The Dermatologist physician will be providing care to patients in outpatient/inpatient settings within the VA New Jersey Health Care System (VANJHCS). The dermatologist will be responsible for evaluation, treatment plan, and procedures in the area of dermatology. He/She will meet VA expectations as a member of the medical staff adhering to current VANJHCS medical staff by-laws and practice under approved clinical privileges and scope of practice. In addition, the dermatologist will participate in dermatology resident training, which includes supervising clinical rotations and patient care. The dermatologist is a specially trained physician in the evaluation, diagnosis, management, and treatment of dermatologic diseases. Area of expertise includes performing procedures such as excisional biopsies, laser treatment, and dermatologic surgeries. He/she is able to lead a care team consisting of residents, nurses, clerical staff, and other support staff to provide care that is centered on the needs of the patient and patient's families. Furthermore, the physician will collaborate with other providers to co-manage patients and serve as a partner in the patient's care. The dermatologist physician demonstrates leadership, experience, efficiency, and creative approaches to caring for complex patient needs. He/She has a broad knowledge of dermatology and dermatologic diseases in order to systematically apply diagnosis and treatment plans.
Although East Orange and Lyons, NJ are listed as duty stations, this announcement is for one position that will require the incumbent to work at both campuses. Duties include: *Performs histories and physical exams *Provides ongoing care to a panel of patients with chronic dermatologic diseases as well as acute episodic care *Prescribes medications according to federal and state Law *Writes orders and interprets diagnostic test results *Performs a variety of procedures (excisions, punch biopsies, debridement, etc.) *Supervises dermatology residents during outpatient and inpatient clinical rotations *Meets requirements set forth by ACGME to maintain program accreditation *Participates in Peer Review and Quality Improvement Initiatives *Answers consults sent to the Dermatology department *Participates in virtual modalities of care as developed and assigned within the department *Other pertinent duties as assigned by the Chief of Dermatology
Work Schedule: Full Time, Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM.
Functional Statement Title/#: Physician/000000
Must be proficient in written and spoken English
U.S. citizenship. Non-citizens may 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.
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.
Board certified or board eligible in Dermatology.
Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work 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, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer 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.
Physical Requirements: See VA Handbook 5005, Part III, Chapter 2, paragraph 7, and VA Handbook 5019, Occupational Health Services. Work is mostly sedentary in nature. Work requires moderate lifting, walking, bending, stooping, standing, pushing, and pulling.
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Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs)
Other Veterans Document
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Faxing Applications or Supporting Documents:
Youare encouraged to apply online. Applying online will allow you toreview and track the status of your application. If you are unable toapply online or unable to upload your supporting documents to youronline application, follow the directions located at the following site:Fax Options. The Vacancy ID of the job opportunity announcement is 1965536.
NOTE:If you applied online and your application is complete, do not fax thepaper application (1203-FX) as this will overwrite your prior online responses and may result in you being found ineligible.
VA New Jersey Health Care System Employees Only: If you cannot submit your application using one of the options listed above, you may personally submit by hand your application package to: VA New Jersey Health Care System Human Resources (05LY) 151 Knollcroft Road, Building 1, 3rd Floor Lyons, NJ 07939 Phone: 908-647-0180 ext. 5433