MEDCOM

Physician (Otolaryngology)

US-AK-Fairbanks
Job ID
2017-4226
# Positions
1
Category
Medical
Salary Range
$140,000 to $355,000
Recruitment Bonus
Negotiable
Relocation Assistance
Negotiable
Student Loan Repayment
No

Overview

Recruitment or relocation bonus may be authorized.

 

Management prefers that candidate should be board eligible or board certified in Otolaryngology Surgery.

This position serves as a Medical Officer (Otolaryngology) within the Department of Surgery. 

 

About the Location: Fairbanks is host to many different cultures; unique shopping and dining facilities as well as sporting activities such as fishing, hunting, hiking, camping, snowboarding and skiing. We have spectacular views of the Northern Lights and larger than life ice sculptures. Population is about 87,000. Winter brings consistent snow conditions from November through March. Winter temperatures average 8 degrees F to -19 degrees F; summer temperatures rise into the 70s and 80s. Our new facility is constantly evolving to reflect our growing population with new technology and training opportunities.

 

 

 

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.

 

 

Recruitment or relocation bonus may be authorized.

 

 

Responsibilities

As a Physician (Otolaryngology), you will:

  • Provides comprehensive otolaryngic medical care, to include surgical evaluation and perioperative care, in the ENT clinic, inpatient wards, and emergency department.
  • Orders and Interprets labroatory test, and X-rays to complete medical facts on ENT cases.
  • Performs major surgical operations and procedures related to Otolaryngology H&N Surgery to include, but not limited to: septoplasty, rhinoplasty, paranasal surgery; excision of benign and malignant lesions of skin, salivary glands, oral cavity, pharynx, larynx, lymphatic system, cervical esophagus and neck, cervical trachea including ablative cancer surgery.
  • Provides counseling for short and long-term follow-up for patients and coordinates patient care with other Medical Specialties throughout Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center (CRDAMC)
  • Participates in the clinics quality assurance, utilization review, risk management, and peer review activities.

Qualifications

US Citizenship Required

 

 

BASIC REQUIREMENTS: Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO) degree from a school in the US or Canada approved by a recognized accrediting body in the year of the applicants graduation. An MD or equivalent degree from a foreign medical school that provided education and medical knowledge substantially equivalent to accredited schools in the US may be demonstrated by permanent certification by ECFMG or a fifth pathway certificate for Americans who completed premedical education in the US and graduate education in a foreign country.

 

Graduate Training: Subsequent to obtaining an MD or DO, 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. For purposes of this standard, graduate training programs include only those internship, residency, and fellowship programs that are approved by accrediting bodies recognized within the US or Canada. Listings of accredited programs are published yearly in the Directory of Residency Training Programs and the Yearbook and Directory of Osteopathic Physicians.

 

Licensure: Candidates must have a permanent, full, and unrestricted license to practice medicine in a State, DC, Puerto Rico, or a territory of the US. In addition to meeting the above basic requirements, applicants must have completed 5 years of residency training in the specialty of the position to be filled or equivalent experience and training.

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