MEDCOM

Physician (Internal Medicine)

US-AZ-FT. HUACHUCA
Job ID
2017-4383
# Positions
2
Category
Medical
Salary Range
Highly Competetive
Recruitment Bonus
Negotiable
Relocation Assistance
Negotiable
Student Loan Repayment
No

Overview

Relaxed, picturesque, semi-rural location southeast of Tucson with outdoor opportunities, great weather, no call/ER/OB/weekend duty, no enlistment/military contract/uniform/deployments, can be licensed in any state.

 

Fort Huachuca is located in Sierra Vista in Cochise County, in southeast Arizona, about 15 miles north of the border with Mexico. Sierra Vista enjoys an average year-round temperature of 74 degrees. A small community, with many amenities you would find in a larger city. Within a short driving distance are the mining towns of Bisbee and Tombstone, the "Town Too Tough to Die."; In addition to local and Tucson stores, shoppers also frequent Nogales, Naco, and Agua Prieta, Mexico, all within an hour-and-a-half drive from the post.

 

Responsibilities

Serves as a Medical Officer in the Internal Medicine Clinic, responsible for the examination, diagnosis and treatment of the full range of outpatients seen in the clinic. The presence of multiple chronic problems complicates diagnosis and treatment, requiring the training and experience of a board eligible or board certified specialist in internal medicine. 1. In an outpatient clinic performs a wide range of medical duties covering primary care and general internal medicine. Many patients have multiple interacting acute and chronic medical problems such as diabetes, hypertension, asthma, arthritis and cancer. Examines patients, orders and evaluates the full range of radiology and laboratory tests, makes diagnosis and prescribes appropriate treatment to include drugs, inoculations, nursing and dietary care. Refers to appropriate specialty clinic only when required for evaluation and/or treatment. Provides prescription renewal and telephone consultative services. Periodically provides episodic care to patients. Evaluates and treats patients with multiple complicated problems who were screened and referred by the Emergency Room for follow-up. 2. May supervise, teach and provide consultation to other health care providers (nurse practitioners, physician's assistants, medical students and interns). Serves as a leader of a health care team comprised of other physicians, non-physician providers, and ancillary staff. Provides medical, consultative services and chart review for quality assurance purposes.

Qualifications

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 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 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. Must be board eligible/certified in Internal Medicine.

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