United State federal Bureau of Prisons is currently recruiting for the position of Psychiatrists (Medical Officers)
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Requirements for Application for Psychiatrists (medical officers) at USBOP
Education: 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 your graduation. 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 may be demonstrated by permanent certification by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) (or a fifth pathway certificate for Americans who completed premedical education in the United States and graduate education in a foreign country).
Licensure: You must be in possession of a permanent, full, and unrestricted license to practice medicine in a state, District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States. If you are not currently licensed you must obtain a license before entering duty. For example, you may be selected for appointment pending meeting the licensure requirement; however, you must obtain a license before entering on duty.
Experience: Subsequent to obtaining a Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy degree, a candidate must have had at least 1 year of supervised experience providing direct service in a clinical setting, i.e., a 1-year internship or the first year of a residency program in an institution accredited for such training. (This 1 year of supervised experience may be waived for research or administrative positions not requiring direct patient care.)
For purposes of this standard, graduate training programs include only those internship, residency, and fellowship programs that are approved by accrediting bodies recognized within the United States or Canada. Listings of accredited programs are published yearly in the Directory of Residency Training Programs and the Yearbook and Directory of Osteopathic Physicians.
For consideration at the GS-13 level
You must have 3 years of of residency training in the specialty of the position to be filled or equivalent experience and training. Some examples of this qualifying experience are:
- Experience monitoring and evaluating quality of patient care, providing data to and securing data from other agencies or committees as required.
- Experience developing master treatment plans and subsequent reviews for patients under his/her care and is directly responsible for the continuity of psychiatric care.
- Experience ensuring all court directed evaluations and reports are carried out within the established guidelines of the courts.
For consideration at the GS-14 level
4 years of residency training in the specialty of the position to be filled or equivalent experience and training. Some examples of this qualifying experience are:
- Experience in providing inpatients and outpatients medical care in all aspects of health care delivery in accordance with current accepted medical practice and procedures.
- Experience in providing physical examinations, physical assessment in correlation with historical findings, records preliminary objective findings.
- Experience in providing treatment, emergency medical/surgical services as required, treat severe trauma cases rehabilitative, diagnostic modalities and prescribing medication.
For consideration at the GS-15 level
5 years of residency training in the specialty of the position to be filled or equivalent experience and training. Some examples of this qualifying experience are:
- Experience monitoring and evaluating quality of patient care, providing data to and securing data from the Quality Assurance Committee and other agencies or committees as required.
- Experience making recommendations on matters of policy, procedures, training, personnel, and equipment as related to specific area of responsibility and expertise.
How to Apply For the Position of Psychiatrists (Medical Officers) At USBOP
Apply for this position using the usajobs.gov website as you would do with any other federal job.
Psychiatrist Open-Continuous Announcement
- Select any two locations that you want to work at.
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- After your application is accepted, you will be added to a standing register of qualified candidates.
- When a position becomes available at one of the facilities that you selected, you will be considered for that position, and if you are selected we will contact you with an offer.
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