The United States government is a massive employer, and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open employment positions in locations across the country. Below you’ll find a Qualification Summary for an active, open job listing from the Department of Health And Human Services. The opening is for a Physician (Family Practice) in Multiple Locations Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Physician (Family Practice) – Multiple Locations
Indian Health Service, Department of Health And Human Services
Job ID: 213641Start Date: 02/13/2020End Date: 12/31/2020
To qualify for this position, your resume must state sufficient experience and/or education, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are applying. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week. For positions requiring positive education requirements, or if you are using education to meet all or part of the qualification requirements, you MUST submit a copy of your transcripts or an itemized list of college courses which includes equivalent information from the transcript (course title, semester/quarter hours, and grade/degree earned) in your resume. Board Eligible/Board Certified Specialist is preferred. For example, American Board of Family Practice/ABFP or American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) certification is preferred. Basic and Additional Requirements must be met and are described below: BASIC REQUIREMENTS: 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. A Doctor of Medicine or equivalent degree from a foreign medical school that provided education and medical knowledge substantially equivalent to accredited schools in the United States may be demonstrated by permanent certification by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) (or a fifth pathway certificate for Americans who completed premedical education in the United States and graduate education in a foreign country).] Graduate Training: Subsequent to obtaining a Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy degree, a candidate must have had at least 1 year of supervised experience providing direct service in a clinical setting, i.e., a 1-year internship or the first year of a residency program in an institution accredited for such training. For purposes of this standard, graduate training programs include only those internship, residency, and fellowship programs that are approved by accrediting bodies recognized within the United States or Canada. Licensure: For positions involving patient care, candidates must have a permanent, full, and unrestricted license to practice medicine in a State, District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR GS-13 and GS-14 GRADES:
Specialist positions require graduate training and experience related to the specialty and sub-specialty of the position to be filled. Experience may not be substituted for training essential for performing specialized duties. The length and content of residency programs depends upon the specialization and requirements of recognized accrediting American medical specialty boards. GS-13: 3 years of residency training in the specialty of the position to be filled or equivalent experience and training.
GS-14: 4 years of residency training in the specialty of the position to be filled or equivalent experience and training. To qualify for this position, equivalent experience and training must be must be sufficient to demonstrate that the applicant possesses the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform successfully the duties of the position.To be creditable, it must be equivalent to at least 1 year at the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression. Examples of equivalent experience is performing comprehensive and continuing family-oriented primary medical care services for members of families at all stages of life by assuming responsibility for the diagnosis, prevention, therapy, maintenance and rehabilitation of patients based on knowledge of the patient in the context of the family and the community. SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTOR for grade GS-14 candidates
Selective factors are special qualifications that are in addition to the basic requirements and the additional requirements which are listed in a qualification standard, selective factors are determined to be essential to perform the duties and responsibilities of a particular position. GS-14: Candidates must currently have and continue to maintain board certification. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT for grade GS-13 candidates regarding board certification
Residents or candidates must meet board certification eligibility certification within 6 months of hire. Applicants must be able to obtain certification within six months of completing residency school. In addition, if not maintained during employment, the employee may be subject to adverse action, up to and including removal from the Federal Service. You must meet all qualification requirements within 30 days of the closing date of the announcement. Federal employees in the competitive service are also subject to the Time-In-Grade Requirements: Merit Promotion (status) candidates must have completed one year of service at the next lower grade level. Time-In-Grade provisions do not apply under the Excepted Service Examining Plan (ESEP).
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