Presentation on theme: "Career Development Preparing for Promotion. Introduction This presentation is designed to aid PHS officers in preparing for the promotion process. There."— Presentation transcript:
Introduction This presentation is designed to aid PHS officers in preparing for the promotion process. There are steps you can take to improve your chances for promotion
Topics of Discussion Your Official Personnel Folder (OPF) The Promotion Board Promotion Board Scoring System Helpful hints for promotion
The OPF is the only knowledge the board has of you. Make sure your OPF is up-to-date, accurate, and complete!
Information about the Official Personnel Folder (OPF) can be found at: http://www.hhs.gov/pharmacy/pgr.html OPF Guidelines & Frequently asked Questions Tips for Cover Page & CV preparation PHS support activities Assimilation information Useful information to enhance your promotion potential
Electronic OPF Visit the CCMIS homepage at: http://dcp.psc.gov View under secure Area Contact Help Desk for User ID & Password 1-301-594-0961
Pharmacy Promotion Board Board members are at the O-6 rank Composed of 5 pharmacists selected for diversity From different PHS OPDIVs and geographic areas
Your promotion depends on five precepts. (The origin of these precepts are found in the Pharmacy Promotion Benchmarks for the given year).
Promotion Precepts Performance (40%) Career Progression/Potential (25%) Professional Qualifications (15%) Career Officer Characteristics (15%) Response Readiness/Deployment (5%)
Performance (40%) COER & COER attachments Award History Reviewing Officers statement (ROS) Leadership Attributes Mission Contribution Integrity/Duty
Professional Qualifications (15%) Professional Degrees Licensure Certification/ Credentialing (beyond that required for appointment) Public Health Training/ Experience
Career Officer Characteristics (15%) Membership/ Involvement in PAC or other Corps Committees or Advisory Groups. Associate Recruiter BOTC / IOTC Professional Organizations Service Awards Daily wearing of uniform Presentations Other official Corps/ PHS Activities
Response Readiness (5%) Achievement of OFRD Basic level of readiness
Promotion Board Scoring System (SCORE) X (PRECEPT WEIGHT)= POINTS SCORES (0 TO 100) 0-5-10-15-20 …100 SCORES DETERMINED BY EACH BOARD MEMBER SUM OF THE WEIGHTED POINTS = TOTAL POINTS
Identical Scores !!! (Tie Breaker determinants) Regular Corps Officer Higher Permanent Grade Seniority Credit Date Years of PHS active duty Years of active duty in a uniformed service
Helpful Hints for Successful Promotion Update your CV regularly. Remain attentive to the pharmacy Benchmarks each year. Keep abreast of new deployment training requirements. Document achievements in your OPF as they are accomplished. Check the information contained in your OPF for accuracy. Review your file early in the year prior to your expected promotion
Promotion Quotas The number of officers promoted depends on the requirements of the PHS Commissioned Corps in each grade as determined by the Surgeon General in accordance with the guidelines set by the Assistant Secretary of Health.