Job Title:Physician (Pediatrics)
Department:Department of the Army
Agency:U.S. Army Medical Command
Job Announcement Number:MD-DHL-13-1408
This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.
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/ Per Year|
|Monday, April 08, 2013 to
Monday, June 03, 2013|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full Time -
|1 vacancy in the following location:|
Fort Huachuca, AZ United StatesView Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
|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:
This position is located at the Troop Medical Clinic in the Department of Pediatrics at Fort Huachuca, AZ.
Recruitment or relocation bonus may be paid.
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.
- Moving expenses will not be paid.
- This is a Direct Hire solicitation.
- Business travel up to 5% may be required.
DUTIES:Back to top
You will provide direct patient care covering the full range of pediatric care, diagnosing and treating patients with all types of acute and chronic illnesses/diseases, emotional problems, well child examinations, etc. You will examine and evaluate patients referred to the section. You will determine need for x-ray and laboratory tests, interpret results, and administer medication and treatment deemed appropriate. You will recognize the need for and consult with physicians in other medical specialties as necessary. When major complications arise, you will recommend referral to larger hospitals having the full range of facilities available for treatment and care. You will make more frequent checks on those considered critically ill or requiring more than normal attention. You will document all treatments, procedures, medications, etc., utilized in patient treatment in accordance with the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) and hospital standards. You will perform follow-up care, as appropriate to assure adequate and continued patient progress; initiate further diagnostic studies considered necessary, and update evaluation of physical condition of patients.
You will participate in continuing medical education to update standard care delivered to pediatric patients.
You will participate in health centers, PI/QI Committees, and training as required.
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 4 years of residency training in the specialty of the position to be filled or equivalent experience and training in the specialty of Pediatrics. This required Pediatric experience/training will include skills such as, but not limited to, a wide range of medical duties specializing in all aspects of infant, child, and adolescent care, such as advanced examination, diagnosis, and treatment to ensure effectiveness of treatment, post discharge. At least one year of this experience must have been at the next lower level, which would involve independent treatment of complex cases requiring advanced skills.
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Personnel security investigation required.
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.
A medical examination is required prior to employment.
Immunization screening is required.
Hepatitis B immunization is required (direct patient care).
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 requires a Childcare Background Check (CNACI).
This position is covered by the Drug Abuse Testing Program. Pre-employment drug testing and random drug testing will be required.
If selected, official college or university transcript must be submitted.
If selected, candidate 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.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Basis for Rating: Your application package (resume and supporting documents) will be reviewed to verify that you meet the basic eligibility and qualifications requirements, as described in this Job Announcement and identified by the Selecting Official for the position. Your resume will be used to evaluate your relevant personal, educational, and work experiences.
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.
BENEFITS:Back to top
The Department of Defense offers excellent benefits programs some of which may include:
Comprehensive health and life insurance
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.
Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.
Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.