Job Description

Job Summary

Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

About the Position:

No referral lists will be issued from this announcement. Resumes of qualified individuals will be posted in a secure, online database for management review and remain active for 120 days for use if a position becomes available for your specialty and location. As job opportunities occur throughout the year, the selecting official may make selections from this pool of available/qualified candidates. Candidates will be contacted directly by the hiring organization when they are being considered for a position. The initial length of an overseas tour is 2 or 3 years depending upon location.


Medical malpractice liability insurance is not required for federal civilian healthcare providers as they are covered by the Federal Tort Claims Act (28 U.S.C. § 1346(b)) while acting within the scope of their employment.

Permanent, Term, Part-time, intermittent or temporary positions will be filled from this solicitation.

Who May Apply: Click here for more information.

  • All U.S. Citizens and Nationals with allegiance to the United States.
  • You may apply online by Clicking Here
  • You may check your status online at
  • Duties

    Positions filled from this solicitation may include any one of the following occupational specialties: Please identify the occupational specialty for which you have an interest. You may select more than one. Dermatology, Emergency Room, Family Practice, Gastroenterology, General Practice, Hospitalist, Internal Medicine, Obstetrics OB/GYN, Occupational Medicine, Pediatrics, Physical Med Rehabilitation, Preventive Medicine, Psychiatry, Psychiatry (Child), Radiology (Diagnostic), Radiology (General), Surgery (General), Administrative, Anesthesiology, Disability Evaluation, Oncologist/Hematologist, Neurologist, Ophthalomology, Otolaryngology, Pathology, Public Health, Pulmonary Diseases, Rheumatology, Cardiovascular Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Sleep Medicine & Urology.

    Additional Information

    What To Expect Next

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    The Department of Defense offers excellent benefits programs some of which may include:
    ·  Comprehensive health and life insurance
    ·  Competitive salaries
    ·  Generous retirement programs
    ·  Paid holidays, sick leave, and vacation time
    ·  Flexible work environment and alternate work schedules
    ·  Paid employment related training and education
    ·  Possible student loan repayment
    ·  Payment of licenses, certification, and academic degrees as applicable
    ·  Bonuses, incentives, and awards as appropriate for the job.

    Other Information

    How to Apply

    YOU MAY APPLY ONLINE BY CLICKING HERE To apply for this position, click the hyperlink above to access the Online Application procedures through the MEDCELL website. PLEASE NOTE: if applying online, the complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (CST) on Monday, September 30, 2013

    The preferred method of application is the Online Application process. If you are unable to apply online, you may mail your resume via surface mail to:

    PECH-NCR-B, CHRA-NC Region
    Bldg 104, Medcell
    1 Rock Island Arsenal
    Rock Island, IL 61299

    If submitting your resume by mail, you must include the Job Announcement number, Social Security Number, and Geographic Location Preferences. PLEASE NOTE: if applying by postal mail, the complete Application Package must be received in our office by Monday, September 30, 2013

    The Department of the Army provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the servicing civilian personnel unit. Requests for reasonable accommodation are made on a case-by-case basis.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    Resumes will be evaluated for basic qualifications requirements and for the skills needed to perform the duties of the position, as described in this Job Announcement and identified by the Selecting Official for the position.

    Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): The Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) provides eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your ICTAP eligibility, 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement, and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. Well-qualified is defined as meeting all of the minimum qualification standards and eligibility requirements as well as possessing skills that clearly exceed the minimum qualification requirements for the position. Under competitive delegated examining, an ICTAP eligible will be considered well-qualified if they attain an eligibility rating of 90 or higher, not including points for veterans' preference. You must provide proof of eligibility with your application to receive selection priority. Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of ICTAP eligibility or a copy of your separation personnel action form. Information about ICTAP eligibility is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website at

    Required Documents

    The following documents are required:

    • Resume: For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). Resumes that do not contain this information will be marked as insufficient and applicants may not receive consideration for this position.
    • If you are claiming Veterans Preference or Military Spouse preference, to verify your preference claim you MUST submit supporting documents with your application package. These documents may include, but are not limited to: for MSP claims, PCS orders and marriage certificate; for verification of Veteran Preference, DD214 (which indicates character of service) SF-15, VA Letter and/or Activation/Deactivation orders.
    • If you are currently serving on active duty: A certification from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions not later than 120 days after the date the certification is signed. If you supply a certification at this stage, your preference/eligibility will be verified prior to appointment.  For more information about Veteran's Preference, please click this link:  Please upload veteran's documents under the appropriate category.

    If you fail to provide these documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and will not be considered any further.

    PLEASE NOTE: Documents submitted as part of the application package, to include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office. Some supplemental documents like military orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information for other than the applicant. These documents may be sanitized to remove such personal information before submission with the application. Applicants may be asked to provide an un-sanitized version of the documents upon selection to confirm eligibility.

    • Additional Duty Location Info

      Many vacancies in the following locations

      • Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA United States
      • Natick, MA United States
      • Wainwright, AK United States
      • Fort Riley, KS United States
      • Fort Hood, TX United States
      • Fort Belvoir, VA United States
      • Fort Sill, OK United States
      • McAlester, OK United States
      • Dugway Proving Ground, UT United States
      • Fort Bliss, TX United States
      • Red River Army Depot, TX United States
      • Presidio, CA United States
      • Fort Shafter, HI United States
      • Fort Knox, KY United States
      • Fort Lee, VA United States
      • Seagoville, TX United States
      • Fort Rucker, AL United States
      • Edinburgh, IN United States
      • Richmond, KY United States
      • Pine Bluff Arsenal, AR United States
      • White Sands Missile Range, NM United States
      • Japan Japan
      • Fort Leavenworth, KS United States
      • Fort Detrick, MD United States
      • Fort McCoy, WI United States
      • Redstone Arsenal, AL United States
      • Fort Huachuca, AZ United States
      • Fort Benning, GA United States
      • Fort Stewart, GA United States
      • Fort Polk, LA United States
      • Fort Jackson, SC United States
      • Fort Irwin, CA United States
      • Fort Sam Houston, TX United States
      • Fort Greely, AK United States
      • Rock Island, IL United States
      • Fort Buchanan, PR United States
      • West Point, NY United States
      • Fort Bragg, NC United States
      • Fort Dix, NJ United States
      • Fort Myer, VA United States
      • Schofield Barracks, HI United States
      • Fort Carson, CO United States
      • Fort Meade, MD United States
      • Fort Leonard Wood, MO United States
      • Fort Drum, NY United States
      • Fort Mc Clellan, AL United States
      • Camp Shelby, MS United States
      • Watervliet, NY United States
      • Corpus Christi, TX United States
      • Germany Germany
      • Fort Eustis, VA United States
      • Fort Gordon, GA United States
      • Fort Campbell, KY United States
      • Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD United States
      • Carlisle Barracks, PA United States
      • Fort Richardson, AK United States