A recruitment or relocation bonus may be authorized.
Business travel could be required on some positions filled from this solicitation.
Medical malpractice liability insurance is not required for federal civilian healthcare providers as they are covered by the Federal Tort Claims Act.
Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens
Practitioners of this specialty examine, diagnose, treat and/or concern themselves with related total health care of an individual and the family. They provide comprehensive and continuing health and medical care services, e.g., diagnosis, prevention, therapy, maintenance and rehabilitation, to family members, as well as emphasize comprehensive continuing family-oriented health and medical care services. A Family Practice physician is concerned with the total healthcare of the individual and the family and diagnoses and treats a wide variety of ailments in patients of all ages. The Family Practice physician addresses a broad range of issues that includes adult medicine and care of the aged, the care of children, women's health, maternity care, preventive medicine and behavioral science. Special emphasis is placed on the primary care of families, utilizing consultants and community resources when appropriate.