MEDCOM

Physician (Family Practice)

DE-LANDSTUHL
Job ID
2017-4497
# Positions
1
Category
Medical
Salary Range
Very Competitive
Recruitment Bonus
Negotiable
Relocation Assistance
Negotiable
Student Loan Repayment
No

Overview

Landstuhl Regional Medical Center (LRMC) is located in the German State of Rhineland-Pfalz about 11 kilometers west of Kaiserslautern and five kilometers south of Ramstein Air Base. It is approximately 1.5 hours south of Frankfurt Airport by car. LRMC is a fully accredited health-care facility with 140 beds and neonatal bassinets. It also has 230 beds at its Medical Transient Detachment serving outpatients from Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom. It operates nine outpatient clinics in the surrounding area. LRMC is located in USAG Rheinland-Pfalz. For information on the community, see the USAG Rheinland-Pfalz community page. Visit the LRMC homepage.

 

As the largest American hospital outside of the United States and the only U.S. Medical Center in Europe, it provides primary care, tertiary care, hospitalization and treatment for more than 245,000 U.S. military personnel and their families within the European command and is also the evacuation and treatment center for all injured U.S. Service Members and contractors as well as members of 44 coalition forces serving in Afghanistan, Iraq, Africa Command, Central Command, European Command and Pacific Command. With a staff composed of more than 2,000 military and civilians, LRMC has approximately 150 physicians, 250 nurses and 40 Medical Service Corps officers. 

Responsibilities

Licensed physician having completed residency training in Family Practice and be board certified or board eligible in Family Practice. Provides medical services/procedures as appropriate to examine, diagnose, and treat infants, children, and adult patients within the scope of practice of a family physician. Applies diversified knowledge of preventive, diagnostic, and therapeutic medical and surgical procedures. Performs surgical procedures in emergencies and performs minor surgical procedures. Assesses the health status of patient. Discriminates between normal and abnormal findings on the physical assessment and history taking. Prescribes medications, as appropriate, in accordance with the hospital regulations and protocols. Orders lab and other tests as appropriate to evaluate patient's health status. Interprets the results of tests and follows up on abnormal reports. Maintains documentation of all treatment provided in accordance with hospital directives. Openings in hospital setting and clinical setting.

Qualifications

US Citizenship Required

 

Physician must be board eligible/certified in Family Practice. 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 Family Practice without further training. Basic Requirements: 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 applicant’s graduation. Graduate Training: Subsequent to obtaining a Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy degree, a candidate must have had at least 3 years of residency training in family practice 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.

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