Physician (Family Practice/ Medical Informatics)

Indian Health Service - Department of Health And Human Services

To qualify for this position, your resume must state sufficient experience and/or education, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are applying. 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; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week. For positions requiring positive education requirements, or if you are using education to meet all or part of the qualification requirements, you MUST submit a copy of your transcripts or an itemized list of college courses which includes equivalent information from the transcript (course title, semester/quarter hours, and grade/degree earned) in your resume. BASIC REQUIREMENT(S): In order to qualify for this position, you must meet one of the following degree requirements for a physician position.
Degree: Doctor of Medicine, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine or equivalent from a school in the United States or Canada. This degree must have been accredited by the Council on Medical Education of the American Medical Association; Association of American Medical Colleges; Liaison Committee on Medical Education; Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation of the American Osteopathic Association, or an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education at the time the degree was obtained. OR 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 as demonstrated by permanent certification by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG), a fifth pathway certificate for Americans who completed premedical education in the United States and graduate education in a foreign country. BASIC REQUIREMENT – LICENSURE: This physician position provides direct patient care; as such, all eligible candidates must meet the licensure requirement. Possession of a current, active, full, and unrestricted license or registration as a Physician from a State, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States. BASIC REQUIREMENT – GRADUATE TRAINING: Subsequent to obtaining a Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy Medicine degree, all candidates must have had at least (1) year of supervised experience providing direct service in a clinical setting. Graduate training programs include only those internship, residency, and fellowship programs that are approved by accrediting bodies recognized within the United States or Canada. Descriptions of such programs are described below. Internship: Completion of a 1-year internship program which involved a broadly based clinical practice in which physicians acquire experience in treating a variety of medical problems under supervision (e.g., internal medicine, surgery, general practice, obstetrics-gynecology, and pediatrics). Such programs are in hospitals or other institutions accredited for internship training by a recognized body of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). Residency: Completion of the first year of a residency program which involved training in a specialized field of medicine in a hospital or an institution accredited for training in the specialty by a recognized body of the American Medical Association (AMA) or Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). Fellowship: Completion of a fellowship program which involved advanced training (beyond residency training) in a given medical specialty in either a clinical or research setting in a hospital or an institution accredited in the United States for such training. D. I do not have the graduate training as described above. In addition, to the Basic Requirements, you must also meet the Minimum Qualifications stated below- MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, GS-0602-15: In order to qualify for the GS-15 position you must meet the following criteria which demonstrates your ability to perform the work of this position at the GS-15 grade level. Completion of (5) years of approved residency or other accredited training related to the one of the following specialties: Pediatrics, Family Practice/Primary Care Medicine, or Internal Medicine OR Possess a combination of approved residency or other accredited training and progressive experience equivalent in breadth and intensity for this position. BOARD CERTIFICATION: In addition to the minimum requirements, the following certification is determined to be essential to perform the duties and responsibilities of a particular position. Applicants who do not meet the Board Certification factor are ineligible for further consideration. Board Eligible or Board Certified by an American specialty board in Pediatrics, Family Practice/Primary Care Medicine, or Internal Medicine. You must meet all qualification requirements within 30 days of the closing date of the announcement.
This Family Practice/Medical Informaticist position is located within the Medical Staff for the Whiteriver Service Unit in Whiteriver, AZ. This position leads efforts to improve health care delivery processes and outcomes for medical staff through effective use of information, knowledge, and healthcare information system. This position reports to the Clinical Director.