Emergency Medicine Physician
Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
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Job Summary

Occupation Physician
Specialty Emergency Medicine
Degree Required MD/DO
Position Type Locums/Travel
Work Environment Hospital Clinic/Private Practice
Location Tampa, Florida, United States
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 2/20/24

Spectrum Healthcare Resources has an opportunity for a Physician Assistant at MacDill Air Force Base, Tampa, Florida.

Includes: Aviation Medicine; Cardiac Perfusion; Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery; Emergency Medicine; Family Medicine;
General Surgery; Hospital Medicine; Nephrology; Occupational Health; Orthopedic Surgery; Pediatrics; Psychiatry

This position offers

• Full-time opportunity, 40 hours per week
• Consistent and predictable income
• Paid vacation and paid sick leave
• Full complement of benefits to include Medical, Dental and Vision insurance, 401k and more for those working at least 28 hours per week on a consistent basis.

Physician Assistant

The Position will have the following requirements:

  • Degree/Education: Bachelor's degree Graduate from an accredited college or university certified by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education of the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA).
  • Certifications in addition to Basic Life Support: Certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician’s Assistants (NCCPA).
  • Experience: Three years of experience of clinical competency.
  • Board Certification: Board eligible or board certified as required in the TO.
  • Licensure/Registration: Current, full, active, and unrestricted license to practice as a Physician Assistant as required in the TO.
  • US Citizen

Key Duties Include:

• Knowledge and experience working with Special Operations Forces requiring medical consults and treatment for pre and postdeployment health surveys, as well as a full understanding of medical issues surrounding SOF personnel. Knowledge of DOD regulations regarding physical exam requirements for Airborne, HALO, SF, Flight, PJ and special schools physicals. Knowledge of
Aviation Medicine to include history and physical examination requirements, qualifications and disqualifications for flying duty, and familiarity with the medical administrative requirements.
• Provide a full range of Physician Assistant services in primary and specialty medical care within the limits of their training and privileges granted by the MTF (e.g., supervise and provide general screening and medical care and examinations of patients for routine, acute and chronic conditions involving any and all organ systems; provide immunizations; diagnose, treat, and counsel patients as
• Technically direct and provide care for a variety of diseases and types of injuries (i.e., acute, chronic and minor trauma), and the skills to recognize emergency conditions in order to diagnose, prescribe for and treat diseases, disorders and injuries, and refer the more complex cases and serious conditions to qualified medical personnel and perform designated treatment.
• Technically direct and teach other staff, provide educational lectures and participate in in-service training to staff members.
• Promote preventive care and health maintenance including annual physicals, positive health behaviors and self-care through both formal and individual educationand counseling.
• Prescribe in accordance with approved treatment protocols and the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee approved medications and immunizations.
• Identify a medical problemand determine appropriate action to meet the problem, including referral to a physician. Approving/ disapproving sub specialty referrals.
• Perform specific diagnostic and therapeutic practices and procedures in accordance with scope of practice.
• Establish collaborative rapport with physician, nursing and others in order to promote and facilitate primary care services.
• Teach patients and family member's healthy regimen and responsibility for achieving wellness.
• Attend staff meetings to provide case discussion, continuing education, and continuous quality improvement.Qualify
(Qualifying/Credentialing). In addition to the qualifications listedin the contract, the following additional or supplemental
qualifications are required for HCWs on this TO:
• Identify and report those situations and individual cases which have public health significance and carry out effective control measures.
• Clearly communicate to other health personnel either orally or in writing the findings, diagnosis, and planned treatment regimen.
• Determine appropriate means of evacuation of emergency patients, prepare patients for evacuation, and arrange for evacuation support.
• Maintain inpatient and outpatient medical records in accordance with MTF procedures.
• Complete peer reviews as directed by the Medical Director

Company Overview:
Spectrum Healthcare Resources (SHR) was established in 1988 to deliver systems and processes designed to meet the unique needs of Military and VA Health Systems. SHR is a leading organization that provides physician and clinical staffing and management services to United States Military Treatment Facilities, VA clinics and other Federal Agencies through various contracting vehicles. A Joint Commission Health Care Staffing Services firm, SHR is the military staffing division of TeamHealth, a Nationwide organization that serves 850 civilian and military hospitals with a team of 9,600 affiliated health care professionals.
Spectrum Healthcare Resources is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.