FW: Medical Officer (Prev Med/Public Health) GS-0602 -13/14 Islamabad, Pakistan
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Elizabeth Bell Meaney, MPH
Polio Eradication Branch
Global Immunization Division
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
From: Robertson, Lyndon
Sent: Friday, July 16, 2004 8:07 AM
To: All - NIP/GID; All - NIP/GID/Field
Subject: Medical Officer (Prev Med/Public Health) GS-0602 -13/14 Islamabad, Pakistan
Medical Officer (Prev Med/Public Health) GS-0602 -13/14
If filled at the GS-13 level, position has promotion potential to GS-14.) Please indicate the grade(s) for which you wish to be considered. You will only be considered for the grade(s) for which you indicate an interest.
GS-13, $75,487 - 94,360 per annum GS-14, $84,247 - 106,549 per annum
TYPE OF APPOINTMENT:
Permanent / Full-time
National Immunization Program (NIP), Global Immunization Division (GID), Polio Eradication Branch (PEB), Islamabad, Pakistan
WHO MAY APPLY: ***
U.S. Citizens; no previous Federal experience or tenure required.
Apply for: HHS-CDC-T2-2004-0401
MOVING EXPENSES ARE AUTHORIZED.
THIS IS NOT A BARGAINING UNIT POSITION.
INCUMBENT IS REQUIRED TO TAKE SUCH IMMUNIZATIONS THAT ARE BASED ON DUTY LOCATION. NO DEPENDENTS WILL BE ABLE TO ACCOMPANY THE INCUMBENT OF THIS POSITION.
In addition to the normal salary range, when applicable requirements are met, this position may provide additional compensation through one or more of the following: Physicians Comparability Allowance, Physicians Special Pay or a Recruitment Bonus.
If selected for this position, a financial disclosure form MAY be required. However, it is NOT required as part of your application. Click here for information regarding conflict of interests/standards of conduct for prospective employees.
Incumbent serves as the polio and/or measles technical and scientific liaison between NIP and CDC and the World Health Organization (WHO) in developing operational policies and plans for enhanced surveillance for polio, measles, and other vaccine preventable diseases, and for rapid detection of and secondary response to disease outbreaks throughout their assigned country and region. Provides expert consultation and technical assistance and advice to international agencies and organizations such as WHO, Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), and UNICEF on epidemiology and surveillance of polio, measles, and other vaccine preventable diseases and their control strategies. Negotiates directly with national and local authorities to improve surveillance and recommend resources from NIP in the development and implementation of intensified vaccine safety surveillance activities. Serves as principal advisor to the Branch Chief, Ministry of Health and WHO in the design, presentation, and evaluation of research and epidemiologic studies intended to impact vaccine preventable diseases in the public health community. Collaborates with branch chiefs, Division management staff, WHO and Ministry of Health staff on all matters pertaining to the implementation and measurement of policies to improve surveillance and epidemiology of polio, measles, and other vaccine preventable diseases. Provides assistance in the development, design, and evaluation of operational research and demonstration projects intended to determine the most efficient and cost-effective methods of improving surveillance of polio, measles and other vaccine preventable diseases.
Applicants must have a 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 the applicant's 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. Applicants who received a degree from a foreign medical school, but are licensed to practice medicine in a state, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States require no other certification in regard to the quality of their education. Applicants must also have a current license to practice medicine in the United States. In addition to the above education requirements, applicants must have one year of specialized experience at a level equivalent to the next lower grade in the Federal service. Specialized experience is experience directly related to the position which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA's) to successfully perform the duties of the position. SINCE THIS POSITION REQUIRES A M.D. DEGREE, A COPY OF COLLEGE TRANSCRIPTS ARE REQUIRED.
Specialized experience is that which is directly related to the position and which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) to successfully perform the duties of the position, to include developing operational policies and plans for enhanced surveillance for polio, measles, and other vaccine preventable diseases, and for rapid detection of and secondary response to disease outbreaks throughout assigned country and region.
QUESTIONS REGARDING THIS ANNOUNCEMENT SHOULD BE REFERRED TO:
Atlanta HR Customer Service Center HRCS@...
HOW TO APPLY:
A COMPLETE application (Resume and Questionnaire responses) for this vacancy must be received online via the HHS Careers website BEFORE midnight Eastern Time on the closing date. Paper applications WILL NOT be accepted. The application process consists of the following two steps:
First, unless already completed, you must provide general user information through the HHS Careers online application system. Your answers to the questions will allow HHS personnel specialists to evaluate your background for basic eligibility for employment. Additionally, you will be provided with a section for your resume, which is required. Upon completing this portion of the application process, you will be given a user name, which will allow you to access the online vacancy listings for positions being announced through the online system. Your profile, which can be updated at any time, will remain on file for your continuous use.
After registering with , the next step is to view posted vacancies. To apply, simply click on the 'Apply to this Vacancy' button, and proceed to answer the questions specific to that position. Upon completing the questions, you will receive an electronic acknowledgement that your application has been included for employment consideration.
You will not be considered for the position if any part of the application is incomplete. You must provide the required user information (including your resume in the designated section), as well as responses to the questions specific to the vacancy in order to receive consideration.
WARNING: Your answers to questions in your online application will be verified against information you provide in your resume and/or by reference checks. The level of education, experience, and/or training you claim must be supported in your resume or other documentation you provide. Falsifying or overstating your background , education, and/or experience is cause for disqualification, lowering your score, or removal from consideration. A complete resume in your online application is mandatory for consideration.
If you are claiming ten points veterans' preference, you must submit an SF-15 and associated proof outlined on this form. Additionally, all current or former Federal employees must submit the most recent SF-50 that identifies the tenure group or status of career or career-conditional tenure. All documents necessary for you to receive consideration (e.g., transcripts, DD-214, 'Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty'; SF-15, 'Application for 10-Point Veterans Preference'; SF-50, 'Notification of Personnel Action', etc.) MUST be received no later than 72 hours from the closing date of this announcement. The vacancy announcement number, your social security number and your name must be annotated on each page that you fax. This documentation must be faxed to (770) 488-1979 .
If you possess only a foreign degree and/or college courses, education must be evaluated by an approved foreign credential evaluation service. Click on the Foreign Credential Evaluation Service link below in the ADDITIONAL LINKS section to see a list of agencies. This list, which may not be all inclusive, is for informational purposes only and does not imply any endorsement of any specific agency.
This is an on-line application system--paper applications will not be accepted. If applying on-line poses a hardship, the personnel office will provide assistance in completing an application, as long as the applicant has contacted the personnel office prior to the closing date. This agency provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the HR Customer Service Help Desk at HRCS@... or call (770) 488-1725 (TDD number (770) 488-1228). The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
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All applicants will receive equal consideration without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, political affiliation, age, disability, status as a parent or any other nonmerit factor.