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Physician Hospitalist Job in MEMPHIS, TN

Physician Hospitalist Job in MEMPHIS, TN

Vacancy No. RZ-16-LLK-1706708-BU OCA Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $100,957.00 to $240,000.00 Grade 00 to 00
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 1/1/2017 Close Date 12/31/2017
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Physician (Hospitalist)

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

2 vacancies in the following location:

  • Memphis, TN
Work Schedule is Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent

Opened Sunday 1/1/2017

Closes Sunday 12/31/2017

  • Salary Range
    $100,957.00 to $240,000.00 / Per Year
  • Series & Grade
  • Supervisory Status
  • Who May Apply
    United States Citizens. (Non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens)
  • Control Number
  • Job Announcement Number
    RZ-16-LLK-1706708-BU OCA
Job Overview

Job Overview


Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 1706708
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 VAMC in Memphis, TN consists of one main campus located at 1030 Jefferson Avenue, which includes a 60-bed Spinal Cord Injury Unit, and nine community based outpatient clinics (CBOC). It is a tertiary care facility classified as a Clinical Referral Level I Facility and one of the most complex medical centers in the VA system. It is a teaching hospital, providing a full range of patient care services, with state-of-the-art technology, as well as extensive education and research programs. Comprehensive primary, secondary, and tertiary health care is provided in areas of medicine, general cardiovascular and neurological surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, spinal cord injury, neurology, oncology, dentistry, and geriatrics. Specialized outpatient services are provided through general, specialty, and subspecialty outpatient clinics including a women's health center. Services are available to more than 206,000 Veterans living in a 53-county tri-state area (Tennessee, Arkansas, and Mississippi).

The VAMC in Memphis is part of the VA MidSouth Healthcare Network, VISN 9, which includes facilities in Lexington and Louisville, KY; Huntington, WV; and Nashville and Mountain Home, TN.

For more information about the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to http://www.vacareers.va.gov/ 





The physician works within the General Medicine Section of the Medical Service in supervising, training, and teaching of Medical house staff and University of Tennessee Medical Students.

The incumbent provides inpatient care and post-charge outpatient follow-up to patients admitted to the General Medicine units of the Memphis VAMC.  Serves as an attending physician for residents, interns, and students to be supervised, trained, and educated.  The physician provides medical evaluations and directs overall management of acutely ill, hospitalized patients with general medical problems (Non-Intensive Care Unit patients).  This physician admits, examines, treats, and discharge assigned patients, assess acute care admissions, confirms accuracy and completeness of the History and Physical (H&P) performed by house staff.  The incumbent enters appropriate attending admission notes on all patients.  The physician performs inpatient procedures of internal medicine specialty, maintains policy orders or notes and ensures patients are efficiently discharged.  The incumbent is required to attend and participate at regular scheduled Medicine Conferences.  The physician will maintain qualifications sufficient for a faculty appointment at University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC).  Training will be kept in compliance with all educational, training, and competency requirements of Memphis VA Medical Center.  The incumbent must achieve credentialing and regular re-credentialing by the VA Medical Center Memphis.  The physician must maintain medical licensure, American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM), Basic Life Support (BLS) and Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) certification.

Location:  Medical Service

Work schedule: Monday - Friday, day shift (8:00AM - 4:30PM); weekend and weekend night calls are in rotation among pulmonary/critical care physicians. Position may be filled Part time, as necessary. 

Functional Statement Title: Physician (Hospitalist)

Recruitment/Relocation Incentive:  Authorized for a highly qualified candidate

DESIGNATED DRUG-TESTING POSITION: Applicants tentatively selected for VA employment in a testing designated position are subject to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment. Applicants who refuse to be tested will be denied employment with VA. Applicants will not be appointed to the position if a verified positive drug test result is received.

NOTE: This is an Open Continuous Announcement.  The first cut off date for this announcement is September 9th, 2016.   All eligible applicants that apply before this date will be referred to the selection manager.  Any applicants that apply after this cut off date will be reviewed and sent to selecting official upon the request.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • Yes
  • The Department of Veterans Affairs offers Permanent Change of Station (PCS) relocation services. Permanent Change of Station is the relocation of a household due to government convenience in connection with a transfer between duty stations or facilities. For more information go to http://vaww.fscdirect.fsc.va.gov/pcs.asp
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Department Of Veterans Affairs

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration


Osbourne Easter
Phone: (901)523-8990x5301


VHA Memphis VAMC
Veterans Affairs Medical Center
HR Management Service 1030 Jefferson Ave

Note: We cannot accept applications on behalf of Federal Agencies. Application instructions are listed within the Job Description.

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