Education and length of practice are considered through a formal pay-setting process to determine the final compensable salary (Base Pay + Market Pay) To qualify for this position, you must meet the basic requirements as well as any additional requirements (if applicable) listed in the job announcement. Applicants pending the completion of training or license requirements may be referred and tentatively selected but may not be hired until all requirements are met. Currently employed physician(s) in VA who met the requirements for appointment under the previous qualification standard at the time of their initial appointment are deemed to have met the basic requirements of the occupation. 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. Residency Training: Physicians must have completed residency training, approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in an accredited core specialty training program leading to eligibility for board certification. (NOTE: VA physicians involved in academic training programs may be required to be board certified for faculty status.) Approved residencies are: (1) Those approved by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), b) OR [(2) Those approved by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA),OR (3) Other residencies (non-US residency training programs followed by a minimum of five years of verified practice in the United States), which the local Medical Staff Executive Committee deems to have provided the applicant with appropriate professional training and believes has exposed the physician to an appropriate range of patient care experiences. Residents currently enrolled in ACGME/AOA accredited residency training programs and who would otherwise meet the basic requirements for appointment are eligible to be appointed as "Physician Resident Providers" (PRPs). PRPs must be fully licensed physicians (i.e., not a training license) and may only be appointed on an intermittent or fee-basis. PRPs are not considered independent practitioners and will not be privileged; rather, they are to have a "scope of practice" that allows them to perform certain restricted duties under supervision. Additionally, surgery residents in gap years may also be appointed as PRPs. Proficiency in spoken and written English. 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: Heavy lifting (45 lbs and over); reaching above shoulder; use of fingers; walking (3 hours per day); standing (6 hours per day); kneeling (2 hours per day); ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously; near vision correctable at 13" to 16"; far vision correctable in one eye to 20/20 and to 20/40 in the other; ability to distinguish basic colors; hearing (aid permitted). ["Salisbury VA health system Neurology department seeks board certified Neurologist, candidates with special qualifications in Movement disorders are welcome, but not required. The successful candidate should provide quality patient centered care, demonstrate clinical excellence, decision making skills, commitment and the ability to oversee a complex clinical cases, coordinate and facilitate patient care with other health professionals, participate in education activities and peer review process as requested, maintain clinical practice privilege at good standards, maintain unrestricted medical license, demonstrate leadership skills. Neurology department provides inpatient consultation services at the VA Salisbury health system and Outpatient services at 3 different locations- Salisbury campus, Charlotte HCC, Kernersville HCC. VA Salisbury holds national multiple sclerosis centers of excellence and offers specialty clinics in neuromuscular disorders such as ALS, Botox, EMG and EEG services, on site infusion services available at all 3 locations. We have Academic affiliation with Wake Forest Baptist hospital and provide education training for Neurology residents, medical students and PA students. Salisbury VA health system provide a full range of patient care services, with state-of-the-art technology, as well as extensive education and research programs. Comprehensive health care services are provided in multiple areas of medicine department, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, Primary care, Geriatrics, TBI clinic. Specific Duties May Include: Outpatient and Inpatient Neurology Consults Electrodiagnostic studies: EMG/NCS/ EEG Participation in activities, committees, boards, projects pertinent to the sub-specialty as dictated by strategic or other initiatives/taskings Wake Forest Baptist Health faculty appointment is encouraged for opportunities to work with residents and students Provider will act as \"surrogates\" for the patients of their colleagues when their colleagues are on leave Enter progress notes on inpatients on which the subspecialist rounds during weekdays, weekends or holidays On call duties VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards.\nRecruitment Incentive (Sign-on Bonus): May be eligible for highly qualified candidates\nPay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases\nPaid Time Off: 50-55 days of annual paid time offer per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 11 paid Federal holidays per year and possible 5 day paid absence for CME)\nRetirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA\nInsurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement)\nLicensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory\nCME: Possible $1,000 per year reimbursement\nMalpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided\nContract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm"]
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.