Job ID: 289168783  |  Last Updated: 3/13/2015

Physician ( Anesthesiologist - NW Pain Medicine Program Director)

Portland VA Medical Center
Portland, OR
Applicant Contact
Maria Gallegos
HR Specialist
(503) 220-8262

Job Description

Vacancy Identification Number (VIN)1315997

OUR MISSION: 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.

Qualifications Required

In order to
qualify for this position you must meet the following:


Must be proficient in written and spoken English.

Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine.

Current, full and unrestriced license to practice medicine or surgery in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia.
Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.

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; religious; 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.

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.

PLEASE NOTE: Education must be accredited by
an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Applicants can verify accreditation at the
following website:
All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing
agency accordingly. If you are using
foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you will be asked to
produce a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency.

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

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


Your application,
rsum, C.V., and/or supporting documentation will be reviewed. Please follow all instructions
carefully. Errors or omissions may
affect consideration for employment. In describing
your experience, please be clear and specific.
We may not make assumptions regarding your experience.

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.

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