Provides consultation to primary care physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners. Performs highly responsible duties in advanced examinations, diagnosis and treatment of outpatients. Admits the more seriously ill patient to the hospital. Delivers highly specialized care to inpatients on the internal medicine service. Manages critically ill patients of all types; such as cardiology, gastroenterology, neurology, and internal medicine. Renders appropriate referrals of patients needing subspecialty assistance. Participates in the physician training programs at Moncrief Army Hospital at the discretion of the Chief, Department of Primary Care. Participates in the training of other professional personnel, physician assistants and paramedical personnel. Reads electrocardiograms and pulmonary function tests for official interpretation.
Physician must be board eligible/certified in Internal Medicine. Certification in BLS, PALS, NRP and ACLS is required. Must be eligible for full credentials to provide clinical care to eligible beneficiaries. Must be eligible for certification by the American Board of Internal Medicine without further training. Basic Requirements: 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 applicant’s graduation. Graduate Training: Subsequent to obtaining a Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy degree, a candidate must have had at least 3 years of residency training in internal medicine from an institution accredited for such training. Licensure: For positions involving patient care, 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