Physician (Pediatrics)

Department Of Defense Suffolk , VA 23432

Posted 6 days ago

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HelpDuties Summary

In this position you will provide comprehensive and continuing health and medical care, diagnosis, prevention, therapy, maintenance and rehabilitation for enrolled patients of the Uniformed Services. To learn more about our facility, please click here: https://www.med.navy.mil/sites/nmcp/SitePages/home.aspx

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Responsibilities

A typical day in the life of a Pediatrician!

  • Provide outpatient care of pediatric population.

  • Take patient history, conduct physical examination, treat patients.

  • Order ex-rays and laboratory tests, interpret test results.

  • Prescribe medications and therapies, follow up on acute illnesses and stabilize chronically ill patients.

  • Recommend inpatient care or referral to specialists when necessary and appropriate.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential
13

  • Job family (Series)
    0602 Medical Officer

  • Requirements

HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a US Citizen.

  • Males must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. www.sss.gov

  • Must be determined suitable for federal employment.

  • Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.

  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary/trial period.

  • All qualifications requirements must be met upon application to this announcement and clearly documented in your resume.

  • Must receive and maintain appropriate vaccination(s) and immunizations.

  • Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.

  • You will be required to obtain and maintain an interim and/or final security clearance prior to entrance on duty. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.

  • Successful completion of a pre-employment drug test (including marijuana) is required. A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if you fail to report to the drug test appointment or pass the test. You will be subject to random testing.

  • Selectee(s) must meet any applicable credentialing or privileging requirements prior to appointment.

Qualifications

This announcement is being used to recruit qualified individuals, under the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Direct Hire Authority, authorized by 5 United States Code (U.S.C.), Section 3304 and 5 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 337, Subpart B. The Rule of Three, Veteran's Preference and traditional rating and ranking of applicants do not apply to the Direct Hire process. For more information on OPM Direct-Hire Authority, please review this link: http://www.opm.gov/DirectHire/factsheet.asp.

APPLY NOW! This job opportunity announcement has a first cut-off date of 11/17/17. Applications received by 11:59 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST) on the cut-off date of 11/17/17 will receive first consideration for this vacancy. Candidates who apply after may be referred on a periodic basis depending on staffing needs.

In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience.

Applicants must meet the following Basic Requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualifications Standards Manual: Applicants must possess:

  • DEGREE: Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy from a school in the United States or Canada approved by a recognized accrediting body in the year of the applicant's graduation. If your Doctor of Medicine or equivalent degree is from a foreign medical school that provided education and medical knowledge substantially equivalent to accredited schools in the United States, you must have a permanent certification by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG), a Fifth Pathway Certificate for Americans who completed premedical education in the United States and graduated education in a foreign country, or successfully completed the U.S. Medical Licensing Examination.
  • LICENSING: Active, permanent, full, unrestricted physician license to practice medicine in any state, District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States.
  • RESIDENCY: 3 years of residency training or equivalent experience and training in Pediatrics. Your resume must reflect you have a sufficient level of expertise in Pediatrics to perform the core privileges of this position. This experience/training will include examination, diagnosis, and treatment of a wide variety of health care conditions in pediatric patients' general health care.

Applicants must also be able to satisfy clinical privileges requirements which, in addition to the above, includes the following:

  • Completion of a residency program in the specialty approved by the American specialty board or AOA, board certification, or board eligible.

  • Current clinical competence (e.g., privileged to independently practice as a Pediatric Physician within the past 2 years, actively practiced within the past 2 years by having encountered a sufficient number of clinical cases to represent a broad spectrum of the privileges required).

  • No health status contraindications to granting clinical privileges.

  • Board certification is desired but not required.

SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTOR: This position has a selective placement factor that will be used to screen out ineligible candidates. The selective placement factor is: possession of Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification. Failure to document the current certification in your resume or application documents will result in an ineligible rating.Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website:

http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0600/medical-officer-series-0602

Education

Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the qualification requirements if the applicant can provide documentation indicating that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide such evidence when applying for further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html.

See the Office of Personnel Management's General Policies for information on crediting education.


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