National Security Agency (NSA)
Physician - Experienced Level
At a glance
Location: US-MD-Fort Meade Map
Posted: 07/29/2020
Closing: 08/28/2020
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
National Security Agency (NSA)
Job description

NSA Overview

The professionals at the National Security Agency (NSA) have one common goal: to protect our nation. The mission requires a strong offense and a steadfast defense. The offense collects, processes and disseminates intelligence information derived from foreign signals for intelligence and counterintelligence purposes. The defense prevents adversaries from gaining access to sensitive classified national security information.

NSA has an excellent opportunity available in our Occupational Health, Environmental, and Safety Services (OHESS) Department for a Physician. OHESS supports NSA by promoting, assessing, and optimizing the health of the workforce and workplace. OHESS strives to be the Intelligence Community's premiere provider of occupational health services, employee assistance programs, environmental and safety solutions, psychological assessments, and emergency management.

As a Physician at NSA, your role with consist of administrative, clinical, and academic responsibilities. The primary focus of the position consists of supporting occupational health policies, programs, and services to advance the health and safety of the workforce. The clinical case mix includes work injury evaluation, acute illness management, fitness-for-duty and functional assessments, return-to-work evaluations, pre-preplacement physicals, foreign travel examinations, and medical surveillance. You will also provide consultative services regarding medical regulations and requirements, such as FMLA and OSHA standards. In this role, you will work directly with patients, other healthcare providers, psychologists, Human Resources, Employee Relations, safety services, and industrial hygiene. You will be a subject matter expert for the Agency regarding medical issues, occupational exposures, travel medicine, fitness for duty, and medical.

-Evaluate and treat patients in an acute care setting and in emergency situations as needed.

- Conduct Occupational Health Program medical examinations for pre-employment, fitness for duty, medical surveillance, and special duty certifications.

-Serve as a consultant regarding occupational exposures, fitness for travel and travel-related medicine, and interpretation of medically related regulations and legislation.

- Act as a Medical Review Officer by evaluating and communicating results of non-negative drug tests.

- Advise the Agency in medical matters pertaining to intelligence operations, security matters, employment and personnel issues, and legislation.

-Assist with teaching, education, and evaluation of rotating Occupational Medicine residents.

-Assume supervisory or managerial roles, as needed.

This is a full-time position, Monday through Friday, 8 hours per day.

The Office of Occupational Health Environmental and Safety Services (OHESS) known as the NSA Medical Center, supports the mission by applying professional knowledge in Occupational Health, Environmental, Industrial Hygiene and Safety operating in accordance with all governing body regulations. OHESS personnel will provide clinical services, including emergency response, physical exams, immunizations, vision and preventative health screenings. Personnel will also provide technical, managerial, and administrative services to the entire workforce. Promoting, assessing and optimizing the health and safety of the NSA workforce and workplace is always priority.

Salary Range: $142,701 - $170,800 (Expert)

*The qualifications listed are the minimum acceptable to be considered for the position. Salary offers are based on candidates' education level and years of experience relevant to the position and also take into account information provided by the hiring manager/organization regarding the work level for the position.

Entry is with a Doctoral degree plus 5 years of relevant experience. Must be M.D./D.O.

Relevant experience must be Clinical (e.g., private practice, occupational medicine, internal medicine, physical medicine, travel medicine, and rehabilitation). A current permanent, full and unrestricted medical license in any state or territory is required. Post Board Certification and Specialty Board Certification is strongly preferred, although exceptions may be considered. Specialty certifications, successful completion of certificate of knowledge examination, and medical review officer experience is preferred.

Additional Qualifications:

-Board-certification in Occupational Medicine, Internal Medicine, Family Practice, or General Preventive Medicine. Board-certification or eligibility in Occupational Medicine preferred.

-Full and unrestricted medical license in any state.

-Strong communication, organizational, and analytical skills.

-NCRME and/or MRO certification preferred but ability to obtain certification expected.

-Prior experience in Occupational Health care and/or 5 years of experience in direct patient care preferred.

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***PLEASE NOTE: U.S. Citizenship is required for all applicants. Reasonable accommodations provided to applicants with disabilities during the application and hiring process where appropriate. NSA is an equal opportunity employer and abides by applicable employment laws and regulations. All applicants and employees are subject to random drug testing in accordance with Executive Order 12564. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a security background investigation and polygraph.

This position is a Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) position in the Excepted Service under 10 U.S.C. 1601. DoD Components with DCIPS positions apply Veterans' Preference to eligible candidates as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 USC, in accordance with the procedures provided in DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 2005, DCIPS Employment and Placement. If you are a veteran claiming veterans' preference, as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 U.S.C., you may be asked to submit documents verifying your eligibility.

Please note that you may be asked a series of questions depending on the position you apply for. Your responses will be used as part of the screening process of your application and will assist in determining your eligibility for the position. Be sure to elaborate on experiences in your resume. Failure to provide the required information or providing inaccurate information will result in your application not being considered for this position. Only those applicants who meet the qualifications for the position will be contacted to begin employment processing.

Please Note: Job Posting could close earlier than the closing date due to sufficient number of applicants or position no longer available. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

The National Security Agency (NSA) is part of the DoD Intelligence Community Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS). All positions in the NSA are in the Excepted Services under 10 United States Codes (USC) 1601 appointment authority.

Physician - Experienced Level