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(Archived) Dermatologist - Battle Creek, MI

Last Updated: 3/17/20

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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.
  • 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 Department 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.
  • Completion of residency training, or its equivalent, approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in an accredited core specialty training program leading to eligibility for board certification.
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English.
  • Physical requirements outlined below.

Preferred Experience: Board certification.

Physical Requirements: Physical Requirements: Heavy Lifting (45 lbs and over); Heavy Carrying (45 lbs and over); Straight Pulling (up to 4 hours); Pushing (up to 4 hours); Reaching above shoulder; Use of fingers; Both hands required; Walking (up to 8 hours); Standing (up to 8 hours); Repeated bending (up to 2 hours); Both legs required; Ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously; Near vision correctable at 13" to 16"; Far vision correctable in one eye to 20/20 and to 20/40 in the other; Both eyes required; ability to distinguish basic colors; Hearing (aid permitted); Mental and emotional stability.


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. 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.

Conditions of Employment

  • United States Citizenship Required; non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy
  • Designated and/or random drug testing required
  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959
  • You may be required to serve a probationary period
  • Subject to a background/security investigation
  • Must be proficient in written and spoken English
  • Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process
Benefits: Working for the Department of Veteran Affairs offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part:
  • Competitive Pay with guaranteed salary increases
  • Annual performance bonus up to an additional $15k per year
  • 26 days paid annual (vacation/personal) leave
  • 13 paid sick days annually with no limit on accumulation
  • 10 paid Federal Holidays
  • CME Stipend and up 5 days paid absence to attend CME
  • Federal Retirement Plan
  • Thrift Savings Plan (401K) with partial agency match
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Nationwide Mobility
This position is eligible for the VA’s Education Debt Reduction Program.

Contact us today to explore openings at our Battle Creek VA Medical Center or one of the many Community Based Outpatient Clinics. It’s possible we have an opportunity near you!

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Veterans Affairs Medical Center - Battle Creek

Battle Creek, Michigan, United States

Since 1924, the Battle Creek, Michigan VA Medical Center (VAMC) has been improving the health of the men and women who have served our nation. We consider it our privilege to serve your health care needs. We serve over 42,000 Veterans in 22 counties of the southwestern lower peninsula of Michigan. The Battle Creek VAMC consists of 276 total operating beds, including 55 inpatient mental health bed...