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Physician Family Medicine, Pensacola, FL

Organization: Department of the Navy, Naval Medical Command
Category: Physician
Location: Pensacola, FL
Date Job Posted: August 14, 2020
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This position is located in the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Military Treatment Facility where you will perform work in the field of Family Medicine. In this position you will provide comprehensive Family Medicine medical care to a broad range of patients with both common and complex medical concerns.

This announcement uses the Office of Personnel Management Federal Wide direct hire authority to recruit and appoint qualified candidates to certain positions in the competitive service.


  • You will formulate full treatment plans based on sound evaluation and diagnoses;
  • You will provide multi-disciplinary comprehensive care to all patients;
  • You will apply new procedures in the evaluation and treatment of complex cases and conduct research;
  • You will apply new procedures in the evaluation and treatment of complex cases and conduct research;
  • You will promote preventative and health maintenance care, stressing positive health behaviors;
  • You will provide follow-up treatment and care;
  • You will provide advice to other physicians, non-physician providers, and other professional medical staff on the care of patients with urgent, emergent, and nonurgent medical problems;
  • You will serve as a technical authority on boards and committees, in conferences, and other activities involving the health care of the population served.

Travel Required - Not required

Conditions Of Employment

  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
  • Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
  • New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit
  • Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.
  • You will be required to successfully complete a pre-appointment physical examination.
  • You will be required to obtain and maintain an interim and/or final security clearance prior to entrance on duty. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.
  • Successful completion of a pre-employment drug test (including marijuana) is required. A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if you fail to report to the drug test appointment or pass the test. You will be subject to random testing.
  • You will be required to meet any applicable credentialing or privileging requirements prior to appointment.
  • This position requires up to date immunizations.


Applicants must meet the following Basic Requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualifications Standards Manual. Applicants must possess:

DEGREE: 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. If your Doctor of Medicine or equivalent degree is from a foreign medical school that provided education and medical knowledge substantially equivalent to accredited schools in the United States, you must have a permanent certification by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG), a Fifth Pathway Certificate for Americans who completed premedical education in the United States and graduated education in a foreign country, or successfully completed the U.S. Medical Licensing Examination.

LICENSING: 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.

RESIDENCY: 4 years of residency training or equivalent experience and training in Family Medicine (e.g., 3 yrs. Residency & 1 year fellowship, experience or other training). Your resume must reflect you have a sufficient level of expertise in Family Medicine to perform the core privileges of this position. This experience/training will include providing a full range of services by examining patients, determining diagnosis, and developing treatment plans for patients of all ages with common and complex medical concerns.

SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTORS: This position has selective placement factors that will be used to screen out ineligible candidates. The selective placement factors are:

  • Possession of Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers Certification
  • Posession of Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) for Healthcare Providers Certification
  • Failure to document the current certification in your resume or application documents will result in an ineligible rating.

Applicants must also be able to satisfy clinical privileges requirements which, in addition to the above, includes the following:

  • Completion of a residency program in the specialty approved by the American specialty board or AOA, board certification, or board eligible
  • Current clinical competence (e.g., privileged to independently practice as a Family Practice 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.


A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. To learn more visit

How To Apply: This is the fastest way! Please email your resume (no pictures or SSN, please) including beginning and ending dates, month and year, a detail description of duties performed for all experiences directly to and insert vacancy number HCN10811554 in the subject line. To learn more about the job, please visit

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