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Date Added 01/30/2018
Title Family Practice Physician
Position Type Contract/Temp
Number of Positions 1
Start Date 02/01/2018
Contract Duration 52 weeks
Expenses Paid No
Target Hourly Rate
(paid to split partner) NA/hour
Location Elmendorf AFB, AK
Travel Percent N/A
Relocation Assistance No
TYPE OF WORK:
The duties include but are not limited to the following:
Shall provide outpatient health care to qualifying beneficiaries as scheduled by the Government.
Care shall include but not be limited to continuing, comprehensive health maintenance and medical care to entire family regardless of sex, age, or type of problem.
Will maintain a program of comprehensive health for the family unit, to include preventive medicine, behavioral sciences, and community health.
May become the primary care manager for a panel of patients. As a PCM, will be the primary person responsible for the management of the health and wellness of his/her assigned patients. Duties include:
Examination of patients, formulation differential diagnostic plans, defines and orders required diagnostic testing.
Interpretation of examination findings and test results, and implementation of treatment plans.
Determines need for consultation and assists in medical care and treatment provided at the direction of other specialists.
Approving/disapproving subspecialty referrals.
Answering patient telephone consults with the assistance of clinic staff.
Providing primary and secondary preventive maintenance care.
All inpatients will be admitted as per the local MTF instructions.
Be capable of adequately diagnosing and treating a wide-range of pediatric and adult acute and chronic diseases and injuries including but not limited to conditions of the:
Central Nervous System
Psychiatric and Behavioral Health
Have sufficient experience to be able to adequately perform medical procedures to include, but not limited to, the following:
Basic Life Support
Advanced Life Support
Pediatric Advanced Life Support
Secure and maintain an adequate airway to include endotracheal intubation
Cardioversion of life threatening arrhythmias
Simple minor surgical procedures: punch biopsies, excision of skin lesions
Simple abscess incision and drainage
Sling or swath injuries
Suture simple laceration
Cultures (throat, wound)
Remove ocular, nasal and ear foreign bodies
Clearing of ears by flush technique
Reduce simple dislocations and fractures, when appropriate
Bandaging of sprains, minor burns, and minor lacerations
Perform venous punctures for lab studies and interpret results
Draw arterial blood gases for evaluation and interpret results
Administer intravenous, intramuscular and subcutaneous medications as appropriate
Stabilize and evaluate cervical spine injuries as appropriate
Splint and stabilize traumatic injuries to extremities
Ensure a safe work environment and employee safe work habits.
Prepare records and reports as required in support of services rendered in accordance with established procedures to include but not limited to Medical Evaluation Boards (MEBs), Reviews in Lieu of (RILO) and government timecard (DMRsi).
Attend and participate in patient care reports, patient care conferences, team conferences, professional staff conferences and other appropriate professional activities only to the extent that such attendance and participation is relative to his/her assigned cases and/or performance of services as determined by the supervisor assigned training.
A working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and become proficient in the use of the following computer systems: Composite Health Care Systems (CHCS) – Armed Forces Health Longitudinal Technology Application (AHLTA)”.
Desired Shift: Monday - Friday, 0730-1630 hours
Successful completion of an accredited Family Medicine Residency
Current board certification by the American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM) or the American Osteopathic Board of Family Medicine (AOBFM)