The President has ordered a government-wide hiring freeze subject to certain limited exceptions. This position is subject to the hiring freeze. Although we are moving forward with the consideration of candidates, we will not make a selection for this vacancy announcement unless and until the position is no longer subject to the hiring freeze.
The Defense Health Agency, National Capital Region Medical Directorate (NCR-MD) is the future of Military Medicine- a partnership in World Class Medical Healthcare. The Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, the National Intrepid Center of Excellence (NICoE), Fort Belvoir Community Hospital, Dilorenzo Clinic and the Joint Pathology Center, provide world class medical services to the nation's service members and their families.
About the Position:
This position is a Dermatologist with Department of Medicine, at Fort Belvoir Community Hospital located at Fort Belvoir, Virginia. The incumbent will primarily see dermatology patients in an outpatient clinic environment Monday - Friday (approximately 16-20 patients per day, not including walk-ins), will complete documentation within 72 hours.
Serves irregular shifts not to exceed 80 hours per two-week pay period.
This is an open-continuous announcement. The first cut-off will be in 2 weeks, (03/29/2017). After that the cut-off will be every 30 days.
This announcement will remain open, until the position is filled. In the event that the position is filled, the announcement will be closed.
Who May Apply:
All US Citizens and Nationals with allegiance to the United States.
- Not Required
In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. 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; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document.
Degree: Successful completion of at least a Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy from a school in the U.S. or Canada approved by a recognized accrediting body in the year of 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). (MUST submit a copy of your transcripts.)
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
Licensure/Certification: Candidate must have a permanent, full land unrestricted license to practice medicine in a State, District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico,or a territory of the United States.
Residency required: your resume must describe at least 5 years of residency training in the specialty of the position to be filled or equivalent experience and training in the specialty of Dermatology. This required Dermatology experience/training will include skills such as diagnosis and treatment of skin cancers, melanomas, moles, and other tumors of the skin, the management of neoplastic, inflammatory, and infectious skin disorders, and in the recognition of the skin manifestations of systemic (including internal malignancy) diseases. Training in dermatologic surgery and common lasers (hair removal, pulsed dye) is desired. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GP-14).
Only degrees from an accredited college or university recognized by the Department of Education are acceptable to meet positive education requirements or to substitute education for experience. For additional information, please go to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and U.S. Department of Education websites at - http://www.opm.gov/qualifications and http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html
Foreign education must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency in order to be considered for this position. Please submit your foreign education evaluation with your application.
Other Requirements: Click here for expanded definitions.
- Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
- You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
- Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
- Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.
- Must be able to obtain and maintain a Tier 3 (T3) security clearance.
- This position requires the incumbent to have tuberculosis testing.
- This position has mandatory seasonal influenza vaccination requirements and is subject to annual seasonal influenza vaccinations unless otherwise exempted for medical or religious reasons.
- This position is covered by the Department of Defense Civilian Employee Drug-Free Workplace Program as a testing designated position (TDP).
- This position requires the incumbent to fulfill credentialing requirements and obtain and maintain appropriate/relevant clinical privileges.
- Position includes oncall rotation on weekdays, weekends, and holidays.
- This position requires that you obtain and maintain a Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.