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This position is located in
the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Substance Abuse and Mental
Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) within the Office of Policy, Planning,
and Innovation (OPPI), Office of the Director (OD) in Rockville, MD.
This vacancy is also being announced concurrently with
vacancy announcement HHS-SAMHSA-MP-16-1554780 under merit promotion procedures. Please review that announcement to see if you
are eligible to apply under those procedures.
NOTE: Applicants must apply separately for each announcement.
This announcement is issued under the direct-hire authority
to recruit for positions for which there is a critical hiring need. Selectee(s) will receive a career or career-conditional
appointment in the competitive service and may be required to serve a one year
Applications received as a result of job fairs, recruitment
events, emergency hiring mechanisms will also be accepted during the duration
of the direct-hire authority.
PHS Commissioned Corps Officers
interested in performing the duties of this position within the Commissioned
Corps (not as a career/career-conditional employee) are encouraged to apply to
the concurrent merit promotion announcement as shown above.
Candidates may be eligible to
receive Title 38 Physician and Dentist Pay (PDP) in addition to the regular
General Schedule base salary. TITLE 38 PAY
RANGE (GS BASE PAY + TITLE 38 PDP) FOR GS-15 MAY GO UP TO $255,000
DEPENDING ON CLINICAL SPECIALTY, EXCEPTIONAL QUALIFICATIONS, BOARD
CERTIFICATION, AND SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE.
Additional selections may be made from
Relocation may be authorized.
Provides medical advice
to senior management.
coordinates, and evaluates major medical needs, strategic initiatives and
programs within the agency.
program consultation and/or technical assistance to the agency program
evaluates the effectiveness of current strategic initiatives to ensure that
medical information and strategies are incorporated and included in their
design, evaluation, and implementation.
advice on medical considerations and related matters which impact on program
plans and/or goals.
presents reports or statements responding to medical components of major policy
and legislative questions and/or inquiries.
and medical expertise to advise the Advisory Committee from a medical
perspective on the broadest possible range of medical and scientific policy
and participates in national meetings and symposia involving recognized experts
and leaders in behavioral health, preventions, treatment, and clinical fields.
agency on medical, clinical, scientific and/or behavioral health matters.
Participates in or
leads task forces and interagency working groups, coordinating fact-finding
reports, and develops written documents addressing issues as well as future
impact on medical responsibilities.