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Supervisory Physician - Chief Physician - PD 24R046 - Maternal and Child Health Bureau
Health Resources and Services Administration Rockville, MD

Supervisory Physician - Chief Physician - PD 24R046 - Maternal and Child Health Bureau

Health Resources and Services Administration
Rockville, MD
Expired: March 24, 2024 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Paid Time Off
  • Full-Time
Summary

This position is located in the Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Office of the Associate Administrator. The duty location for this position is in Rockville, MD.

Applications received as a result of job fairs, recruitment events, and emergency hiring mechanisms in support of this hiring initiative will also be accepted during the open and closing date of this announcement.

This job is open to

  • Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)

    Federal employees who meet the definition of a "surplus" or "displaced" employee.
  • The public

    U.S. Citizens, Nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.


Clarification from the agency

This is a Direct-Hire Authority position, traditional rating and ranking of applicants does not apply to this vacancy. This position is also open to PHS Commissioned Corps Officers. PHS Commissioned Corps (CC) Officers will be referred as CC personnel and not as a candidate for conversion to a permanent federal appointment.

Duties

***As of 04/10/2024, the closing date of this announcement has been extended to 04/17/2024.***

**Applicants please note: Additional selections may be made across the Department of Health and Human Services through this vacancy announcement.**

Physician positions are a mission critical occupation for HRSA. These positions are responsible for formulation of policy and programs administered by Health Resources and Services Administration to provide advice and assistance to Bureaus, Department of Health and Human Services, and other Federal entities as related to the medical aspects of primary health care programs for underserved populations.

As a Supervisory Physician, you will provide consultation on Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) programs to the Associate Administrator and Deputy Associate Administrator regarding health policy, program priorities, clinical quality and safety, legislative impact, and external activities.

Your major duties and responsibilities include:
  • Providing leadership and strategic direction to MCHB Division/Office Directors, assesses and implements plans and policies that further support the mission of the Bureau and the achievement of HRSA's goals.
  • Directs an interdisciplinary group of health professionals and technical specialists who have expertise in such areas as medicine, nursing, public health, and social work.
  • Directing special projects such as preparing issue and decision papers relating to the MCHB or HRSA programs and plans for use in briefings for a variety of officials, including White House and Office of Management and Budget (0MB) officials, and Congressional staff to inform decision-making by the MCHB and HRSA directors and others on major policy issues.
  • Providing executive leadership and direction to ensure the integration of evidence-based clinical care and public health service delivery into all aspects of MCH programs.
  • Formulating critical MCH, agency, department policy, and program initiatives.
  • Providing authoritative medical advice in developing clinical and public health policies that incorporate the programmatic and legislative requirements of the MCHB programs.

NOTE: Do not cut and paste the duties, specialized experience, or occupational assessment questionnaire from this announcement into your resume as that will not be considered a demonstration of your qualifications for this position.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • U. S. Citizenship is required.
  • Males ages 18 through 25 must be registered with the Selective Service.
  • PHS Commissioned Corps applicants must submit current personnel orders.
  • This position has an education requirement - must submit transcripts.
  • Medical License is required - must submit license.
  • Board Certification or board eligibility required - submit documentation.
  • A one year supervisory probationary period may be required.
  • Employment is subject to the successful completion of the pre-appointment process (i.e., background investigation, verification of qualifications and job requirements, completion of onboarding forms, submission of required documents, etc.)


Qualifications

To qualify for this position, you must meet ALL of the following requirements by the closing date: 04/17/2024

Do not cut and paste the duties, specialized experience, or occupational assessment questionnaire from this announcement into your resume as that will not be considered a demonstration of your qualifications for this position.

BASIC QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

A. Degree: You must have a 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 copy of your transcripts is required by the closing date of this announcement. Failure to do so will result in you being rated ineligible for this position.

OR

B. Have a 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, 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. You must provide a copy of your transcripts, foreign equivalency, or ECFMG results with your application. Failure to do so will result in you being rated ineligible for this position.

AND

GRADUATE TRAINING:Your resume must clearly indicate the starting (MM/YYYY) and ending dates (MM/YYYY) and where the training was completed.

