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Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP): The incumbent for this position may be eligible to apply for the Education Debt Reduction Program. Please contact Human Resources at this medical center and speak with the Education Debt Reduction Program Coordinator for additional information.
Note: This is an open continuous announcement. We accept applications for this occupation on an ongoing basis; certificates of eligible candidates will be referred to the service every fifteen days. Qualified applicants will be considered as vacancies become available.
Applications will remain on file until September 30, 2017
The dermatologist conducts examination and procedure clinics that support and improve the health of patients with dermatologic disorders.
Duties to include but not limited to:
a. Initial evaluation and therapy of acute problems. Obtain a pertinent medical history and conduct a physical examination of each veteran. Diagnose and advise veteran of clinical problems that may be discovered during an examination. Interpret pathology and radiological related material.
b. Provide ongoing primary care in the longitudinal medical clinics. Chronic medical problems commonly seen in the veteran population are dealt with. Included are such disorders as diabetes, hypertension, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, degenerative arthritis, depression, congestive heart failure, and angina. The dermatologist conducts examination and procedure clinics that support and improve the health of patients with dermatologic disorders. Judicious use of laboratory and x-ray services, as well as appropriate referral and consultation is obtained.
c. Participation in the teaching programs of the University of Nevada, School of Medicine. Provide educational opportunities for students of medicine, nursing, pharmacy, dietary services, and others. Residents in training in medicine, surgery, psychiatry and family practice also receive instruction from Medical Service.
d. Provide training and/or direction as applicable to supporting employees (e.g. RNs, LPNs, technicians, administrative support staff) assigned to the unit during the performance of duties. Such direction and interaction will adhere to government and professional clinical standards and accepted clinical protocol.
e. Thorough medical ratings examinations, including medical opinions, as requested.
Relocation Expenses: relocation expenses are not authorized for this position.
Relocation/Recruitment incentivehas been authorized for this position.
Work Schedule: Full-Time, Part-Time, Intermittent Available, schedule may vary to include nights, on-call, weekends, and holidays, as assigned
This position is covered under the bargaining unit.
Bring your expertise to VA and be valued as part of a team that is recognized and respected for significant contributions to medicine. Youâ??ll enjoy a patient-focused environment, terrific benefits and incentives, and the ability to practice at any VA facility in the country.
VA needs new employees with a wide variety of skills and professions.Whatever the job title, every position in VA will give you a chance to make a meaningful and personal contribution to the lives of some truly special and deserving people.Working for VA is one of the most emotionally satisfying and professionally rewarding ways to dedicate the best within you to your country's service.Those who a...lready work at VA feel privileged to assist the men and women who have defended our country. Gratitude is our motivation and service is our mission.The Department of Veterans Affairs is much more than just another employer. It is an honorable, open and welcoming community of those who care. America's veterans need you.