Company: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Posted on: May 9, 2020
Recruitment/Relocation incentive may be authorized for highly
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is an open continuous announcement. We accept applications for this
occupation on an ongoing basis; qualified applicants will be
considered as vacancies become available. Applicants will be
referred to selecting official on a weekly basis OR until the
closing date of this announcement. Applicants need not re-apply
once the application is referred to the selecting official.
VA Eastern Kansas HCS is currently seeking a part-time board
certified/board eligible physician to join the Acute Medicine
Service for the position of Hematologist-Oncologist. The selected
individual will be responsible for performing duties to include,
but not limited to, the following:
- Provide direct professional Hematology/Oncology services to
patients in both the inpatient and outpatient settings.
- Evaluate and treat patients with known or suspected
- Develop treatment plans including, but not limited to:
diagnosis and treatment of hematological/oncology conditions
including bone marrow biopsy & aspirations, chemotherapy infusions,
oversight of chemotherapy infusions, rounding on hospitalized
patients, attending in clinics, writing prescription medications,
writing for consultative services, diet instructions, and other
physician driven or exclusive decisions, provide consultative
service to referring providers
- Provide medical and technical support and supervision to any
Medicine Residents and/or students
- Provides and/or participates in the resident didactic and
clinical care education program for any residents, students, or
clinical staff of VA EKHCS
- Provide both medical and technical support, as applicable, to
RNs, LPNs, Health Technicians, PA-Cs and NPs
- Participates in the Medical Center's Quality Management Program
through Hematology/Oncology indicators, monitors and by provision
of peer review for outcome occurrence screening.
- Performs other directly related duties as assigned.
Work Schedule: This will be part time 20 hours per week that must
be scheduled Monday-Friday.
Scope of Practice Title: (Physician) Hematologist-Oncologist
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Travel: Travel between the Leavenworth and Topeka campuses may be
Please email your CV to James Pryan @ James.Pryan@va.gov
Fax to 913-758-4111 attention James Pryan - Physician RecruiterTo
qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements
when applying for this announcement,
- 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 in Hematology and Medical
Oncology highly recommended
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 (35 lbs and over); reaching
above shoulder; use of fingers; walking (3 hours per day); standing
(6 hours per day); kneeling (2 hours per day); both legs required;
ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously;
near vision correctable at 13" to 16"; far vision correctable in
one eye to 20/20 and to 20/40 in the other; ability to distinguish
basic colors; hearing (aid permitted).
Keywords: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Topeka , Physician (Hemotology/Oncology), Healthcare , Topeka, Kansas
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