Naval Medical Command PHYSICIAN (DERMATOLOGY) in Camp Pendleton, California

Naval Medical Command
1 vacancy in the following location:
  • Camp Pendleton, CA
Work Schedule is Part Time 20 hours - Permanent

Opened Friday 9/16/2016 (40 day(s) ago)

** Closes Friday 10/28/2016 (2 day(s) away)

Job Overview

The Navy and Marine Corps team offers innovative, exciting and meaningful work linking military and civilian talents to achieve our mission and safeguard our freedoms. Department of the Navy provides competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, and extensive professional development and training. From pipefitters to accountants, scientists to engineers, doctors to nurses-the careers and opportunities to make a difference are endless. Civilian careers-where purpose and patriotism unite!

The Bureau of Medicine and Surgery provides high quality patient- and family-centered medical care in wartime and peacetime. Civilian healthcare professionals work side-by-side with military medical staff to care for active duty members, their families, and retirees at medical facilities around the globe. Every day, no matter what the environment, Navy Medicine is ready to provide world class care, anytime, anywhere.

This position is that of Dermatologist assigned to the Internal Medicine Department, Dermatology Division, Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton, California. The Dermatologist works collaboratively within a team of professionals dedicated to quality, efficient, cost effective patient care services. The Dermatologist serves as a Dermatology Physician providing care and support services to the medical staff, support staff, inpatients, and outpatients of the Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton, CA.

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The purpose of this announcement is to recruit qualified individuals using OPM Government-wide Direct Hire Authority (DHA) authorized by Title 5 USC ยง3304 and 5 CFR 337 Part 337, Subpart B. The rule of three, veteran preference, and traditional rating and ranking of applicants do not apply to the direct hire process. For more information on OPM DHA please visit

APPLY NOW! This job opportunity announcement has a first cut-off date of September 20, 2016. Applications received by 11:59 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST) on the cut-off date of September 20, 2016 will receive first consideration for this vacancy. Candidates who apply after may be referred on a periodic basis depending on staffing needs.

  • Provide comprehensive consultation examination, diagnosis, and treatment of skin and adjacent mucous membranes, cutaneous appendages, hair, nails and subcutaneous tissue diseases.

  • Perform a full range of dermatologic procedures but not limited to the following: Diagnosis and management procedures to include fungal cultures, microscopy, Wood's lamp exam, patch testing; Shave, punch, and excisional biopsies; Electrodessication and curettage; Excision surgeries; Intralesional Kenalog injections; Axillary Botox; Lasers to include hair removal, vascular, and fractional; Photodynamic therapy; Phototherapy; and Nail Biopsies.

Prescribe and dispense medication as delineated by the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee.

  • Technically supervise, perform or assist in the instruction of other health care professionals, residents, interns, medical students (e.g. diagnostic and treatment procedures) in accordance with clinical privileges.

  • Participate in regularly scheduled meetings to review and evaluate the care provided to patients, identify opportunities to improve the care delivered and recommend corrective action when problems exist.

  • * * * ### Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized
  • Yes
  • Relocation expenses may be authorized in accordance with applicable travel regulations and available command funding.
Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • You must be a US Citizen
  • Accredited MD or DO, or ECFMG or Fifth Pathway certification
  • Active physician license awarded by any state
  • Males must be registered or exempt from Selective Service.
  • Selectee must be determined suitable for federal employment.
  • Selectee may be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
  • Selectee is required to participate in the direct deposit pay program.
  • See special requirements section for additional requirements.

In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities, as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience.

  • MD or DO from an accredited school in the United States or Canada. Is your degree from a foreign medical school? If yes, then you must have a permanent ECFMG or Fifth Pathway Certificate. Please make sure your application includes your ECFMG or 5th Pathway Certificate number including date awarded.

  • 5 years of residency training or equivalent experience and training in Dermatology(i.e., 3 yrs. Residency & 2 yrs. fellowship and/or experience)? Your resume must reflect that you have a sufficient level of expertise in Dermatologyto perform the core privileges of this position at the GP-15 Level.

  • Active, permanent, full, unrestricted physician license to practice medicine in any state, District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States.

  • Satisfy BUMEDs clinical privileges requirements which, in addition to the above, includes the following:

  • Completion of a residency program in the specialtyapproved by the American specialty board or AOA, board certification, or board eligible.

  • Current clinical competence (e.g., privileged to independently practice as a DermatologyPhysician within the past 2 years, actively practiced within the past 2 years by having encountered a sufficient number of clinical cases to represent a broad spectrum of the privileges required).

  • No health status contraindications to granting clinical privileges.

  • Board certification is desired but not required.

SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTOR: This position has a Selective Placement fFctor (SPF). Current certification in Basic Life Support (BLS). Please either document on your resume possession of BLS certification including expiration date or attach a copy of certification with your application. Failure to possess this factor WILL result in an ineligible rating.

Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management web site:

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.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, 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.

As part of the application process, you must complete and submit an occupational questionnaire. To preview this questionnaire and determine if your experience matches the required skills for this position, click the following link: View Assessment Questions

Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating and/or appointment eligibility.

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. See OPM's General Policies for information on crediting education.

Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the qualification requirements if the applicant can provide documentation indicating that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide such evidence when applying for further information, visit:

Successful completion of a pre-employment drug test is required. A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the applicant fails to report to the scheduled drug test appointment. Incumbents of drug testing designated positions will be subject to random testing. Drug test results will be provided to the employing activity/command.

A favorable Access National Agency Check and Inquiries background investigation is required.

Selectee will be required to successfully complete a pre-appointment physical examination.

Selectee must possess Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.

Tuberculin Purified Protein Derivative (PPD) and Measles/Mumps/Rubella (MMR)/Seasonal Flu influenza is required.

Up to date vaccinations are required.

Selectee must meet any applicable credentialing or privileging requirements for the Department of the Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery.

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Additional Information
What To Expect Next

When the application process is complete, your application will be reviewed to determine if you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to the questionnaire, along with your supporting documentation to determine your level of knowledge, skill, and ability, related to the job requirements.

The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews, and once the selection is made, you will receive a notification of the decision.

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Department of the Navy offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, a 401K-type retirement plan, and an Employee Assistance Program. More information can be found at:

Part-time employees are eligible, on a pro-rated basis, for the same benefits as full-time employees.

Other Information

This position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program

Additional vacancies may be filled by this announcement.

A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments.

The Department of the Navy uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit

Military Spouse Preference (MSP):

Fed*eral annuitant information:*The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at:

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Salary Range: $50,478.50 to $150,000.00 / Per Year

Series & Grade: GP-0602-15/15

Promotion Potential: 15

Supervisory Status: No

Who May Apply: United States Citizens

Control Number: 450748400

Job Announcement Number: NE60602-15-1803653PC441805H