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Physician Assistant

Company name
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs - Agency Wide

Salary
$50,949.00 to $132,728.00

Location
Texas City, TX

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Open & closing dates

02/09/2018

to

02/08/2019

Salary

$50,949 to $132,728 per year

Pay scale & grade

VN 00

Work schedule

Full-Time

Appointment type

Permanent

Locations

3 vacancies in the following locations:

Beaumont, TX

Texas City, TX

Relocation expenses reimbursed

No

This job is open to

The public

U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S., and excepted service employees.

Internal to an agency

This job is open to current employees of this agency.

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Announcement number

CBCR-10138769-18-CHZ

Control number

491127700

Duties

Duties

Summary

OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise - To care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow, and his orphan - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?

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Responsibilities

The Physician Assistant (PA) provides direct clinical services at the Beaumont Outpatient Clinic (BOPC) for the ACOS-CBOCs. The PA works within the Mental Health Service Line primarily in the outpatient clinic, providing specialty mental health services to the Veterans in the community. The PA will adhere to established policies, standards of care and standards of practice and demonstrate leadership when providing patient care. The psychiatric PA's duties include, but are not limited to the following:

Provide mental health specialty care to adults in the General Mental Health Clinic which includes psychiatric screening /evaluation, completing a full psychiatric assessment, diagnosis, psychiatric medication management, counseling/education and coordination of the veteran's overall mental health care and treatment for a diagnostically diverse population.

Management of patient care with and prescription of pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions.

Routinely collaborates with supervising physician and members of the inter-professional care team to assure patient data is shared with appropriate staff.

Order, interpret and perform interventions based on diagnostic studies including certain radiology and laboratory studies.

Collaborate with members on the interdisciplinary team related to coordinating the patient's mental health care and treatment planning.

Collaborate with health team members to facilitate positive patient care outcomes; and providing a full range of care to patients with a variety of physical and/or behavior problems.

Communicate with patients, families, caregivers, and other disciplines to identify, analyze, and resolve problems affecting patient care.

Perform ongoing review and data collection from the electronic medical record to assess compliance with quality care performance measures.

Provides education and counseling of patients and families in preventative care, medical conditions and prescribed treatments and drugs, and other duties as assigned.

Performs preventive health activities (including intradermal testing).

Orders appropriate prosthetic devices and medical equipment.

Experience in quality assessment and improvement activities

Ability to coordinate the resolution of bio-ethical issues with patients, families, and significant others.

Excellent communication skills as well as the ability to correspond and report in an accurate and timely manner.

Ability to utilize sound judgment in making administrative decisions including the ability to accurately interpret and implement VAMC policies.

Demonstrated dependability and flexibility.

Computer literacy for data input and retrieval required.

Familiarity with DHCP and CPRS preferred.

Ability to work independently and make highly competent professional judgments and decisions, as well as evidence of solid clinical acumen.

Work Schedule: TO BE DETERMINED BUT MAY INCLUDE EXTENDED HOURS AND WEEKENDS

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status

No

Who May Apply

This job is open to…

Agency Employees Only - Appearing on USAJOBS; US Citizens

Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

Job family (Series)

0603 Physician Assistant

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Assistants, Physician

Physician Assistants

Requirements

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

You must be a U.S. Citizen

Designated and/or random drug testing required

Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959

Must be proficient in written and spoken English

You may be required to serve a probationary period

Subject to a background/security investigation

Physical Requirements: Light lifting (15 lbs and under); Light carrying (15 lbs and under); use of fingers and both hands required; walking (up to 3 hours); standing (up to 3 hours); ability for rapid, mental, and muscular coordination simultaneously; near vision correctable at 13 to 16; hearing (aid permitted); mental and emotional stability.

Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process.

Qualifications

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.

Education. The candidate must meet the following:(1) Graduate of a PA training program, or of a surgical assistant program which is accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) or one of its predecessor organizations; and (2) A Bachelor's degree from an accredited PA training program or in another health sciences related field from an accredited college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Certification(1) Current and continuous certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) is required for employment in VHA. (2) Recent PA graduates who are eligible to take the Physician Assistant National Certifying Examination (PANCE) may be employed by VA on a temporary basis (38 U.S.C. 7405), for a period not to exceed two years, as provided in VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Chapter 3, Section G, Paragraph 5. (3) If a PA's NCCPA certification is suspended, revoked or expires, the PA must be removed from the occupation which may result in termination of employment.

