: $186,460.00 - $186,460.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Healthcare - Physician

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Podiatrist==========##### Department of Veterans AffairsVeterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration##### Podiatry PracticeOverview--------- ##### Open & closing dates09/30/2019 to 12/30/2019- ##### ServiceExcepted- ##### Pay scale & gradeVM 15- ##### Salary$104,843 to $180,000 per yearEducation and length of practice will be considered through a formalpay-setting process in determining the final compensable salary.- ##### Appointment typeTemporary - Not to exceed 1 year- ##### Work scheduleFull-TimeLocation--------1 vacancy in the following location:-Bronx, NY##### Relocation expenses reimbursedNo##### Telework eligibleNo- Duties------### SummaryThe James J. Peters VA Medical Center is recruiting for a full-timepodiatrist on a temporary basis for the Podiatry Clinic.The facility is situated on an attractive campus in the north Bronxeasily accessible by car and public transport. The campus serves aveteran population from the Bronx, Westchester and RocklandCounties, Northern New Jersey and the New York City metropolitanarea.Learn more about this agency### ResponsibilitiesThe incumbent provides podiatric care for patients in the PodiatryClinic.**Work Schedule:** Monday thru Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm**Financial Disclosure Report:** Not required### Travel RequiredNot required##### Supervisory statusNo##### Promotion Potential15- #### Job family (Series)0668 Podiatrist#### Similar jobs- Doctors, Foot- Foot Doctors- Podiatrists- Requirements------------### Conditions of Employment- United States Citizenship Required; non-citizens may only beappointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizensin accordance with VA Policy- Designated and/or random drug testing required- Selective Service Registration is required for males born after12/31/1959- You may be required to serve a probationary period- Subject to a background/security investigation- Must be proficient in written and spoken English- Selected applicants will be required to complete an onlineonboarding process- Must pass pre-employment physical examination### QualificationsTo qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirementsby the closing date of this announcement, 12/30/2019.**Basic Requirements:**- United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointedwhen it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens inaccordance with VA Policy.- Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resultingfrom a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine.The degree must have been obtained from one of the schoolsapproved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year inwhich the course of study was completed.- Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine orsurgery in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the UnitedStates, or in the District of Columbia.- Completion of residency training, or its equivalent, approved bythe Secretary of Veterans Affairs in an accredited corespecialty training program leading to eligibility for boardcertification.- Proficiency in spoken and written English.- Physical requirements outlined below.**Preferred Experience:**- Completed a CPME approved residency training- Capable of dealing with comprehensive foot and ankle care**Reference:** VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, PartII, Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard. This can be foundin the local Human Resources Office.**Physical Requirements:** The podiatrist should be physically andmentally capable to perform the duties of the position. Physicalactivities include sitting, standing (up to 2 hours) walking (up to2 hours), heavy lifting (45 pounds or over), reaching above theshoulder, and repeated bending.### Education**Note:** 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 Federalemployment. You can verify your education here: If you are using foreign educationto meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate ofForeign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive creditfor that education. For further information, visit: Additional informationVA offers a comprehensive benefits package. This link provides anoverview of the benefits associated with a VA practice: VHAphysician brochure.Annual leave shall accrue for full-time physicians at the rate ofeight (8) hours per biweekly pay period.This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additionalvacancies.It is the policy of the VA to not deny employment to those that havefaced financial hardships or periods of unemployment.This position is in the Excepted Service and does not confercompetitive status.VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply. The health-relatedpositions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by theSchedule A excepted appointment authority.Veterans and Transitioning Service Members: Please visit the VA forVets site for career-search tools for Veterans seeking employment atVA, career development services for our existing Veterans, andcoaching and reintegration support for military service members.If you are unable to apply online view the following link forinformation regarding an Alternate Application.### How You Will Be EvaluatedYou will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet thequalifications above.**IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WEMAY NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. Yourapplication, r sum , C.V., and/or supporting documentation will beverified. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors oromissions may affect consideration for employment.****NOTE:** A formal pay-setting process will be used to determineyour salary. The salary may be at any point in the range listed forthis vacancy.Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteerwork 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, andskills and can provide valuable training and experience thattranslates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit forall qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.### Background checks and security clearance##### Security clearanceOther##### Drug test requiredYes- Required Documents------------------To apply for this position, you must provide a complete ApplicationPackage which includes (upload C.V. as resume document type):- License- ResumeThe following documents are accepted, and may be required ifapplicable to your eligibility and/or qualifications for thisposition. Please use this checklist to ensure you have included alldocuments required for your application, such as a copy of yourtranscript (if using education to qualify), SF-50's, etc.