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Physician (Primary Care)

The Northeast Ohio VA Healthcare System is recruiting for a Physician (Primary Care). The Physician (Primary Care) will function at the Parma Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) within Community Outpatient Service (COPS). The Physician (Primary Care) will function in an expanding community outpatient care network. They will enjoy a multi-disciplinary team approach and provide patient care to our nation's Veterans within the outpatient clinics.
This announcement will remain open until the end of the calendar year. All qualified applications will be forwarded to the selecting official for a review based on the hiring needs of the service. A selection may be made at any time during the open period of the announcement.
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:
  • Strong mentoring skills and experience working with a multidisciplinary team.
  • Extensive primary care experience treating a complex patient population.
  • Currently active in a primary care practice.
  • Demonstrates a high level of practice using evidence based medicine principles involving patients who have complex illnesses.
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine with at least 3 years of Primary Care practice 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.

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