Physician (Pediatrics) and/or Supervisory Physician (Pediatrics)

Location
Ft. Leavenworth, KS
Posted
Nov 03, 2021
Closes
Nov 03, 2022
Ref
2021-6825
Specialty
Pediatrics
Overview

his is a Direct Hire Authority (DHA) solicitation utilizing the DHA for Certain Personnel of the DoD Workforce to recruit and appoint qualified candidates to positions in the competitive service.

This is an open continuous announcement. Multiple vacancies exist and may be filled from this announcement at any of the locations listed. We accept applications on an ongoing basis; qualified applicants will be considered as vacancies become available.

Responsibilities

As a Physician Pediatrician you will:

  • Examine, diagnose, and treat newborns, infants, children, and adolescents.
  • Provide preventative health care and developmental health care needs to diagnose and treat acute and chronic diseases.
  • Address the biological, social, and environmental influences of the developing patient, with an impact of disease and dysfunction on development.


  • Supervisory positions will conduct physical examinations of infants, children, and adolescents to determine need for X-ray examinations and clinical laboratory tests and interpret examination findings and test results.
  • Supervisory positions will prescribe and administer appropriate treatment for the patient's needs and conditions, provide consultation, perform emergency treatment in cases of serious injury or illness.
  • Supervisory positions will work independently as a staff Pediatrician and perform assigned duties within parameters of directives and policies as provided.


Qualifications

US Citizenship required

Board Certified in Pediatrics

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. 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 successful completion of the U.S. Medical Licensing Examination.

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.

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