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Physician Neurologist Job in SAN ANTONIO, TX

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Location:
SAN ANTONIO, TX
Date:
01/23/2017
Job Code:
671-16-1769612-TJR-BU
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Physician Neurologist Job in SAN ANTONIO, TX

Physician Neurologist Job in SAN ANTONIO, TX

Vacancy No. 671-16-1769612-TJR-BU Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $100,957.00 to $215,000.00 Grade 00 to 00
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 8/18/2016 Close Date 8/17/2017
Who may apply Public
Locations:
SAN ANTONIO, TX

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)

Physician (Neurologist)

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

1 vacancy in the following location:

  • San Antonio, TX
Work Schedule is Full Time - Permanent

Opened Thursday 8/18/2016

Closes Thursday 8/17/2017

  • Salary Range
    $100,957.00 to $215,000.00 / Per Year
  • Series & Grade
    VM-0602-00/00
  • Promotion Potential
    00
  • Supervisory Status
    No
  • Who May Apply
    United States Citizens
  • Control Number
    446713800
  • Job Announcement Number
    671-16-1769612-TJR-BU
Job Overview

Job Overview

Summary

Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): T1769612
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.

As a VA professional, your opportunities are endless. With many openings in the multiple functions of VA, you will have a wide range of opportunities and leadership positions at your fingertips. Not only is it the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the Nation, but we also provide many other services to Veterans through the Benefits Administration and National Cemeteries. 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. For more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to http://www.vacareers.va.gov/.

San Antonio is a diverse city that offers warm weather year round and a very reasonable cost of living. This is partially due to the absence of a state income tax. There is always something to do in San Antonio, whether it is the museums, the Riverwalk, hundreds of restaurants, or catching a Spurs game.  There are also an abundance of outdoor activities and lakes within a short drive.  

For information about the city of San Antonio Texas please visit http://www.sanantonio.gov/

The South Texas Veterans Health Care System (STVHCS) is comprised of two inpatient campuses: the Audie L. Murphy Memorial VA Hospital in San Antonio and the Kerrville VA Hospital in Kerrville, Texas. The STVHCS serves one of the largest primary service areas in the nation, with 63 counties, and is part of the VA Heart of Texas Veterans Integrated Service Network (VISN 17), with offices located in Arlington, Texas. Providing a service to Veterans with a working staff of more than 3,100 employees, South Texas provides health care services for 93,000 Veterans. The STVHCS is a facility providing primary, secondary and tertiary health care in medicine, surgery, psychiatry, and rehabilitation medicine. It also supports a 90 bed Extended Care Therapy Center, a 30-bed Spinal Cord Injury Center, an eight-bed Bone Marrow Transplant Unit, and a Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center. Affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, the system has an active ambulatory care program with numerous satellite outpatient clinics.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.

A relocation or recruitment incentive MAY be authorized for highly qualified candidates

The payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) is not authorized.

Applications that are received by 11:59 PM (EST) on or before September 2, 2016 , will be considered first. If no selection is made from the first group of applications, applications that are received after September 2, 2016, will be reviewed and referred for consideration as necessary.

VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply.

For more information on the "Who may apply" eligibility requirements, please refer to the OHRM Status Candidates and Other Candidate Definitions document.

Duties

The STVHCS is looking for a general Neurologist. Trainingin Epilepsy, Stroke and/or Neuromuscular is desirable but not required.The position is located at the Audie L. Murphy Memorial Veterans Hospital in San Antonio, TX.   If you are looking to practice medicine where the patient's needs are number one priority and not a profit margin, this is the position for you. You will also have a great work/life balance.

The Neurology section has 5 other Neurologists with subspecialties in the areas of Neuromuscular, Epilepsy, Movement Disorder, and Vascular Neurology.

The selected applicant can expect an Academic Appointment with University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.  You will be involved with teaching of fellows, residents, and medical students.  There are also research opportunities available.  Clinical duties will include 20 hours per week for clinics.  Appointments are scheduled for one hour for new patients and 30 minutes for follow up appointments.  The other 20 hours each week will be spent on in-patient care, administrative duties, teaching and research.

Scope of Duties:

In addition to observances of Federal, National and local regulatory, policy, and accreditation requirements governing this Health Care System, this position encompasses the following examples of responsibilities overseen by their Section Chief.

Administrative Duties: Leadership, Human Resources, Staff management, Time/Leave management, and Clinical management.

Clinical Duties: Patient care, Medical/Clinical knowledge, Clinical judgment, Interpersonal and communication skills, Professionalism, and system based practice.

Education: Practitioners are expected to show effectiveness in teaching, monitor and coordinate educational activities, and comply with necessary trainee supervision.

Research Duties (If applicable): Physician researchers will show an ability to identify and define  significant research and developmental problems, to plan and execute a precise research program, and to generate effective reports and results worthy of publication.

Duty Hours:

8:00am-4:30pm, Monday-Friday: Includes light on call schedule of 1 out of every 6 weeks. 

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No
Job Requirements
Additional Information
How to Apply
Required Documents

Department Of Veterans Affairs

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

Contact

Todd Rich
Phone: (210)617-5300x17973

Address

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
PLEASE DO NOT MAIL/EMAIL
APPLICATIONS
San Antonio
TX


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


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