This is a night hospitalist position located at Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center, Ft. Hood, TX.
This position may require shift work to include weekends, holidays and on-call status.
Medical malpractice liability insurance is not required for federal civilian healthcare providers as they are covered by the Federal Tort Claims Act (28 U.S.C. § 1346(b)) while acting within the scope of their employment.
Fort Hood rests in the beautiful hill and lake country of Central Texas approximately 60 miles north of Austin and 50 miles south of Waco. Because of the weather, outdoor recreation is available much of the year. Two lakes are only 15 minutes away. Affordable urban and suburban housing is readily available. Local colleges provide higher educational opportunities. The area is home to many churches, shopping centers, recreational facilities and fine restaurants. For more info, visit pao.hood.army.mil.
Recruitment or relocation bonus may be authorized.
As a Physician (Hospitalist); your duties will include, but are not limited to:
Serve as Staff Physician for inpatient medicine service, and as the Medicine Consultant for inpatient services
Performs a wide range of medical duties specializing in all aspects of inpatient care
Serve as the attending Staff Physician and Clinical Educator for members of the Family Medicine Residency who are involved with inpatient medicine service
Performs highly responsible duties in the advanced examination, diagnosis and treatment of inpatients on medicine service
Follows through to ensure effectiveness of treatment, post discharge follow up and collaborates with specialists when indicated
Serve as a representative for inpatient medicine areas of quality improvement, budgets, billing, equipment, staffing, yearly goals, practice guideline compliance, and public relations
US Citizenship Required
License/Certification: DOCTOR OF MEDICINE
Board Certified or Board Eligible