Job Title:Physician (Psychiatry)
Department:Department of Defense
Agency:TRICARE Management Activity
Job Announcement Number:MD-DHL-13-1118
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/ Per Year|
|Thursday, January 03, 2013 to
Thursday, January 31, 2013|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full Time -
|1 vacancy in the following location:|
Fort Belvoir, VA United StatesView Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
|United States Citizens |
The Joint Task Force National Capital Region Medical (JTF CapMed) is the future of Military Medicine- a partnership in World Class Medical Healthcare. The Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, the National Intrepid Center of Excellence (NICoE), Fort Belvoir Community Hospital, Dilorenzo Clinic and the Joint Pathology Center, provide world class medical services to the nation's service members and their families.
About the Position:
This position is located in the Behavioral Health Department at Fort Belvoir Community Hospital, Virginia.
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.
Who May Apply:
All U.S. Citizens and Nationals with allegiance to the United States.
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You may check your status online at http://medcell.army.mil/status.asp
- This is a Direct Hire Solicitation
- Moving expenses will not be paid.
- This is an Emergency Essential position.
DUTIES:Back to top
As a Physician (Psychiatry), you will be responsible for all clinical, administrative aspects of Child/Adolescent Psychiatry that are an essential part of an accredited Psychiatry Residency Program. Examine, diagnose, and treat Children/Adolescents with neuropsychiatric problems of all complexities. Provide continuing follow-up care for chronic Children/Adolescents with acute disorders and complications of these disorders. Examine and conduct thorough studies of patients; evaluate laboratory and clinical findings, prescribe appropriate treatment or refer patient to appropriate specialty clinic. Collaborate with physicians in other medical specialties on cases involving complicated and multifaceted problems. Participate in the Psychiatric Residency Training program. Oversee psychiatric residents, interns, and medical students.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
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 5 years of internship/residency training in the specialty of the position to be filled or equivalent experience and training in the specialty of Psychiatry. This required Psychiatric experience/training will include skills such as, but not limited to, a wide range of medical duties specializing in all aspects of patient care involving clinical examination of psychiatric patients, such as advanced examination, diagnosis and treatment to ensure effectiveness of treatment, post discharge. At least one year of this experience must have been equivalent to the next lower level, which would involve independent treatment of complex cases requiring advanced skills.Only degrees from an accredited college or university recognized by the Department of Education are acceptable to meet positive education requirements or to substitute education for experience. For additional information, please go to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and U.S. Department of Education websites at - http://www.opm.gov/qualifications and http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html.
Foreign education must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency in order to be considered for this position. Please include this information in your resume.
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Personnel security investigation required.
A medical examination is required prior to employment.
Hepatitis B immunization is required (direct patient contact).
This position is covered by the Drug Abuse Testing Program. Applicant drug testing and random drug testing will be required.
Mandatory seasonal influenza vaccinations required annually.
Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
Direct Deposit of pay is required.
One year trial/probationary period may be required.
You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
If selected, official college or university transcripts must be submitted.
If selected, candidate must provide documents for credentialing.
Must obtain and maintain Basic Life Support (BLS) Training and Certification.
Recruitment or relocation bonus will not be paid.
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 http://www.opm.gov/ctap/index.asp.