Physician / Physiatrist / California / Permanent / PHYSICIAN (PSYCHIATRY) Job
Location: Camp Pendleton
Posted on: September 16, 2022
This is a Term appointment not to exceed two years. Term
appointments may be extended up to 8 years at the discretion of
management and in accordance with applicable regulations.
Additionally, you may be noncompetitively converted to a permanent
career-conditional or career appointment under specific
This position is located in a Bureau of Medicine and Surgery
Military Treatment Facility where you will perform professional
work in the field of Psychiatry. In this position you will provide
comprehensive psychiatric medical care to patients with both common
and complex medical concerns.
This announcement uses the Direct Hire Authority for Certain
Personnel of the Department of the Defense to recruit and appoint
qualified candidates to certain positions in the competitive
Travel Required - Not Required
Conditions Of Employment
Must be a US Citizen.
Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to
successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To
learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and
responsibilities, visit e-verify.gov
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.
Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective
You will be required to successfully complete a pre-appointment
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rescinded if you fail to report to the drug test appointment or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.
You will be required to meet any applicable credentialing or
privileging requirements prior to appointment.
Up-to-date immunizations/vaccinations and a seasonal influenza
A favorable Tier 3 background investigation is required.
In addition to the Basic Requirements for this position, your
resume must also demonstrate at least one year of specialized
experience at or equivalent to the GP-14 grade level or pay band in
the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or
public sector. This experience/training will include the
prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of psychiatric and substance
abuse disorders of patients of all ages.
Applicants must also be able to satisfy clinical privileges
requirements which, in addition to the above, includes the
Completion of a residency program in the specialty approved by the
American specialty board or AOA, board certification, or board
Current clinical competence (e.g., privileged to independently
practice a Psychiatry 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
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 factors is:
Possession of Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers
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
RESIDENCY: 5 years of residency training or equivalent experience
and training in Psychiatry (e.g., 3 yrs. Residency & 2 years
fellowship, experience or other training). Your resume must reflect
you have a sufficient level of expertise in Psychiatry to perform
the core privileges of this position.
This is an obligated position. The former incumbent has return
rights to this position under PL 86-585.
This position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority
This position is subject to work an uncommon tour, including
nights, weekends, and holidays to meet mission requirements.
Overtime or night differential pay and/or unusual duty hours may be
Recruitment incentives may be authorized to eligible new hires.
A relocation incentive is generally a single payment intended to
offset some of the relocation costs experienced by the selectee. A
relocation incentive may be authorized.
A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee
fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to
report to any of the scheduled appointments.
Background checks, security clearance and drug testing
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