This position is eligible for the EDRP, a student loan reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirement and submit your application within four months of appointment. The final award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) is determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services office. This position may be eligible for a Recruitment Incentive. Surgical procedures, with required expertise in in all areas of Gastroenterology including: - Proctoscopy and/or flexible sigmoidoscopy- Diagnostic upper gastrointestinal endoscopy - Esophageal dilation- Colonoscopy, including biopsy and polypectomy - Therapeutic upper and lower gastrointestinal endoscopy - Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy - Administration of Moderate Sedation- Supervision/teaching of surgical residents. - Providing consultation in an outpatient clinic setting and on inpatient wards. - Participation in committees. - All other duties as assigned, pertaining to this occupation, to meet the needs of the Agency, Department, Facility, and/or Service. Work Schedule: Monday thru Friday; 7:30AM to 4:00PM; however, subject to change, depending on the needs of the service/medical center. Telework Eligibility: Not Eligible On Call: On-Call responsibilities are required. Recruitment Incentive: Selectee may be eligible for a Recruitment Incentive Relocation Incentive or Expenses: Not approved Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.