Provide a broad range of Neurology services by diagnosing and managing both inpatient and outpatient Veterans.
Perform full neurological exams and supervise neurology residents/medical students as an inpatient consultant and in the neurology clinic.
Complete all administrative work and documentation (notes and encounter forms) in a timely fashion in accordance with facility policy.
Deliver interventions throughout the full spectrum of neurology care (e.g. expected to maintain good diagnostic and therapeutic acumen).
Be able to get an academic appointment with our affiliate hospital, Augusta University Medical Center.
If you are a new Federal Employee or a transfer from another Federal agency, Education Debt Reduction Program funding may be authorized for the health professional education that was required of the position. Please contact Human Resources at this medical center and speak with the Education Debt Reduction Program Coordinator for additional information.
Eligible candidates will be referred beginning on 08/13/2018. Referrals will continue weekly until the vacancy is filled.
Current permanent employees of the Charlie Norwood VAMC will receive first consideration when filling vacancies.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 certification.
Proficiency in spoken and written English.
Physical requirements outlined below.
Teaching experience within an academic setting and board certification is preferable. In addition, candidates will be well versed in neurology, have expertise in performing/interpreting Electroencephalogram (EEG), and have proficiency in EMG/NCV.
VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office.
Moderate lifting (15-44 pounds), light lifting (under 15 pounds), moderate carrying (15-44 pounds), light carrying (under 15 pounds), pushing 4 hours, reaching above shoulder, use of fingers, both hands required, walking 2 hours, standing 8 hours, near vision correctable at 13 to 16 to Jaeger 1 to 4, far vision correctable in one eye to 20/20 and to 20/40 in the other, hearing (aid permitted), mental and emotional stability.
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.
Disability Rating Letter