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Physician Pulmonologist Job in DANVILLE, IL

Physician Pulmonologist Job in DANVILLE, IL

Vacancy No. Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $264,000.00 to $300,000.00 Grade 00 to 00
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 8/31/2017 Close Date 10/30/2017
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  • Open & closing dates

    08/31/2017 to 10/30/2017

  • Salary

    $264,000 to $300,000 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    VM 00

  • Work schedule

    Full-Time - Full Time

  • Appointment type



1 vacancy in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed


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    As a VA Physician, your opportunities are endless. With many openings in the multiple functions of VA, you will have a wide range of opportunities 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 is committed to an ethical culture.  All employees are expected not only to abide by all government ethics laws, but also to avoid any actions that raise even the appearance of impropriety.  If selected for this position, the employee will be required to submit a financial disclosure report. 

    VAIHCS provides primary care and secondary inpatient services to Veterans residing in central Illinois and west central Indiana.  Inpatient services are available in acute Internal Medicine and Psychiatry.  Community Living Centers provide a skilled care environment with special focus on rehabilitation; dementia and Alzheimer's care; mental health recovery care; palliative care; and extended care.  A full range of ambulatory care services is offered including primary care, ambulatory surgery, mental health, substance abuse, and specialty care.  The parent facility is located in Danville, Illinois and its five Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs) located in Peoria, Decatur, Springfield and Mattoon, IL and West Lafayette, IN serve a population of approximately 130,976 Veterans.

    VAIHCS has been the leader for VA to adopt the Green House ® Project model. This concept provides a full range of personal care and clinical services that gives priority to the Veteran's quality of life, providing an atmosphere of security, privacy, dignity and companionship in a real home setting. A dedication ceremony was held in 2011 for two homes that will provide a new and innovative approach for Veterans needing a skilled care setting, changing the design of the traditional institutional nursing home setting into a home environment. An additional $9M construction project has been awarded to add two more homes. VAIHCS plan is for 6 homes accommodating 60 Veterans and a community center.

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    This announcement establishes a standing register of eligible applicants to be considered for permanent full-time appointments. The first list of eligible applicants will be pulled for referral on 11:59 PM (EST) September 8, 2017 and then again every Friday at 11:59 PM (EST) until the closing date of Monday, October 30, 2017.  All applicants may receive consideration for one year from the date of application.

    The VA Illiana Health Care System, is seeking a Pulmonary, Sleep, and Internal Medicine board-certified or eligible physician to join the Pulmonary Section within Medical Service. The candidate must be proficient in all cores of Pulmonary & Sleep interventions.

    As a Pulmonology physician with our Pulmonary Section, you will be responsible to provide comprehensive medical and pulmonary services for outpatients. You will be responsible for examining, diagnosing, and treating sleep and breathing disorders and diseases of outpatients seen in the clinic.  Clinic services are required five days per week which includes patient examinations, patient education for procedure preparation, contacting patients with procedure results, and consult triaging. You will perform a wide range of medical duties covering all aspects of disorders involving sleep medicine that is of moderate to severe complexity.  You will be responsible for interpreting sleep studies, nocturnal oximetry, and pulmonary function tests.  You will provide recommendations of definitive evaluation for sleep medicine and breathing related disorders.  You will prescribe appropriate treatments to include continuous positive pressure, bi-level airway pressure, oxygen, drugs or behavioral modalities.  You will provide patient care to veterans in the areas of Pulmonology in the form of selective primary care and consultative care.  You will diagnose, treat, and manage patients according to standard, usual, and acceptable methods and techniques.  You will provide services such as outpatient examinations, consultation services related to pulmonology, including bronchoscopy, management of patients with current treatment regiments, pulmonary function testing, oversight of respiratory therapy program, home oxygen program, sleep medicine services, telehealth, and e-consults

    Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm; alternate work schedule may be available. 

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/478411400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

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

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