physician - pulmonary

Johnson City

   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.
Johnson City can best be described as a metropolitan melting pot with invigorating music, amazing outdoor activities and enchanting culture and history.
As a matter of fact Forbes Magazine ranks Johnson City 14th in their latest rankings of best places to live! Local festivals include Unity in the Community Festival http:
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Enjoy year round outdoor activities at our area lakes and parks and just a stones throw away youll find renowned attractions such as Barter Theatre, Bristol Motor Speedway and Asheville North Carolinas Biltmore House.
For the Sports Enthusiast you can cheer on future baseball hall of famers with the areas rookie league baseball team
    *the Johnson City Cardinals! Johnson City offers an affordable cost of living, no state income tax, and excellent schools and universities! Start your Adventure in Johnson City Tennessee! A Hometown Heart with a Big City Soul! Visit us on:
  // VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply.
The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority.
The James H.
Quillen VAMC 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.
You 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.
Qualifications Evaluations Inorder to qualify for this position you must meet the following:
   Basic Requirements:
   US Citizenship.
Citizenof the United States.
    *citizens may 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.
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.
English Language Proficiency.
Must be proficient in written and spoken English.
Grade Determinations:
   The senior grade must meet the requirements for Intermediate grade and have demonstrated recognized professional attainment such as:
Past or present faculty appointment in an approved medical school or 2.
Completion of an accredited residency in the specialty area to which the individual is being assigned or in a realted area, or 3.
Current eligibility to sit for the board certification examination in the specialty area to which the individual is being assigned or in a related area, or 4.
Comparable achievements in clinical, educational, or administrative or research activities.
   (1) Board Certified/Board Eligible in Pulmonary/Critical Care 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.
For more information on these qualification standards, please visit OPM\\\'s web site at http:
  // .
Your application, résumé, C.
V., and/or supporting documentation will be reviewed.
Please follow all instructions carefully.
Errors or omissions may affect consideration for employment.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social).
Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.
You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
If your resume/application does not support your questionnaire answers, we will not allow credit for your response(s).
   Applicant\\\'s education and experience will be reviewed by a Professional Standards Board and Compensation Panel in determining the grade and salary of the applicant selected.
The recommended salary may be at any point in the range listed for this vacancy.
Benefits Other Info VA offers a comprehensive benefits package.
This link provides is an overview of the benefits currently offered:
Receiving Service Credit for Earning Annual (Vacation) Leave:
   Federal Employees earn annual leave at a rate (4, 6 or 8 hours per pay period) which is based on the number of years they have served as a Federal employee.
VA may offer newly
    *appointed Federal employees credit for their job
    *related non
    *federal experience or active duty uniformed military service.
This credited service can be used in determining the rate at which they earn annual leave.
How to Apply All applicants are encouraged to apply online but may apply via Fax (instructions are below).
You may also express your interest, obtain additional information about the position, or seek application assistance by emailing your C.
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GOV For complete step
    *step instructions please view the following USAJOBS video link:
    *mqvl1YXxjvvcvWxL2n0x_ To apply for this position, you must complete the View Occupational Questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below.
The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Thursday, December 31, 2015 to received consideration. 1.
To begin, click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log in to your existing account.
Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire. 2.
Click Submit My Answers to submit your application package.
   It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date.
To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, https:
  //, select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position.
The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application.
Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.
To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement.
You must re
    *select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.
More Info Johnson City TN 2015
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   Only education or degrees recognized by the U.
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.
VM Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 1453676 This vacancy announcement has been extended through December 31, 2015 240000 99957 1 VATA Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration None This position is in the Excepted Service and does not confer competitive status.
Placement Policy:
   The posting of this announcement does not obligate management to fill a vacancy or vacancies by promotion.
The position may be filled by reassignment, change to lower grade, transfer, appointment, or reinstatement.
Management may use any one or any combination of these methods to fill the position.
This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.
Per Year 621
    *133TDJ1453676BU All forms MUST be signed and dated.
Forms without signatures and dates will NOT be accepted.
The following documents are required:
   · CV or Résumé
    *Your resume should include a description of job duties, beginning and ending date (month/year) of employment, and average hours worked per week.
Descriptions of job duties must be sufficiently detailed to document the level of your experience.
VA Form 10
    *Application for Physicians, Dentists, Podiatrists, Optometrists, and Chiropractors (Available at http:
    *fill.pdf ). ·Responses to the questionnaire. ·If prior military service, include all copies of your DD Forms 214 or proof of service (required).
Applicants claiming preference based on service
    *connected disability, or based on being the spouse or mother of a disabled or deceased Veteran, must also complete and submit an SF 15, Application for 10
    *Point Veteran Preference (available at http:
  // ·Most Recent SF
    *Current or former Federal employees must provide a copy of their most recent SF
    *50 "Notification of Personnel Action" that indicates time in grade, proof of status (career or career conditional) and type of service. (Not an Award SF
    *50) Forms can also be obtained from https:
  // http:
  // Please use this checklist to ensure you have included other documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), documentation to support Veterans Preference claims, or ICTAP/CTAP documentation (for displaced Federal employees).
You will not be contacted for additional information.
Veterans\\\' Preference:
   When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference on the Occupational Questionnaire in the section provided and provide a legible copy of your DD214(s) and/or documentation related to your active duty service which shows dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), or dates of impending separation.
Additionally, disabled veterans and others eligible for 10
    *point preference (such as widows or mothers of eligible Veterans) must also submit an SF
    *15 "Application for 10 Point Veterans Preference" with required proof as stated on the form.
For more information, please review the information for disabled Veterans in the application checklist or visit http:
Faxing Applications or Supporting Documents:
   You are encouraged to apply online.
Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application.
If you are unable to apply online or unable to upload your supporting documents to your online application, follow the directions located at the following site:
   Fax Options.
The Vacancy ID of the job opportunity announcement is 1453676.
   If you applied online and your application is complete, do not fax the paper application (1203
    *FX) as this will overwrite your prior online responses and may result in you being found ineligible.
Manual applications will be accepted from James H.
Quillen VAMC employees. 1
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    *133TDJ1453676BU After we receive your complete application package (including all required documents), your qualifications will be reviewed and assigned an initial rating.
We will also review your application to make sure that your résumé supports the answers given in the questionnaire.
If your résumé does not support your questionnaire answers, we will adjust your rating accordingly.
Based on your ranking or numerical score, you may be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview.
You will be notified when your rating is determined.
United States Citizens.
First area of consideration will be given to James H.
Quillen VAMC permanent employees.