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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Physical Address

Little Rock, AR 72205
Job Description


  1. Department of Veterans Affairs

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration


- ##### Open & closing dates

06/07/2019 to 06/05/2020

- ##### Service


- ##### Pay scale & grade

VM 15

- ##### Salary

$110,000 to $234,000 per year

- ##### Appointment type


- ##### Work schedule



1 vacancy in the following location:


Little Rock, AR

  1. Relocation expenses reimbursed


  1. Telework eligible


- Duties

  1. Summary

Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System seeks to recruit a
full-time Home Based Primary Care Supervisory MD SUPERVISORY MD.
Home Health Care Service (HHCS) includes Home Based Primary Care
(HBPC) and the Medical Foster Home (MFH) program. HHCS operates out
of the John L. McClellan Memorial Veterans Hospital with the main
office in West Little Rock and a satellite office in Hot Springs.
HBPC is provides primary and palliative care to a largely geriatric
population of Veterans.

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  1. Responsibilities

Duties include, but are not limited to:

- Providing primary medical management to a population of
homebound, chronically-ill Veterans who reside within the HBPC
service area.
- Provides comprehensive assessment, treatment planning, ongoing
monitoring and care, patient/family education and discharge
- Serves as the collaborative physician for several APRNs and
works collaboratively with the other members of the HBPC PACTs
(Patient Aligned Care Team) including registered nurses, rehab
therapists, social workers, clinical pharmacists, clinical
psychologists, dietitians, and a respiratory therapist.
- Leads the team meetings for each of the assigned PACT teams each
month to develop a formal treatment plan and to review
interdisciplinary treatment plans and patient progress. is
responsible for oversight and credentialing responsibilities of
the APRNs, HBPC MD and other licensed providers. will
- Participate on assigned hospital committees. will
- Help design and participate in HHCS and CAVHS performance
improvement initiatives. will
- Collaborate with the HBPC Program Director to maintain a state
of readiness for Joint Commission accreditation surveys. will
- Plan and direct the educational and clinical experience of
medical students, residents and fellows assigned to the HBPC
- Keeps the HBPC team apprised of medical care advances and
practice standards.
- Arrange physician coverage and communicate the plan of coverage
to the HBPC team when out of the office.
- Serves as back-up for other HBPC MDs.
- Makes occasional but not routine home visits. Local travel in a
government car for home visits is a regular requirement.

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00 am-4:30 pm
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

  1. Travel Required

Not required

  1. Supervisory status


  1. Promotion Potential


- #### Job family (Series)

0602 Medical Officer

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- Requirements

  1. Conditions of Employment

- United States Citizenship Required; non-citizens may only be
appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens
in accordance with VA Policy
- Designated and/or random drug testing required
- Selective Service Registration is required for males born after
- You may be required to serve a probationary period
- Subject to a background/security investigation
- Must be proficient in written and spoken English
- Selected applicants will be required to complete an online
onboarding process
- Must pass pre-employment physical examination

  1. Qualifications

To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements
by the closing date of this announcement, 06/05/2020.
Basic Requirements:
- United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed
when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in
accordance with VA Policy.
- Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting
from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine.
The degree must have been obtained from one of the schools
approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in
which the course of study was completed.
- Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or
surgery in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United
States, or in the District of Columbia.
- Completion of residency training, or its equivalent, approved by
the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in an accredited core
specialty training program leading to eligibility for board
- Proficiency in spoken and written English.
- Physical requirements outlined below.

Preferred Experience: Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS)
certification is desired. If selected for this position, per VHA
Directive 1177, you must possess current BCLS certification as you
will provide direct clinical care to patients in this position.
Board Certification in Internal Medicine or Family PracticeBoard
Certification in Palliative CareBoard Certification in
GeriatricsExperience with patient/family and professional health
education;Experience with interdisciplinary health care teams;Home
health experience;Advanced computer skills
Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part
II, Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard. This can be found
in the local Human Resources Office.
Physical Requirements: Light Lifting, 45 pounds and over;
walking, standing, kneeling and sitting; repeated bending; both legs
required; pulling hand over hand; ability to distinguish basic color
and shades of color; reaching above the shoulder; use of fingers and
both hands; walking; correctable vision and hearing; mental and
emotional stability. Applicants and individuals appointed on or
after November 30, 1999, who have been licensed, registered, or
certified (as applicable to such position) in more than one State
and who had such license, registration, or certification revoked for
professional misconduct, professional incompetence, or substandard
care by any of those States, or voluntarily relinquished a license,
registration or certification in any of those States after being
notified in writing by that State of potential termination for
professional misconduct, professional incompetence, or substandard
care, are not eligible for appointment, unless the revoked or
surrendered license, registration, or certification is restored to a
full and unrestricted status. The Central Arkansas Veterans
Healthcare System strongly encourages persons that are interested in
and may represent multicultural diversity to apply. We have a
long-standing Multicultural Diversity Committee led by mental health
professionals devoted to educating, monitoring and furthering our
awareness, practice and outcomes in regards to multiculturalism.

  1. Education

Note: Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S.
Department of Education from accredited colleges, universities,
schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for Federal
employment. You can verify your education here: If you are using foreign education
to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of
Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit
for that education. For further information, visit:

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