Salary $196,802 - $243,000 a year job type full-time
Full job description
This is an open continuous announcement and will remain open until december 31, 2021Eligible applications received after the opening date will be referred on a as-needed basis until positions are filled.
Duties will be discussed with the hiring manager
Work schedule: department`s discretion.
Telework: department`s discretion.
Virtual: department`s discretion.
This is an open continuous announcement that will be used to fill general dentistry vacant positions throughout the los angeles or its cboc facilityThere may not be any vacancies at the time of the submission of your application, however, when vacancies become available, you will be referred based on your eligibility and qualificationsThis vacancy is open to only dentists currently employed at these va medical center or associated cbocsResumes will be referred to the hiring manager for consideration as a vacancy occursYou will receive an email notification when your resume has been referred to the hiring manger.
Va offers a comprehensive total rewards packageVha physician total rewards.
Recruitment incentive (sign-on bonus): not applicable
Pay: competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases
Paid time off: 49-54 days of annual paid time offer per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 10 paid federal holidays per year and possible 5 day paid absence for cme)
Retirement: traditional federal pension (5 years vesting) and federal 401k with up to 5% in contributions by va
Insurance: federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement)
Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any us state or territory
Cme: possible $1,000 per year reimbursement
Malpractice: free liability protection with tail coverage provided
Contract: no physician employment contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting
Work schedule: may varyTo be discussed with hiring manager.
Job family (series)
0680 dental officer
Conditions of employment
Applicants applying through this vacancy are required to be current, permanent employees with the los angeles or cboc facility.
All applicants tentatively selected for va employment in a testing designated position are subject to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointmentApplicants who refuse to be tested will be denied employment with va.
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
Must pass pre-employment physical examination
Participation in the seasonal influenza and coronavirus disease 2019 (covid-19) vaccination programs are requirements for all department of veterans affairs health care personnel (hcp)
Applicants pending the completion of educational or certification/licensure requirements may be referred and tentatively selected but may not be hired until all requirements are met.
Citizenship: citizen of the united states.
Education: degree of doctor of dental surgery or dental medicine resulting from a course of education in dentistryThe 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 .approved schools are:(1)United states and canadian schools of dentistry listed by the council on dental education, american dental association, in the list published for the year in which the course of study was completed.(2)Schools (including foreign schools) accepted by the licensing body of a state, territory, or commonwealth (i.e., puerto rico), or the district of columbia as qualifying for full and unrestricted licensure requirements include a written examination measuring science achievement and a performance examination measuring clinical competence
Residency or comparable experience: at full grade and above, one postgraduate year of hospital training in the form of an approved residency program (general practice), or comparable experience as a dentist member of a hospital medical staff actively involved in hospital dental care
Licensure and registration: (1) dentist (except residents)Current, full, and unrestricted license to practice dentistry in a state, territory, or commonwealth of the united states (i.e puerto rico), or in the district of columbiaThe dentist must maintain current registration in the state of licensure if this is a requirement for continuing active, current licensureIncluding bcls (basic cardiac life support) certificationPlease provide of all licensure and registration with application package.
English language proficiency: dentists, including residents, appointed to direct patient-care positions must be proficient in spoken and written english as required by 38 u.s.c7402(d), 7407(d).
Reference: va regulations, specifically va handbook 5005, part ii, appendix g-3 dentist qualification standardThis can be found in the local human resources office.
Physical requirements: see va directive and handbook 5019.
Only education or degrees recognized by the u.sDepartment of education from accredited colleges, universities, schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for federal employmentYou 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 educationFor further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html.
Degree of doctor of dental surgery or dental medicine resulting from a course of education in dentistryThe 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 completedApproved schools are: (1) united states and canadian schools of dentistry listed by the commission on dental accreditation (coda), in the list published for the year in which the course of study was completed(2) schools (including foreign schools) accepted by the licensing body of a state, territory, or commonwealth (i.e., puerto rico), or the district of columbia as qualifying for full and unrestricted licensure provided the licensure requirements include a written examination measuring science achievement and a performance examination measuring clinical competence.
Note: the under secretary for health or designee in central office may approve the appointment under authority of 38 u.s.c7405 of a graduate of a school of dentistry not covered above if the candidate is to be assigned to a research or academic position with no patient care responsibilitiesThe appointment will be made only in exceptional circumstances where the candidate`s credentials clearly demonstrate high professional attainment or expertise in the specialty area(also see paragraph 2d(4) below on waiver of licensure provisions.) the under secretary for health or designee may also approve the appointment of a graduate of a school of dentistry not covered above as a resident under 38 u.s.c7406.
Va offers a comprehensive benefits packageThis link provides an overview of the benefits associated with a va practice: vha physician brochure.
Annual leave shall accrue for full-time physicians at the rate of eight (8) hours per biweekly pay period.
This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.
It is the policy of the va to not deny employment to those that have faced financial hardships or periods of unemployment.
This position is in the excepted service and does not confer competitive status.
Va encourages persons with disabilities to applyThe health-related positions in va are covered by title 38, and are not covered by the schedule a excepted appointment authority.
Veterans and transitioning service members: please visit the va for vets site for career-search tools for veterans seeking employment at va, career development services for our existing veterans, and coaching and reintegration support for military service members.
Financial disclosure report:not required
If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an alternate application.
How you will be evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
In describing your experience, please be clear and specificWe may not make assumptions regarding your experienceYour application, résumé, c.v., and/or other supporting documentation will be verifiedPlease follow all instructions carefullyErrors or omissions may affect consideration for employment.
Note: a formal pay-setting process will be used to determine your salaryThe salary may be at any point in the range listed for this vacancy.
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 employmentYou will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
Veterans` preference note: preference eligible candidates and other veterans will be given preference when qualification of candidates are approximately equal for title 38 positions in vhaWhen applying for federal jobs, eligible veterans should claim preference for 5pt (tp), 10pt (cp/cps/xp), or for sole survivor preference (ssp) in the questionnaireYou must provide a legible copy of your dd214(s) which shows dates and character of service (honorable, general, etc.)If you are currently serving on active duty and expect to be released or discharged within 120 days you must submit documentation related to your active duty service which reflects the dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), and dates of impending separationAdditionally, disabled veterans and others eligible for 10-point preference (such as widows or mothers of eligible veterans) must also submit an sf-15 `application for 10 point veteran preference` with required proof as stated on the formDocumentation is required to award preferenceFor more information on veterans` preference, please visit feds hire vets - veterans - job seekers - veterans` preference.
Background checks and security clearance
Drug test required
Position sensitivity and risk
Non-sensitive (ns)/low risk
Trust determination process
To apply for this position, you must submit a c.vAnd/or resumeOther documents may be requested later in the process if needed.
Optional document: va form 10-2850 an be found at: https://www.va.gov/vaforms/medical/pdf/vha-2850-fill_bak.pdf.
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the u.sDepartment of education in order for it to be credited towards qualificationsTherefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the u.sDepartment of education.
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
A career with the u.sGovernment provides employees with a comprehensive benefits packageAs a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewardingOpens in a new windowlearn more about federal benefits.
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Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittentContact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.
This job is open to
Internal to an agency
Current federal employees of this agency.
Clarification from the agency
This announcement is open to current permanent employees only of the facilityApplicants who are not employed at the los angeles vamc or associated cbocs will not be qualified or referred to the hiring manager.