Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Internal Number: 721743600
The Marion VA Health Care System (MVAHCS), also known as Marion Veterans Administration Hospital, is a Veterans Affairs hospital in Marion, Illinois. The hospital is responsible for providing healthcare to U.S. military veterans in Southern Illinois and neighboring states. Marion VA HCS serves health needs of Veterans living in 27 counties in southern Illinois, 8 counties in southwestern Indiana, and 17 counties in northwestern Kentucky. Applicants pending the completion of educational or certification/licensure requirements may be referred and tentatively selected but may not be hired until all requirements are met. Physician Assistant Basic Requirements Master's degree in any discipline or a bachelor's degree in any discipline with one year of experience as a Physician Assistant ~AND~ Successfully passed the PA National Certifying Exam (PANCE) (or are you in the process to taking the exam) ~AND~ Currently hold, or will hold, a full and unrestricted license to practice in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States or in the District of Columbia. Preferred Experience: Hematology/Oncology experience preferred. References: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-8 Physician Assistant Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office. Physical Requirements: Requires lifting 45 pounds and over; pushing (approx. 2 hours); reaching above shoulder; use of fingers and both hands; walking and standing from 3-5 hours and repeated bending (approx. 2 hours). Ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously. Near vision correctable at 13" to 16" to Jaeger 1 to 4. Far visions correctable in one eye to 20/50 and to 20/100 in the other. Must have depth perception and ability to distinguish basic colors and shades of colors. Hearing aid is permitted. ["Marion, Illinois is conveniently located at the intersection of Interstate 57 and State Route 13 in beautiful Southern Illinois. Visitors to Marion have a wide variety of activities and events to choose from including the theater, sporting events, wineries, golf courses, lakes, and nature trails. Marion has a special beauty that is complimented by its hometown atmosphere. Consider joining a group of outstanding Professionals that provide 100% care to our Nation's Veterans! Duties will include, but are not limited to: Physician Assistant appointed at the Marion VA Healthcare System and assigned to the Specialty Care Section of the Medicine Service will function under the supervision of a licensed physician. The clinician will spend most of her/his time in direct patient care in the clinic setting. The PA may have some limited administrative work as outlined in this document. In the Specialty Care Section, the Hem/Onc PA will be responsible for follow up visits as assigned by the attending hematologist/oncologist. The PA is responsible for performing his/her own comprehensive history, physical examination, record review, and formulate a diagnostic and management plan with all notes being reviewed by the attending physician. The patients may be released back to the management of their primary care provider at the discretion of the attending hematologist/oncologist. The hematology/oncology PA will work closely with the chemotherapy staff at the Marion VA to ensure excellent patient care. Pay: Competitive salary, regular salary increases, potential for performance awards Paid Time Off: 50 days of paid time off per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 11 paid Federal holidays per year) Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement) Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory Work Schedule: Monday - Friday; 8:00 am - 4:30 pm. Telework: Not Available Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required"]
OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise "To care for those who have served in our nation's military and for their families, caregivers, and survivors" - 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 whole health care to Veterans?Readying Warriors and Caring for Heroes! This position is located within Surgical Services at the CAPT James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center (FHCC) in North Chicago, IL. The FHCC is a first-of-its-kind partnership between the Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA), and Department of Navy (DoN)/Department of Defense (DoD). It is larger than just a single facility, but rather it is a fully-integrated medical care facility with a single combined VA and Navy mission. The combined mission of the FHCC means active duty military and their family members, military retirees, and eligible veterans receive health care at this facility.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. Join the FHCC team of energetic, career-minded professionals! For additional information, click onhttp://www.lovell.fhcc.va.gov/index.asp.