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Physician / Physiatrist / California / Permanent / PHYSICIAN (PSYCHIATRY) Job

Company: Confidential
Location: Camp Pendleton
Posted on: September 16, 2022

Job Description:

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 conditions.
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 service.

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
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 Service.
You will be required to successfully complete a pre-appointment physical examination.
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 A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if you fail to report to the drug test appointment or pass the test.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 required.
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 following:
Completion of a residency program in the specialty approved by the American specialty board or AOA, board certification, or board eligible.
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 privileges
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 Certification
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 States.
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.
Additional information
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 Placement Program.
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 required.
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 required.

Keywords: Confidential, Chula Vista , Physician / Physiatrist / California / Permanent / PHYSICIAN (PSYCHIATRY) Job, Healthcare , Camp Pendleton, California

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