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Psychiatrist

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Department Of Veterans Affairs
United States Citizens Permanent Full Time
Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 1189100
OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise - "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans.
Come join our team and get pure job satisfaction, while caring for those who have served (or are currently serving) our country...our nation's Veterans.
The Cambridge VA Outpatient Clinic is one of five community based outpatient clinics within the VA Maryland Health Care System. It provides exceptional health care services coordinated by experienced and compassionate staff giving personalized attention to the veterans they serve. In downtown Cambridge, you'll find old-fashioned Chesapeake charm comes with a fun, contemporary touch. Come see for yourself why Downtown Cambridge is the Eastern Shore's next big thing.
Top 5 reasons YOU should choose a career with VA:
5. A premium benefits package
4. A fulfilling and challenging work environment
3. Work where you want to live
2. On-the-job growth and advancement
1. To discover the career you want, for the future you deserve
Relocation Expenses: Relocation expenses are not authorized for this position.
Newly appointed employee(s) or employee(s) converted to permanent status, selected under this announcement, may be eligible to apply for an award up to the maximum limitation under the provisions of the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP). Funding, on the final award amount, is contingent on the availability of EDRP funds. Employee(s) must apply for EDRP within four (4) months of appointment or conversion. If eligible to apply, please call Dawn Smith, HR Specialist, at , Extension 5137 or stop by Building 11H, Perry Point, MD 21902 for an application.
Must pass pre-employment examination. Designated and/or Random Drug Testing required. Background and/or Security Investigation required. Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959. Must be proficient in written and spoken English.
This exciting position is for a candidate looking to establish an esteemed reputation in rural psychiatry by providing direct patient care and helping to develop programs to meet the psychiatric needs of veterans on the eastern shore of Maryland. Enthusiasm for tele-health services is required, although prior experience is optional.All other duties as assigned.
Work Schedule: Monday thru Friday; 8:00AM - 4:30PM (a flexible 40 hour work-week is an option, for example three 12 hour days and one 4-day)
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Basic Requirements :

Citizenship - U.S. Citizenship (Non-citizens may be appointed only if it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens)

Education - Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine.

Licensure and Registration - Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia.

English Language Proficiency - Must be proficient in spoken and written English

Physical Requirements - Scope of the Examination: The examination will be concerned with the mental and physical ability of the applicant to satisfactorily perform the duties of the proposed assignment and will include requisite laboratory and other screening as required by Federal regulatory agencies
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; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
Reference: VA Handbook 5005/27, Part II, Appendix G-2 PHYSICIAN QUALIFICATION STANDARD -
Note : Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S. Department of Education from accredited colleges, universities, schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for Federal employment. You can verify your education here: /. If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. In describing your experience, please be clear and specific.We may not make assumptions regarding your experience.
Your application, r sum , C.V., and/or supporting documentation will be reviewed. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect consideration for employment.
NOTE: Applicant's education and experience will be reviewed by a Professional Standards Board and Compensation Panel in determining the grade and salary of the applicant selected. The recommended salary may be at any point in the range listed for this vacancy.
All applicants are encouraged to apply online but may apply via Fax (instructions are below). You may also express your interest, obtain additional information about the position, or seek application assistance by emailing your C.V. to Kenneth.
To apply for this position, you must complete the View Occupational Questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below.
The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Tuesday, September 02, 2014 to received consideration.
1. To begin, click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire.
2. Click Submit My Answers to submit your application package.
NOTE : It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date.
To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, , select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.
To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.
All applicants are _ required _ to submit the following supporting document type(s):
OF-306
Resume
Applicants may also submit the following supporting document type(s),which may not be required for all applicants:
Cover Letter
DD-214
Other (10-2850 APPLICATION, LICENSE, CERTIFICATION, or REGISTRATION)
Other Veterans Document
SF-15
SF-50
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1. CV or Resume (Required) to include: Name of Employer; Month/Year to Month/Year Worked; Number of Hours Worked Per Week; A Detailed Description of your Duties Performed; Current active Licensure, Certification, or Registration number with State, and expiration date.
2. VA Form 10-2850 - Application for Physicians, Dentist, Optometrist, and Podiatrist - (Highly Desired)
3. Occupational Questionnaire (Required)
4. OF-306 - Declaration of Federal Employment - (Required)
5. __If prior military service__, include all copies of your DD Forms 214 or proof of service __(required)__. Applicants claiming preference based on service-connected disability, or based on being the spouse or mother of a disabled or deceased Veteran, must also complete and submit an SF 15, Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference -
6. __If currently employed in the VA system__, include latest SF-50 - Notification of Personnel Action. __(required)__
7. Other: Proof of current certification, licensure or registration; unofficial transcripts(s)-official college transcript(s) will be required before being hired; if applicable, supporting documentation from college or university, will also be necessary to prove to the hiring agency that the required educational requirements(conferral) will be met in the near future.
Please use thischecklist to ensure you have included other documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), documentation to support Veterans Preference claims, or ICTAP/CTAP documentation (for displaced Federal employees). You will not be contacted for additional information.
Veterans' Preference : When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference on the Occupational Questionnaire in the section provided and provide a legible copy of your DD214(s) and/or documentation related to your active duty service which shows dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), or dates of impending separation. Additionally, disabled veterans and others eligible for 10-point preference (such as widows or mothers of eligible Veterans) must also submit an SF-15 "Application for 10 Point Veterans Preference" with required proof as stated on the form. For more information, please review the information for disabled Veterans in the application checklist or visit .
Faxing Applications or Supporting Documents: You are encouraged to apply online. Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application. If you are unable to apply online or unable to upload your supporting documents to your online application, follow the directions located at the following site: Fax Options. The Vacancy ID of the job opportunity announcement is 1189100.
NOTE : If you applied online and your application is complete, do not fax the paper application (1203-FX) as this will overwrite your prior online responses and may result in you being found ineligible.
After we receive your complete application package (including all required documents), your qualifications will be reviewed and assigned an initial rating.
We will also review your application to make sure that your r sum supports the answers given in the questionnaire. If your r sum does not support your questionnaire answers, we will adjust your rating accordingly. Based on your ranking or numerical score, you may be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview. You will be notified when your rating is determined.
VA offers a comprehensive benefits package. This link provides is an overview of the benefits currently .
This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.
1. If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/59 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this
2. This position is in the Excepted Service and does not confer competitive status.
3. Receiving Service Credit for Earning Annual (Vacation) Leave: Full Time Federal Employees (Physicians) earn annual leave at a rate (1 day per pay period). Part Time Federal employees (Physicians) earn annual leave at a rate of 1 hour per every 10 hours worked.
4.Applicant's education and experience will be reviewed by a Professional Standards Board and Compensation Panel in determining the grade and salary of the applicant selected. The recommended salary may be at any point in the range listed for this vacancy.
5. Newly appointed employee(s) or employee(s) converted to permanent status, selected under this announcement, may be eligible to apply for an award up to the maximum limitation under the provisions of the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP). Funding, on the final award amount, is contingent on the availability of EDRP funds. Employee(s) must apply for EDRP within four (4) months of appointment or conversion. If eligible to apply, please call Dawn Smith, HR Specialist, at , Extension 5137 or stop by Building 11H, Perry Point, MD 21902 for an application.
VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply. The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority.

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