Veterinary Medical Officer (Clinical Care)
Department of the Army - Santa Rita, GU

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US Army Veterinary Services operates as a subsidiary of Public Health Command. Their mission is to provide military veterinary services in support of United States Army Medical Command and Department of Defense missions. The civilian function of the Veterinary Services is a supplemental mission which exists to assist soldiers and their families in the field of animal health and care.

This is a Flexible (guarantees 00) hours per week, at the Boller, Veterinary Treatment Facility. VMO (Veterinary Medical Officer) will be working in a dog and cat US Army Veterinary Treatment Facility. VMO will be performing sick call on a regular basis and performing surgery and dental procedures at least 2 times per month. VMO may examine military working dogs only if VCO is not available. Boller Veterinary Treatment Facility currently provides full laboratory services with advanced test sent to Antech Diagnostics, surgical services including orthopedics, radiology services, ultrasound services, and dental services. VMO is expected to work 3 days a week from 0830 until 1600. Practice currently consists of 1 DVM and 5 support staff.

Please Note: Salary is pro-rated for 40 hours per week. Pay will depend on actual hours worked. Hourly salary is $32.58 to $40.00.

Individuals who applied to NCNAFFR12777564 need not reapply
    KEY REQUIREMENTS
  • Direct Deposit is required
  • Social Security card is required

DUTIES: Performs professional veterinary work that involves the investigation, examination, treatment, and control of animals. Diagnoses animal health problems; vaccinates against diseases, such as distemper and rabies; medicates animals suffering from infections or illnesses; treats and dresses wounds, seat fractures; performs surgery; and advise owners about animal feeding, behavior, and breeding. Issues health certificates. Performs and interprets laboratory findings. Maintains health records and prepares reports as necessary.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: Possess a degree of Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or equivalent degree, i.e., Veterinary Medical Doctor (VMD), obtained at a school or college of veterinary medicine accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association Council on Education (AVMA). Must be licensed within the United States to practice veterinary medicine and be accredited to issue health certificates (i.e. USDA license).

Conditions of employment: 1. You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement. 2. E-Verify: If you are selected for this position, the documentation that you present for purposes of completing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Form I-9 will be verified through the DHS "E-Verify" system. Federal Law requires DHS to use the E-Verify system to verify the employment eligibility of all new hires, and obligates the new hire to take affirmative steps to resolve any discrepancies identified by the system as a condition of continued employment. The U.S. Department of Army is an E-Verify Participant. 3. All required background check of AR 215-3 must be successfully completed and maintained. Satisfactory completion of a National Agency Check and Inquiries (NACI) that will be initiated prior to appointment to a NAF position; to include a health assessment. 4 . Required to show Social Security card upon appointment to a NAF position.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED: Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies: Minimum Qualifications, Best Qualified Criteria, Experience in Clinical Care, Experience in Veterinary Science, Experience in Animal Diagnostics and Knowledge of Medical Documentation Requirements.

Best Qualified Criteria: Applicants with prior digital radiography (medical and dental) experience.

Applicants meeting the best qualified criteria will be referred first to the Selecting Official. All other applicants will be referred for consideration if the certificate (referral list) is returned with no selection.

Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid experience or volunteer work.

BENEFITS: Flexible positions do not entitle an employee to Army NAF Benefits.

Conversion of employment category (from Flex to RPT/RFT) may be accomplished without further competition in accordance with AR 215-3.

OTHER INFORMATION: The Department of the Army provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the servicing civilian personnel unit. Requests for reasonable accommodation are made on a case-by-case basis.

Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized , based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest.

The Department of Army Nonappropriated Fund Instrumentalities are an equal opportunity employer .

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