MEDCOM

Physician- Emergency Medicine

US-TX-FT. SAM HOUSTON
Job ID
2017-4468
# Positions
1
Category
Medical
Salary Range
101,967-385,000
Recruitment Bonus
Negotiable
Relocation Assistance
Negotiable
Student Loan Repayment
No

Overview

Business travel could be required on some positions filled from this solicitation.
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.
Permanent, Term, Part-time, intermittent or temporary positions will be filled from this solicitation.
Non-supervisory positions will be filled from this solicitation.

This position may require the incumbent to work on an intermittent or unscheduled, on-call basis.
This position may require the incumbent to work on call during irregular work hours which may include evenings, weekends, holidays, and/or varying work schedules.
This position may require shift work to provide coverage on evenings, weekends, holidays, or special situations. Employee shifts are rotated on a regularly scheduled basis.
This position may require the incumbent to work on an intermittent or unscheduled, on-call basis.
This position may require the incumbent to work on call during irregular work hours which may include evenings, weekends, holidays, and/or varying work schedules.
This position may require shift work to provide coverage on evenings, weekends, holidays, or special situations. Employee shifts are rotated on a regularly scheduled basis.
May be able to obtain and maintain current Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification.
May be able to obtain and maintain current Advanced Trauma Life Support certification.
May be able to obtain and maintain current Pediatric Advanced Life Support certification.

Responsibilities

As a Physician (Emergency Medicine), you will:

  • The primary purpose for the establishment of this job is to serve as a Medical Officer in the Emergency Room (ER) receiving a wide variety of cases which are often complicated by indistinct symptoms and/or overlapping and/or secondary conditions.
  • Receives patients entering the ER having any of a variety of emergency conditions during or after duty hours as need arises.
  • Treats the physical condition of the patient (administers intravenous fluids for heat exhaustion, prescribes medication, etc.) or recognizes and refers patient to a specialist for diagnosis and treatment when necessary.
  • Performs minor surgery as required (e.g., incision and drainage (I&D) of abscesses, I&D of hemorrhoids, sutures, lacerations).

Qualifications

Basic Requirement for Physician (Emergency Medicine)/Supervisory Physician (Emergency Medicine):
Degree: Doctor of Medicine, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, or equivalent from a school in the United States or Canada. This degree must have been accredited by the Council on Medical Education of the American Medical Association; Association of American Medical Colleges; Liaison Committee on Medical Education; Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation of the American Osteopathic Association, or an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education at the time the degree was obtained. A Doctor of Medicine or equivalent degree from a foreign medical school must have provided education and medical knowledge equivalent to accredited schools in the United States. Evidence of equivalency to accredited schools in the United States is demonstrated by permanent certification by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, a fifth pathway certificate for Americans who completed premedical education in the United States and graduate education in a foreign country, or successful completion of the U.S. Medical Licensing Examination.
Licensure: Applicants must possess a current, active, full, and unrestricted license or registration as a Physician from a State, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States.
Graduate Training: Subsequent to obtaining a Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree, a candidate must have had at least one year of supervised experience providing direct service in a clinical setting, i.e., a one-year internship or the first year of a residency program in a hospital or an institution accredited for such training.
In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the qualification requirements listed below:
Residency Training for GP-14 Position: Applicants must have successfully completed the required accredited residency training in the specialty of the position to be filled (Emergency Medicine) and equivalent experience and training equal to at least 4 years. Experience may not be substituted for residency training that is required for the specialty identified.
Residency Training for GP-15 Position: Applicants must have successfully completed the required accredited residency training in the specialty of the position to be filled (Emergency Medicine) and equivalent experience and training equal to at least 5 years. Experience may not be substituted for residency training that is required for the specialty identified.

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