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Physician SICU Director
location icon Oklahoma City, OK
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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?

Join the VA professionals in Oklahoma City -- a dynamic place to live that exhibits pioneer spirit, combined with old fashioned hospitality. Come experience big-city amenities with small-city charm. Visitors and residents are pleased with the abundant historical, cultural, outdoor, shopping, restaurant and entertainment venues offered in this enticing city. Sports fans revel in the exploits of the Thunder NBA basketball team and the Dodgers AAA Baseball team and many national sporting events. In addition to the excellent grade schools in the area, there are numerous technical schools, junior colleges, colleges and universities from which to choose. Because of the low unemployment rate and modest cost of living, Oklahoma City area residents enjoy a very agreeable quality of life.

Duties

The Oklahoma City VA Healthcare System's Surgery Service is recruiting for a SICU Director.Surgical care is provided in the outpatient setting through an Ambulatory Procedure Unit (APU) and in the inpatient setting through innovative, collaborative arrangements with our academic and community partners and other Veteran Affairs facilities. The SICU Director will fully participate in management of the SICU scheduling as well as manage Level II High Surgical Risk Conference and develop and implement programs for improved patient perioperative care. Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Provides consultative services on patients referred from other sections of the medical center and other VA's, provides emergency services as assigned.
  • Coordinates and communicates care between VA facilities and other healthcare facilities outside of the VA system.
  • Performs administrative components of patient care management such as: provides dictation of progress notes, operative reports, discharge summaries, and consultative services for inpatients and outpatients.
  • Responds to patient telephone calls, informs patients of test results, and renews prescriptions.

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8am to 4:30pm. Nights and weekends could be required as Physicians are paid 24/7.
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
graph of estimated pay ranges
$125,000
$400,000
Job Details
Application Open Date
9/21/2017

Application Close Date
5/30/2018
Organization
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

Who May Apply
United States Citizens

Status
Full-Time


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    • VA offers a comprehensive benefits package. This link provides an overview of the benefits associated with a VA practice: VHA physician brochure.

      Annual leave shall accrue for full-time physicians at the rate of 26 days per leave year (1 day per pay period).

      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 or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.

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    • 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. Approved schools are: (1) Schools of medicine accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) for the year in which the degree was granted or; (2) Schools of osteopathic medicine approved by the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA) of the American Osteopathic Association for the year in which the degree was granted or; (3) For foreign medical graduates not covered in(1) or (2) above, facility officials must verify with the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) that the applicant has met requirements for certification, and must obtain a copy of the ECFMG certificate.
      • 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.
      Preferred Experience:
      • Board certified or board eligible.
      • Previous academic experience, holding a faculty appointment.

      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.
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  • How To ApplyOpen How To Apply SectionClose How To Apply Section
    • 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 05/30/2018 to receive consideration.

      1. 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.
      2. 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.
  • Additional DetailsOpen Additional Details SectionClose Additional Details Section
    • Series: 0602-Medical Officer
      Job Pay Type: Per Year
      Job Openings: 1
      Job Position: RT-17-APC-10049336-OCA

      The Oklahoma City VA Healthcare System's Surgery Service is recruiting for a SICU Director.Surgical care is provided in the outpatient setting through an Ambulatory Procedure Unit (APU) and in the inpatient setting through innovative, collaborative arrangements with our academic and community partners and other Veteran Affairs facilities. The SICU Director will fully participate in management of the SICU scheduling as well as manage Level II High Surgical Risk Conference and develop and implement programs for improved patient perioperative care. Duties include but are not limited to:

      • Provides consultative services on patients referred from other sections of the medical center and other VA's, provides emergency services as assigned.
      • Coordinates and communicates care between VA facilities and other healthcare facilities outside of the VA system.
      • Performs administrative components of patient care management such as: provides dictation of progress notes, operative reports, discharge summaries, and consultative services for inpatients and outpatients.
      • Responds to patient telephone calls, informs patients of test results, and renews prescriptions.

      Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8am to 4:30pm. Nights and weekends could be required as Physicians are paid 24/7.
      Financial Disclosure Report: Not required