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

TEST ANNOUNCEMENT

NUMBER  2009-060

ISSUED   APRIL 8, 2009

REVISED  JANUARY 22, 2014

 

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

State Civil Service Commission

 

Examination

 

for

 

PUBLIC HEALTH PHYSICIAN

 

Exam

No.

 

Job Title

Job

Code

Pay Schedule

and Range

 

1.

Public Health Physician

34461

T3

 

*Contact the Pennsylvania Department of Health for the most recent information on the compensation package offered to Public Health 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 provide epidemiologic and clinical consultation regarding public health issues such as infectious disease control and prevention, environmental emergencies and public health preparedness for the Pennsylvania Department of Health.

 

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 issued by the State Medicine Board or Osteopathic Medicine Board; or eligibility for such licensure.  You must obtain the required license prior to beginning employment.

 

Minimum Requirements

Completion of an approved U.S. residency training program; AND two years of professional medical experience, including one year in a public health setting.

 

Clarification of Requirements

Public Health is defined as the provision of health care services, treatment, prevention, and/or detection of disease for targeted groups within a community at large, with a goal of optimal health for all.

 

Public Health experience must emphasize preventive medicine and reflect involvement in responsibilities such as health education, disease screening, planning delivery of care, facilities regulation and enhancement and/or the study and analysis of environmental contaminants and occupational hazards.

 

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

 

Public Health Physicians for the Pennsylvania Department of Health are employed in various offices throughout the State on either a part-time or full-time basis.

 

Lists created by this test 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 Health, Bureau of Human Resources, Health and Welfare Building – Room 126, Harrisburg, PA 17120; Telephone:  (717) 787-6002; Internetwww.health.state.pa.us/employment.

 

TESTING

 

Your application will be evaluated to determine whether you possess the Necessary Special Requirement and the Minimum Experience and Training.  If you meet these requirements, you will receive a score.  You must provide your license number 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.  You must provide complete and accurate information.

 

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."