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    This is an episodic, intermittent appointment with irregular and occasional hours and you are only compensated for time worked. You may not hold dual Federal employment.

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    This position is located with the National Disaster Medical System (NDMS). NDMS supports state, local, tribal and territorial (SLTT) authorities following disasters and emergencies by supplementing health and medical systems and response capabilities. The HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, in its role as Coordinator of Emergency Support Function 8 (ESF-8), Public Health and Medical Services, of the National Response Framework, employs the NDMS to provide patient care, patient movement, and definitive care, as well as veterinary services, and fatality management support when requested by authorities from states, localities, tribes and territories, or other federal departments. In a disease outbreak, they may provide mass prophylaxis. During a special event, they stand ready to serve in case of an emergency. But no matter what the specific mission is, NDMS teams provide expert patient care that protects individual health and promotes national health security.

    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.

    Note: This vacancy will be filled through OPM's Direct Hire Authority. Veterans' Preference and traditional rating and ranking of applicants do not apply to positions filled under this announcement. Please click here for more information on OPM's Authorization of Direct Hire authority"

    Travel Required

    76% or greater - 95% Domestic and 5% International travel

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/591599400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.