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Job Title: Physician Assistant - Hematology/Oncology
Company Name: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Miami, FL
Position Type: Full-Time
Post Date: 03/25/2019
Expire Date: 04/24/2019
Job Categories: Human Resources, Information Technology, Research & Development, Medical
Job Description
Physician Assistant - Hematology/Oncology
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 03/01/2019. . 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. Education: The candidate must meet the following:(1) Graduate of a PA training program, or of a surgical assistant program which is accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) or one of its predecessor organizations; and(2) A Bachelor's degree from an accredited PA training program or in another health sciences related field from an accredited college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.c. Certification: (1) Current and continuous certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) is required for employment in VHA. (2) License: current Physician Assistant License(3) BLS Certificationd. English Language Proficiency: PAs appointed to direct patient-care positions must be proficient in spoken and written English as required by 38 U.S.C. 7402(d). Grade Determinations: In addition to meeting the basic requirements, the qualifications criteria in qualification standards must be met in determining the appropriate grade for appointment or promotion eligibility. Requirements for appointment or promotion to a specific grade are based on the candidate's ability to demonstrate the behaviors or responsibilities in one or more of the following categories: Clinical Proficiency, Education, Professional Development, Management/Administrative, Research, and Ethics and to meet the experience indicated below. Full Grade. In addition to meeting the basic requirements, individuals appointed to this grade must meet all the following requirements:(1) Experience / Education. None beyond the basic requirements. Intermediate Grade Experience/Education (1) 1 year of professional practice as a PA; or
(2) Successful completion of a PA post-graduate residency program accredited by ARC-PA or by the U.S. Armed Forces; or
(3) A Master's degree from a PA training program certified by ARC-PA or in another health-related field from an accredited college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Senior Grade Experience/Education (1) 3 years of professional practice as a PA; or
(2) 2 years of professional practice as a PA and successful completion of a PA post-graduate residency program accredited by ARC-PA or by the U.S. Armed Forces; or
(3) 2 years of professional practice as a PA and a Master's degree from a PA training program certified by ARC-PA or in another health-related field from an accredited college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education; or(4) A Doctoral degree in a health-related field from an accredited college or university recognized by the U. S. Department of Education. Chief Grade Experience/Education (1) Generally, an individual in this grade is able to demonstrate the behaviors listed in the areas below after 5 years of professional practice as a PA; and,
(2) The minimum education for this grade is a Master's Degree from a PA training program accredited by ARC-PA or in a health-related field of study. However, experience as a PA may be substituted for the Master's degree where the individual has an equivalent knowledge of the profession and has successfully References: VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G8, Physician Assistant Qualification Standards, dated 9/05/2014. This standard may be found at the Office of Human Resources. The full performance level of this vacancy is GS-13. The actual grade at which an applicant may be selected for this vacancy is in the range of GS-10 to GS-13. Physical Requirements: Physical requirements: Heavy Lifting (45 lbs and over); Heavy Carrying (45 lbs and over); Straight Pulling (up to 1 hour); Pushing (1 - 2 hours); Reaching above shoulder; Use of fingers; Both hands required; Walking (up to 3 hours); Standing (up to 3 hours); Repeated bending (up to 1 hour); Ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously; Near vision correctable at 13" to 16"; Hearing (aid permitted).
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Company Name: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Website:https://www.usajobs.gov:443/GetJob/ViewDetails/523757900?utm_source=VHA&utm_medium=Job%20Board&utm_campaign=HBCU
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