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Job Title:  Physician
Department:  Department of the Army
Agency:  U.S. Army Medical Command
Job Announcement Number:  MD-DH-13-168

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.
$96,539.00 to $385,000.00 / Per Year
Monday, October 01, 2012 to Monday, September 30, 2013
Multiple Schedules - Multiple Appointment Types
Many vacancies in the following location(s):
Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA United StatesView Map
Natick, MA United StatesView Map
Wainwright, AK United StatesView Map
Fort Riley, KS United StatesView Map
Fort Hood, TX United StatesView Map
More Locations  (51)
United States Citizens


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

    • This is a Direct Hire Solicitation
    • Moving expenses may be paid.


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    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.


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    Minimum Qualifications:

    •  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 applicants graduation. [A Doctor of Medicine or equivalent degree from a foreign medical school that provided education and medical knowledge substantially equivalent to accredited schools in the United States may be demonstrated by permanent certification by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) (or a fifth pathway certificate for Americans who completed premedical education in the United States and graduate education in a foreign country).] 
    •  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.
    •  Licensure/Certification: 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.

    • Specialized Experience: Candidates must clearly demonstrate in their resume that they possess, at a minimum, 3, 4 or 5 years of internship/residency/fellowship training in the specialty of the position to be filled or equivalent experience and training in the specialty. The required experience/training will include skills such as, but not limited to, a wide range of patient care duties including examination, diagnosis and treatment to ensure effectiveness of treatment, post discharge.  At least one year of the experience must have been equivalent to the next lower level, which would involve independent treatment of complex cases requiring advanced skills.


    NOTE: All selectees must be able to be credentialed as a condition of employment.  

    Other Requirements:
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    • Personnel security investigation required.
    • A medical examination is required.
    • Immunization screening is required.
    • This position has a mandatory seasonal influenza vaccination requirement and is therefore subject to annual seasonal influenza vaccinations. Applicants tentatively selected for appointment to this position will be required to sign a statement (Condition of Employment) consenting to seasonal influenza vaccinations.
    • This position may require a Childcare Background Check (CNACI).
    • Must comply with Drug Abuse Testing Program requirements.
    • You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
    • If selected, official college or university transcript must be submitted.
    • Must provide documents for credentialing for health care positions.
    • All Health Care Providers must be able to obtain and maintain current Basic Life Support (BLS) Training and certification Current Advanced Life Support of other advanced certification does not supersede BLS completion.
    • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
    • Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.
    • You must include the announcement number on your application if applying by postal mail.
    • Applicants claiming veteran's preference must clearly show an entitlement to such preference on the resume/supplemental data submitted.
    • Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid experience or volunteer work.
    • Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in the vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
    • One year trial/probationary period may be required.
    • One year supervisory trial/probationary period may be required.


    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


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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.



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    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.


    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.


    Monica A. Fetter
    Phone: (309)782-8068
    Agency Information:
    CHRA-NC Region
    1 Rock Island Arsenal
    Rock Island, IL


    To check the status of your application, please visit

    Additional Duty Location Info

    Many vacancies in the following locations:
    Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA United StatesView Map
    Natick, MA United StatesView Map
    Wainwright, AK United StatesView Map
    Fort Riley, KS United StatesView Map
    Fort Hood, TX United StatesView Map
    Fort Belvoir, VA United StatesView Map
    Fort Sill, OK United StatesView Map
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