The NMVAHCS is a tertiary referral center consisting of 167 acute hospital beds, 90 residential rehabilitation treatment program beds and a 36 bed Nursing Home Care Unit. Albuquerque is home to the sole VA Hospital in the state but the NMVAHCS operates seven (7) VA staffed Community-Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs) and five (6) contract CBOCs throughout the state and southern Colorado. Annually over 57,000 veterans are served and 887,00 outpatient visits are provided. Serves as a provider who is highly skilled in the management of a patient's primary care needs or sub specialty evaluation and treatment; responsible to contribute to the achievement of quality of care standards, efficiency, process improvement and patient satisfaction; writes orders for diagnostic testing prescribed medications and consultation to specialty services utilizing computer-keyboarding techniques. The incumbent is expected to practice in accordance with professional standards, values, and with a commitment to service excellence.
Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Financial Disclosure Report: Not requiredBasic 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 certification.
Proficiency in spoken and written English.
Physical requirements outlined below.
Board Certification/Eligibility in Internal Medicine or Family Practice is preferred, as the New Mexico VAHCS is affiliated with the University of New Mexico and is an academic facility.
VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office.
: Heavy lifting (45 lbs and over); Heavy carrying (45 lbs and over): Straight pulling and pushing; reaching above shoulder; use of fingers; both hands required; walking and standing up to 8 hours; repeated bending; Ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously; hearing aid permitted.
To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes (upload C.V. as resume document type):
VA Form 10-2850 - Application for Physicians, Dentists, Podiatrists, Optometrists & Chiropractors can be found at: ****The following documents are accepted, and may be required if applicable to your eligibility and/or qualifications for this position. Please use this checklist to ensure you have included all documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), SF-50's, etc.