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 an Optometrist (Resident) in Multiple Locations Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Optometrist (Resident) – Multiple Locations
Indian Health Service, Department of Health And Human Services
Job ID: 578806Start Date: 03/18/2022End Date: 04/16/2022
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. The Hiring Manager/Selecting Official may elect to utilize an available flexibility wherein applicants who are currently enrolled and expected to complete the required education and obtain the required licensure/certification/registration with 6 month(s) of applying, may be deemed tentatively qualified. BASIC REQUIREMENT(S): Education – Applicants must have a Doctor of Optometry degree from an educational program that is accredited by the Accreditation Council on Optometric Education (ACOE) at the time the degree was obtained. Basic Requirements for the GS-11 (or equivalent) Grade Level – Applicants who meet the above basic requirements qualify for GS-11 grade level. Licensure – Applicants must have received a passing score on the National Board of Examiners in Optometry (NBEO) examinations and possess a current, full, and unrestricted license to practice optometry in a State, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States. If the applicant does not have the required degree or license at time of application, applicants will be rated tentatively qualified. Those who are selected must provide an official copy of their Optometry school transcripts and a valid license prior to appointment. RECENT GRADUATE PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY: To meet the Program requirements, you must have obtained a qualifying degree to include an Associates, Bachelor’s, Master’s, Professional, Doctorate, OR obtained a Vocational, Technical degree or certificate from a qualifying educational institution, within the previous two years. Preference eligible veterans who were precluded from applying due to their military service obligation, begin their two year eligibility period upon release or discharge from active duty. Eligibility for these veterans cannot exceed six years from the date on which the degree or certification was completed. Pathways Participant Agreement: Upon placement, Recent Graduate is required to sign the Pathways Program Participant Agreement which outlines program requirements and non-competitive conversion eligibility. You must meet all qualification requirements within 30 days of the closing date of the announcement.
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