Physician Assistant

Department Of Defense Sioux Falls , SD 57101

Posted 2 months ago

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Summary

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The primary purpose of this position is positions that involve assisting a physician by providing diagnostic and therapeutic medical care and services under

the guidance of the physician.

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Responsibilities

  • Provide diagnostic and therapeutic medical care and services under the guidance of the physician

  • Manage common medical problems encountered in a medical facility. Performs would care debridement and suture placement/ removal of minor lacerations

  • May be required to provide some sub-specialty services with current granted privileges. May perform ambulatory medical and surgical procedures per granted privileges

  • Order and interpret diagnostic tests, independently formulate full treatment and management regimens based on sound diagnosis

  • Perform physical examinations, collect and record history of present illness and all pertinent review of systems and orders laboratory and radiographic studies for the working diagnosis

Travel Required

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

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential
13

  • Job family (Series)
    0603 Physician Assistant

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Conditions of Employment

  • 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

  • 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

Qualifications

Basic Requirements:
All applicants must meet the following basic requirements for all grade levels:

  • Graduation from a physician assistant educational program, accredited by the Accreditation Review Committee on Education for the

Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) or its predecessors, at a college, university, or educational institution that is accredited by an accrediting

body or organization recognized by the Secretary, U.S. Department of Education.

  • Successful completion of the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) examination; must maintain status

as a certified physician assistant, including completion of all requirements for continuing medical education (CME) and re-certification.

Licensure

For all grade levels and positions, applicants must possess a current, active, full, and unrestricted license or registration as a Physician Assistant

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


Education and Experience

Requirements:
Applicants who meet the above basic requirements may qualify for the following grade levels if they

meet the educational and/or specialized experience requirements described below.

Basic Requirements for the GS-11 (or equivalent) Grade Level

In addition to the requirements for the GS-9 (or equivalent) level, applicants must meet one of the following requirements:

  • Completion of Doctorate of Physician Assistant Studies, Doctorate of Science Physician Assistant (DScPA) or equivalent; or

  • Completion of a PhD or equivalent doctoral degree in a related health field and completion of an accredited physician assistant

educational program. Examples of related doctoral degree programs include, but are not limited to, public health; allied health field;

public health education; or other related health science programs; or

  • A minimum of one full year of work experience as a certified physician assistant equivalent to the GS-9 grade level and completion of

an accredited physician assistant educational program as described above.

Basic Requirements for the GS-12 (or equivalent) and above Grade Level

A minimum of one full year of work experience as a certified physician assistant equivalent to the next lower grade level and completion of an accredited physician assistant educational program is required.

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

http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/Standards/IORs/gs0600/0603.htm

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 a full range of physician assistant principals, practices and procedures to appropriately diagnose and treat common medical

problems.
2.Knowledge of pharmaceuticals, their indications, interactions, contradictions and effects.
3.Skill in taking detailed medical histories and conducting physical examinations.
4.Ability to use specialized medical equipment such as electrocardiograms, hyfracaters, peak flow meters and
5.Liquid nitrogen for cryosurgical procedures.
6.Ability to communicate both orally and in writing.

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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