Medical Officer


Vacancy ID: 576118   Announcement Number: HHS-OHR-EM-12-576118   USAJOBS Control Number: 304897100

Social Security Number

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Vacancy Identification Number

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1. Title of Job

Medical Officer
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

5. Employment Availability

6. Citizenship

Are you a citizen of the United States?
7. Background Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

8. Other Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

9. Languages

Please select from the list of American Board of Medical Specialties those areas in which you have expertise. The specialties you choose will determine the type(s) of positions for which you will be considered. You should select only the specialties for which you have direct work experience. The specialties you select and your resume/application will be reviewed against the requirements for specific positions as they become available.
01 Allergy & Immunology
02 Anesthesiology
03 Colon & Rectal Surgery
04 Dermatology
05 Diagnostic Radiology
06 Emergency Medicine
07 Endocrinology
08 Family Medicine
09 Genetics
10 Gastroenterology
11 Internal Medicine
12 Musculosketetal Diseases
13 Nephrology
14 Neurology
15 Nuclear Medicine
16 Obstetrics & Gynecology
17 Occupational Medicine
18 Oncology
19 Ophthalmology
20 Otolaryngology
21 Pathology
22 Pediatrics
23 Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
24 Psychiatry
25 Public Health and General Preventive Medicine
26 Radiation Oncology
27 Radiology
28 Radiologic Physics
29 Rheumatology
30 Surgery
31 Thoracic Surgery
32 Urology
33 Vascular Surgery

10. Lowest Grade

Enter the lowest grade level that you will accept for this position. The lowest grade for this position is TAG:Beginning Grade.


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11. Miscellaneous Information

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12. Special Knowledge

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13. Test Location

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14. Veteran Preference Claim

15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

16. Availability Date

17. Service Computation Date

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

18. Other Date Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

19. Job Preference

From the list of program areas, select all in which you have specialized experience. You should select only the options for which you have direct work experience.
1 Birth Defects
2 Cancer
3 Cardiology
4 Cardiovascular Diseases
5 Chronic Diseases
6 Clinical Chemistry
7 Clinical Microbiology
8 Developmental Disabilities
9 Diabetes
10 Direct Patient Care
11 Environmental Health
12 Epidemiology
13 Ergonomics
14 Geriatrics
15 Global Disease Detection
16 Health Statistics
17 Hematology
18 HIV/AIDS
19 Immunology/Immunochemistry
20 Infectious Diseases
21 Influenza
22 Injury Prevention
23 Nosocomial Infections/Infection Control
24 Nutrition
25 Obesity
26 Parasitic Diseases
27 Pathology
28 Pharmacology
29 Physical Activity
30 Pulmonary Disease
31 Sexually Transmitted Disease (STDs)
32 Stroke
33 Toxicology
34 Tropical Medicine
35 Tuberculosis (TB)
36 Unintentional Injury Prevention
37 Vaccine Preventable Diseases
38 Violence Prevention
39 Viral Hepatitis (A, B, and/or C)

20. Occupational Specialties

Select/enter at least one occupational specialty code. The specialty code(s) for this position are 001 and 002.  Please note that you must select at least one specialty code but may select both codes if desired.  Each code is defined below:

001 - Competitive merit promotion.  This includes current Federal employees who serve under a competitive career-career conditional appointment in the competitive service), reinstatement eligibles (former Federal employees who served under a career appointment in the competitive service), and VEOA eligibles (veterans with preference and veterans who have been honorably discharged and substantially completed at least 3 years of continuous active duty service).

002 - Noncompetitive merit promotion.  This includes applicants who are eligible for special or noncompetitive appointment authorities such as 30% or more compensable disabled veterans, Military Spouses, PHS Commissioned Corps Officers, and persons with disabilities.  This also includes applicants who meet the qualifications for this position and who have previously held, or currently hold, a Federal position at the grade of this position.


001 Competitive Merit Promotion
002 Noncompetitive Merit Promotion

21. Geographic Availability

Select/enter at least one geographic location in which you are interested and will accept employment. The location code for this position is:


