Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration Staff Physician (Pulmonary) in Long Beach, California

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
1 vacancy in the following location:
  • Long Beach, CA
Work Schedule is Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent

Opened Thursday 2/25/2016 (238 day(s) ago)

** Closes Saturday 12/31/2016 (72 day(s) away)

Job Overview


Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 1636336

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?

As a VA professional Physician, your opportunities are endless. With many openings in the multiple functions of VA, you will have a wide range of opportunities at your fingertips. 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.

VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life. VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities.

For more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to .


The Long Beach VA Healthcare System (VAHS), affiliated with the University of California at Irvine, is seeking a full time BC/BE Pulmonary & Critical Care physician with a special interest and experience in Diffuse Interstitial Lung Disease and its spectrum. Duties include monitor pulmonary and critical care fellows, internal medicine residents and students in the care of MICU patients, and outpatients in Pulmonary Clinics. The Long Beach VAHS provides comprehensive inpatient and outpatient care and serves as a referring center for Interventional Pulmonary Procedures for VISN 22.

Salary will be recommended by the Physician Pay Panel and Medical Center Director will make final approval

Travel Required
  • Not Required
Relocation Authorized
  • No
Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Full unrestricted Licensure, Certification, or Registration required.
  • Must pass pre-employment examination.
  • Designated and/or Random Drug Testing required.
  • Background and/or Security Investigation required.
  • English Language Proficiency required.
  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.

Citizenship:* *United States

Education* :* Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine.

Licensure and Registration : Must have current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia.

Language Proficiency* :* Physicians appointed to direct patient-care positions must be proficient in spoken and written English as required by Title 38 U.S.C. 7402 and 7405(f).

Veterans' Preference:

When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference on their application or résumé. Applicants claiming preference based on service-connected disability, or based on being the spouse or mother of a disabled or deceased Veteran, must complete an SF 15, Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference. Veterans who are still in the service may be granted tentative preference on the basis of information contained in their applications, but they must produce a DD Form 214 or other proof prior to appointment to document entitlement to preference. For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit

Security Clearance


Additional Information
What To Expect Next

After we receive your complete application package (including any required documents), your qualifications will be reviewed to decide if you meet the basic requirements. You will be notified when this decision is made.


Working for the Department of Veterans Affairs offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, life insurance, health benefits, thrift savings plan, and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System. In addition to traditional "dollars and cents" benefits, we offer a range of benefits to help balance work and life. For more information please visit us at .

Other Information

This position will be filled on a Part-time permanent basis.

This position is in the Excepted Service and does not confer competitive status.

Salary Range: $100,957.00 to $240,000.00 / Per Year

Series & Grade: VM-0602-00/00

Supervisory Status: No

Who May Apply: United States Citizens

Control Number: 430654500

Job Announcement Number: VR 1636336-T38-16-32 PPJB