VA New Jersey Health Care System is seeking aPhysician who is board certified in Infectious Disease.Duties include managing an Infectious Disease clinic and performingconsults, andteaching medical students, residents and Infectious Disease fellows. The candidate is expected to develop and run clinical research activities, possess a knowledge of outcomes research and/or quality improvement methodologies, have a strong knowledge of HIV, and have solid teamwork skills and excellent reliability. The incumbent will become joint faculty of the New Jersey Medical School -- Rutgers.
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm with rotating on-call duties for weekends, holidays, evenings and nights (WHEN) to be shared with one other ID physician.
* Must be proficient in written and spoken English.
* Degree of Doctor of Medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine.
*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.
* Completed residency or its equivalent in an accredited core specialty training program.
* Board certification or board eligibility in Infectious Diseases.
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; religious; 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.
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: All applicants must be physically and mentally able to perform efficiently the duties of the position. The population of male and female veterans served ranges from the adult, age 18, to the elderly adult, age 65 and over. VANJHCS is an interdisciplinary teaching facility, serving medical, surgical, mental health, and long-term care inpatients and outpatients. This position requires visual acuity, keen hearing, clear distinctive speech, and manual dexterity.?, It requires periods of continued walking, standing, stooping, sitting, bending, pulling, and pushing.
All applicants are required to submit the following supporting document type(s): *Resume
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You are encouraged to apply online. Applying online will allow you toreview and track the status of your application. If you are unable toapply online or unable to upload your supporting documents to youronline application, follow the directions located at the following site: Fax Options. The Vacancy ID of the job opportunity announcement is 1967961.
NOTE: If you applied online and your application is complete, do not fax thepaper application (1203-FX) as this will overwrite your prior online responses and may result in your being found ineligible.
VA New Jersey Health Care System Employees Only: If you cannot submit your application using one of the options listed above, you may personally submit by hand your application package to: VA New Jersey Health Care System Human Resources (05LY) 151 Knollcroft Road, Building 1, 3rd Floor Lyons, NJ 07939
Phone: 908-647-0180 ext. 5433
PLEASE DO NOT FAX OR MAIL ANY APPLICATION PACKAGES TO VA NJ HEALTH CARE SYSTEM (THESE PACKAGES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED).