Senior Physician PD 21r036 - Bhw, Division of Medicine and Dentistry, Office of the Director
An official website of the United States government Senior Physician PD 21R036 - BHW, Division of Medicine and Dentistry, Office of the Director Bureau of Health Workforce, Division of Medicine and Dentistry, Office of the Director Salary range listed includes locality pay. This is a Direct-Hire Authority position, traditional rating and ranking of applicants does not apply to this vacancy. This position is also open to PHS Commissioned Corps Officers. PHS Commissioned Corps (CC) Officers will be referred as CC personnel and not as a candidate for conversion to a permanent federal appointment. This position is located in the Health Resources Services Administration, Bureau of Health Workforce, Division of Medicine and Dentistry, Office of the Director.The duty location for this position is in Rockville, Maryland. **Applicants please note: Additional selections may be made across the Department of Health and Human Services through this vacancy announcement.** Physician positions are a mission critical occupation for HRSA. These positions are responsible for formulation of policy and programs administered by the Health Resources and Services Administration to provide advice and assistance to Bureaus, Department of Health and Human Services, and other Federal entities as related to the medical aspects of primary health care programs for underserved populations. As a Senior Physician, your major duties and responsibilities include: Providing strategic guidance and advice to the Division of Medicine and Dentistry and Bureau of Health Workforce on issues of physician workforce, oral health workforce, undergraduate and graduate medical education, primary care practice, preventive medicine, public health, and population health. Providing advice in the overarching strategic planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of Division programs to ensure they are well coordinated internally and within the government as well as with community initiatives; and, that outcomes are captured, maximized, and aligned with HRSA and Department goals. Working closely with Division leadership and working collaboratively with other Divisions and leaderships within the Bureau and HRSA, serving specifically as the Division's liaison on issues related to primary care, public health and medicine care. Serving as a national expert in health professional workforce policy and research for the Division and participating in national, state and local symposiums, meetings, seminars and other special events. Participating in the development and issuance of clinical and/or research policies and procedures and guidelines to implement new legislation and budgetary requirements and to effect improvements, as needed in Division programs and grants administration. NOTE: Do not cut and paste the duties, specialized experience, or occupational assessment questionnaire from this announcement into your resume as that will not be considered a demonstration of your qualifications for this position. Travel Required 25% or less - You may be expected to travel up to 25% for this position. Males ages 18 through 25 must be registered with the Selective Service. PHS Commissioned Corps applicants must submit current personnel orders. This position has an education requirement - must submit transcripts. Medical License is required - must submit license. Board Certification or board eligibility required - must submit documentation. A one year probationary period may be required. Position is not in the Bargaining Unit. Recruitment incentives are not authorized. Student loan repayment incentive is not authorized. Employment is subject to the successful completion of the pre-appointment process (ie, background investigation, verification of qualifications and job requirements, completion of onboarding forms, submission of required documents, etc.) Qualifications To qualify for this position, you must meet ALL of the following requirements by the closing date: 05/12/2021 Do not cut and paste the duties, specialized experience, or occupational assessment questionnaire from this announcement into your resume as that will not be considered a demonstration of your qualifications for this position. BASIC QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS : PLEASE NOTE: Failure to provide any of the required documentation (education, licensure, and board certification) will result in you being rated ineligible for this position. EDUCATION: A copy of your unofficial transcripts, ECFMG certification, or verification of your successful completion of the US Medical Licensing Examination is required as part of your application by the closing date of this announcement. If selected, official transcripts will be required. A . Degree : You must have a Doctor of Medicine, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine or equivalent from a school in the United States or Canada. This degree must have been accredited by the Council on Medical Education of the American Medical Association , Association of American Medical Colleges , Liaison Committee on Medical Education , Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation of the American Osteopathic Association or an accrediting body recognized by the US Department of Education at the time the degree was obtained. A copy of your transcripts is required by the closing date of this announcement. Failure to do so will result in you being rated ineligible for this position . OR B . Have a Degree from Foreign Medical School : A Doctor of Medicine or equivalent degree from a foreign medical school must provide education and medical knowledge equivalent to accredited schools in the United States. Evidence of equivalency to accredited schools in the United States is demonstrated by permanent certification by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, a fifth pathway certificate for Americans who completed premedical education in the United States and graduate education in a foreign country. OR Documentation that verifies successful completion of the US Medical Licensing Examination. AND GRADUATE TRAINING: Your resume must clearly indicate the starting (MM/YYYY) and ending dates (MM/YYYY) and where the training was completed. GRADUATE TRAINING: Subsequent to obtaining a Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree, a candidate must have had at least 1 year of supervised experience providing direct