Physician (Hospitalist)

Location
Fort Bliss, Texas
Posted
Jan 14, 2021
Ref
2021-6595
Specialty
Hospitalist
Position Type
Permanent
Overview

Summary

About the Position:

A recruitment or relocation bonus may be authorized.
This is an open continuous announcement. We accept applications for this occupation on an ongoing basis; qualified applicants will be considered as vacancies become available.

Business travel could be required on some positions filled from this solicitation.

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. ยง 1346(b)) while acting within the scope of their employment.

Permanent, Term, Part-time, intermittent or temporary positions will be filled from this solicitation.

Supervisory and non-supervisory positions will be filled from this solicitation.

Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens

Responsibilities

Responsibilities

A Physician whose primary professional focus is the general medical care of hospitalized
patients. Hospitalists may engage in clinical care, teaching, research or leadership in the field of
general hospital medicine. This specialty examines, diagnoses, and treats hospitalized patients as
their "case manager". Is responsible for treatment management to ensure that a patient with
multiple medical problems, receiving medication and treatment from multiple specialists, does
not receive conflicting care, e.g., medications prescribed by one specialist having an adverse
impact on a problem being treated by a different specialist; different specialists ordering the
same test repeated, or a needed diagnostic test ignored when each specialist thinks the other
would order it.

Travel Required
Not required

Supervisory status
No

Qualifications

Qualifications

In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. 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 (Hospitalist):

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 applicants graduation. [A Doctor of Medicine or equivalent degree from a foreign medical school that provided education and medical knowledge substantially equivalent to accredited schools in the United States may be demonstrated by permanent certification by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) (or a fifth pathway certificate for Americans who completed premedical education in the United States and graduate education in a foreign country).
Graduate Training: Subsequent to obtaining a Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy 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 an institution accredited for such training.
Licensure/Certification: Candidates must have a 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.
Experience Required for GP-14: 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. To qualify based on your work experience, your resume must describe at least 4 years of residency training in the specialty of the position to be filled or equivalent experience and training in the specialty of Internal Medicine. This required Internal Medicine experience/training will include skills such as, but not limited to, a wide range of medical duties specializing in all aspects of patient care for patients of all ages, advanced examination, diagnosis and treatment of the entire spectrum of internal medicine.

Experience Required for GP-15: 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. To qualify based on your work experience, your resume must describe at least 5 years of residency training in the specialty of the position to be filled or equivalent experience and training in the specialty of Internal Medicine. This required Internal Medicine experience/training will include skills such as, but not limited to, a wide range of medical duties specializing in all aspects of patient care for patients of all ages, advanced examination, diagnosis and treatment of the entire spectrum of internal medicine..

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