Graduate Training: Subsequent to obtaining a Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree, a candidate must have had at least 1 year of supervised experience providing direct service in a clinical setting, i.e., a 1-year internship or the first year of a residency program in a hospital or an institution accredited for such training. For purposes of this standard, graduate training programs include only those internship, residency, and fellowship programs that are approved by accrediting bodies recognized within the United States or Canada. Descriptions of such programs are described below.

An Internship program involves broadly based clinical practice in which physicians acquire experience in treating a variety of medical problems under supervision (e.g., internal medicine, surgery, general practice, obstetrics-gynecology, and pediatrics). Such programs are in hospitals or other institutions accredited for internship training by a recognized body of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).

A residency program involves training in a specialized field of medicine in a hospital or an institution accredited for training in the specialty by a recognized body of the American Medical Association or Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) .

A fellowship program involves advanced training (beyond residency training) in a given medical specialty in either a clinical or research setting in a hospital or an institution accredited in the United States for such training.

AND

For this GS-15 level position, you must have five (5) years of graduate training in the specialty of the position to be filled OR equivalent experience and training. Appropriate specialties are those related to the position being filled such as Obstetrics-Gynecology, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics (Med-Peds), Internal Medicine, Pediatrics.

Your resume must clearly indicate the starting (MM/YYYY) and ending dates (MM/YYYY) for each period of additional training and/or experience.

AND

LICENSURE REQUIREMENT: You must also have an active, permanent, full, and unrestricted license to practice medicine in a State, District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States.

You must provide a COPY of your current/active license with your application by the closing date of this announcement.

AND

SELECTIVE FACTOR: In order to meet the basic qualification requirements for this position, you must have a current/active board certification or be board eligible by the American Board of Medical Specialties (A.B.M.S) in at least one of the following primary care disciplines:
  • Obstetrics-Gynecology
  • Family Medicine
  • Internal Medicine/Pediatrics (Med-Peds)
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pediatrics

You must provide documentation that allows HR to verify your current/active board certification or documentation of your board eligibility with your application by the closing date of this announcement.

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; community; student; social). If such experience is on a part-time basis, you must provide the average number of hours worked per week as well as the beginning and ending dates of the experience so it can be fully credited.

TO PREVIEW THE OCCUPATIONAL ASSESSMENT QUESTIONNAIRE, please click on the following link: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/12317598

Education

This position has an education requirement. You must submit a copy of your transcripts (or a list of your courses including titles, credit hours completed and grades) to document that you have met the education requirement. Unofficial transcripts will be accepted in the application package. Official transcripts will be required prior to your starting work.

Foreign Education: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that 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.

Additional information

When applicable requirements are met, the position may be eligible for additional compensation through Physicians Comparability Allowance (PCA) for up to $30,000 per year.

HHS is an equal opportunity employer. Selection for this position will be based solely on merit without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, national origin, political affiliation, disability, sexual orientation, marital or family status or other differences.

Security and Background Requirements: If not previously completed, a background security investigation will be required for all appointees. Appointment will be subject to the applicant's successful completion of a background security investigation and favorable adjudication. False representation may be grounds for non-consideration, non-selection and/or appropriate disciplinary action.

E-Verify: HRSA participates in the USCIS Electronic Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify). E-Verify helps employers determine employment eligibility of new hires and the validity of their social security numbers.

Direct Deposit: All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing.

Creditable Service: A newly appointed or reappointed employee may receive service credit for annual leave for prior work experience directly related to the duties of the position being filled. The use of this service credit is at the discretion of the selecting official and must be finalized prior to selectee's entrance on duty. For more information, please click here.

Financial Disclosure: This position requires you to file a public or confidential financial disclosure report prior to receiving a final offer letter as well as within 30 days of your appointment. This will require you to report information such as recent sources of income, financial interests you hold, and outside activities you participate in, as well as similar information from a spouse or any dependent children. If you have questions, please contact your HRSA Ethics Advisor at AskHR@hrsa.gov.

Bargaining Unit: Position is not in the Bargaining Unit.

Recruitment Incentives: Recruitment incentives are not authorized.

Student Loan Repayment Incentive: Student loan repayment incentive is not authorized.

  • Benefits

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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.

This is a Direct-Hire Authority position, traditional rating and ranking of a...

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