MEDCOM

Physician – Integrated Disability Evaluation System (IDES)

US-SC-FT. JACKSON
Job ID
2017-4410
# 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 a Licensed Practical Nurse,

This position is located at the 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.

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.

NOTE:

  • This is a standing register and there is no guarantee for referral based on applying to this announcement.
  • As job opportunities occur, referral lists may be issued from this announcement. Candidates will be contacted directly by the hiring organization when they are being considered for a position.
  • This announcement may be used to fill permanent, temporary, or term positions.  

Responsibilities

Description: Services include, but are not limited to;

  • Serves as physician in the Medical Evaluation Board Clinic, responsible for the examination and diagnosis of patients seen in the clinic for purposes of completing the Medical Evaluation Board process.
  • Perform a wide range of medical duties covering diagnosis and disability processing and or determination.
  • Carefully review medical records, examines patients, orders and reviews consultations, and evaluates the full range of radiology and laboratory tests, makes diagnoses, and dictates the Medical Evaluation Board Narrative Summary in accordance with Army Regulations, for reporting to the Physical Evaluation Board.
  • Review available medical records of military personnel for possible disability processing, and assess the condition of the service member by completing a physical examination.
  • Determine whether the soldier falls below retention standards, or whether further evaluation or treatment is likely to result in meeting retention standards.
  • Review records of individuals on the Temporary Disability Retirement List (TDRL) who have been directed to undergo a periodic physical examination.
  • The MEB provider shall review medical records and examine soldiers being referred for Fitness for Duty (FFD) and Active Duty Medical Extension (ADME) evaluations.
  • Determine and combine permanent physical profiles appropriate for disability processing.
  • Consult with and advise referring physicians if necessary on the diagnosis and treatment of patients, and serve as a point of contact on the Medical Evaluation Board process and profiling issues
  • Explains procedures, positions patients for desired results and cushions or shield patient as appropriate.
  • May include shift work or rotating shifts (evenings, weekends, holidays).
  • Must be professional, cooperative and be able to work with other staff members.

Qualifications

Must Haves: These requirements are necessary,

In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below.  Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application.  Additional information about transcripts is in this document.

 

  • Must be U.S. Citizen.
  • Certification: All applicants must be certified in general radiologic technology by the American Registry of Radiologic Technology (ARRT) (R). Advanced ARRT certification is required for Computed Tomography (CT) and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). Advanced certification indicates that the technologist has demonstrated specific clinical competency in the appropriate specialty and taken and passed the designated examination.
  • Education: Must possess a 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 or 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 that is 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, 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.

NOTE: Graduate training programs include only those internship, residency, and fellowship programs that are approved by accrediting bodies recognized within the United States or Canada. Listings of accredited programs are published yearly in the Directory of Residency Training Programs and the Yearbook and Directory of Osteopathic Physicians. The internship program must have involved broadly based clinical practice in which physicians acquire experience in treating a variety of medical problems under supervision (e.g., internal medicine, surgery, general practice, obstetrics-gynecology, and pediatrics).

  • The internship program must have involved broadly based clinical practice in which physicians acquire experience in treating a variety of medical problems under supervision (e.g., internal medicine, surgery, general practice, obstetrics-gynecology, and pediatrics).

Such programs are in hospitals or other institutions accredited for internship training by a recognized body of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA). Licensure: 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.

  • Providers must be able to obtain and maintain current Basic Life Support (BLS) Training and certification sponsored or endorsed by the American Heart Association (AHA). Current Advanced Life Support or other advanced certification does not supersede BLS completion.

Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted.

Other Requirements:

  • Personnel Security Investigation required.
  • These positions require a Childcare Background Check (CNACI).
  • These positions are a Testing Designated Positions (TDP) subject to applicant testing and random drug testing. Tentatively selected applicants will be required to sign DA Form 5019 requiring participation in random drug urinalysis testing. A job offer to an applicant who is a not a current employee will be withdrawn if the applicant refuses to be tested. Applicants with verified positive test results shall be refused employment. Applications from such individuals shall not be considered for employment for a period of 6 months from the date of the test results.
  • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
  • You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
  • One year trial/probationary period may be required.
  • Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.
  • These positions are 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 or must provide a recognized exemption.
  • A pre-placement physical examination may be required.
  • Immunization screening is required. Hepatitis B immunization is required for all positions with direct patient contact. Applicants may be required to show proof of other immunizations depending on the type of position.
  • Positions may be designated as Inclement Weather Essential. The incumbent must make every attempt to report for work on time and/or remain on duty during severe weather conditions.
  • If required, applicants must be able to fulfill credentialing requirements and obtain and maintain appropriate/relevant clinical privileges.
  • This announcement may be used to fill Supervisory positions. A one year supervisory probationary/trial period may be required.
  • Additional requirements may be determined as positions arise and will be communicated during the hiring process if you are selected.

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