Medical Officer


Vacancy ID: 1872408   Announcement Number: HHS-CDC-DH-17-1872408   USAJOBS Control Number: 459814600

Social Security Number

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Vacancy Identification Number

Enter 1872408
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

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.)    


Are you a PHS Commissioned Officer (This includes active duty officers, inactive reserve officers, and applicants who have been approved for commissioning in the USPHS Commissioned Corps)?


Are you eligible for noncompetitive appointment under a Special Appointing Authority (e.g. Veteran's Recruitment Appointment, present or former Peace Corps personnel, current Postal Service personnel, etc?


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

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

10. Lowest Grade

Enter the lowest grade level that you will accept for this position. The lowest grade for this position is 13.


13
14
15

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

The following is a list of areas of experience for Medical Officer positions. Select the area(s) in which you have expertise.  The experience you select will determine the types of positions for which you will be considered. You should select only the specialty for which you have direct work experience. The specialty you select will be reviewed against the requirements for specific positions as they become available. Check all that apply.


01 Allergy and Immunology
02 Anthesthesiology
03 Applied Epidemiology
04 Behavioral Epidemiology
05 Colon and Rectal Surgery
06 Dermatology
07 Diagnostic Radiology
08 Emergency Medicine
09 Emergency Preparedness and Response
10 Emerging Infectious Diseases
11 Endocrinology
12 Environmental Health
13 Family Medicine
14 Gastroenterology
15 Genetics
16 HIV/AIDS
17 Immunization
18 Infectious Diseases (e.g. Viral, Parasitic, etc.)
19 Influenza
20 Internal Medicine
21 Malaria
22 Musculoskeletal Diseases
23 Nephrology
24 Neurology
25 Non-communicable Diseases
26 Nuclear Medicine
27 Obstetrics and Gynecology
28 Occupational Medicine
29 Oncology
30 Ophthalmology
31 Otolaryngology
32 Outbreak Investigations
33 Pathology
34 Pediatrics
35 Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
36 Psychiatry
37 Public Health and General Preventative Medicine
38 Radiation Oncology
39 Radiologic Physics
40 Radiology
41 Rheumatology
42 Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
43 Surgery
44 Surveillance
45 Thoracic Surgery
46 Tropical Medicine
47 Viral Hepatitis
48 Tuberculosis (TB)
49 Urology
50 Zoonotic Diseases

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
040370013 Phoenix, AZ
061980037 Los Angeles, CA
063010013 Richmond, CA
063260073 San Diego, CA
080860069 Fort Collins, CO
090280003 Hartford, CT
110010001 Washington DC, DC
121050011 Fort Lauderdale, FL
121130001 Gainesville, FL
121420011 Hollywood, FL
122010086 Miami, FL
122220086 North Miami, FL
122940073 Tallahassee, FL
123070061 Vero Beach, FL
130280089 Atlanta, GA
130280121 Atlanta, GA
GQ0480000 Mangilao, GU
152400003 Honolulu, HI
192260153 Des Moines, IA
160160001 Boise, ID
171670031 Chicago, IL
171670043 Chicago, IL
182210097 Indianapolis, IN
211220073 Frankfort, KY
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
230160011 Augusta, ME
232650025 Fairfield, ME
233050005 Freeport, ME
261680049 Fenton, MI
274760053 Minneapolis, MN
276330123 Saint Paul, MN
290830081 Blue Ridge, MO
297010183 Saint Charles, MO
373100179 Monroe, NC
373750183 Raleigh, NC
374630103 Trenton, NC
380180051 Ashley, ND
312830109 Lincoln, NE
342130013 Newark, NJ
343380021 Trenton, NJ
350030001 Albuquerque, NM
350710049 Santa Fe, NM
320120003 Las Vegas, NV
360050001 Albany, NY
364170061 New York, NY
366000087 Suffern, NY
391610061 Cincinnati, OH
391800049 Columbus, OH
394480035 Lyndhurst, OH
396510113 Phillipsburg, OH
398120095 Toledo, OH
403550017 Oklahoma City, OK
403550087 Oklahoma City, OK
403550027 Oklahoma City, OK
403550125 Oklahoma City, OK
403550109 Oklahoma City, OK
404780113 Tulsa, OK
404780143 Tulsa, OK
411650005 Portland, OR
411650067 Portland, OR
411650051 Portland, OR
426540101 Philadelphia, PA
426600003 Pittsburgh, PA
429550017 Yardley, PA
RQ0930000 San Juan, PR
440190007 Providence, RI
450520079 Columbia, SC
450520063 Columbia, SC
451800003 North Augusta, SC
470442061 Coalmont, TN
471760037 Nashville, TN
480330491 Austin, TX
480330453 Austin, TX
482190141 El Paso, TX
483280339 Houston, TX
483280157 Houston, TX
483280201 Houston, TX
483594439 Keller, TX
486090029 San Antonio, TX
491700035 Salt Lake City, UT
512060760 Richmond, VA
500120007 Burlington, VT
531960033 Seattle, WA
532005033 Shoreline, WA
532110063 Spokane, WA
552780025 Madison, WI
540480039 Charleston, WV
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 your education which meets the Basic Qualification Requirements for Medical Officer, GS-602-13/14/15.

A. I have successfully completed the requirements for 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.
B. I have successfully completed 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 that was demonstrated by permanent certification by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG).
C. I have successfully completed premedical education in the United States AND graduate education from a foreign medical school that provided education and medical knowledge substantially equivalent to accredited schools in the United States that was demonstrated by permanent certification by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG).
D. I do not possess the education as described above.

2. Do you possess a current medical license when applying for positions that require clinical or patient care?

A. Yes, I possess a current medical license.
B. No, I do not possess a current medical license.

3. From the descriptions below, select the one which best describes your residency training or specialized experience that meets the Additional Qualification Requirements for Medical Officer, GS-602-13/14/15. 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 possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service implementing and evaluating medical activities related to public health programs.
B. I have four years of residency training in the specialty of the position to be filled or possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service designing, implementing and evaluating medical activities related to public health programs.
C. I have five years of residency training in the specialty of the position to be filled or possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-14 grade level in the Federal service performing scientific, technical and programmatic medical activities to originate new techniques, establish criteria, or develop new information related to public health programs.
D. I do not possess the residency training or equivalent experience and training as described above.

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

15. Review project reports for compliance and accuracy.

16. 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.

17. 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.

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

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

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

21. 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.

22. 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.

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

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

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

26. 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.

27. 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.