$80K — $100K *
The successful candidate will serve as a physician in the specialty of General Non-Invasive Cardiology at the Myrtle Beach Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) for the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center.
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Employee provides comprehensive clinical outpatient services to Veterans within the CBOCs. The preferred candidate will be well trained in all aspects of noninvasive ambulatory cardiology including outpatient consultation, clinical management, and diagnostic evaluation. Echocardiography and radiology services will be available locally. Primary duties will be in outpatient consultative management of complex patients with cardiology medical issues referred from VA primary care. Secondary duties may include formal reading of ECGs, Echocardiograms, and Ambulatory ECG recordings. The Cardiologist will be under the service of Medicine and Cardiology at the VA Medical Center in Charleston, SC, and will have access to supportive comprehensive cardiovascular services including interventional cardiology, cardiac electrophysiology, heart failure, and cardiac surgery offered there. Occasional travel to the main medical center in Charleston may be required
Work Schedule: 7:30AM-4:00PM; Monday through Friday
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan reimbursement program. If selected for this position, you must meet specific individual eligibility requirement, and submit your application within four months of appointment. The final award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) is determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services Office.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Job family (Series)
0602 Medical Officer
Conditions of Employment
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.
Preferred Experience: Board certification in Cardiology
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: The population of male and female Veterans served ranges from the adult, age 18, to the elderly adult, age 65 and over. There is a large outpatient psychiatric population, with admissions for medical co-morbidities. This position requires visual acuity, keen hearing, clear distinctive speech, and manual dexterity. This position requires potentially long periods of continued walking, standing, stooping, sitting, bending, pulling, pushing, and lifting of claim files which can be multiple volumes. Transferring patients and objects may be required. The incumbent may be exposed to infected patients and contaminated materials and may be required to don protective clothing in isolation situations or operative/invasive procedures. The incumbent may occasionally be exposed to patients who are combative secondary to delirium, dementia, or psychiatric disorders. The incumbent must be a mature, flexible, sensible individual capable of working effectively in stressful situations, able to shift priorities based on patient needs.
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.
Valid through: 11/24/2020