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Wound Care Physician Job in COLUMBIA, SC

Wound Care Physician Job in COLUMBIA, SC

Vacancy No. OE-17-JB-1892084-BU Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $100,957.00 to $225,000.00 Grade 15 to 15
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 1/10/2017 Close Date 12/28/2017
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Wound Care Physician

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

1 vacancy in the following location:

  • Columbia, SC
Work Schedule is Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent

Opened Tuesday 1/10/2017

Closes Thursday 12/28/2017

  • Salary Range
    $100,957.00 to $225,000.00 / Per Year
  • Series & Grade
  • Promotion Potential
  • Supervisory Status
  • Who May Apply
    United States Citizens
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Job Overview

Job Overview


Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 1892084

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 William Jennings Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center (VAMC) opened in 1932 at its current location. Dorn VAMC has 204 skilled nursing beds, which includes acute medical, surgical, psychiatric, and long-term care. The hospital provides primary, secondary, and some tertiary care.

Dorn VAMC is a complex teaching hospital, providing a full range of patient care services, with state-of-the-art technology, education, and research. Comprehensive health care is provided through primary care, tertiary care and long-term care in areas of medicine, surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, cardiology, neurology, oncology, dentistry, geriatrics, and extended care.

Dorn VAMC is accredited by The Joint Commission and by the American College of Surgeons and the Commission on Accreditation for Rehabilitation Facilities. Laboratory and Pathology services are accredited by the Commission on Laboratory Accreditation of the College of American Pathologists.

Columbia, South Carolina, is a wonderful place to live and work. A small-town atmosphere within a metropolitan city, Columbia is known for its museums, restaurants, and the University of South Carolina. Columbia offers four-season outdoor activity with several championship golf courses in the area and is a short drive from the mountains and the beach. Columbia is located near a 50,000 acre lake with boating and recreational opportunities and is also in close proximity to the premier Atlantic Ocean beaches and mountains.


The WJB VA Medical Center is actively recruiting a full-time Wound care specialist to participate in our clinical and teaching programs.

The incumbent will be responsible for the development and implementation of educational wound care programs for patients, staff and other medical center health care staff.  They will coordinate quality improvement initiative to optimize skin and wound outcomes. Incumbent will be responsible for providing on going monitoring of the wound and the patients response to the established plan to include measurement and observation of the wound.  Will develop/coordinate practices for preventions and management of skin break down; provide consultation and hands on care for wound care patients with acute or chronic wounds. 

Candidates will be expected to participate in the clinical practice and teaching of mid- levels in wound care.   Clinical responsibilities include the full spectrum of operative and non-operative management of wound care  based on specialty training. For a wound care trained provider, the practice will encompass  a full spectrum of general  wound care including, but not limited to include: enhancing health care services and including prevention, health maintenance, therapeutic intervention and rehabilitation, consultation, treatment  for patients with acute or chronic wounds, wound debridement of devitalized tissue , chemical cauterization, providing monitoring of wound and patient response to treatment plans, coordinating quality improvement initiatives to optimize skin and wound outcomes.  The applicant will participate in a wide range of activities to include clinical and outpatient evaluation of new and follow-up patients and inpatient consultations. The applicant will also attend and be an active participant in hospital based committees.

All applicants are encouraged to apply online but you may also express your interest, obtain additional information about the position, or seek application assistance by emailing your C.V. to John Brumbaugh, Human Resources Specialist at John.Brumbaugh@va.gov or by phone at (803) 776-4000, extension 4234.

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm with nights, weekends, and call as needed.  Subject to change based on the needs of the facility.

Functional Statement Title/#: Physician, Wound Care/544

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No
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Department Of Veterans Affairs

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration


John Brumbaugh
Phone: (803)776-4000x4234


VHA Columbia SC VAMC
Department of Veterans Affairs
6439 Garners Ferry Road

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

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