You must list your medical license number and date on your online or paper application.

TEST ANNOUNCEMENT

NUMBER  2009-052

ISSUED   APRIL 8, 2009

REVISED  JANUARY 2, 2014

 

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

State Civil Service Commission

 

Examination

 

for

 

DISABILITY PHYSICIAN SPECIALIST 2

 

Completing the Application is the test.

 

Exam

No.

 

Job Title

Job

Code

Starting

Salary

 

1.

Disability Physician Specialist 2

33300

*

 

*Contact the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry for the most recent information on the compensation package offered to Commonwealth of Pennsylvania physicians.

 

APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

 

VETERANS:  Pennsylvania law (51 Pa.C.S. §7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs.  To learn more about employment preferences and opportunities for veterans, visit the Commission’s website, Job Seekers page, for Veterans; visit one of our offices; or call our veterans information line, (717) 787-6039.

 

NATURE OF WORK

 

You will perform professional administrative work reviewing medical evidence for disability claims and participating in disability determinations for the Bureau of Disability Determination, Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

 

You must be able to perform the essential functions of the job.  Pennsylvania residency is currently waived for this job title.

 

Necessary Special Requirement

Possession of a license to practice medicine in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as issued by the State Board of Medicine, or the State Board of Osteopathic Examiners.

 

Minimum Requirement

Three years of experience and/or residency training in the medical specialty or subspecialty practiced.

 

Clarification of Medical Specialty or Subspecialty Requirements

Professional medical experience in any setting or American Medical Association (AMA) or American Osteopathic Association (AOA) approved residency in any specialty is acceptable.

 

Clarification of Requirements

Please make sure you meet all requirements.  If you are not sure you qualify, contact one of the Commission's offices listed at the end of this announcement for guidance.

 

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

Disability Physician Specialists 2 for the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry are employed in Bureau of Disability Determination Branch Offices located in Greensburg, Westmoreland County; Harrisburg, Dauphin County; and Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County.  Physicians are employed on either a part-time or full-time basis.

 

Lists created by these tests will be used to fill future vacancies as they occur due to retirements, promotions, transfers, resignations and so forth.

 

For the most recent information on job opportunities contact the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry, Bureau of Human Resources, Labor and Industry Building – Room 1418, 651 Boas Street, Harrisburg, PA 17121; Telephone:  (717) 787-6374; Internetwww.dli.state.pa.us.

 

TESTING

 

Your application will be evaluated to determine whether you possess the Necessary Special Requirement and the Minimum Experience and Training Requirements.  If you meet these requirements, you will receive a score.

 

You must provide complete and accurate information.  You must provide the number of your license to practice medicine in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the “Licenses or Certificates” section of your Application for Employment/Promotion.  Failure to do so may delay the processing of your application, or result in disqualification.

 

If you are found ineligible, you may reapply when you meet the Necessary Special Requirement and Minimum Experience and Training Requirements.  A new application is required for a retest.

 

TEST RESULTS

 

Employment and promotion lists will be established.  You will be notified in writing of your test results.

 

HOW TO APPLY

 

Complete your application on the Commission’s website, Job Seekers page, by selecting Online Application, or submit your completed paper application to:

 

 

State Civil Service Commission

ATTN:  Applications

P.O. Box 569

Harrisburg, PA  17108-0569

 

Applications and further information can be obtained from:

 

1.

State Civil Service Commission:

 

 

 

Harrisburg:  2nd Level, Strawberry Sq. Complex, 320 Market St.,

 

P.O. Box 569, Hbg., 17108-0569; Telephone (Voice) (717) 783-3058

 

Text Telephone (Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing callers only) (717) 772-2685

 

 

 

Philadelphia:  110 North 8th St., Suite 503, Phila., 19107; Telephone

 

(Voice) (215) 560-2253, Text Telephone (Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing

callers only) (215) 560-4367

 

 

 

 

Pittsburgh:  411 Seventh Ave., Room 410, Pgh., 15219; Telephone

 

(Voice) (412) 565-7666, Text Telephone Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing

 

callers only) (412) 565-2484

 

 

 

Internetwww.scsc.state.pa.us

 

 

2.

PA CareerLink offices

 

 

3.

The Human Resources office listed under the "JOB OPPORTUNITIES"

 

section of this announcement

 

For further information on testing, assistance for persons with disabilities, veterans' preference and other items, refer to the instructions provided with the "Application for Employment/Promotion."