Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration Physician (Fee Basis- Radiology) in Coatesville, Pennsylvania

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
1 vacancy in the following location:
  • Coatesville, PA
Work Schedule is Intermittent - Temporary

Opened Friday 4/29/2016 (177 day(s) ago)

** Closes Monday 1/2/2017 (71 day(s) away)

Job Overview

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. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?

Coatesville is located in beautiful, historic Chester County, close to Philadelphia, Valley Forge, Lancaster and Wilmington. This geographically diverse and scenic area of southeastern Pennsylvania is home to many famous historic sites and museums. The nearby City of Philadelphia (30 miles) has Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, and many other national treasures within its Independence National Historical Park. Valley Forge and the Brandywine Battlefield are only 20 minutes from Coatesville. Plentiful sporting, recreational, and leisure time opportunities exist in the local area. Golf, fishing, boating, camping, running, biking, baseball, basketball, ice-skating, swimming, tennis, hiking, canoeing, skiing, and all major league professional sports can be found within easy driving distances. Numerous high quality visitor attractions such as, the Philadelphia Zoo, Longwood Gardens, Brandywine River Museum, Barnes Collection and Philadelphia Museum of Art can also be enjoyed.

As a VA Fee Basis physician, your opportunities are endless. Not only is it the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the Nation, but we also provide many other services to Veterans through the Benefits Administration and National Cemeteries. For more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to


The Coatesville VA Medical Center in Coatesville, PA seeks Fee Basis physicians with experience in Radiology to join our team. Fee Basis physicians will provide comprehensive care services, including initial assessments and diagnostic evaluations. Providers will be responsible for all routinely expected outpatient work to include office visits and clinical procedures.

Work Schedule: Intermittent

Travel Required
  • Not Required
Relocation Authorized
  • No
Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • Must pass pre-employment examination
  • Must be proficient in written and spoken English
  • 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.

Basic Requirements:

  • U.S. citizenship. Non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
  • 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. The degree must have been obtained from one of the schools approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed.
  • 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.

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.

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.

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:Heavy Lifting, 45 pounds and over, Moderate Carrying, 15-44 pounds, Straight Pulling (1 hour), Reaching over shoulders, Walking around moving objects or vehicles, Electrical energy, Working with hands in water (frequent hand washing), Working closely with others, Working alone, Use of fingers, Both hands required, Walking (up to 4 hours), Standing (up to 2 hours), Repeated Bending (up to 4 hours), Both eyes required, Depth perception, Ability to distinguish basic colors. Ability to distinguish shades of colors,

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.

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The Fee Basis compensation rates are per procedure/exam, and are based on current Medicare rates for the applicable HCPCS codes.

Because this is an a Fee Basis Position, you will not be entitled to those benefits normally given to regularly paid employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs (i.e. leave, retirement, etc.)

It is the policy of the VA to not deny employment to those that have faced financial hardships or periods of unemployment.

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.

Other Information

Salary Range: $135.00 to $135.00 / Fee Basis

Series & Grade: FB-0602-00/00

Supervisory Status: No

Who May Apply: United States Citizens; Non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.

Control Number: 437623400

Job Announcement Number: YD-16-AMH-1694014