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    IMPORTANT: PLEASE READ THE ENTIRE ANNOUNCEMENT PRIOR TO SUBMITTING YOUR APPLICATION

    This is a term position not to exceed two years and may be extended two years.

    This is an episodic, intermittent position, on an irregular or occasional basis with hours and days of work not on a prearranged schedule and with compensation for the actual time employed or for service rendered.


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    Responsibilities

    • Provides anesthesia in collaboration with surgeons, anesthesiologists and other healthcare professionals.
    • Diagnoses and treats human injuries, diseases and deformities including symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions.
    • Interviews patients to discuss type of anesthesia to be used, procedures, risks, alternatives and counsels patients.
    • Assists in post-anesthesia care.
    • Administers general anesthetics and detects indications of unfavorable reactions.
    • Provides oversight and responsibility for coordinating the completion of all required reports and maintenance of reports.
    Applicants must understand that the work performed is primarily related to readiness for and deployment for response during the aftermath of a disaster or public health emergency, where work may be field-based, that may be remote and austere, caring for sick, injured, dying, or deceased persons. This work requires above average health, physical, and mental conditioning with routine long periods of repetitive walking, bending, lifting, and carrying, such as carrying NDMS equipment or heavy patients on litters. Incumbent must be capable of working in a high stress, high-security, remote, austere, and uncharacterized environment, void of infrastructure and vital services, requiring specific physical demands, such as the ability to lift 50 pounds, and work characteristics that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. For these reasons, employees are required to complete a physical and health screening process to meet and maintain certain physical standards, as well as mental, behavioral, and cognitive competencies.

    Travel Required

    76% or greater - 95% Domestic and 5% international travel.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    11

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/498189500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.