Preferred Experience: None

References: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G8, Physician Assistant Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human Resource Office.

Note: Applicant's education and experience will be reviewed by a Professional Standards Board and utilized in determining the grade and salary of the applicant selected. The recommended salary may be at any point in the range listed for this vacancy.

Education

IMPORTANT: A transcript must be submitted with your application if you are basing all or part of your qualifications on education.

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: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html

Additional information

This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.

It is the policy of the VA to not deny employment to those that have faced financial hardships or periods of unemployment.

This position is in the Excepted Service and does not confer competitive status.

United States Citizenship Required; non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.

VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply. The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority.

Veterans and Transitioning Service Members: Please visit the VA for Vets

site for career-search tools for Veterans seeking employment at VA, career development services for our existing Veterans, and coaching and reintegration support for military service members.

If you are unable to apply online view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE MAY NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. Your application, résumé, C.V., and/or supporting documentation will be verified. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect consideration for employment.

NOTE: Applicant's education and experience will be reviewed by a Professional Standards Board and utilized in determining the grade and salary of the applicant selected. The recommended salary may be at any point in the range listed for this vacancy.

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.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance

Public Trust - Background Investigation

Required Documents

Required Documents

To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

VA FORM 10-2850C APPLICATION FOR ASSOCIATED HEALTH OCCUPATIONS

Resume

SF-50

VA FORM 10-2850C APPLICATION FOR ASSOCIATED HEALTH OCCUPATIONS can be found at: http://www.va.gov/vaforms/search_action.asp?FormNo=2850&tkey=&Action=Search

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), etc.

Cover Letter

DD-214

VA FORM 10-2850C APPLICATION FOR ASSOCIATED HEALTH OCCUPATIONS

Resume

SF-15

SF-50

Transcript

Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference for 5pt (TP), 10pt (CP/CPS/XP), or for Sole Survivor Preference (SSP) in the questionnaire. You must provide a legible copy of your DD214(s) which shows dates and character of service (honorable, general, etc.). If you are currently serving on active duty and expect to be released or discharged within 120 days you must submit documentation related to your active duty service which reflects the dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), and 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 Veteran Preference with required proof as stated on the form. Documentation is required to award preference. For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

Benefits

Benefits

A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits

Review our benefits

Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

How to Apply

How to Apply

All applicants are encouraged to apply online. To apply for this position, you must complete the full questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below. The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (ET) on 02/08/2019 to receive consideration.

To begin, click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USA JOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire.

Click Submit My Answers to submit your application package.

NOTE: It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date.

To verify your application is complete, log into your USA JOBS account, https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login

, select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process. To return to an incomplete application, log into your USA JOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USA JOBS account or your application will be incomplete.

Agency contact information

Cindy Zafar

Phone

713-791-1414 X24974

Email

CINDY.ZAFAR@VA.GOV

Address

Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center

2002 Holcombe Boulevard

Houston, TX

US

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Next steps

Once your online application is submitted you will receive a confirmation notification by email. After we receive application packages (including all required documents) and the vacancy announcement closes, we will review applications to ensure qualification and eligibility requirements are met. After the review is complete, a referral certificate(s) is issued and applicants will be notified of their status by email. Referred applicants will be notified as such and may be contacted directly by the hiring office for an interview. All referred applicants receive a final notification once a selection decision has been made.

You may check the status of your application at any time by logging into your USA Jobs account and clicking on Applications. Information regarding your application status can be found in the USAJobs Help Center

Fair & Transparent

Fair & Transparent

The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job applicants

Reasonable Accommodation Policy

Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.

Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when: An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.

An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.

An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.

You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations

or how to contact an agency.

Legal and regulatory guidance

Financial suitability

Social security number request

Privacy Act

Signature and false statements

Selective Service

New employee probationary period

Note: We cannot accept applications on behalf of Federal Agencies. Application instructions are listed within the Job Description.

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Company info

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs - Agency Wide
Website : http://www.va.gov/

Company Profile
The Veterans Health Administration is home to the United States’ largest integrated health care system consisting of 152 medical centers, nearly 1,400 community-based outpatient clinics, community living centers, Vet Centers and Domiciliaries. Together these health care facilities and the more than 53,000 independent licensed health care practitioners who work within them provide comprehensive care to more than 8.3 million* Veterans each year.

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