Physician (Family Practice), GP-0602-14


  • Duties
    Help Duties Summary

    Apply for this exciting position to support the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) missions of safeguarding our Nation's maritime interests in the heartland, in the ports, at sea, and around the globe.

    For over two centuries the USCG has protected the maritime economy and the environment, we defend our maritime borders, and we save those in peril. This history has forged our character and purpose as America's Maritime Guardian - Always Ready for all hazards and all threats.

    These positions are located in Assistant Commandant for Human Resources (CG-1), Health, Safety and Work-Life Directorate (CG-11) and there will be mulitple locations in Alameda, CA, Cape May, NJ, New London, CT, San Juan, PR, and Washington, DC.

    NOTE REGARDING SALARY: As a qualified physician, you may receive market based pay. The USCG is committed to offering a competitive salary that aligns with the health care labor market, your qualifications, and your credentials.

    NOTE: This announcement is considered an open continuous announcement and will have one cut-off date of July 20, 2018. Applications received by July 20, 2018 midnight will be reviewed for consideration. Those deemed qualified will be referred to management for consideration after this cut-off date. The announcement will close August 19, 2018 and applications received after the cut-off date and prior to the closing date will be reviewed for consideration after the closing date.

    Applicants who applied before the first cut-off date and received a status code from USAJOBS may submit additional information to support their application package after the cut-off date but prior to the closing date will receive consideration of having their application reviewed an additional time.

    Any offers of employment made pursuant to this announcement will be consistent with all applicable authorities, including Presidential Memoranda, Executive Orders, interpretive U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) guidance, and Office of Management and Budget plans and policies concerning hiring. These authorities are subject to change.

    Applying to this announcement certifies that you give permission for DHS to share your application with others in DHS for similar positions.
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    Responsibilities

    The Coast Guard provides medical care for over 42,000 active duty and reserve personnel. The incumbent serves as a Family Practice Physician responsible for providing health care to active duty and reserve personnel to ensure they are operationally ready to perform their missions.

    Being a Coast Guard civilian makes you a valuable member of the Coast Guard team.
    • Serves as a Family Practice Physician whose services include, but are not limited to, examination, diagnosis, prevention and treatment of medical, surgical, obstetric, gynecological, and orthopedic care.
    • Exercises independent judgment with full responsibility for professional diagnosis, treatment, referral and disposition of patients.
    • Leads a multi-disciplinary team of individuals who collectively take responsibility for the ongoing care of patients.
    • Coordinates and/or integrates care across all elements of the health care system (e.g., subspecialty care, hospitals, home health agencies, nursing homes) and the patient's community (e.g., family, public and private community).
    • Completes required records pertaining to all medical services provided in accordance with specified procedures and regulations.


    Travel Required
    Not required

    Supervisory status
    No

    Promotion Potential
    14

    Who May Apply This job is open to… U.S. Citizens. Subject position(s) will be filled through Direct Hire Authority (DHA)

    All applicants who meet the basic qualification requirements will be forwarded to the Selecting Official for further consideration. The "Rule of Three", Category Rating, Veterans Preference, and traditional rating and ranking of applicants does not apply to this vacancy.
    Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

  • Job family (Series)
    0602 Medical Officer

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  • Requirements
    Help Requirements Conditions of Employment
    • A physical examination may be required.
    • May be required to work weekend and night call duties.
    • U.S. Citizenship is required.
    • Position subject to pre-employment and periodic drug testing.

    All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement.

    Qualifications
    To be considered eligible for this position, you must meet the basic and additional requirements below:

    To meet the basic requirements, you must meet the following requirements:

    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; 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 U.S. Department of Education 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 (ECFMG). ECFMG through a program of certification, to determine if international medical graduates (IMGs) are ready to enter residency or fellowship programs in the U.S. that are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). ACGME requires IMGs who enter ACGME-accredited programs to be certified by ECFMG. ECFMG Certification is also one of the eligibility requirements for IMGs to take Step 3 of the three-step United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE). Medical licensing authorities in the United States require that IMGs be certified by ECFMG, among other requirements, to obtain an unrestricted license to practice medicine. The requirements have included examinations in the medical sciences, evaluation of English language proficiency, and documentation of medical education credentials.

    Licensure: For all grade levels and positions, 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.

