Naval Medical Command Physician (Gynecology) in San Diego, California

Naval Medical Command
1 vacancy in the following location:
  • Naval Medical Center, San Diego, CA
Work Schedule is Full Time - Permanent

Opened Thursday 5/26/2016 (153 day(s) ago)

** Closes Monday 10/31/2016 (5 day(s) away)

Job Overview

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This position is located in the OB/GYN Department of Naval Medical Center San Diego, CA. From the original tent dispensary established in 1914 to the modern facility of today, Naval Medical Center San Diego's (NMCSD) mission has remained constant: provide the finest medical care in a family-centered environment to military service members, their families and those who served in the past.

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APPLY NOW!* This announcement has an early consideration date of June 9th, 2016. Candidates who apply on or before June 9th, 2016, will be referred first for consideration. Candidates who apply after that date may be referred on a periodic basis as needed.*

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 .


The physician will serve as a reproductive endocrinologist and infertility specialist (REI) within the OB/GYN Department. Major duties include:

  • Provide diagnosis and treatment for endocrine and infertility issues with women's healthcare, to include IVF services

  • Perform surgical procedures guiding and directing the resident physician, advanced practice nurses and/or nurses.

  • Review and study medical history and progress of patients and appropriately follow on with these cases to ensure treatment efficacy and alter the course of treatment as indicated.

  • Provide training, supervision and evaluation of NMCP staff including residents/interns, medical students and other individuals in training.

Travel Required
  • Not Required
Relocation Authorized
  • No
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.

Applicants must meet the following positive education qualifications requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualifications Standards Manual:

Applicants must possess:

  • 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 Obstetrics/Gynecology (i.e., 3 yrs. Residency & 2 yrs. fellowship and/or experience). Your resume must reflect that you have a sufficient level of expertise in Obstetrics/Gynecology to 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 an Obstetrics/Gynecology Physician 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.

  • BUMED: In addition, your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GP-15 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: provide diagnosis, treatment, and consultative services for Obstetrics/Gynecology *patients including those of an unusually complex and difficult nature. *

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:

A security clearance is a requirement of this position. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a position offer or removal. If you possess a security clearance, please indicate the level and termination date in your resume.

In accordance with Executive Order 12564, applicants selected are required to submit to a drug test and receive a negative drug test result prior to appointment. In addition, this position is a Testing Designated Position (TDP) subject to random testing for illegal drug use.

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

Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification.

Possess current Drug Enforcement Agency Certification.

A favorable ANACI (Access National Agency Check and Inquiries) background investigation is required for non-critical sensitive position with access to network system.

In accordance with BUMEDINST 6220.9B, the selectee must receive and maintain appropriate vaccination against seasonal influenza. The selectee must, as a condition of employment, be immunized on an annual basis against influenza.

In accordance with BUMEDINST 6230.15, the selectee will receive appropriate immunization against communicable diseases unless a current immunization, a protective titer, or a medical exemption is documented.

In accordance with DOD Instructions 1402.5, existing and newly hired personnel involved in the delivery of healthcare to children under the age of eighteen-years-old on a frequent and regular basis must receive:

  • Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) fingerprint check.
  • State Criminal History Repositories (SCHR) check.
Security Clearance


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, malpractice insurance, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, a 401K-type retirement plan, and an Employee Assistance Program. More information can be found at:

Other Information

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

Additional vacancies may be filled by this announcement.

Recruitment and Relocation incentives may be authorized.

Overtime, Shift, Weekends, and Holiday work.

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):

Federal 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:

ICTAP Applicants:

Salary Range: $135,000.00 to $320,000.00 / Per Year

Series & Grade: GP-0602-15/15

Promotion Potential: 15

Supervisory Status: No

Who May Apply: United States Citizens

Control Number: 439785300

Job Announcement Number: NE60602-15-1712125NI401282