Physician (Occupational Medicine)

Department of Navy - Bureau of Medicine
Kings Bay Base, Georgia
Feb 21, 2019
Feb 21, 2020
Full Time
Position Type

The selectee for this position will serve as an Occupational Health Physician in the Occupational Medicine and Health Department of NAVHOSP JACKSONVILLE.


  • Influence management to establish and maintain safe and healthful work operations for military and civilian personnel in accordance to occupational hazards.
  • Monitor and maintain patient care, investigations, and analysis of problems directly affecting occupational safety and health.
  • Provide clinical services and guidance to Naval Hospital, Jacksonville (FL) Branch Clinics on the provision of occupational medical services to active duty military and civilians.
  • Conduct pre-placement, fitness for duty, and disability retirement examinations and medical monitoring examinations.
  • Provide education and training concerning occupational medicine to physicians, physician assistants, nurses, paramedical personnel, and military and civilian employees.
  • Supervise the referral of civilian employees to private sector facilities and ensures appropriate transition and follow-up.
  • Maintain liaison with local preventative medicine and industrial hygiene sections for the purpose of mutual support.
  • Comply with Navy Occupational Safety and Health (NAVOSH) Program and Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) standards, and all applicable rules, regulations and instructions.

Travel Required

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

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Males must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. www
  • Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
  • Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary/trial period.
  • All eligibility, qualifications, and time-in-grade requirements must be met by the referral cut-off date.
  • Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.
  • You will be required to obtain and maintain an interim and/or final security clearance prior to entrance on duty. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.
  • Successful completion of a pre-employment drug test (including marijuana) is required. A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if you fail to report to the drug test appointment or pass the test. You will be subject to random testing.
  • Selectee will be required to successfully complete a pre-appointment physical examination.
  • Selectee(s) must meet any applicable credentialing or privileging requirements prior to appointment.
  • This position is subject to work an uncommon tour, including nights, weekends, and holidays to meet mission requirements.


This announcement is being used to recruit qualified individuals, under the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Direct Hire Authority, authorized by 5 United States Code (U.S.C.), Section 3304 and 5 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 337, Subpart B. The Rule of Three, Veteran's Preference and traditional rating and ranking of applicants do not apply to the Direct Hire process. For more information on OPM Direct-Hire Authority, please review this link: http:// www

In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience.

Applicants must meet the following Basic Requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualifications Standards Manual: Applicants must possess:

  • 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 applicant's graduation. If your Doctor of Medicine or equivalent degree is from a foreign medical school that provided education and medical knowledge substantially equivalent to accredited schools in the United States, you must have a permanent certification by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG), a Fifth Pathway Certificate for Americans who completed premedical education in the United States and graduated education in a foreign country, or successfully completed the U.S. Medical Licensing Examination.
  • LICENSING: Active, permanent, full, unrestricted physician license to practice medicine in any state, District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States.
  • RESIDENCY: 4 years of residency training or equivalent experience and training in Occupational Medicine (e.g., 3 years residency and 1 year fellowship and/or experience). This includes, but is not limited to, the following: experience providing comprehensive occupational medical services; experience working in a clinical setting that involves knowledge of occupational health hazards; experience exercising sound judgment, tact, and persuasion in gaining the confidence and cooperation of those contacted; experience applying principles, practices, and theories of Occupational Medicine to workplace situations.Applicants must also be able to satisfy clinical privileges requirements which, in addition to the above, includes the following:
  • Completion of a residency program in the specialty approved by the American specialty board or AOA, board certification, or board eligible.
  • Current clinical competence (e.g., privileged to independently practice as an Occupational Health Physician within the past 2 years, actively practiced within the past 2 years by having encountered a sufficient number of clinical cases to represent a broad spectrum of the privileges required).
  • No health status contraindications to granting clinical privileges.
  • Board certification is desired but not required.

SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTOR: This position has a selective placement factor that will be used to screen out ineligible candidates. The selective placement factor is: possession of Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification. Failure to document the current certification in your resume or application documents will result in an ineligible rating. Do you possess a current BLS Certification?

How to Apply

Your complete application (resume, assessment questionnaire, and all supporting documents) must be received by 11:59 pm Eastern Standard Time (EST) on 09/30/2019. Applications received after 06/27/2019 may result in an ineligible rating and loss of consideration. If more than one resume is received, only the last resume received and processed will be reviewed. Send your resume only (provide detail description of duties under each work experience) to medjobs (no SSN or pictures please). Insert HC10118932 in your subject line.

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