    Graduate Medical Education : Subsequent to obtaining a Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree, a candidate must have completed, at minimum, a residency training program in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, or Occupational Medicine at an institution accredited for residency training by a recognized body of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). Board certification in one or more of the three specialties listed above is preferred but not required.

    In addition to the Basic Requirements above, you must meet the following additional requirement to be considered for the GP-14: Applicant must have three (3) years of graduate training in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, or Occupational Medicine or equivalent experience and training in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, or Occupational Medicine.

    Education
    This position does have a positive education requirement. Please see Qualifications and Required Documents sections for details. If you are including education on your resume, report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

    FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying. For further information on the evaluation of foreign education, refer to the U.S. Department of Education's web site at click here

    Additional information

  • Incumbent is required to sign a DA Form 5019-R, and/or DA Form 7412, Condition of employment for certain positions as identified critical under the drug abuse testing program.
  • This position has a mandatory seasonal influenza vaccination requirement and is therefore subject to annual seasonal influenza vaccinations. Applicants tentatively selected for appointment will be required to sign a statement consenting to seasonal influenza vaccinations.
  • This is an inclement weather essential position (expected to make every attempt to report for duty on time and/or remain on duty during severe weather conditions).
  • Incumbent is required to be screened for applicable immunizations IAW COMDTINST M2630.4 (series).
  • Applicants will be required to complete questions contained on the Declaration for Federal Employment (OF-306) at the time a tentative job offer is made. At the time of appointment, selectees will be required to update the OF-306. Certain responses on the form could pose a problem with suitability for employment determinations.

    If you receive a conditional offer of employment for this position, you will be required to complete an Optional Form 306, Declaration for Federal Employment, and to sign and certify the accuracy of all information in your application, prior to entry on duty. False statements on any part of the application may result in withdrawal of offer of employment, dismissal after beginning work, or imprisonment.

    DHS uses e-Verify, an Internet-based system, to confirm the eligibility of all newly hired employees to work in the United States. Learn more about e-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities at click here

    Recruitment incentives may be authorized.

    Moving expenses will be paid in accordance with appropriate regulations.

    All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit.

    For Veterans' preference eligibility, visit Veterans' Employment Resources . Veterans , Peace Corps / VISTA volunteers , and persons with disabilities possess a wealth of unique talents, experiences, and competencies that can be invaluable to the DHS mission. If you are a member of one of these groups, you may not have to compete with the public for federal jobs. To determine your eligibility and to understand the documentation that would be required with your application, click on the links above and contact the Servicing Human Resources Office listed at the bottom of this announcement.

    More than 1 selection may be made from this announcement if additional identical vacancies in the same title, series, grade, and unit occur within 60 days from the date the certificate was issued.

    If you need a reasonable accommodation for the application and hiring process, please contact 478-262-4577. Decisions on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. Visit Reasonable Accommodation

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    How You Will Be Evaluated

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

    We will review your résumé and supporting documentation to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. If you meet the minimum qualifications, your experience, education and training will be rated using the on-line self assessment questions that are based on the following competencies or knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to perform this job:
    • Mastery level knowledge of family practice theories, concepts, principles, and methods sufficient to function as a recognized technical authority in family medicine.
    • Mastery level of skill in applying family practice theories, concepts, principles, and methods sufficient to function as a recognized technical authority in family medicine.
    • Ability to handle complicated cases and utilize different, unrelated processes and methods to perform a wide range of medical duties covering primary care.
    • Skill in providing expert advice and guidance to officials, administrators, and healthcare providers on a wide range of medical and healthcare concerns.
    If you meet the basic requirements of the position, you will be referred to the hiring manager for consideration and may be called for an interview.

    To preview questions please click here .

