This position is located at the Executive Health Clinic, Internal Medicine Clinic.
This is a Direct Hire Solicitation
A recruitment or relocation incentive may be authorized.
The Primary Care Physician (Internal Medicine Specialist) who works in conjunction with Primary Care Physicians, Specialists, Nurse Corps Officers, Civilian Nurses, Technicians and Hospital Corpsmen. In addition, this Internal Medicine Specialist may oversee Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, and Medical Students, Residents and Interns while delivering appropriate quality diagnosis and treatment to,all eligible military personnel, retirees, family members, and civilian personnel in a,primary care setting. The department, as a whole, is also responsible for the,supervision, education, and training of staff members and/or Internal Medicine, trainees who are required to have continuing outpatient clinic experience. He/she may be responsible for tracking clinical outcomes and coordinating the activities of the medical staff within the outpatient clinic.
Medical malpractice liability insurance is not required for federal civilian healthcare providers as they are covered by the Federal Tort Claims Act (28 U.S.C. § 1346(b)) while acting within the scope of their employment.Who May Apply: US CitizensResponsibilities
As a Physician (Internal Medicine) you will:
- Functions as a primary care manager and team member of a collaborative health care team in the delivery of comprehensive health care and health maintenance in a primary care setting.
- This includes care of patients with acute episodic or chronic illnesses, emergency care, rehabilitation, preventive health measures, health maintenance, and health education services.
- Provide services to include, examination, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of adults, usually 18 years of age or older.
- Exercise independent judgment with full responsibility for professional diagnosis, treatment, referral, and disposition of patients.
- Take ownership, responsibility for care of assigned panel of patients.
- Lead a multi-disciplinary team of individuals who collectively takes responsibility for the ongoing care of patients.
- Complete required records pertaining to all medical services provided in accordance with specified procedures and regulations. Properly safeguards all reports and records.
- Coordinate and integrates care across all elements of the healthcare system.
- Incumbent may function as PRECEPTOR for Internal Medicine trainees, assigned to the clinic or ward(s), during time allocated to Internal Medicine Clinic. This may include direction, integration, coordination and evaluation of training activities for medical students, interns, residents, and in service training of medical officers.
- Incumbent is actively involved in the Department's Performance Evaluation and Improvement programs (PE&I). PE&I is a Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) requirement for maintaining hospital accreditation.
In order to qualify, you must meet the education and experience requirements described below. 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). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document .Basic Requirement for Physician (Internal Medicine): 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. A Doctor of Medicine or equivalent degree from a foreign medical school must have provided 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. 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 Graduate Training:
Subsequent to obtaining a Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree, a candidate must have had at least one year of supervised experience providing direct service in a clinical setting, i.e., a one-year internship or the first year of a residency program in a hospital or an institution accredited for such training. In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the qualification requirements listed below: Residency Training:
Applicants must have successfully completed the required accredited residency training in the specialty of the position to be filled(Internal Medicine) and equivalent experience and training equal to at least 4 years. Experience may not be substituted for residency training that is required for the specialty identified. Education
See Qualifications section for education requirementsAdditional information
- Male applicants born after December 31,1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
- You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
- Two-year trial/probationary period may be required.
- Direct Deposit of Pay is required.
- Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees
- Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement.
- When you perform a Civilian Permanent Change of Station (PCS) with the government, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) considers the majority of your entitlements to be taxable. Visit https://www.dfas.mil/civilianemployees/civrelo/Civilian-Moving-Expenses-Tax-Deduction/ for more 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 .
- If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet.
- Permanent Change of Station (PCS) allowances may be authorized, subject to the provisions of the Joint Travel Regulations and an agency determination that a PCS move is in the Government Interest.
- Information may be requested regarding the vaccination status of selectees for the purposes of implementing workplace safety protocols. For more information, visit https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/faq/vaccinations/ .
Additional Requirement: 5 years of training to include your residency in Physician (Internal Medicine) or equivalent experience.
American Society of Addiction Medicine or American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry certification is highly desired.
US Citizenship is required
Board certification is required