The Medical Service at the Orlando VA Medical Center in coordination with the University Of Central Florida College Of Medicine is recruiting for a physician for the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). The incumbent will report to the Chief of Pulmonary/Critical Care. Patient care will be provided in teaching, non-teaching and nocturnal services in a highly integrated and multi-disciplinary setting. Scheduling will vary depending on staffing levels and service needs, as well as individual preferences. The incumbent will be active in the education of Internal Medicine residents, University of Central Florida College of Medicine (UCF-COM) students, and trainees from other affiliated programs, and would have the opportunity to collaborate with and receive a faculty appointment at the UCF-COM. The incumbent is responsible for providing efficient delivery of evidence-based care, and executing the primary duties of a Critical Care Physician. Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: * Coordinate the clinical care of the medicine patients and collaborate with the other service(s) on the care of their patients. The care will include medical, surgical, and cardiac patients. * Communicate with primary care physicians, hospitalists, specialists, patients and their families. * Responsible for appropriate documentation, consultations and procedures using the computerized patient record; and performing routine/emergency diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. * Admit, examine, treat, transfer and discharge patients referred to the service that require inpatient care and when appropriate. * Perform daily rounds on all assigned inpatients and write daily progress notes. * Provide supervision and collaboration of advanced practice providers and graduate medical trainees.
Work Schedule: Monday - Sunday; Day and night shifts necessary
(NOTE: Work schedules are determined and approved by the supervisor. The incumbent may be required to work various shifts on a permanent or temporary basis based on patient care needs, including weekends, holidays and nights.)
Citizenship of the United States. Noncitizen may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with Department of Veterans Affairs 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 a residency, or its equivalent, approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which it was completed. Proficiency in spoken and written English.
Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-2, Physician Qualification Standard.
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS:
* Possesses a strong work ethic, superb integrity, kindness and empathy, and who enjoys working with a collaborative group. * Has a desire to train and mentor medical residents and students. * Critical care physicians with EM or IM training can complement ICU work with duties commensurate with training. Must be an excellent communicator and team player who is adaptable to the needs of a rapidly growing program.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must pass a pre-employment physical examination as required by VA Handbook 5019. This examination is administered by VA Occupational Health. This position requires: light to moderate lifting (15 - 44 lbs); light carrying (15 lbs and under); reaching above shoulder; use of fingers; both hands required; walking (up to 2 hours); standing (up to 2 hours); kneeling (up to 1 hour); 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; depth perception; ability to distinguish basic colors; ability to distinguish shades of colors; hearing (aid permitted); emotional stability; mental stability; working closely with others; and working alone.
-All applicants are required to submit the following supporting document types(s):
Resume or CVApplicants may also submit the following supporting document type(s), which may not be required for all applicants: SF-50 (If you are a current or former Federal Employee) OF-306 Copy of Licensure Copy of Certification Transcripts (if not mandatory for education substitution) VA Form 10-2850 - Application Physicians, Dentists, Podiatrists and Optometrists is available at http://www.va.gov/vaforms/medical/pdf/vha-10-2850-fill.pdf ).This form will be required upon selection, but can be submitted at time of application: Optional Form 306 - Declaration for Federal Employment (Available at http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/of0306.pdf).
Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference on the Occupational Questionnaire in the section provided and provide a legible copy of your DD214(s) and/or documentation related to your active duty service which shows dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), or dates of impending separation. 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, please review the information for disabled Veterans in the application checklist or visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx.
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