Staff Clinician II (Hepatology/Gastroenterology)

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Employer
USAJobs
Location
Montgomery County, Maryland
Posted
Jun 08, 2021
Closes
Jun 16, 2021
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This position is located in the National Institutes of Diabetes, and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), Division of Intramural Research (DIR), Office of the Scientific Director (OSD), Liver Diseases Branch (LDB) . The LDB is recruiting for a Staff Clinician II with background and experience in Hepatology and/or Gastroenterology.
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Responsibilities

The individual in this position will (1) serve as an attending physician in Hepatology/Gastroenterology consultation service in the NIH Clinical Center, (2) is expected to conduct clinical research studies related to liver disease and (3) serve as fellowship program co-director. The recruitment will focus on early career physicians fully trained in gastroenterology and hepatology, who are also trained in various clinical research methodologies and have some
experience with scholarly publications.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
00

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Employment is subject to the successful completion of a background investigation, verification of qualifications, completion of onboarding forms, submission of required documents, and any other job-related requirement before or after appointment.
  • Applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
  • Males born after December 31, 1959 must be registered with the Selective Service. (Applicable to U.S. Citizens Only)
  • Must be able to complete a Medical Clearance
  • Must possess a current, active, full, and unrestricted Licensed or registration as a Physician to practice medicine in the United States.
  • Position requires Education


Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have :
  • M.D. or D.O. (or equivalent degree) in the field of Hepatology and/or Gastroenterology.
  • Possess a current, active, full, and unrestricted license or registration as a Physician to practice medicine in the United States.
  • Eligible to be credentialed for patient care by the National Institutes of Health, Clinical Center.

Degree : 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 (external link) ; Association of American Medical Colleges (external link) ; Liaison Committee on Medical Education (external link) ; Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation of the American Osteopathic Association (external link) , or an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (external link) at the time the degree was obtained.

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 (external link) , a fifth pathway certificate for Americans who completed premedical education in the United States and graduate education in a foreign country or successful completion of the U.S. Medical Licensing Examination.
Licensure : Applicants must possess a current, active, full, and unrestricted license or registration as a Physician from a State, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States.

Do not copy 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.

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). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
Preview assessment questionnaire before you apply: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/11091309

Education

This position has an education requirement. You are strongly encouraged to submit a copy of your transcripts (or a list of your courses including titles, credit hours completed and grades). Unofficial transcripts will be accepted in the application package. Official transcripts will be required from all selectees prior to receiving an official offer. Click here for information on Foreign Education .

Additional information

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 .
  • This position is designated as an " emergency essential " position and the selected candidate will be considered an " emergency essential " employee and will be required to be available, ready, willing, and able to report for duty under all circumstances (e.g., inclement weather, government closings and holidays, lapses in appropriations, non-emergency and emergency situations) for operation 24 hours a day and 365 days per year coverage.
  • Because this position will be filled through 42 U.S.C. § 209(f), NIH reserves the right to fill this position through any means to find the best candidate. We reserve the right to close or extend this announcement without notice and to advertise using any means necessary.
  • NIH may repay certain outstanding Federally insured student loans to facilitate the recruitment and retention of highly qualified people. Recipients will be determined on a case-by-case basis based on organizational need, specific case justification, and budget limitations.
  • A newly appointed or reappointed employee may receive service credit for prior work experience or active duty uniformed service that otherwise would not be creditable for the purpose of determining his or her annual leave accrual rate. All creditable service must be directly related to the duties of the position being filled and decisions to allow for such credit must be finalized prior to the selectee's entrance on duty. Recipients will be determined on a case-by-case basis based on organizational need, specific case justification, and budget limitations.
  • You must be able to stand for prolonged periods on concrete floors and walk over rough and uneven terrain with or without a reasonable accommodation.
  • PHS Commissioned Officers interested in performing the duties of this position within the Commissioned Corps should also apply online to this announcement in order to receive consideration.
  • The selected individual is required to obtain and maintain medical staff clinical privileges
  • If selected, you must pass a pre-employment medical examination.
  • If selected, you must pass a pre-employment medical examination, provide evidence of immunization, and be free from communicable diseases.
  • Pre-employment and/or random drug and alcohol testing is required for this position.
  • The National Institutes of Health 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.
  • The NIH maintains a tobacco free work environment and campus.
  • Must be able to perform the essential duties of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Visit our Applicant FAQs page for helpful information on the application process.
  • Visit our Total Compensation page for a detailed look into the benefits, awards, leave, retirement and other incentives employees may receive as part of a rewarding work environment.


How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

This position will be filled through 42 U.S.C. § 209(f). Title 5 or civil service hiring laws or regulations do not apply to this position. Public notice, formal rating and ranking, veterans preference, and all other Title 5 hiring procedures do not apply.

Selection for this position will be based solely on merit, with no discrimination for non-merit reasons such as race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, political affiliation, marital status, disability, age, or membership or non-membership in an employee organization. The NIH encourages the application and nomination of qualified women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Not Required

Drug test required
No

Position sensitivity and risk
Noncritical-Sensitive (NCS)/Moderate Risk

Trust determination process
Suitability/Fitness , National security

Required Documents

To receive consideration, applicants must submit the following:
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Short description of future research interests
  • three reference letters
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.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. 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 U.S. 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.

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