Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
The John D.
Dingell VA Medical center is a state-of-the-art, 108-bed, tertiary-care medical, surgical, and psychiatric facility with an 84-bed nursing home care unit, 50 bed off-site Domiciliary, and 3 community-based outpatient clinics.
The VAMC serves as a major WSUSOM site for pre-and post-graduate education in medicine, surgery, and psychiatry.
Over 1,900 employees provide dedicated service to Veterans from throughout southeastern Michigan.
Applicants pending the completion of educational or certification/licensure requirements may be referred and tentatively selected but may not be hired until all requirements are met.
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.
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: Stroke Care Neuromuscular disease Multiple sclerosis 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: Light to Moderate Lifting (15 - 44 lbs.); Light Carrying (15 lbs.
and under); Use of fingers; Both hands required; Walking(up to 2 hours); Standing (up to 2 hours); Kneeling (1 hr); Both legs required; Ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously; Near vision correctable at 13" to 16" to Jaeger 1 to 4; 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).
Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP): This position may be eligible for EDRP, a student loan reimbursement program within VHA.
If selected for this position you must meet specific individual eligibility criteria in accordance with VHA policy 1021 and apply for EDRP within four (4) months of appointment.
Final award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) is determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services office.
How to Apply
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