OverviewThis position is located in the Occupational Medicine Department of the Naval Medical Center Portsmouth (NMCP). Portsmouth VA.
Naval Medical Center, Portsmouth, Is the oldest continuously running hospital in the Navy. Over 4,300 Sailors and civilians work in locations from Yorktown to Chesapeake to deliver health care to the 420,000 Active Duty members, family members and retirees living in Hampton Roads. These men and women carry on a tradition of caring and service that dates back to Revolutionary times.
Working for the Department of Defense comes with an abundance of benefits and perks to include competitive compensation packages, paid time off, medical benefits, student loan repayments, and retirement package with Thrift Savings Plan to include matching employer contributions. For more information, please visit the following link: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/working-in-government/benefits/
This is a Direct Hire Authority (DHA) solicitation utilizing the DHA for Certain Personnel of the DoD Workforce. Who May Apply: US Citizens ResponsibilitiesAs a Physician (Occupational Medicine), you will:* Directs and participates in the evaluation and treatment, both initial and follow-up, of work-related injuries or diseases NMCP civilian and military personnel.
* Directs and participates in the provision of limited medical services to NMCP beneficiaries employees for non-occupational medical conditions.
* Serves as occupational medicine consultant (e.g., hazardous conditions or exposures; interpretation of medically-related Navy or OSHA regulations; occupational exposures to infectious agents, etc.).
* Serve as medical provider to the radiation health program on medical matters ensures certification is up-to-date.
* May serve as temporary Department Head, Occupational Medicine, Naval Medical Center, Portsmouth, at Portsmouth, during temporary absences of the latter.
* May provide limited, temporary coverage of other area Navy occupational health clinics (BHC-NNSY, Naval Station Norfolk, Boone, Oceana, or Yorktown) as necessary.
* Assist in development and oversight for the Occupational Health Department budget.
QualificationsBasic Requirement for Physician (Occupational Medicine): Who May Apply: US CitizensIn order to qualify, you must meet the educations and/or 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 (Occupational 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 (Occupational 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 FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html .