service in a clinical setting, ie, a 1-year internship or the first year of a residency program in a hospital or 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. Descriptions of such programs are described below. An Internship program involves broadly based clinical practice in which physicians acquire experience in treating a variety of medical problems under supervision (eg, internal medicine, surgery, general practice, obstetrics-gynecology, and pediatrics). Such programs are in hospitals or other institutions accredited for internship training by a recognized body of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). A residency program involves training in a specialized field of medicine in a hospital or an institution accredited for training in the specialty by a recognized body of the American Medical Association or Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) . A fellowship program involves advanced training (beyond residency training) in a given medical specialty in either a clinical or research setting in a hospital or an institution accredited in the United States for such training. AND ADDITIONAL TRAINING: 5 years of graduate training in the specialty of the position to be filled or equivalent experience and training. Appropriate specialties are those related to the position being filled such as Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Obstetrics/Gynecology or Preventive Medicine. Your resume must clearly indicate the starting (MM/YYYY) and ending dates (MM/YYYY) for each period of additional training/and or experience. AND Have a License : You must also possess a current, active, 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. You must provide a copy of your current/active license with your application by the closing date of this announcement. AND SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTOR: In order to meet the basic qualification requirements for this position, you must be board certified or board eligible by the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) in Preventive Medicine or a primary care specialty relevant to this position. You must provide a copy of your board certification or documentation of board certification or board eligibility with your application by the closing date of this announcement. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (eg, Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (eg, professional; philanthropic; religious; community; student; social). If such experience is on a part-time basis, you must provide the average number of hours worked per week as well as the beginning and ending dates of the experience so it can be fully credited TO PREVIEW THE OCCUPATIONAL ASSESSMENT QUESTIONNAIRE , please click on the following link: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/11072355 This position has an education requirement. You must submit a copy of your transcripts (or a list of your courses including titles, credit hours completed and grades) to document that you have met the education requirement. Unofficial transcripts will be accepted in the application package. Official transcripts will be required prior to your starting work. Foreign Education : If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited US education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a US accredited college or university. For further information, visit: . Additional information When applicable requirements are met, the position may be eligible for additional compensation through Physicians Comparability Allowance (PCA) for up to $30,000 per year. If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application. HHS is an equal opportunity employer. Selection for this position will be based solely on merit without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, national origin, political affiliation, disability, sexual orientation, marital or family status or other differences. Click here for information on "Federal hiring for individuals with disabilities ". Security and Background Requirements : If not previously completed, a background security investigation will be required for all appointees . Appointment will be subject to the applicant's successful completion of a background security investigation and favorable adjudication. False representation may be grounds for non-consideration, non-selection and/or appropriate disciplinary action. E-Verify : HRSA participates in the USCIS Electronic Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify). E-Verify helps employers determine employment eligibility of new hires and the validity of their social security numbers. Direct Deposit : All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing. Creditable Service : A newly appointed or reappointed employee may receive service credit for annual leave for prior work experience directly related to the duties of the position being filled. The use of this service credit is at the discretion of the selecting official and must be finalized prior to selectee's entrance on duty. For more information, please click here . Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP)/ Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): Click here for information on how to apply as an CTAP/ICTAP eligible. To exercise selection priority for this vacancy the displaced Federal employee must be found well-qualified. HRSA supports the use of telework as a way to help attract and retain talented individuals in public service, increase worker productivity, and better prepare the agency to operate during emergencies. Telework eligibility may be discussed during the interview process. You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above. This is a Direct-Hire Authority position, traditional rating and ranking of applicants does not apply to this vacancy. Veterans' Preference does not apply to direct hire recruitment procedures. Your application will be reviewed to ensure that you meet the minimum qualification requirements for this position. All applicants who meet the minimum qualifications, and are board certified or board eligible by the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) in Preventive Medicine or a primary care specialty relevant to this position, will be referred for consideration in accordance with the Office of Personnel Management Direct Hire Authority . Additional selections may be made for similar positions across the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) within