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Physician (Infectious Disease)

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Physical Address

Kansas City, MO 64106
Job Description

Physician (Infectious Disease)

  1. Department of Veterans Affairs

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration


- ##### Open & closing dates

06/03/2019 to 12/31/2019

- ##### Service


- ##### Pay scale & grade

VM 00

- ##### Salary

$205,000 to $215,000 per year

- ##### Appointment type


- ##### Work schedule



1 vacancy in the following location:


Kansas City, MO 1 vacancy

  1. Relocation expenses reimbursed


  1. Telework eligible


- Duties

  1. Summary


The Kansas City VA Medical Center is seeking a full-time board
certified/board eligible Infectious Disease Provider.

You may be eligible to apply for the Education Debt Reduction
Program (EDRP). Please contact Human Resources at this medical
center and speak with the EDRP Coordinator for additional

Learn more about this agency

  1. Responsibilities


Infectious Diseases faculty members participate in hospital
consultation, clinics, and resident and student education and
committees. There is opportunity for areas of special interest, but
the position is clinical practice in General Infectious Diseases,
infections in immunocompromised patients, and HIV infected patients,
which includes being assigned a panel to provide primary and
preventive care to HIV infected patients, an active Outpatient
parenteral antibimicrobial therapy program, busy outpatient clinic
consultations including HIV, and diverse Infectious disease
consultations and E consults.

Some general tasks include, but are not limited to:

- Provide inpatient and outpatient consultative services in
Infectious diseases, antibiotic resistant organisms, hospital
acquired infections, HIV, outpatient parenteral antimicrobial
therapy, and STIs.
- Timely and accurate documentation of all clinical visits and
patient related care in accordance with departmental policy.
- Supervising and teaching Infectious Disease Fellows and Internal
Medicine residents that rotate with Infectious Disease division
- Participation in Infection Control committee, Antibiotic
Stewardship activities, and other committees.
- Serve as antimicrobial stewardship consultant, collaborating
with antimicrobial stewardship pharmacists with the system-wide
antimicrobial stewardship program.
- Participation in special projects pertinent to assigned
sub-specialty may be necessary as the projects become available
with strategic or other initiatives.
- Participate in improving processes of microbiology test
reporting , changing systems and reporting.
- All physicians need to follow departmental and VHA policies for
leave and attendance and will work within Title 38 appointment

Work Schedule: Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm; rotating call
schedule with other Infectious Disease Physician; expected to cross
over and act as surrogate provider for colleague that is on leave

Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required

  1. Travel Required

Not required

  1. Supervisory status


  1. Promotion Potential


- #### Job family (Series)

0602 Medical Officer

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- Requirements

  1. Conditions of Employment

- United States Citizenship Required; non-citizens may only be
appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens
in accordance with VA Policy
- Designated and/or random drug testing required
- Selective Service Registration is required for males born after
- You may be required to serve a probationary period
- Subject to a background/security investigation
- Must be proficient in written and spoken English
- Selected applicants will be required to complete an online
onboarding process
- Must pass pre-employment physical examination

  1. Qualifications

To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements
by the closing date of this announcement, 12/31/2019.

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: 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.
- License: 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.
- Training: 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.
- English Language: Proficiency in spoken and written English.
- Physical requirements outlined below.

Preferred Experience:
- Infectious Disease Fellowship
- Board Eligibility / Certification Infectious Disease
- Current experiencein treating patients with HIV, opportunistic
infections, immunocompromised patients, routine inpatient and
outpatient consultations, including sexually transmitted
diseases, TB, and Outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy.
- Applicants with the following certifications from American Heart
Association (AHA) or Military Training Network (MTN) are highly
preferred: Basic Life Support (BLS) and/or Advanced Cardiac Life
Support (ACLS). (AHA certification preferred.) The selected
employee will be required to receive these certifications prior
to assuming clinical responsibilities and ensure current
certifications after employment is maintained.

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: Must pass a pre-employment physical
examination as required by VA Handbook 5019. This examination is
administered by VA Occupational Health. This position requires:
light to moderate lifting (15 – 44 lbs); light carrying (15 lbs and
under); reaching above shoulder; use of fingers; both hands
required; walking (up to 2 hours); standing (up to 2 hours);
kneeling (up to 1 hour); 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; depth perception; ability to distinguish basic colors;
ability to distinguish shades of colors; hearing (aid permitted);
emotional stability; mental stability; working closely with others;
and working alone.

  1. 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: 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:

  1. Additional information

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