Job Title: UROLOGIST (PHYSICIAN)
Department: Department Of Veterans Affairs
Agency: Veterans Health Administration
Job Announcement Number: MPA# 10-186
Salary to be determined
OPEN PERIOD: Thursday, February 10, 2011 to Tuesday, June 07, 2011
SERIES & GRADE: GP-0602-0/0
DUTY LOCATIONS: 2 vacancies - Iowa City, IA
WHO MAY BE Applications will be accepted from US Citizens and Non-Citizens as
CONSIDERED: allowed by appropriations and statute.
The Department of Veterans Affairs Iowa City Health Care System (VA is seeking an experienced and
dynamic full-time Urologist (1.0) and a part-time (.25) Urologist to serve at our medical center in the
Urology Department under the Surgical Specialty Care Service Line.
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Additional Duty Location Info:
2 vacancies - Iowa City, IA
The incumbent evaluates patients in the Urology Clinic, performs clinic procedures and major
procedures in the main operating room. The incumbent will provide pre-operative evaluation of each
patient scheduled for elective or emergency surgery. He/she is responsible for providing the patient
with risks, benefits and alternative treatments and securing the informed consent of the patient/family
needed before conducting invasive procedures. Qualifications include a MD or an equivalent, board
certified or eligible in Urology. Salary is based on the applicant's qualifications and responsibilities.
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Qualifications and Evaluations
Qualifications include a MD or an equivalent, board certified or eligible in Urology.
To qualify based on education, submit copy of transcript or list of courses with credit hours, major(s),
and grade-point average or class ranking. Application materials will not be returned. Submit proof of
your education with a transcript or list of courses with credit hours, major(s), and grade point average
or class ranking. We will be unable to return these to you. You can receive credit for education
received outside the United States if you provide evidence that it is comparable to an accredited
educational institution in the United States when you apply.
After appointment, you will be subject to random testing for illegal drug use.
You will need to successfully complete a background security investigation before you can be
appointed into this position.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Please submit CV to Ms. Lynne Hanlon, Human Resources Specialist (05) Iowa City Department of
Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center, 601 Highway 6 West, Iowa City, IA 52246.
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Benefits and Other Info
You may participate in the Federal Employees Health Benefits program, with costs shared with your
employer. More info: http://www.usajobs.gov/jobextrainfo.asp#FEHB.
Life insurance coverage is provided. More info:
Long-Term Care Insurance is offered and carries into your retirement. More info:
New employees are automatically covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). If
you are transferring from another agency and covered by CSRS, you may continue in this program.
More info: http://www.usajobs.gov/jobextrainfo.asp#retr
You will earn annual vacation leave. More info:
You will earn sick leave. More info: http://www.usajobs.gov/jobextrainfo.asp#SKLV
You will be paid for federal holidays that fall within your regularly scheduled tour of duty. More info:
If you use public transportation, part of your transportation costs may be subsidized. Our human
resources office can provide additional information on how this program is run.
You can use Health Care Flexible Spending Accounts for expenses that are tax-deductible, but not
reimbursed by any other source, including out-of-pocket expenses and non-covered benefits under
their FEHB plans. More Info: http://www.usajobs.gov/jobextrainfo.asp#FSA
This job is being filled by an alternative hiring process and is not in the competitive civil service.
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How To Apply
HOW TO APPLY:
You may submit your resume for this job online by selecting the 'Apply Online' button to the right of
this announcement. Please note: your online resume may not be a complete application. Be sure to
carefully read this announcement to see if additional information is required and how it should be
submitted. If you do not use the online feature, you should send your resume, or Optional Form 612,
along with any other required documents to the address shown below.
This position is open until filled. Applications/Curriculum Vitae's will be referred as received.
To be considered, application packet should include VA Form 10-2850, 'Application for Physicians,
Dentists, Podiatrists, Optometrists and Chiropractors' which may be obtained at the following web
Also attach OF-306, Declaration for Federal Employment which may be obtained at the following
AGENCY CONTACT INFO:
Lynne Hanlon Agency Information:
Phone: (319)-338-0581 Ext. 6728 Iowa City Department of Veterans Affairs
Fax: (319)-887-4977 Medical Center
Email: email@example.com Attn: Human Resources (05)
601 Highway 6 West
Iowa City, IA 52246
WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:
Once your complete application is received we will conduct an evaluation of your qualifications and
determine your ranking. The most highly qualified candidates will be referred to the hiring manager
for further consideration and possible interview. We expect to make a selection within 30 days of the
closing date of this announcement. You will be notified of the outcome.