Clinical Resource Hub Part Time Dermatologist Job in LOUISVILLE, KY

Vacancy No. CBTG-7294-11030643-21-KF Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $108,645.00 to $400,000.00 Grade 15 to 15
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 2/8/2021 Close Date 2/7/2022
Job Link Apply Online Who may apply Public
Locations:
LOUISVILLE, KY


Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)
Overview
  • Accepting applications
  • Open & closing dates

    Opening and closing dates 02/08/2021 to 02/07/2022

  • Service

    Competitive

  • Pay scale & grade

    AD 15

  • Salary

    $108,645 to $400,000 per year

    Education and length of practice will be considered through a formal pay-setting process in determining the final compensable salary (Base+Market Pay)

  • Appointment type

    Permanent

  • Work schedule

    Part-Time - 20 Hours

Locations

2 vacancies in the following location:

  • Louisville, KY
Relocation expenses reimbursed

No

Telework eligible

Yes as determined by agency policy

This job is open to
  • The public

    U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.

Clarification from the agency

The Public; U.S. Citizens, Nationals, or those who those who owe allegiance to the U.S.

Announcement number

CBTG-7294-11030643-21-KF

Control number

591771400

  • Videos
    Videos

    https://www.youtube.com/embed/00ehNfVIhUA

  • Duties
    Duties Summary

    The Clinical Resource Hub Dermatologist is a VISN based position located in VISN 9, under the supervision of the Specialty Care Services Section Chief or the VISN 9 CRH Director. Staff are expected to provide interprofessional services to VISN facilities that are underserved or experiencing gaps in clinicians due to the inability to match provider supply with demand.

    This announcement will be open until filled and will be reviewed routinely when asked to review by the selecting official.

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    Responsibilities

    Primary duties are to provide Dermatology consultative and continuity care services at underserved or understaffed VISN facilities through a combination of virtual and in-person care. Dermatologists are responsible for the oversight of all aspects of dermatology medical care delivered to patients under their care including, where appropriate, Dermatology procedures, though available procedures are limited via telemedicine. They may directly provide or supervise fellows, residents, students and/or mid-level providers in the evaluation and treatment of both inpatients and outpatients. Dermatologists evaluate the patient to assess changes in the physical status during inpatient or outpatient care via in-person exams or telemedicine care. Documentation of every encounter will be entered into the electronic medical record, with the appropriate level of detail, with an assessment and plan for ongoing care. Any notes written by the fellow, resident, student or midlevel provider under Dermatology supervision are reviewed by the staff Dermatologist, with corrections and additions added in an attending note, as appropriate and in a manner consistent with the VA guidelines for trainee supervision. Dermatologists are appropriately credentialed and privileged. They participate in various Clinical Resource Hub committees, in-service programs, and education programs. They are also involved in continuous quality improvement and the VA peer review process.
    The incumbent works as part of a virtual and in-person team, together with patient site care team members, to provide Dermatology consultative care to Veterans. Clinical Video Telehealth (CVT) is a primary modality for treatment, though this position may require occasional travel to VISN medical centers or Community Based Outreach Clinics (CBOC).

    MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
    Physician is licensed to practice medicine and authorized by credentialing, training, and/or experience to provide Dermatology consultative services to CRH Spoke sites. Physician will provide specialty Dermatology consultation and treatment, seeing patients referred to the CRH in an outpatient telehealth setting and supporting CRH clinicians and clinicians at CRH Spoke sites.
    The practice emphasizes evidence-based medicine, the use of computerized medical record system and continuous quality improvement based on individualized provider data.
    The physician may sometimes need to work alone but can request assistance from other medical staff (including other CRH telehealth staff, as well as staff in the Emergency Room or inpatient service at the nearest VA medical center when needed). Special training will be provided to utilize CVT technology.
    Interpersonal relationships: works effectively with patients, families, co-workers and other health care professionals. At the request of authorized personnel, responds to emergencies or covers other CRH services.
    Physicians comply with information security policy and procedures and all documentation on coding. Documents medical advice to patients by telephone as appropriate and in accordance with the VASNHCS protocol. Performs necessary administrative duties which include operation of VISTA and the computerized electronic patient record (CPRS), and meets established timelines for completion of documentation and encounter completion.
    There is minimal administrative work, but the physician will be required to attend staff meetings, team meetings, some committee meetings, and complete some peer review evaluations. Time will be provided outside of assigned shifts to complete this work.
    The CRH Dermatology Physician may perform other duties as assigned.

