Supervisory Medical Officer, GP-602-15

Vacancy ID: 761363   Announcement Number: HHS-FDA-CBER-MP-13-761363   USAJOBS Control Number: 328252500

Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. Do you possess a 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. Yes, I do (You must submit proof a copy of your transcript demonstrating this at time of application)
B. No, I do not. I do, however, possess 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. Such equivalency is 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). (You must submit documentation at time of application).
C. No, I do not possess the degree listed in A or B above.

2. Do you possess at least one year of supervised experience completed during a graduate training program?  These include only those internship, residency, and fellowship programs that are approved by accrediting bodies recognized within the United States or Canada.

A. Yes, I do.
B. No, I do not.

3. Do you possess 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?

A. Yes (you must submit proof at time of application submission)
B. No

4. Do you possess one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-14 level in the Federal service, providing leadership to programs related to the development, manufacture, testing and activities of vaccines and related products.

A. Yes, I do.
B. No, I do not.

For each of the items below, select the one statement that most accurately describes your experience and capability using the scale below.

A- I have no experience in performing this work behavior.
B- I have limited experience in performing this work behavior. I have had exposure to this work behavior but would require additional guidance, instruction, or experience to perform it at a proficient level.
C- I have experience performing this work behavior across routine or predictable situations with minimal supervision or guidance.
D- I have performed this work behavior independently across a wide range of situations. I have assisted others in carrying out this work behavior. I seek guidance in carrying out this work behavior only in unusually complex situations.
E- I am considered an expert in carrying out this work behavior. I advise and instruct others in carrying out this work behavior on a regular basis. I am consulted by my colleagues and/or superiors to carry out this work behavior in unusually complex situations.

5. Establish regulatory and compliance methodologies and procedures for a program.

6. Develop policies related to vaccines and other related products.

7. Oversee the activities of a regulatory and compliance program.

8. Resolve inconsistencies in program guidance for a regulatory program.

9. Provide scientific direction to a subordinate staff.

10. Address and solve unusual and often precedent setting problems associated with division programs.

11. Lead complex program assignments to diagnose problems and develop viable courses of action.

12. Manage programs related to the review of IND and license applications.

13. Participate in the management of programs related to vaccines including AIDS.

14. Provide technical guidance to a medical and scientific staff in developing standards.

15. Respond to industry contacts, such as regulatory officials, managers of federal, state, and local agencies, scientific professionals, and executives of firms on scientific and regulatory matters.

16. Participate and contribute to internal and external office discussions and meetings on formulation and development of policy and reporting to Congress.

17. Represent Division on external committees, task forces, and working groups.