Medical Officer


Vacancy ID: 805959   Announcement Number: HHS-CDC-DH-13-805959   USAJOBS Control Number: 333542400

Social Security Number

Enter your Social Security Number in the space indicated. Your Social Security Number is requested under the authority of Executive Order 9397 to uniquely identify your records from those of other applicants who may have the same name.  As allowed by law or Presidential directive, your Social Security Number is used to seek information about you from employers, schools, banks and others who may know you. Providing your Social Security Number is voluntary, however we can not process your application without it.


Vacancy Identification Number

Enter TAG:VacancyID
1. Title of Job

TAG:Position Title
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

Are you an ICTAP Eligible?

For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible see http://opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp#ictap.  To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated at 85.0 or above on the rating criteria for this position.


Are you eligible for Indian preference as defined by the Department of the Interior (DOI) and as evidenced by appropriate Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) authorized certification?


Are you eligible for preference based on being a Public Law 94-437 Indian Health Service Scholarship recipient? For more information, please click here.    


Are you eligible for the Federal Employment Program for Persons with Disabilities? (For information on Schedule A appointments, see the OPM website.)


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 an 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 Musculoskeletal 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

If you are a male at least 18 years of age, born after December 31, 1959, have you registered with the Selective Service System?


01 Yes
02 No
03 Not Applicable

12. Special Knowledge

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

13. Test Location

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

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 Diseases (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. The specialty code for this position is:


001 Medical Officer

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:


020130020 Anchorage, AK
061980037 Los Angeles, CA
080860069 Fort Collins, CO
99MTRO012 Washington DC Metro Area, DC
121050011 Fort Lauderdale, FL
121130001 Gainesville, FL
121420011 Hollywood, FL
122010086 Miami, FL
122220086 North Miami, FL
123070061 Vero Beach, FL
130280089 Atlanta, GA
220040079 Alexandria, LA
220150033 Baton Rouge, LA
250098027 Berlin, MA
250120025 Boston, MA
250240017 Concord, MA
250680017 Marlborough, MA
250825021 Milton, MA
250890015 Northampton, MA
240050510 Baltimore, MD
240370033 College Park, MD
240381027 Columbia, MD
240530027 Ellicott City, MD
240830033 Hyattsville, MD
240860031 Kensington, MD
241265031 Potomac, MD
241360031 Rockville, MD
241450031 Silver Spring, MD
241679031 White Oak, MD
241698005 Woodlawn, MD
232650025 Fairfield, ME
233050005 Freeport, ME
261680049 Fenton, MI
276330123 Saint Paul, MN
290840095 Blue Springs, MO
297010183 Saint Charles, MO
373100179 Monroe, NC
342130013 Newark, NJ
343380021 Trenton, NJ
350030001 Albuquerque, NM
350710049 Santa Fe, NM
320120003 Las Vegas, NV
364170061 New York, NY
366000087 Suffern, NY
391610061 Cincinnati, OH
394480035 Lyndhurst, OH
396490173 Perrysburg, OH
398120095 Toledo, OH
404780143 Tulsa, OK
411650005 Portland, OR
426540101 Philadelphia, PA
426600003 Pittsburgh, PA
429550017 Yardley, PA
RQ0930000 San Juan, PR
440190007 Providence, RI
451800003 North Augusta, SC
470442061 Coalmont, TN
471760037 Nashville, TN
482190141 El Paso, TX
483594439 Keller, TX
486090029 San Antonio, TX
532110063 Spokane, WA
541840061 Morgantown, WV

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

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.

28. Your responses in this Assessment Questionnaire are subject to evaluation and verification. Later steps in the selection process are specifically designed to verify your responses. Deliberate attempts to falsify information will be grounds for disqualifying you or for dismissing you from employment following acceptance. Please take this opportunity to review your responses to ensure their accuracy. If you fail to answer this question, you will be disqualified from consideration for this position.

I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, all of the information included in this questionnaire is true, correct, and provided in good faith. I understand that if I make an intentional false statement, or commit deception or fraud in this application and its supporting materials, or in any document or interview associated with the examination process, I may be fined or imprisoned (18 U.S.C. 1001); my eligibilities may be cancelled, I may be denied an appointment, or I may be removed and debarred from Federal service (5 C.F.R. part 731). I understand that any information I give may be investigated. I understand that responding "No" to this item will result in my not being considered for this position.

A. Yes, I certify that the information provided in this questionnaire is true, correct and provided in good faith, and I understand the information provided above.
B. No, I do not certify/understand the information provided above.