    Work Schedule: Monday- Friday 8:00AM to 4:30PM.
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    15

  • Job family (Series)

    0602 Medical Officer

  • Requirements
    Requirements Conditions Of Employment
    • U.S. Citizenship; non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
    • Designated and/or random drug testing required
    • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959
    • You may be required to serve a probationary period
    • Subject to a background/security investigation
    • Must be proficient in written and spoken English
    • Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process
    • Must pass pre-employment physical examination
    Qualifications
    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:
    1. United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
    2. 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.
    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, (copy of ECFMG certificate must be provided).
    4. 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.
    5. Completion of residency and fellowship training, or its equivalent, approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in an accredited core specialty training program leading to eligibility for board certification.
    6. Board certification or board eligibility (BC/BE) in Dermatology or have equivalent board certification.
    7. Proficiency in spoken and written English.
    8. Proficiency in use of MS Word, MS Excel, storing and retrieving electronic documents and files, activating printers, and transmitting and receiving e-mail.

    All staff physicians are appropriately credentialed and have received certification in basic cardiac life support. They also are involved in continuous quality improvement through the peer review process, attend /complete VA mandatory training requirements and complete continuing education to meet his or her professional growth and specialty standards.

    Preferred Experience: Board certification or board eligibility (BC/BE) in Dermatology, and three to five years of relevant clinical experience.

    REFERENCES: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard.
    Education

    Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP): Authorized
    This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan reimbursement program. To participate in the program, you must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy 1021 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.

    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. You can verify your education here: http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/. If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html.

    Additional information

    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 eight (8) hours per biweekly 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.

    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 view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE MAY NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. Your application, résumé, C.V., and/or supporting documentation will be verified. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect consideration for employment.

    NOTE: A formal pay-setting process will be used to determine your salary. The salary may be at any point in the range listed for this vacancy.

    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; religions; 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.

    Background checks and security clearance
    Security clearance

    Other

    Drug test required

    Yes

    Position sensitivity and risk

    Moderate Risk (MR)

    Trust determination process

    Credentialing, Suitability/Fitness

  • Required Documents
    Required Documents

    To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes (upload C.V. as resume document type):

    • Resume


    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
    • License
    • OF-306
    • Other (1)
    • Professional Certification
    • Resume
    • SF-50/ Notification of Personnel Action
    • Transcript

    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

  • Benefits
    Benefits

    A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding.

    http://www.vacareers.va.gov/why-choose-va/benefits/index.asp

    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

  • How to Apply
    How to Apply

    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 02/07/2022 to receive consideration. To preview the questionnaire click https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/11030643.

    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.

    NOTE: Participation in the seasonal influenza program is a condition of employment and a requirement for all Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care Personnel (HCP). It is a requirement that all HCP to receive annual seasonal influenza vaccination or obtain an exemption for medical or religious reasons. Wearing a face mask is required when an exemption to the influenza vaccination has been granted. HCP in violation of this directive may face disciplinary action up to and including removal from federal service.

    HCP are individuals who, during the influenza season, work in VHA locations or who come into contact with VA patients or other HCP as part of their duties. VHA locations include, but are not limited to, VA hospitals and associated clinics, community living centers (CLCs), community-based outpatient clinics (CBOCs), domiciliary units, Vet centers and VA-leased medical facilities. HCP include all VA licensed and unlicensed, clinical and administrative, remote and onsite, paid and without compensation, full- and part-time employees, intermittent employees, fee basis employees, VA contractors, researchers, volunteers and health professions trainees (HPTs) who are expected to perform any or all of their work at these facilities. HPTs may be paid or unpaid and include residents, interns, fellows and students. HCP also includes VHA personnel providing home-based care to Veterans and drivers and other personnel whose duties put them in contact with patients outside VA medical facilities.

    Agency contact information KATHRYN FREDERICK KATHRYN FREDERICK
    Address

    Robley Rex VA Medical Center
    800 Zorn Avenue
    Louisville, KY 40206
    US
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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?

    The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) needs employees who possess the energy, compassion, and commitment to serve those who served our Country. Whatever the job title, every position in VA will give you a chance to make a meaningful and personal contribution to the lives of truly special and deserving people - our Veterans. VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life. VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities. Working for VA is one of the most emotionally satisfying and professionally rewarding ways to dedicate the best within you to your Country's service.

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    Next steps

    Once your online application is submitted you will receive a confirmation notification by email. After we receive application packages (including all required documents) and the vacancy announcement closes, we will review applications to ensure qualification and eligibility requirements are met. After the review is complete, a referral certificate(s) is issued and applicants will be notified of their status by email. Referred applicants will be notified as such and may be contacted directly by the hiring office for an interview. All referred applicants receive a final notification once a selection decision has been made.

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