You will serve as a Pediatric Physician in the Pediatrics Department for the Directorate for Medical Services of NAVHOSP JACKSONVILLE. The selectee will provide full scope pediatrics at the level of the military pediatricians including call, nursery and inpatient coverage.
This announcement uses the OPM Federal Wide direct hire authority to recruit and appoint qualified candidates to certain positions in the competitive service.
You will perform examination, diagnosis and treatment of diseases and injuries of children. You will treat pediatric patients presenting with acute or chronic illnesses. You will perform school and other physicals as may be required. You will provide for all immunizations for the pediatric beneficiary population. You will provide triage and stabilization of acute illnesses and injuries and oversee transfer to other treatment facilities when indicated. You will provide general medical services for authorized beneficiaries.
Travel Required - Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Conditions Of Employment
Must be determined suitable for federal employment. Must participate in the direct deposit pay program. New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify/. You will be required to obtain and maintain a current Physician license. 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 A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if you fail to report to the drug test appointment or pass the test.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. Up-to-date Immunizations and Vaccinations required.
APPLY NOW! This job opportunity announcement has a first cut-off date. Applications received by 11:59 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST) on the cut-off date of 03-07-2019 will receive first consideration for this vacancy.
Applicants must meet the following Basic Requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualifications Standards Manual: Applicants must possess
Doctor of Medicine, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, or equivalent from a school in the United States or Canada that is accredited by the Council on Medical Education of the American Medical Association; Association of American Medical Colleges; Liaison Committee on Medical Education; Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation of the American Osteopathic Association, or an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education at the time my degree was obtained. (Note - A Doctor of Medicine or equivalent degree from a foreign medical school must provide education and medical knowledge equivalent to accredited schools in the United States. Evidence of equivalency to accredited schools in the United States is demonstrated by permanent certification by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, a fifth pathway certificate for Americans who completed premedical education in the United States and graduate education in a foreign country, or successful completion of the U.S. Medical Licensing Examination.
Possess a current, active, full, and unrestricted license or registration as a Physician from a State, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States.
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 a hospital or an institution accredited for such training. (Note - graduate training programs include only those internship, residency, and fellowship programs that are approved by accrediting bodies recognized within the United States or Canada).
In addition to the Basic Requirements for this position, your resume must also demonstrate at least one year of Pediatric experience at or equivalent to the GP-14 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: performing examinations, diagnosis, and treatment of the full range of health care conditions in children patients from general health care to the most complex cases.
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) for Healthcare Providers Certification. Failure to document the current certification in your resume or application documents will result in an ineligible rating.
For positions requiring positive education requirements, or if you are using education to meet all or part of the qualification requirements, you must submit a copy of your transcripts or an itemized list of college courses which includes equivalent information from the transcript (course title, semester/quarter hours, and grade/degree earned) in your resume.
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.
Background checks and security clearance required. Drug test required
A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Please visit http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Benefits/Pages/Default.aspx to learn more. Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent.
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Internal Number: DE-10424956-19-WHB
About Bureau of Medicine and Surgery
NAVY MEDICINE. WORLD CLASS CARE...ANYTIME, ANYWHERE. The Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (BUMED) provides high quality, economonical health care to approximately 700,000 active duty Navy and Marine Corps members, as well as 2.6 million retired and family members at a little more than half the national per capita average cost. This care is provided while suppporting contengency, humanitarian, and joint operations around the world with highly trained, dedicated health care professionals adhering to the principles of Total Quality Leadership. For information about BUMED and its various medical facilities, visit http://navymedicine.med.navy.mil.