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    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance
    Q - Nonsensitive

  • Required Documents
    Help Required Documents

    1. Your resume
    2. Your responses to the online questionnaire
    3. If qualifying based on education, submit a legible copy of your unofficial college transcript from an accredited college/university. The transcript copy must reflect the college/university name and/or logo. Applicants are highly encouraged to proactively order a copy of their official transcripts to be delivered to their home address so transcripts will be readily available if selected. If selected, you will be required to provide official transcripts prior to establishing your start date. Foreign education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet federal qualification requirements if you can show that your foreign education is comparable to education received in accredited institutions in the U.S. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence with your application. See Recognition of Foreign Qualifications click here.
    4. If you are claiming special priority selection rights under the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP), submit a copy of your agency notice, most recent performance rating and most recent SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, noting your current position, grade level and duty location. If you have never worked for the federal government, you are not ICTAP eligible. To be considered eligible, you must be placed in the well-qualified category for this position. Please see ICTAP eligibility.
    5. If you are claiming veterans' preference, submit the following documents. Please see Feds Hire Vets for detail.
    a. Veterans claiming 5 point veterans' preference must submit legible Member 4 Copy DD214(s) indicating Character of Service. 5-point preference will not be granted if appropriate documentation is not submitted with your application.
    b. 30% Disabled Veterans must submit their Member Copy 4 DD-214(s), which includes Character of Service, and VA Disability Letter with percentage of disability OR documentation of disability determination from a branch of the Armed Forces which reflects a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more.
    c. Other 10 point Preference Eligibles must submit applicable Member Copy 4 DD-214(s), which includes Character of Service, and provide documentation of your other 10 point preference. If claiming 10 point preference, you must provide required documentation described on the back of the SF-15 which proves that you are entitled to such preference. 10-point preference will not be granted if appropriate documentation is not submitted with your application.
    d. If you are a current active duty military member who does not have a DD214 and is claiming preference under the Veterans Opportunity to Work (VOW) Act, you must submit certification from the Armed Forces indicating that you will be discharged or released under honorable conditions from active duty within 120 days from the date on the certification. Certifications must be on letterhead from the appropriate military branch and include the following information: military dates of service and expected discharge or release date, character of service, military rank, type of discharge and date when terminal leave will begin. Certifications must be signed by, or by direction of military members' military personnel offices, unit commanders or higher headquarters.
    6. OPM must authorize employment offers for former or current Political Appointees. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C or Non-Career SES employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information. Submit proof of your former or current status, such as your SF-50. Please see here.

    All documentation as outlined above must be received by the closing date of the announcement. If you are unable to submit your documents electronically, you may fax or mail the documents. A fax cover sheet will be provided to you from the system, with fax number and instructions to transmit the requested documents. The required documents will also be accepted by mail and must be received by the closing date of the announcement. The mailing address is COMMANDANT (CG-1211HQ), ATTN OFFICE OF CIVILIAN HUMAN RESOURCES (JOBS), US COAST GUARD, 2703 MARTIN LUTHER KING JR AVE SE STOP 7912, WASHINGTON, DC 20593-7912.

    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.

  • Benefits
    Help Benefits

    A career with the U.S. 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. Learn more about federal benefits .

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    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.

  • How to Apply
    Help How to Apply

    Complete applications for this vacancy must be received on-line by 11:59 p.m ET on the closing date of the announcement. To begin your online application, click the Apply Online button and follow the prompts to register or sign in to USAJOBS, take the online questionnaire and submit the required documents to provide proof of qualifications. If you are claiming veterans' preference, you will be required to submit proof. See Required Documents section for more detail regarding a complete application package.

    High self assessment in the vacancy questions that is not supported by information in your resume and/or supporting documents may impact you or eliminate you from consideration.

    If applying on-line poses a hardship to you, the Help Desk listed on the announcement will provide assistance to ensure that applications are submitted on-line by the closing date. You must contact the Help Desk prior to the closing date of this announcement to receive assistance. Hours of operation: Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. ET, excluding Federal holidays.

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    Agency contact information USCG Applicant Support

    Phone
    866-656-6830
    Fax
    000-000-0000
    Email
    [email protected]

    Address

    United States Coast Guard
    2703 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave SE
    STOP 7120
    Washington, District of Columbia
    United States

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    Next steps

    Once the announcement is closed, we will conduct an evaluation of your application and qualifications to determine your ranking. The most qualified applicants will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration. To check the status of your application, log on to your USAJOBS account, click on "Application Status," and then click "More Information." You may also opt to receive email notifications of application status changes by logging into your USAJOBS account and enabling notification alerts.

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    The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.
    Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

    The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
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    Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

    A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.

    Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:
    • An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
    • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
    • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.


    You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov . For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/502788800 . Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.
Company
U.S. Coast Guard
Posted
06/22/2018
Type
Full time
Location
Alameda, CA, US