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Physician - Flight Medicine (Physician #)

Company: FSR (Federal Staffing Resources)
Location: Anchorage
Posted on: February 11, 2019

Job Description:

Physician - Flight Medicine job in Anchorage, Alaska.
The job is within the extensive military medical system and is a civilian position. Civilian and military personnel work together in hospitals and medical clinics provide services to the active duty military service members, military retirees, and their families and provide a full range of medical services.
Our employees are our best assets! Come join our team of healthcare professionals where you are valued!

  • Monday-Friday
  • Days
  • Holidays off
  • Fantastic PTO accrual rate
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Benefit Package (health, dental, and vision plans) Physician - Flight Medicine job Overview:
    • Performing primary care and occupational health clinician duties and the associated administrative tasks.
    • May become the primary care manager (PCM) for a panel of patients. As a PCM, the flight medicine 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 of differential diagnostic plans, ordering of appropriate diagnostic testing. Interpretation of examination findings and test results, and implementation of treatment plans. Determination of the need for consultation and assisting in medical care and treatment provided at the direction of other specialists.
    • Approving/disapproving subspecialty referrals.
    • Directing case management activities.
    • Answering patient telephone consults with the assistance of clinic staff.
    • Providing primary and secondary preventive maintenance care.
    • Diagnose and treat a wide-range of adult acute and chronic diseases and injuries including but not limited to conditions of the:Skin, Pulmonary System, Head, Gastrointestinal System, Eyes, Musculoskeletal System, Ears, Genitourinary System, Nose, Reproductive System, Throat, Lymphatic System, Neck, Central Nervous System, Cardiovascular System, Endocrine System, Psychiatric and Behavioral Health.
    • Perform medical procedures and maintain certification where appropriate to include, but not limited to, the following: Basic 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, Nail trephination, Sling or swath injuries, Suture simple laceration, Suture removal, Cryotherapy, Nebulizer treatment, Bladder catheterization, 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, Administer intravenous, intramuscular and subcutaneous medications as appropriate, Stabilize and evaluate cervical spine injuries as appropriate, Splint and stabilize traumatic injuries to extremities. Review, interpret, and act upon medical surveillance data
    • Prepare records and stabilize traumatic injuries to extremities.
    • Review, interpret, and act upon medical surveillance data.
    • Prepare records and reports as required in support of services rendered in accordance with established procedures.
    • Attend and participate in patient care reports, review meetings, 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 assigned cases and/or performance of services.
    • Civilian flight medicine physicians will not fly (as part of their duties), or participate in exercises beyond the scope of medical care specified in their privileges and/or credentials. Physician - Flight Medicine job Qualification:
      • Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) or Doctor of Osteopathy (D.O.)
      • Graduate from an accredited medical school in the United States or Canada. This degree must have been accredited by the Council on Medical Education of the American Medical Association; Association of American Medical Colleges; Liaison Committee on Medical Education; Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation of the American Osteopathic Association, or an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) at the time the degree was obtained (e.g. Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC), College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC). A Doctor of Medicine or equivalent degree from a foreign medical school must provide education and medical knowledge substantially equivalent to accredited schools in the United States. Evidence of equivalency to accredited schools in the United States is demonstrated by permanent certification by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, a fifth pathway certificate for Americans who completed premedical education in the United States and graduate education in a foreign country, or successful completion of the United States Medical Licensing Examination.
        • Basic Life Support
        • Licensure: Current, full, active, and unrestricted license to practice medicine.
        • Board Certification in Aerospace Medicine is highly recommended. If not board certified in Aerospace Medicine, then must show proof of completion of any medical residency program and must have a minimum of 3 years of U.S. military Flight Surgeon experience.
        • Minimum of 35 hours of direct patient care in the past year. Applicant must have a minimum of 3 years' experience in the last 10 years having served as a privileged flight surgeon at a US Military installation, with experience in: (1) U.S. military medical standards to conduct special operational evaluations, including (but not limited to) PHA for flyers/special duty personnel, initial certification exams for flying/special duty applicants under the control of a Government Flight Medicine Physician. (2) Aeromedical disposition for flying/special operational duty,. under the control of a Government Flight Medicine Physician. (3) Conducting adaptability rating assessment for military special duty applicants. (4) Applying medical, fitness and profiling standards IAW AFIs 48-123, 36-2905 and 10-203 (including profiling and duty restrictions as Profile Officer). (5) Providing primary care for active duty personnel and their family members. Position contingent on contract award with a Spring 2019 start date. Incumbents HIGHLY encourage to contact us! Come join our team of healthcare professionals!

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