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Physician Assistant Community Based Outpatient Care

Company: US Department of Veterans Affairs
Location: Vineland
Posted on: October 28, 2019

Job Description:

Incentives are not Authorized.

This announcement is open continuous. Applicants will be referred as vacancies become available.

This is a level 2 complexity facility with a substantial mixture of inputting, primary care, and specialty outpatient services and successfully provides quality patient care, benefits, and health services to Veterans and their families.

Note: Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S. Department of Education from accredited colleges, universities, schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for Federal employment. You can verify your education here: http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/. If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html.The Wilmington VA Medical Center is seeking a full-time Primary Care Physician Assistant to provide care to a defined panel of patients at various locations located in Wilmington, Delaware or our Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs) located in Kent County Delaware, Sussex County, Delaware, Vineland, New Jersey, Northfield, New Jersey and Cape May, New Jersey. The responsibilities of this position include:





    • Works as a member of a primary care team consisting of clerical staff, nurses, physicians, social workers, and clinical pharmacists.
    • Provides or coordinates all aspects of the patient's care including preventive, urgent, and routine care including women's healthcare.
    • Must meet access, quality, efficiency, satisfaction, and other standards of performance established by the Veterans Health Administration.
    • This position may include participation in the provision of telemedicine care to outlying communities as well as occasional travel to other VA clinics to provide clinical coverage.
    • This position may also support residency training of affiliated medical universities and programs.


      Work Schedule: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

      Financial Discloser Report: Not requiredTo qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 12/31/2019.

      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.
      • Certification. Current and continuous certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) is required for employment in VHA. (COPY OF CERTIFICATION MUST BE SUBMITTED.)Recent PA graduates who are eligible to take the Physician Assistant National Certifying Examination (PANCE) may be employed by VA on a temporary basis (38 U.S.C. 7405), for a period not to exceed two years, as provided in VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Chapter 3, Section G, Paragraph 5.If a PA's NCCPA certification is suspended, revoked or expires, the PA must be removed from the occupation which may result in termination of employment.
      • 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).


        Preferred Experience: Primary Care Experience

        Grade Determinations: In addition to the basic requirements stated in paragraph 2 above, the following qualifications criteria 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 elements described.

        Full Grade. In addition to meeting the basic requirements listed above, you must meet all the following requirements:

        Experience / Education. None beyond the basic requirements listed above.

        Clinical Competencies - Clinical Proficiency



        • Provides effective care to patients characterized by the use of sound judgment in assessing, planning, implementing, documenting, and evaluating patient care for assigned patients. This includes possessing the skill and competency to obtain thorough medical histories, perform comprehensive physical examinations, order appropriate diagnostic studies, interpret and analyze medical data, establish diagnoses, formulate and implement treatment plans, and modify treatment plans when appropriate.
        • Works effectively and makes appropriate requests for assistance from the assigned physician and recognizes complex patient care situations where referral is appropriate.
        • References quality improvement information and organizes patient care needs to assure safe, efficient and cost-effective care.
        • Initiates effective actions in emergencies.


          Intermediate Grade. In addition to meeting the basic requirements listed above, you must meet all requirements described above for Full Grade through VA employment or non-VA PA positions with equivalent scope and complexity. Individuals appointed or advanced to

          Intermediate Grade. will have demonstrated the ability to analyze and solve more complex medical problems and meet the following requirements.

          Experience / Education. 1 year of professional practice as a PA; orSuccessful completion of a PA post-graduate residency program accredited by ARC-PA or by the U.S. Armed Forces; orA 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.

          Clinical Competencies - Clinical Proficiency



          • Effectively treats patients with more complex medical problems requiring a higher degree of clinical skill and competency than that expected of the previous grade.
          • Performs more complex diagnostic and therapeutic procedures requiring skills and competency, as applicable to the assignment, beyond that expected in the previous grade.
          • Practices with a higher degree of autonomy and seeks guidance from the assigned physician less frequently than expected of the previous grade.
          • Evaluates the delivery system of patient care within the area of assignment, presents findings and recommendations, and contributes to changes that enhance the quality and timeliness of care.


            Senior Grade. In addition to meeting the basic requirements listed above, you must meet all requirements described above for the IntermediateGrade through VA employment or non-VA PA positions with equivalent scope and complexity. Individuals appointed or advanced to Senior Grade will have demonstrated the behaviors or responsibilities listed in one or more of the following categories: Clinical Proficiency, Education, Professional Development, Management/Administrative, and Research, as applicable to the assignment.

            Experience / Education. 3 years of professional practice as a PA; or2 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; or2 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; orA Doctoral degree in a health-related field from an accredited college or university recognized by the U. S. Department of Education.

            Clinical Competencies - Clinical Proficiency



            • Manages patients with complex or multi-system medical problems.
            • Practices with a significant degree of autonomy and seeks guidance from assigned physicians with less frequency than expected at the previous grade.
            • Performs more complex diagnostic and therapeutic procedures beyond what is expected at the previous grade.
            • First or second assists in surgical procedures.


              References: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-8 Physician Assistant Qualification Standard, Dated September 5, 2014. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office.

              Physical Requirements: The incumbent must be able to perform all activities of the position without restriction. This position involves considerable standing, walking, stooping, bending, reaching, lifting and turning. It requires repositioning patients and assisting with transferring patients to wheelchairs/stretchers. Mechanical devices when available are required to be used for heavy or difficult to lift patients. The work may involve pushing or lifting patient (e.g., lifting legs) and going up and down flights of stairs. The position requires visual and auditory acuity at a level to provide safe and effective nursing care. The positions requires the PA to work for periods of time with arms above shoulder level or with the neck in a fully flexed or extended position and the ability to protect him/herself from physically abusive patients.

Keywords: US Department of Veterans Affairs, Vineland , Physician Assistant Community Based Outpatient Care, Healthcare , Vineland, New Jersey

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