Medical Officer - Physician

Department Of Defense Tumwater , WA 98511

Posted 2 months ago

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Summary

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The primary purpose of this position is to Serve as a primary care manager.

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Responsibilities

  • Serve as a primary care manager to provide medical examination, diagnosis and treatment of military and retired personnel and their dependents and selected civilian service personnel in one or more fields of medicine

  • Advise on, administer, supervise, or perform professional and scientific work

  • Practice of medicine or direct service to patients involving performance of diagnostic, preventive, or therapeutic services to patients in hospitals, clinics, public health programs, diagnostic centers

  • Provide service to patients in an occupational health program. Research and experimental work in causes, methods, or prevention and control, and methods of treatment of disease and other health conditions

  • Evaluate disability and rating of claims for compensation or pension.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential
15

  • Job family (Series)
    0602 Medical Officer

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Conditions of Employment

  • Please read this Public Notice in its entirety prior to submitting your application for consideration.

  • U.S. Citizenship is required

  • Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov

  • Total salary varies depending on location of position

  • PCS expenses if authorized will be paid IAW JTR and Air Force Regulations

  • Recruitment incentives may be authorized

  • Position may be subject to random drug testing

  • Employee may be required to work other than normal duty hours, to include evenings, weekends and/or holidays

  • Shift work and emergency overtime may be required

  • Employee must maintain current certifications

  • A security clearance may be required

  • Disclosure of Political Appointments

  • Per National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) of fiscal year (FY) 2017. Section 1111 modifies 5 United States Code (U.S.C.) 3326; Veterans who are retiring within 180 days of appointment effective date may require a 180 day waiver package

  • This position is subject to provisions of the DOD Priority Placement Program

Qualifications

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:

Basic Requirements:

Degree: Doctor of Medicine, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine or equivalent from a school in the United States or Canada. This degree must have

been accredited by the Council on Medical Education of the American Medical Association (external link); Association of American Medical

Colleges (external link); Liaison Committee on Medical Education (external link); Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation of the

American Osteopathic Association (external link), or an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (external link) at the

time the degree was obtained.

License: For positions involving patient care, candidates must have a permanent, full, and unrestricted license to practice medicine in a State,

District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States.

Graduate Training: Subsequent to obtaining a Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy degree, a candidate must have had at least 1 year of supervised experience providing direct service in a clinical setting, i.e., a 1-year internship or the first year of a residency program in an institution accredited for such training. (This 1 year of supervised experience may be waived for research or administrative positions not requiring direct patient care.) For purposes of this standard, graduate training programs include only those internship, residency, and fellowship programs that are approved by accrediting bodies recognized within the United States or Canada.

Additional Requirements for Grades GP-13 and Above

For GP-13 -- 3 years of graduate training in the specialty of the position to be filled or equivalent experience and training.

For GP-14 -- 4 years of graduate training in the specialty of the position to be filled or equivalent experience and training.

For GP-15 -- 5 years of graduate training in the specialty of the position to be filled or equivalent experience and training.

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Click on the following link to view occupational requirements for this position:

https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0600/medical-officerseries-0602/

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:
1.Knowledge of the principles of the specialization being filled (e.g. clinical, preventive medicine, including aviation medicine, occupational medicine and public health, research, teaching or training, disability evaluation, or administration) gained by experience performing diagnostic, preventive, or therapeutic services to patients in hospitals, clinics, public health programs, diagnostic centers, etc.
2.Knowledge of laws, regulations, policies, standards and instructions that govern medical practices.
3.Skill in diagnosis, evaluation and treatment of patients.
4.Ability to instruct, guide and advice providers, support staff and/or patients on medical issues.
5.Skill in the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of a wide variety of diseases and medical conditions to include but not limited to: diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular disease, asthma, arthritis, cancer, extremity injuries, and psychiatric/psychological disorders.

PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Education

IF USING EDUCATION TO QUALIFY: You MUST provide transcripts to support your educational claims. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.


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Medical Officer - Physician

Department Of Defense