the on-lineOccupationalQuestionnaire.
The following will be required if selected:
The following Eligibility documents are required. Failure to submit the required eligibility documents will result in you being notified that you have been rated ineligible for further consideration of this position.
- Current or Former Federal Employees - Must provide a copy of your last or most recent SF-50, "Notification of Personnel Action" which shows your current grade level. If you have served at a higher grade level in Federal service which qualifies you for this position, please provide a copy of that SF-50.
- Other eligibility documents: Use the CHECKLIST to make sure you have included other documents required for your application, such as documentation to support Veteran Preference claims, or ICTAP/CTAP documentation (for displaced federal employees), and any document that will verify your eligibility to apply for this position.