Supervisory Physician (General Practice) Job in Polacca, Arizona – Department of Health And Human Services



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 Supervisory Physician (General Practice) in Polacca, Arizona Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!

Supervisory Physician (General Practice) – Polacca, Arizona
Indian Health Service, Department of Health And Human Services
Job ID: 290561
Start Date: 07/20/2020
End Date: 08/28/2020

Qualification Summary
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. BASIC REQUIREMENT(S):
1. 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. 2. Graduate Training Subsequent to Degree – 1 year of supervised experience providing direct service in a clinical setting, i.e., 1 year internship or the first year of a residency program. This graduate training must by approved by accrediting bodies recognized within the U.S. or Canada. 3. Licensure – Active, unrestricted license to practice medicine in a State, District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the U.S. Applications will be accepted from physicians who are not currently licensed; however, if selected for a Federal appointment they must obtain a license before entering on duty. In addition, to the Basic Requirements, you must also meet the Minimum Qualifications stated below. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, GS-0602-15:
At least (5) years of residency training in a Medical Specialty OR have equivalent training and work experience in a Medical Specialty (e.g., 3-4 years of experience beyond residency training) that demonstrates the ability to provide patient care of an extremely difficult and responsible level. Examples of experience are: Evaluates subordinate employees and/or supervisors and acts as reviewing official for evaluations of departmental employees; participation in making selections of subordinate employees and recommends approval of departmental employee selections in filling vacancies; resolves disciplinary problems not settled at a lower level and hears/counsels complaints and grievances and renders decisions, when required; makes recommendations to the hospital administration in representation of the Medical Staff pertaining to hospital policy, initiation of new therapies, or need for new equipment; participation in medical staff program reviews, quality assurance, performance improvements, and committee meetings, and responsibility of monthly peer review sessions/meetings; evaluates patients for medical conditions, establishes, and implements an appropriate care plan and provides emergency care as required, interviews and examines patients, reviews past medical history, and requests and/or performs diagnostic tests and examinations deemed necessary to obtain all possible information; makes preliminary diagnosis, directs, prescribes, or provides treatment based on decisions from information obtained, professional medical knowledge, and prescribed policies and procedures. In addition to the above qualifications and requirements, physicians must also meet the following Selective placement factor for this position listed below. SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTOR, Board Certification: Current Board Certification in the physician’s specialty by the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) or the American Osteopathic Association (AOA). (Provide a documentation of certification with the application) You must meet all qualification requirements within 30 days of the closing date of the announcement.

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