The Bureau of Medicine and Surgery provides high quality patient- and family-centered medical care in wartime and peacetime.
Civilian healthcare professionals work side-by-side with military medical staff to care for active duty members, their families, and retirees at medical facilities around the globe.
Every day, no matter what the environment, Navy Medicine is ready to provide world class care, anytime, anywhere.
At Naval Medical Center San Diego, our number one priority is providing the safest, highest quality patient-centered medical care for our veterans, service members and their families.
Through visionary leadership and staff dedicated to the Team STEPPS approach, our hospital continues to shape the future of military medicine.
In this position you will provide the full range of Family Practice care, including the evaluation and treatment of beneficiaries and their families.
For additional information about the NMC San Diego click here: https://www.med.navy.mil/sites/nmcsd/Pages/default.aspx This announcement is being used to recruit qualified individuals, under the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Direct Hire Authority, authorized by 5 United States Code (U.S.C.), Section 3304 and 5 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 337, Subpart B. The Rule of Three, Veteran's Preference and traditional rating and ranking of applicants do not apply to the Direct Hire process.
For more information on OPM Direct-Hire Authority, please review this link: http://www.opm.gov/DirectHire/factsheet.asp. APPLY NOW!
This job opportunity announcement has a first cut-off date of 12/19/2017.
Applications received by 11:59 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST) on the cut-off date of 12/19/2017 will receive first consideration for this vacancy.
Candidates who apply after may be referred on a periodic basis depending on staffing needs.
In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered.
Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities as they relate to this position.
Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience.
Applicants must meet the following Basic Requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualifications Standards Manual: Applicants must possess: 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 applicant's graduation.
If your Doctor of Medicine or equivalent degree is from a foreign medical school that provided education and medical knowledge substantially equivalent to accredited schools in the United States, you must have a permanent certification by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG), a Fifth Pathway Certificate for Americans who completed premedical education in the United States and graduated education in a foreign country, or successfully completed the U.S. Medical Licensing Examination.
LICENSING: Active, permanent, full, unrestricted physician license to practice medicine in any state, District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States.
RESIDENCY: 5 years of residency training or equivalent experience and training in Family Practice(e.g., 3 yrs.
Residency & 2 years fellowship, experience or other training).
Your resume must reflect you have a sufficient level of expertise in Family Medicine to perform the core privileges of this position.
This experience/training will include independently performing a full range of family medicine services such as documenting patient history, performing physical examinations, ordering and interpreting diagnostic studies, prescribing medications, performing patient education, promoting preventive and health maintenance care.
Applicants must also be able to satisfy clinical privileges requirements which, in addition to the above, includes the following: Completion of a residency program in the specialty approved by the American specialty board or AOA, board certification, or board eligible.
Current clinical competence (e.g., privileged to independently practice as a Family Practice Physician within the past 2 years, actively practiced within the past 2 years by having encountered a sufficient number of clinical cases to represent a broad spectrum of the privileges required).
No health status contraindications to granting clinical privileges.
Board certification is desired but not required.
SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTOR: This position has a selective placement factor that will be used to screen out ineligible candidates.
The selective placement factor is: possession of Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification.
Failure to document the current certification in your resume or application documents will result in an ineligible rating.
Do you possess a current BLS Certification?
Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website: http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0600/medical-officer-series-0602 Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social).
Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.
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