MEDCOM

Internal Medicine Physician

US-SC-FT. JACKSON
Job ID
2017-4396
# Positions
1
Category
Medical

Overview

Are you looking for a change in your career? Have you ever thought that something is missing within your career? Where has your practice lead you? Do you need a new aspiration and drive?

 

If you have answered yes to some of the above and are thinking on some of the above questions, then we may have the RIGHT OPPORTUNITY for you!!!!

 

Background:

We are looking for an Internal Medicine Physician,

This position is located at Moncrief Army Health Clinic, Department of Medicine, Fort Jackson, SC.

Moncrief Army Health Center is located at Fort Jackson, South Carolina, in the mist of the Columbia SC. A rapidly growing city, Columbia offers the charm and friendliness of the Southern United States.

The community provides excellent dining, shopping, attractions, historic museums, and a performing art center. This facility provides services to active military service members, their families, and retirees.

 

NOTE: 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 bonus may be authorized.

Responsibilities

Description: As an Internal Medicine Physician. Scope of services include, but are not limited to,

  • Examination, diagnosis, prevention and treatment of adults, usually 18 years of age or older.
  • Care provided includes a broad spectrum of health services ranging from preventative health care to treatment of acute and chronic diseases.
  • Primary care internal medicine incorporates an understanding of disease prevention, wellness, substance abuse, mental health and common health problems.
  • Takes ownership, responsibility for care of assigned panel of patients.
  • Provides first contact, continuous, comprehensive primary care for adults according to current standards of care, the patient centered medical home model of care, Army policy, and relevant regulations.
  • Leads a multi-disciplinary team of individuals who collectively takes responsibility for the ongoing care of patients. Coordinates and/or integrates 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).
  • Completes required records (both paper and electronic) pertaining to all medical services provided in accordance with specified procedures and regulations.
  • Properly safeguards all reports and records according to the Health policies and guidelines established by the organization and supervisor.
  • Exercises independent judgment with full responsibility for professional diagnosis, treatment, referral and disposition of patients, IAW Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) standards.
  • Ensures the highest standards of professional practice and ethics are maintained.
  • Teaches and provides consultation to other health care providers as assigned.
  • Participates in Continuing Medical Education (CME) and quality assurance activities as assigned.

The incumbent has the responsibility for all cases within the internal medicine specialty and works with considerable freedom from technical supervision. The more difficult and/or complex patient care requirements are referred to other hospitals or consultants.

Qualifications

Must Haves: These requirements are necessary,

  1. 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. [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).
  2. Graduate Training: 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.

 

Other Requirements:

  1. All employees assigned to a MTF are required to be screen for applicable immunizations regardless of series, based on occupational risk and are subject to missing/required immunizations IAW AR40-562, chapters 3 & 4.
  2. Physical exam may be required.
  3. This position may have specific initial background investigation and periodic re-verification requirements since its duties require interaction with children and youth under the age of eighteen (18) years of age on a regular and recurring basis.
  4. This position has a mandatory seasonal influenza vaccination requirement and is therefore subject to annual seasonal influenza vaccinations. Applicants tentatively selected for appointment to this position will be required to sign a statement (Condition of Employment) consenting to seasonal influenza vaccinations.

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