MEDCOM

Physician (Neurologist)

US-TX-FT. BLISS
Job ID
2017-4440
# Positions
1
Category
Medical
Salary Range
130,000-320,000
Recruitment Bonus
Negotiable
Relocation Assistance
Negotiable
Student Loan Repayment
No

Overview

For almost two centuries, William Beaumont Army Medical Center (WBAMC) has provided care for eligible patients (currently over 95,000 Tricare beneficiaries). WBAMC health network includes six patient-centered medical homes throughout Fort Bliss, the El Paso community, and White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico.   WBAMC, a Level III-certified Trauma center, supports El Paso County.  The main hospital campus sits on half-a-million square feet of floor space and consists of twelve floors. WBAMC is easily accessible and offers ample free parking, a dining facility, barber shop, chapel, credit union, and more. WBAMC offers an array of programs in many medical disciplines and has close partnerships with higher learning institutions and the attached Veteran's Administration facility. WBAMC cultivates talented medical professionals into tomorrow's medical leaders through education and cutting-edge research.  The staff members of William Beaumont strive to provide patient-centered, holistic care while promoting a safe environment of care in support of a System for Health that improves health and fitness in our community. WBAMC provides innovative, life-saving care to the largest power projection platform in the  Army in support of any mission, anytime, anywhere.  WBAMC is the clear choice for a superior, comprehensive System for Health. 

 

Recruitment or relocation bonus may be authorized.

May be required to work nights, weekends, holidays, and/or on call as required by the mission.

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.

This position will be located at William Beaumont Army Medical Center, Department of Medicine Neurology Service, El Paso, TX. 

To learn more, visit www.wbamc.amedd.army.mil.

 

Responsibilities

As a Physician (Neurology), you will:

  • Examine, diagnose, and treat a full range of outpatients seen in the clinic covering all aspects of disorders involving the Central or Peripheral Nervous systems.
  • Provide a preponderance of clinical services focused on Traumatic Brain Injury and recovery (60% or more as needed) with a focus on return to military duty.
  • Order and evaluate the full range of tests to include electrophysiology, radiological, and laboratory tests.
  • Prescribe appropriate treatments to include drugs or behavioral modalities, and making referrals to the appropriate clinic.
  • Provide full documentation of care in electronic medical record (EMR).
  • Teach and provide consultation to other health care providers with occasional consultation to inpatient services.
  • Other clinical service work assigned will meet the needs of the population and the various missions ofWilliam Beaumont Army Community Hospital.

Qualifications

Basic Requirement for Physician (Neurology):

•  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 applicants 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).
•  Graduate Training: Subsequent to obtaining a Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy degree, 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.
•  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.
•  Experience Required: 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.  To qualify based on your experience, your resume must describe at least 4 years of residency training in the specialty of the position to be filled or equivalent experience and training in the specialty of Neurology. This required Neurology experience/training will include skills such as, but not limited to, examination, diagnosis, and treatment of disorders involving Neurology and/or Neuro-behavior. 

 

 

 

Other Requirements:
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  • 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.
  • Direct Deposit of pay is required.
  • Two year in a trial/probationary period may be required.
  • Personnel Security Investigation required.
  • A Childcare Background Check (CNACI) is required. This position has a specific initial background investigation and periodic re-verification requirements since its duties require contact with children.
  • This position is 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.
  • This position is a Testing Designated Position (TDP) subject to applicant testing and random drug testing. Tentatively selected applicants will be required to sign DA Form 5019 (Condition of employment for certain Civilian positions identified as Critical under the Department of Army Drug-Free Federal Workplace Program)requiring participation in random drug urinalysis testing. 
  • 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.
  • All Health Care Providers must be able to obtain and maintain current Basic Life Support (BLS) Training and certification that is sponsored or endorsed by the American Heart Association (AHA). Current Advanced Life Support or other advanced certification does not supersede BLS completion.
  • Applicants must be able to fulfill credentialing requirements and obtain and maintain appropriate/relevant clinical privileges.
  • Incumbent will be required to wear a uniform and use personal protective equipment as required and provided by the employer.

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