0135 Anchorage, AK
0126 Los Angeles, CA
0133 Fort Collins, CO
0018 Washington DC Metro Area, DC
0077 Fort Lauderdale, FL
0129 Gainesville, FL
0098 Hollywood, FL
0086 Miami, FL
0099 North Miami, FL
0090 Vero Beach, FL
0010 Atlanta, GA
0087 Alexandria, LA
0100 East Baton Rouge, LA
0106 Berlin, MA
0020 Boston, MA
0107 Concord, MA
0110 Marlborough, MA
0111 Milton, MA
0085 Northampton, MA
0123 Baltimore, MD
0002 College Park, MD
0091 Columbia, MD
0105 Ellicott City, MD
0079 Hyattsville, MD
0092 Kensington, MD
0093 Potomac, MD
0001 Rockville, MD
0008 Silver Spring, MD
0122 White Oak, MD
0076 Woodlawn, MD
0101 Fairfield, ME
0102 Freeport, ME
0094 Fenton, MI
0084 Saint Paul, MN
0112 Blue Springs, MO
0113 Saint Charles, MO
0115 Monroe, NC
0130 Newark, NJ
0132 Trenton, NJ
0124 Albuquerque, NM
0128 Santa Fe, NM
0088 Las Vegas, NV
0007 New York, NY
0114 Suffern, NY
0014 Cincinnati, OH
0116 Lyndhurst, OH
0089 Perrysburg, OH
0095 Toledo, OH
0097 Tulsa, OK
0080 Portland, OR
0015 Philadelphia, PA
0078 Pittsburgh, PA
0117 Yardley, PA
0131 Providence, RI
0081 San Juan, RQ
0096 North Augusta, SC
0119 Coalmont, TN
0083 Nashville, TN
480330453 Austin, TX
0127 El Paso, TX
0121 Keller, TX
0134 San Antonio, TX
0125 Spokane, WA
0012 Morgantown, WV

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

24. Personal Background Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. From the descriptions below, select the one which best describes how you meet the Basic Qualification Requirements for a Medical Officer, GS-602-13/14/15.

A. I have a 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. [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).]
B. I do not possess a degree as described above.

2. From the descriptions below, select the one which best describes your experience and/or training which meets the Additional Qualification Requirements for Medical Officer, GS-602-13.

Note: A residency program involves training in a specialized field of medicine in an institution accredited for training in the specialty by a recognized body of the American Medical Association (AMA) or AOA.

A. I have three years of residency training in the specialty of the position to be filled or equivalent experience and training.
B. I do not have three years of residency training in the specialty of the position to be filled or equivalent experience and training.

3. From the descriptions below, select the one which best describes your experience and/or training which meets the Additional Qualification Requirements for Medical Officer, GS-602-14.

A. I have four years of residency training in the specialty of the position to be filled or equivalent experience and training.
B. I do not have four years of residency training in the specialty of the position to be filled or equivalent experience and training.

4. From the descriptions below, select the one which best describes your experience and/or training which meets the Additional Qualification Requirements for Medical Officer, GS-602-15.

A. I have five years of residency training in the specialty of the position to be filled or equivalent experience and training.
B. I do not have five years of residency training in the specialty of the position to be filled or equivalent experience and training.

For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Darken the oval corresponding to that statement in Section 25 of the Qualifications and Availability Form C. Please select only one letter for each item.

A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B- I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C- I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
D- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E- I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

5. Review organization and data collection methods of project sites to ensure that standardized protocols are properly implemented.

6. Provide assistance to project sites in developing and following appropriate procedures.

7. Analyze program performance data to assess process and impact.

8. Analyze and describe the status of programs and other findings in reports and in articles prepared for peer-reviewed journals.

9. Ensure that interventions are consistent with clinical practice guidelines.

10. Serve as scientific/medical consultant for grants, contracts, or cooperative agreements for health departments, community-based organizations and other agencies/organizations.

11. Analyze data collected and compiled from intramural and extramural studies of specific disease prevention.

12. Utilize qualitative and quantitative analytic software to generate reports and analysis.

13. Perform clinical and health services research studies to obtain information pertinent to the research problem being studied.

14. Make recommendations for appropriate corrective action on specific deficiencies or problems identified.

15. Serve as lead staff in the management of data from studies.

16. Review project reports for compliance and accuracy.

17. Work with internal and external experts in the fields of public health and health services research to improve the quality and scientific rigor of health services research and evaluation.

18. Generate new hypotheses and develop new concepts, methods and, strategies for obtaining and using data on the major medical and health risks associated with various scientific public health programs.

19. Plan and evaluate long-range scientific programs and projects targeting critical medical problems.

20. Provide medical and epidemiological expertise to the design and implementation of complex analytic studies related to specific medical/public health fields.

21. Plan, evaluate, coordinate, and implement activities related to research programs/projects to achieve goals and objectives.

22. Design, conduct, and analyze evaluation studies and surveillance projects to evaluate their reliability and validity in measuring the effectiveness of scientific public health programs and strategies.

23. Apply epidemiological principles, and/or procedures to investigate, review, and analyze and/or determine the cause(s) of problems, situations, inconsistencies, and/or issues related to programmatic degradation or systemic or causal parameters.

24. Review research and evaluation proposals and protocols, and provide recommendation regarding policy implications, design, methodology, and programmatic impact.

25. Prepare and submit manuscripts on the results of scientific findings and related policy issues for presentation at meetings.

26. Disseminate scientific and programmatic information by briefing media and other public officials, and by preparing press releases.

27. Prepare research findings that markedly impact significant public health programs, issues, problems, processes, and procedures, and/or the transmission of other causation of disease or public health issues or situations.