Academic Palliative Care Physician
Company: US Department of Veterans Affairs
Posted on: December 4, 2019
OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise -"To care for
him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow, and his
orphan" - by serving and honoring the men and women who are
America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team
providing compassionate care to Veterans?
Academic Palliative Care Physician - Department of Veterans Affairs
Medical Center, Syracuse, New York is actively seeking a full-time
Palliative Care physicianNote: 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:
Palliative Care Physician - Department of Veterans Affairs Medical
Center, Syracuse, New York is actively seeking a full-time
Palliative Care physician. Candidates must be BC in Internal
Medicine and BC/BE in Hospice & Palliative Medicine. The successful
candidate will work closely with our inpatient and outpatient care
teams with patients requiring advanced illness and palliative care
consultations. The Syracuse VA is affiliated with the medical
school at the State University of New York (SUNY) Upstate Medical
University (UMU). Teaching of medical students, residents and
fellows is an integral part of the position. This position provides
an outstanding opportunity for individuals committed to an academic
career in clinical care, teaching and research and requires
excellent interpersonal skills and a commitment to team building .
Applicants must possess a full and unrestricted license in any
State and must qualify for an academic appointment at the SUNY UMU.
The VA offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience
using VA's market-based physician pay system, and a generous
federal benefits package.
Work Schedule: Full-Time
Financial Disclosure Report: Not requiredTo qualify for this
position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date
of this announcement, 11/25/2020.
- 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
- Proficiency in spoken and written English.
- Physical requirements outlined below.
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: : Light lifting (under 15 lbs), light
carrying (under 15 lbs), use of fingers, far vision correctable in
one eye to 20/20 and 20/40 in the other, hearing (aid permitted),
emotional stability, mental stability.
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