Vacancy Identification Number (VIN):1945031
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?
Become a part of the nation's largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system – the Department of Veterans Affairs' Veterans Health Administration - joining the team at a premiere VA facility, the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center. At the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center, the opportunities to make a difference in the lives of our nation's heroes while advancing your career are endless. Become part of the best care anywhere and live out one of the most rewarding career experiences anyone could have at the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center.
With over 250 days of sunshine per year, Hinesville and Savannah, GA are located in one of the most desirable geographic areas of the United States. Hinesville is home to Fort Stewart, Third Infantry Division with a large number of active duty personnel and their families. It offers a fascinating portrait of the Old South and the New, of comforting tradition and of well-planned, cutting-edge progress of an advancing community.
Founded in 1733, the city of Savannah grew quickly to become a major center for agriculture, industry and military installations. Its rich history provides a cosmopolitan lifestyle and excellent recreational opportunities such as quick access to the Atlantic Ocean and first-class shopping and dining experiences. Drive 20 minutes east of Savannah through a few miles of wide sky and salt marches, and you will find Tybee Island with its landmark lighthouse, Fort Screven historic district and a myriad of recreational opportunities. Downtown Savannah, GA with its cosmopolitan lifestyle, excellent recreational opportunities including quick access to the Atlantic Ocean and first-class shopping and dining experiences can be reached within approximately 45 minutes.
The successful candidate will serve as a part-time, 65 hours bi-weekly, physician in the specialty of Dermatology at the Savannah Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) and the Hinesville CBOC for the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center. This position will be shared between both clinics. Employee provides comprehensive clinical services to Veterans and their families within the CBOCs. This will include providing dermatology care to veteran patients in a clinic setting. This involves diagnosing skin diseases by inspection and or biopsy. Once diagnosed, medical or surgical treatment is provided. This practice would include prescribing medications, performing surgical procedures, biopsies, laboratory requests, and seeing patients in an outpatient clinic setting. Mobility, manual dexterity and intellectual focus are continuously required. The Dermatologist will be under the service of Medicine and Dermatology offered at the VA Medical Center in Charleston, SC, and will have access to support services offered there to include interpretation of pathology specimens, inpatient care, minor procedures, photodynamic therapy, PDL laser, and Narrow Band Ultraviolet Light therapy.
Work Schedule:8:00AM - 4:30PM, Monday through Friday.
***THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS OPEN UNTIL THE VACANCY IS FILLED. IT MAY BE EXTENDED OR CLOSED PRIOR TO THE CURRENT CLOSING DATE. 1ST CUTOFF DATE FOR SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS IS 5/5/2017. AFTER THAT DATE, APPLICATIONS WILL BE REFERRED AS REQUESTED BY MANAGEMENT.***