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Company: Chenega

Location: Little Rock, AR

Date Posted: September 3, 2014

Source: DocCafe

Family Practice-Without OB opening in Little Rock, Arkansas. This and other physician jobs brought to you by DocCafe. Chenega Global Services is looking for a Family Practice Physician in the Flight Medicine Departmentto work at Little Rock Air Force Base in Little Rock Arkansas.Essential Duties and Responsibilities Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.The family practice physician 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. The physician will Maintain a program of comprehensive health for the family unit, to include preventive medicine, behavioral sciences, and community health. The physician may become the primary care manager for a panel of patients. As a PCM, the physician will ...
Family Practice-Without OB opening in Little Rock, Arkansas. This and other physician jobs brought to you by DocCafe. Chenega Global Services is looking for a Family Practice Physician in the Flight Medicine Departmentto work at Little Rock Air Force Base in Little Rock Arkansas.Essential Duties and Responsibilities Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.The family practice physician 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. The physician will Maintain a program of comprehensive health for the family unit, to include preventive medicine, behavioral sciences, and community health. The physician may become the primary care manager for a panel of patients. As a PCM, the physician 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:Skin Pulmonary SystemHead Gastrointestinal SystemEyes Musculoskeletal SystemEars Genitourinary SystemNose Reproductive SystemThroat Lymphatic SystemNeck Central Nervous SystemCardiovascular SystemEndocrine SystemPsychiatric and Behavioral HealthHave 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•Crycothyroidotomy•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•Nail trephination •Sling or swath injuries•Lumbar puncture•Suture simple laceration•Suture removal•Tube thoracostomy•Cryotherapy•Nebulizer treatment•Urine catheterization•Cultures (throat, wound)•Suprapubic tap•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 extremitiesEnsure 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. 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.Will provide occupational medicine certification reviews and examination as well as the associated administrative tasks.The Chief, Flight and Operational Medicine Clinic will assign specific duties/patient care assignments, and other duties deemed necessary. All inpatients will be admitted as per the local MTF instructions.Review, interpret, and act upon medical surveillance data relating to the Occupational Health program.Qualified civilian Flight Medicine providers MAY conduct special operational evaluations, including, but not limited to: PHA for flyers/special duty personnel, initial certification exams for flying/special duty applicants (including foreign military personnel attending US military training, initial health screening for foreign military personnel attending US military training), acromedical disposition for flying/special operational duty, conduct adaptability rating assessment for military special duty applicants, apply AFI 48-123 and AFI 10-203 (including profiling and duty restrictions as Profile Officer). These will be accomplished under the supervision of the Chief, Fight and Operational Medicine Clinic.Other duties as assigned Supervision: Does not have supervisory duties.Minimum QualificationsTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.Education and/or ExperienceSuccessful completion of an accredited Family Medicine Residency.Current board certification by the American Board of Family Medicine.Previous experience as a flight surgeon, which may include active duty or reserve component experience or certification as a FAA medical examiner. These should include experience with the application of aviation standards and corresponding qualification determinations. Extensive experience as a military non-flight surgeon physician may be considered in lieu of flight medicine experience, provided this experience includes application of military medical standards and military profiles.Certificates, Licenses, Registrations, Clearance: A current unrestricted license from any one of the 50 U.S. States, the District of Columbia, The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam or the U.S. Virgin Islands is acceptable.Must have current certification in Basic Life Support (BLS).Chenega Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer, AA/M/F/D/V. Native preference under PL93-638. We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification ProgramFor more information please contact Cathleen Stewart at [Click Job Title to Apply] or email at [Click Job Title to Apply] Keyphrases: family practice jobs, family practitioner jobs, family medicine specialist jobs, family medicine jobs
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