the local commuting area(s) of the location identified in this announcement. By applying, you agree to have your application shared with interested selecting official(s) at HHS. Clearance of CTAP/ICTAP will be applied for similar positions across HHS. To determine your qualifications and referral status, we may review your resume and supporting documentation and compare it against your responses to the vacancy questionnaire. Ensure you support your self-ratings by the information you provide in your application. We may verify or assess your qualifications at any time. Inflated or unsupported qualifications may affect your rating. Any misrepresentation or material omission of facts may be sufficient cause to end further consideration of your candidacy. Persons listed as having knowledge of your past accomplishments or experience in your application may be contacted for verification purposes at any time. Verification may, but need not, begin prior to receiving an offer. Background checks and security clearance This agency provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact either HRSA's Office of Human Resources at (301) 443-3780 or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or HRSA's Reasonable Accommodation programs at (301) 443-2538 or by email: RA-Request@hrsa.gov . You must contact the Reasonable Accommodations Program prior to the closing date of this announcement to receive assistance. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. Hours of operation : Monday through Friday 7:30AM to 4:00PM EST (except Federal holidays). Submission of a resume alone is not a complete application . To apply for this position, you must provide a complete online Application Package which includes: 1. A current Resume - For resume writing guidance, please visit USAJOBS Resources Center or view their video tutorial. Your resume must thoroughly describe how your skills and experiences align to the criteria defined in the "Qualifications" section of this announcement and it must support your responses to the assessment questionnaire. We cannot assume you have performed the necessary experience required for this position regardless of your employment history or academic career. To ensure all of the essential information is in your resume, we encourage you to use the USAJOBS online Resume Builde r. If you choose to use your own resume, curriculum vitae, or any other written form you choose, then you must ensure it contains all of the required information and you organize it so we can associate the following information for each experience/position: Job title Name of employer Beginning and ending dates of employment (month/day/year format) Hours worked per week. We will assume full-time unless otherwise stated. We will prorate part-time employment in crediting experience. Detailed description of job duties, accomplishments, related skills, and responsibilities to include any supervisory/managerial responsibilities and number of staff supervised (if applicable) Your resume must show the series and grade or equivalent for all federal positions you have held (if a federal position). You must also ensure that the duties performed are clearly matched to each period of employment. Do not include a photograph or video of yourself, or any sensitive information (age, date of birth, marital status, protected health information, religious affiliation, social security number, etc.) on your resume or cover letter. We will not access web pages linked on your resume or cover letter to determine your qualifications. 2. A complete Assessment Questionnaire 3. Other supporting documents to be submitted with application : Personnel Orders : PHS Commissioned Corps Officers must submit a copy of latest personnel orders in lieu of SF-50. A copy of your College transcripts showing your degree in Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy. A copy of your active, permanent unrestricted license to practice medicine. Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50), if current or former Federal employee. For Resume and Application Tips visit the USAJOBS Resource Center . The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on 05/12/2021. If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements: Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the US Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the US Department of Education . Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating. A career with the US Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Opens in a new window Learn more about federal benefits . Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered. To apply for this position , you must complete the occupational questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below. The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on 05/12/2021 to receive consideration. To begin, click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire. Click the Submit My Answers button to submit your application package. It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date. To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account , select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process. To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete. Applicants please note : To assist us with an expeditious application review process, please do not submit any of the documentation listed below unless specifically requested in the announcement. The following documents are not required and do not need to be submitted with your resume: Diplomas of any type (When education documents are required, you must submit unofficial transcripts) Letters of Recommendation, Reference, or Congratulations, etc General training documents or certificates of completed training (Except Contract Specialist positions when requested in the announcement) Any documents with a picture of the applicant (Except medical or nursing licenses when requested in the announcement) Awards documentation including SF-50s for Awards Performance Appraisals (Only CTAP/ICTAP eligible applicants need to submit their latest performance appraisal) Evaluations of any type Writing Samples OF-306 Executive Core Qualifications Statements (ECQs) Address Health Resources and Services Administration 5600 Fishers Lane Rockville, MD 20857 US Once your online questionnaire is received you will be sent an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. 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