Physician - Emergency Medicine
Company: US Department of Veterans Affairs
Posted on: December 4, 2019
The medical center provides care to approximately 82,000 veterans
in the midlands and upstate South Carolina. Community Based
Outpatient Clinics are located in Anderson, Greenville,
Spartanburg, Florence, Orangeburg, Sumter, and Rock Hill, and
provide primary care, mental health, and telemedicine services.
Dorn VAMC is affiliated with the University of South Carolina (USC)
School of Medicine and provides teaching services for students and
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 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:
South Carolina, is a wonderful place to live and work. A small-town
atmosphere within a metropolitan city, Columbia is known for its
museums, restaurants, and the University of South Carolina.
Columbia offers four-season outdoor activity with several
championship golf courses in the area and is a short drive from the
mountains and the beach. Columbia is located near a 50,000 acre
lake with boating and recreational opportunities and is also in
close proximity to the premier Atlantic Ocean beaches and
The WJB Dorn VA Medical Center, Columbia, SC is seeking a full-time
physician for our Emergency Department. In addition to the
excellent benefits of federal government employment, we offer
flexible work schedules of 40 hours per week, or 80 hours per
two-week pay period. Physicians perform clinical duties in the 10
bed ED which operates 24/7 for the 17,500 patients seen annually.
There is an associated urgent care staffed by one (1) physician and
four (4) Nurse Practitioners that sees approximately 13,500
additional patients. The incumbent must maintain proficiency in
critical care skills, including central line placement and
intubations. Most cases are medical and very little trauma.
This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program
(EDRP), a student loan reimbursement program within VHA. If
selected for this position you must meet specific individual
eligibility criteria in accordance with VHA policy 1021 and apply
for EDRP within four (4) months of appointment. Final award amount
and program start date is determined after review of a complete
EDRP application and supporting documentation by the VHA Education
Loan Repayment Services office. If selected for this position,
please contact Sheri Hanna at 803-776-4000 x 6735 or Tamika
Henderson at 803-776-4000 x 4346 for more details.
Work Schedule: Rotational 12 hour shifts to include nights,
weekends and holidays (Subject to change based on agency
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Incentives: Recruitment/relocation incentive authorized.
Applications received by April 30, 2018 will receive first
consideration. If a selection is not made, applications will be
reviewed as received.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.
- 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.
Preferred Experience: Board certified or board eligible.
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: Moderate lifting, 15-44 pounds; straight
pulling (4 hours); pushing (4 hours); reaching above shoulder; use
of fingers; both hands required; walking (2 hours);standing (7
hours); kneeling (1 hour); repeated bending (4 hours); both legs
required; near vision correctable at 13" to 16" to Jaeger 1 to 4;
far-vision correctable in one eye to 20/50 and to 20/100 in the
other; ability to distinguish basic colors; hearing (aid
permitted); mental and emotional stability required.
Keywords: US Department of Veterans Affairs, Columbia , Physician - Emergency Medicine, Healthcare , Columbia, South Carolina
Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!