Physician (Emergency Medicine)
Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.
About the Position:
A recruitment or relocation bonus may be authorized.
This is an open continuous announcement. We accept applications for this occupation on an ongoing basis; qualified applicants will be considered as vacancies become available.
Business travel could be required on some positions filled from this solicitation.
Medical malpractice liability insurance is not required for federal civilian healthcare providers as they are covered by the Federal Tort Claims Act (28 U.S.C. § 1346(b)) while acting within the scope of their employment.
Permanent, Term, Part-time, intermittent or temporary positions will be filled from this solicitation.
Supervisory and non-supervisory positions will be filled from this solicitation.
Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens
- Not Required
- Relocation costs may be paid if the seleting official determines the relocation is in the best interests of the government.
In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. 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.
Basic Requirement for Physician (Emergency Medicine):
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 applicants 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.
Licensure/Certification: 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.
Experience Required: 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. To qualify based on your work experience, your resume must describe at least 4 years of residency training in the specialty of the position to be filled or equivalent experience and training in the specialty of Emergency Medicine. This required Emergency Medicine experience/training will include skills such as, but not limited to, providing emergency services to patients of all ages, to include resuscitation and stabilization, diagnoses and treatment, and conducting laboratory studies.
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Emergency medicine is a medical specialty involved in a full spectrum of undifferentiated physical and behavioral disorders associated with the initial evaluation, diagnosis, treatment, and disposition of any patient requiring expeditious medical, surgical, or psychiatric care. It also deals with the prevention, diagnosis and management of acute and urgent aspects of illness and injury. It encompasses an understanding of the development of pre-hospital and in-hospital emergency medical systems and the skills necessary for their development. It focuses on the immediate decision making and action necessary to prevent death or any further disability both in the pre-hospital setting by directing emergency medical technicians and in the emergency department. Practitioners provide immediate recognition, evaluation, care, stabilization and disposition of a generally diversified population of adult and pediatric patients.