CHS-Caliburn is deploying Critical Care Response Team(s) on an as-needed basis to provide urgent, lifesaving medical care to stabilize and treat patients with suspected or confirmed cases of COVID-19 and is seeking Physicians as members of this team. The locations of patient care services include all 23 Indian Health Service federal hospitals and 22 tribally-managed hospitals throughout the United States. Using evidence-based best practices, the Critical Care Response Team members will also conduct hands-on clinical education while treating patients, in order to train the frontline health care professionals at each hospital in the necessary skills and clinical competencies to perform procedures to care for the management of COVID-19 and other critically ill patients. The Critical Care Response Team will provide pre- and post-engagement support for each location in the scope, which includes 24-hour/7 days per week provider-to-provider consultation, and virtual training, as needed.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Provides medical services at the scope and level of a Physician to preserve the health of employees and client personnel.
- Collaborates with the healthcare team to provide patients with critical medical care services within the standard of care for critical care patients.
- Systematically assesses the urgent or emergent health needs of patients, analyzes data, and formulates a plan of care, with other members of the medical team, which is realistic in relation to the employee’s capabilities and job requirements.
- Recognizes and treats illnesses and injuries according to established operating instructions within the scope of licensure and regulations of state employment or practice.
- Records and maintains patient information in accordance with standard protocols, and the Privacy Act.
- Identifies and records the signs and symptoms of physical and mental conditions.
- Thoroughly exercises skill in initiative, judgment, problem-solving and decision-making daily.
- Makes independent judgments and prioritizes workload.
- Protects patients' privacy through confidentiality, infection control procedures, assuring consistent medication administration, and assuring proper storage and maintenance procedures for all equipment and supplies.
- Diagnose the patient's ailment and immediately start treatment.
- Explain to the patient and their family about their ailment and educate them about the line of treatment they are starting.
- Order diagnostic test on the patient as required.
- Prescribe pharmaceuticals, other medications, and treatment regimens to treat identified and documented medical conditions.
- Discuss potential side effects of medication/treatment with patients and ensure that all allergy information is up to date before prescribing medication/treatment
- Document treatment orders for each patient and ensure that the nurses follow those orders.
- Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
- Performs duties in a safe manner.
- Follows the corporate safety policy.
- Ensures safe operating conditions within area of responsibility.
- Encourages co-workers to work safely.
- Identifies “close calls” and/or safety concerns to supervisory personnel.
- Maintains a clean and orderly work area.
- Assists in active implementation of company initiatives to ensure compliance with OSHA VPP, ISO, JCAHO, AAAHC, and other mandated regulations/standards.
- May serve on the OSHA VPP, Safety, and Wellness Committees.
- Graduated from an accredited US or Canadian Medical school in which an MD or DO degree was earned. Foreign medical graduates that received a degree outside of the US or Canada, must possess a diploma as a graduate of a professional school and documentation of having successfully completed appropriate certifying requirements, e.g. Education Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) for physicians, as applicable to the specific profession.
- Hold and maintain an active and unrestricted Physician state license(s) as applicable to practice independently in their professional field an active license to practice medicine in the United States, District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States.
- Must be board certified or board eligible by one the following American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) recognized boards: American Board of Emergency Medicine, American Board of Family Practice, American Board of Internal Medicine.
- Third-year Pulmonary Critical Care Fellows may be eligible under this contract.
- Hold a current unrestricted DEA registration.
- The ability to be favorably credentialed and privileged through the hospital governing body.
- Must have at least 18 months emergency medicine/critical care experience with the past two years.
- Must have recent extensive experience in an intensive care/critical care unit, including; but, not limited to managing the provision of care for short/long term ventilated patients.
- Basic Life Support (BLS) certification and ACLS certification.
- Must be able to multi-task, be detail-oriented, be organized and have excellent verbal and communication skills.
- Proficiency with computer and common office equipment, as well as with MS Office products required.
- Must be able to perform duties in a stressful and high paced environment.
- Location of services may at times be in remote, austere or challenging environments.
- Ability to adapt to sudden changes and flexibility in work requirements to include potential shift changes based on operational needs and/or command priorities.
- Advance Trauma Life Support (ATLS).
- Work involves sitting and standing for prolonged periods of time.
- May require bending, stooping and lifting as required for patient care and transport.
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Caliburn International LLC is a leading provider of professional services and solutions to U.S. federal government agencies and commercial clients. We provide consulting, engineering, medical, and environmental services as well as large scale program management in support of our core markets of national defense, international diplomacy, and homeland security client readiness. Caliburn employs over 8,000 dedicated professionals deployed across five continents.
Caliburn Medical Services supports the health and well-being of civilian and military workforce partners. We are one of the nation’s largest and most experienced providers of medical management services to international customers, the U.S. Government, and commercial clients. Our medical management solutions are technology-driven and grounded in best practices. We are committed to protecting employee, company, and partner information and we comply with all government and industry standards. For more information about Caliburn and our career opportunities, visit us at www.caliburnintl.com.
Job Type: Temporary