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

    All required documents must be submitted with your application to be considered for this position.

    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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    Responsibilities

    Your resume/curriculum vitae must clearly articulate how your skills and experiences align to the criteria defined in the qualifications section of this announcement and it must support your responses to the assessment questionnaire.

    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.

    Responsible for management and provision of medical care during a mission.

    Assures effective safety procedures are implemented in the field.

    Oversee the accomplishment of all functions comprising the assigned tasks of a Medical Officer encompassing difficult and diverse functions or issues that affect critical aspects of a major HHS response.

    Works closely with other medical providers in training, preparedness and response/recovery operations.

    May be assigned a leadership or other Incident Command System (ICS) role during deployment.

    Completes all required reports and maintains appropriate records.

    Participates in formal debriefing sessions and assist in the development of after-action reports.

    The incumbent has the responsibility to plan, schedule and carry out medical activities.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    13

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/595915200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.