Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration Physician-Otolaryngologist (ENT) in Eugene, Oregon

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
1 vacancy in the following location:
  • Eugene, OR
Work Schedule is Part Time .5 hours - Permanent

Opened Monday 11/23/2015 (338 day(s) ago)

** Closes Tuesday 11/22/2016 (27 day(s) away)

Job Overview

Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 1537878

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.**

You may be eligible to apply for the Education Debt Reduction Program. Please contact Human Resources at this medical center and speak with the Education Debt Reduction Program Coordinator for additional information.

In Roseburg you will find an excellent quality of life in a family oriented community. While providing all of the amenities of a larger city, Roseburg still offers the relaxed atmosphere of a small town. Located in the beautiful Umpqua River Valley of southwestern Oregon, Roseburg offers unlimited recreational opportunities among lush forests, rushing rivers, cascading waterfalls, and ocean beaches. Golfing, hiking, rafting, fishing, and beach combing are all within easy access.


Otolaryngology. Provides a full range of diagnostic, therapeutic and minor (mostly bed-side or clinic)procedures for patients in the outpatientand inpatient. Provides consultative services on patients referred from other sections of the medical center and other VA’s, provides emergency ENT services as assigned. Coordinates and communicates care between VA facilities and other healthcare facilities outside of the VA system. Performs administrative components of patient care management such as: provides dictation of progress notes, operative reports, discharge summaries, and consultative services for inpatients and outpatients. Responds to patient telephone calls, informs patients of test results, and renews prescriptions. Basic computer skills are required using the computerized system of VistA and CPRS for ordering and entries into the electronic medical record.

Otolaryngologist is expected to:

  • Provide direct out-patient, in-patient, and minor (mostly bed-side) procedure related to ear, nose, and throat (ENT) cases to patients.

  • Order and Interprets laboratory test, and X-rays to complete medical facts on ENT cases.

  • Participate in the clinics quality assurance, utilization review, risk management, and peer review activities.

  • Examine patients, makes diagnosis, and administers appropriate treatment to ENT patients.

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 7:30am to 4:00pm

Recruitment/Relocation Incentive may be authorized for this position

THIS IS A "STANDING REGISTER" ANNOUNCEMENT;we will accept applications for this position on an ongoing basis. Once the position has been filled, this announcement will close without further notice. The initial application cut-off date is: Friday, May 15, 2015. Subsequent cut-off dates for referral are:

  • May 30, 2015
  • June 12, 2015
  • June 26, 2015
  • July 10, 2015
  • July 24, 2015
  • July 31, 2015
Travel Required
  • Not Required
Relocation Authorized
  • Yes
  • The Department of Veterans Affairs offers Permanent Change of Station (PCS) relocation services. Permanent Change of Station is the relocation of a household due to government convenience in connection with a transfer between duty stations or facilities. For more information go to
Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • Must pass pre-employment examination.
  • Designated and/or Random Drug Testing required.
  • Background and/or Security Investigation required.
  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.
  • Must be proficient in written and spoken English.

Basic Requirements*: *

  • 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 unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia.

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; religions; 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.

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: 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.

Physical Requirements: Physical requirements for this position include moderate lifting (14-44 lbs.); light lifting (under 15 lbs.); straight pulling (.5 hrs); reaching above shoulders; use of fingers, both hands required; walking (1 hr intermittently); standing (2 hrs intermittently); ability to distinguish colors and shades of color; ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously; near vision correctable to 13” to 16”; hearing (aid permitted).Candidate selection will be required to complete a pre-employment physical.

Security Clearance


Additional Information
What To Expect Next

After we receive application packages (including all required documents) and the vacancy announcement closes, we will review applications to ensure qualification and eligibility requirements are met. During our review, if your résumé and application package do not support your questionnaire answers, we will adjust your rating accordingly. After the review is complete, a referral certificate(s) is issued and applicants will be notified of their status by email (if provided); otherwise, applicants will receive a notification letter via the U.S. Postal Service. Referred applicants will be notified as such and may be contacted directly by the hiring office for an interview. All referred applicants receive a final notification once a selection decision has been made.

You may check the status of your application at any time by logging into your USAJOBS account and clicking on “Application Status.” For a more detailed update of your status, click on “more information.” Information regarding applicant notification points can be found in the USAJobs Resource Center.


VA offers a comprehensive benefits package. This link provides an overview of the benefits associated with a VA practice:VHA physician brochure*.*

Receiving Service Credit for Earning Annual (Vacation) Leave: Federal Employees earn annual leave at a rate (4, 6 or 8 hours per pay period) which is based on the number of years they have served as a Federal employee. VA may offer newly-appointed Federal employees credit for their job-related non-federal experience or active duty uniformed military service. This credited service can be used in determining the rate at which they earn annual leave.

Other Information

This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.

VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply. The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority.**

Salary Range: $99,957.00 to $300,000.00 / Per Year

Series & Grade: VM-0602-00/00

Supervisory Status: No

Who May Apply: US Citizens and Status Candidates

Control Number: 422364300

Job Announcement Number: LW-15-ED-1537878-BU