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  • Physician (Family Practice)

    Location US-MD-FT. MEADE
    Job ID
    2017-4198
    Category
    Medical
    Salary Range
    Very Competitive
    Recruitment Bonus
    Negotiable
    Relocation Assistance
    Negotiable
    Student Loan Repayment
    Negotiable
  • Overview

    Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

     

    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.

     

    A Recruitment or Relocation incentive may be authorized.

    May be required to work weekend call duties and nights.

     

    Fort Meade, MD consists of 5,415 acres with 65.5 miles of paved roads, 3.3 miles of secondary roads, and about 1,300 buildings. There is a modern exchange mall, bank, credit union, post office, chapels and many other facilities. Ft Meade's climate is warm during summer when temperatures tend to be in the 70's, and very cold during winter when temperatures tend to be in the 30's.

    For more information please visit: http://www.ftmeade.army.mil/index.html

     

     

    Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens

     

    Responsibilities

    As a Physician (Family Practice), you will:

    • Scope of services include, but are not limited to, examination, diagnosis, prevention and treatment of medical, surgical, obstetric, gynecological, and orthopedic care.
    • Provide first contact, continuous, comprehensive primary care for infants, children, youth, and adults according to current standards of care, the patient centered medical home model of care, and Army policy and relevant regulations.
    • Lead a multi-disciplinary team of individuals who collectively take responsibility for the ongoing care of patients.
    • Coordinate and/or integrate care across all elements of the healthcare system (e.g., subspecialty care, hospitals, home health agencies, nursing homes) and the patient's community (e.g., family, public and private community).

    Qualifications

    US Citizen

     

    Board Certified

     

    1 Year experience after residency

     

     

     

    Basic Requirement for Physician (Family Practice):

     

      Degree:

     

    Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy from a school in the United States or Canada approved by a recognized accrediting body in the year of the applicants graduation.

     

    A Doctor of Medicine or equivalent degree from a foreign medical school that provided education and medical knowledge substantially equivalent to accredited schools in the United States may be demonstrated by permanent certification by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) (or a fifth pathway certificate for Americans who completed premedical education in the United States and graduate education in a foreign country).


      Graduate Training:

     

    Subsequent to obtaining a Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy degree, a candidate must have had at least 1 year of supervised experience providing direct service in a clinical setting, i.e., a 1-year internship or the first year of a residency program in an institution accredited for such training.


      Licensure/Certification:

     

    Candidates must have a permanent, full, and unrestricted license to practice medicine in a State, District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States.


      Experience Required:

     

    Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social).

     

    You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. 

     

    To qualify based on your experience, your resume must describe at least 4 years of residency training in the specialty of the position to be filled or equivalent experience and training in the specialty of Family Practice.

     

    This required Family Practice experience/training will include skills such as, but not limited to, a wide range of medical duties specializing in all aspects of patient care for patients of all ages, such as advanced examination, diagnosis, prevention and treatment.

     

    Must provide documents for credentialing for health care positions.

     

    Must have current licensure in a State, District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or territory of the United States.

     

    All Health Care Providers must be able to obtain and maintain current Basic Life Support (BLS) Training and certification.

     

    Current Advanced Life Support of other advanced certification does not supersede BLS completion.

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