Company: US Department of Veteran Affairs
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: September 14, 2018
The Kansas City VA Medical Center is seeking a full-time board certified Otolaryngologist. The incumbent will carry an appropriate clinical workload, take part in continuing medical education (as defined by licensure), and will be involved with quality assurance and performance improvement activities. Duties may include but are not limited to the following: Clinical: Provide Otolaryngologic patient care to our veteran patients via at least three clinic days per week. This would include provide attendance on the consult service, providing comprehensive consultative support to all inpatient services and accepting referrals from the western region of the VA's Heartland Network VISN 15. Engage in direct patient contact or performs tasks defined by statute or recognized custom of medical practice within the bounds of state law as defined by the board of professional licensure. Upon providing competency and receiving approval, the incumbent may also perform specialty procedures as delineated in their clinical privileges. Teaching: Provide guidance to rotating Residents, Fellows, and Medical Students on rotation from University of Kansas, School of Medicine. Skills needed would be to lead, give direction, provide knowledge, skills and abilities in the Otolaryngology field and train other professional staff in the Otolaryngology section. Faculty Appointment required. Administrative: Completes encounters in a timely manner. Attends hospitals assigned committees (i.e. Tumor Board), section meetings, and other administrative functions. Participation in activities to improve Otolaryngology related outcomes and efficiencies. Prepares and submits monthly, quarterly, semiannual and annual reports concerning this department as required, maintaining accurate data on all procedures. Prepares and updates the policy and procedure manual for the department that complies with JCAHO guidelines. Research: Opportunity for clinical or basic research. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm Financial Disclosure Report: Not RequiredBasic 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.
- Board Certification with American Board of Otolaryngology
- Proficiency in spoken and written English.
- Physical requirements outlined below. 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.None To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes (upload C.V. as resume document type):
- Resume VA Form 10-2850 - Application for Physicians, Dentists, Podiatrists, Optometrists & Chiropractors can be found at: The following documents are accepted, and may be required if applicable to your eligibility and/or qualifications for this position. Please use this checklist to ensure you have included all documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), SF-50's, etc.
- Cover Letter
- VA Benefits Letter
Keywords: US Department of Veteran Affairs, Kansas City , Physician (Otolaryngology), Healthcare , Kansas City, Kansas
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