- Cover Letter- License- Other Certification- VA Form 10-2850 - Application for Physicians, Dentists,Podiatrists, Optometrists & Chiropractors can be found at: Resume- SF-50/ Notification of Personnel Action#### If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:Education must be accredited by an accrediting institutionrecognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to becredited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only theattendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accreditinginstitutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in thisvacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or mayaffect the overall rating.- Benefits--------A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with acomprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and yourfamily will have access to a range of benefits that are designed tomake your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federalbenefits.Review our benefitsEligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you holdand whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent.Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specificbenefits offered.- How to Apply------------All applicants are encouraged to apply online. To apply for thisposition, you must complete the full questionnaire and submit thedocumentation specified in the Required Documents section below. Thecomplete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (ET) on12/30/2019 to receive consideration. To preview the questionnaireclick To begin, click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or login to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select yourUSA JOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and completethe occupational questionnaire.2. Click Submit My Answers to submit your application package.**NOTE:** It is your responsibility to ensure your responses andappropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date.To verify your application is complete, log into your USA JOBSaccount, select theApplication Status link and then select the more information linkfor this position. The Details page will display the status of yourapplication, the documentation received and processed, and anycorrespondence the agency has sent related to this application. Youruploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scanprocess. To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancyannouncement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documentsfrom your USA JOBS account or your application will be incomplete.**NOTE**: Participation in the seasonal influenza program is acondition of employment and a requirement for all Department ofVeterans Affairs Health Care Personnel (HCP). HCP are individualswho, during the influenza season, work in VHA locations wherepatients receive care or who come into contact with VA patients aspart of their duties. VHA locations include, but are not limited to,VA hospitals and associated clinics, community living centers(CLCs), community-based outpatient clinics (CBOCs), domiciliaryunits, Vet centers and VA-leased facilities. HCP include all VAlicensed and unlicensed, clinical and administrative, paid andunpaid, full- and part-time employees, intermittent employees, feebasis employees, VA contractors, students, researchers, volunteers,and trainees who work at these facilities. HCPs that are unable toreceive or otherwise decline a flu shot will be expected to wear aface mask throughout the influenza season.### Agency contact information### Elizabeth Houser##### Phone(718) ###-#### X5066##### ...@va.gov##### AddressBronx VA Medical Center130 West Kingsbridge Rd.Bronx, NY 10468USLearn more about this agency### Next stepsOnce your online application is submitted you will receive aconfirmation notification by email. After we receive applicationpackages (including all required documents) and the vacancyannouncement closes, we will review applications to ensurequalification and eligibility requirements are met. After the reviewis complete, a referral certificate(s) is issued and applicants willbe notified of their status by email. Referred applicants will benotified as such and may be contacted directly by the hiring officefor an interview. All referred applicants receive a finalnotification once a selection decision has been made.You may check the status of your application at any time by logginginto your USA Jobs account and clicking on Applications. Informationregarding your application status can be found in the USAJobs HelpCenter.- Fair & Transparent------------------The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent.Please read the following guidance.### Equal Employment Opportunity PolicyThe United States Government does not discriminate in employment onthe basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy andgender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexualorientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age,membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parentalstatus, military service, or other non-merit factor.- Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & jobapplicants### Reasonable Accommodation PolicyFederal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicantswith disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonableaccommodation for any part of the application process should followthe instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any partof the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact thehiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonableaccommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the workenvironment, or the way things are usually done that enables anindividual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job dutiesor receive equal access to job benefits.Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must providereasonable accommodations when:- An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have anequal opportunity to apply for a job.- An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to performthe essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.- An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receiveequal access to benefits, such as details, training, andoffice-sponsored events.You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during theapplication or hiring process or while on the job. Requests areconsidered on a case-by-case basis.Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodationsor how to contact an agency.#### Legal and regulatory guidance- Financial suitability- Social security number request- Privacy Act- Signature and false statements- Selective Service- New employee probationary periodThis job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and toapply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/547215000. Only resumessubmitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listedat www.usajobs.gov will be considered.
Associated topics: family, general practice, hospitalist, outpatient, physician md, practice, primary, primary care, provider, urgent * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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