Internal Medicine Physician - Hospitalist

Cherokee Nation Businesses - San Antonio, TX3.4

San Antonio, TX

Brooke Army Medical Center (BAMC) at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, provides safe, quality care for military service members, their families, veterans and civilian emergency patients. Both inpatient and outpatient services are provided by approximately 8,500 staff members, including active duty military personnel, Public Health personnel, federal civilians, contract employees, and volunteers. The central part of the medical center is San Antonio Military Medical Center (SAMMC), the largest military hospital providing safe, quality, evidence-based care for up to 425 military and civilian inpatients. As the sole verified Level I Trauma Center within the Department of Defense (DoD), BAMC simultaneously provides emergency services during 80,000 Emergency Department visits annually and serves as the premier medical readiness training platform for both the Army and the Air Force.

We are seeking a qualified board certified Internal Medicine physician to work with the Department of Medicine providing full time Hospitalist coverage at SAMMC.

  • Provide hospitalist service at San Antonio Military Medical Center (SAMMC), JBSA Fort Sam Houston, Texas, Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center (WHASC), Ft. Sam Houston Primary Care Clinic, Taylor Burke Health Clinic (TBHC), Camp Bullis TX, Randolph AFB Clinic (RAFBC), and the Community Based Medical Home (CBMH) Schertz TX. The primary performance location is SAMMC.
  • Support the Department of Medicine in any hospital location to include the inpatient wards, emergency department or outpatient clinics, to enable the provision of medicine services.
  • Provide hospitalist services at a high level of quality alongside various medical personnel throughout the hospital.
  • Work with network participants in order to appropriately manage services for the beneficiaries.
  • Perform services under the control and general supervision of the Chief of the Department of Medicine or his/her designated government representative.
  • Comply with all government requirements in relationship to HIPPA and SHARP.
  • Must be a MD or DO board certified in Internal Medicine.
  • Must have and maintain a valid, unrestricted license to practice medicine from one of the 50 states, District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, or US Virgin Islands and shall be able to obtain clinical
privileges to practice medicine with the applicable MTF credentials committee.
  • Maintain all certifications required of the position as well as meet Continuing Medical Education (CME) requirements of the American Medical Association or the American Osteopathic Association.
  • Shall have current Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) by way of an American Heart Association approved training program.
  • Must meet all the required credentials and stipulations of practice as described in the hospital Medical Staff Bylaws.
  • Must have or obtain a current, valid Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) registration number prior to performing the contract services.
  • Shall be able to read, write, and speak English well enough to effectively communicate with all patients and other health care providers.
  • Shall possess sufficient initiative, interpersonal relationship skills and social sensitivity such that he/she can relate constructively to a variety of patients from diverse backgrounds.
  • Must be a US Citizen
Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
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