MEDCOM

Physician (Family Practice)

DE-Baumholder
Job ID
2017-4498
# Positions
1
Category
Medical
Salary Range
Very Competitive
Recruitment Bonus
Negotiable
Relocation Assistance
Negotiable
Student Loan Repayment
No

Overview

This position is located in Baumholder, Germany. The Baumholder Military Community is part of the USAG Rheinland-Pfalz and is located in the wooded hills of western Germany in the federal state of Rheinland-Pfalz, only 30 miles from both the French and Luxemburg borders. The Baumholder post is home to 5,000 Soldiers, Family Members and Civilians (and growing!) on two barracks: Smith and Wetzel. It lies adjacent to the town of Baumholder, which is like a stateside military post in many respects and has all of the facilities that would be found in an American town of the same size: schools, churches, medical facilities, recreational facilities, banks, a variety of stores, and all other necessities. Baumholder is also conveniently located thirty minutes' drive from the 70,000 Americans of Ramstein Air Base and the town of Kaiserslautern. All this and even more make it a beautiful Army home. United States Army Health Clinic - Baumholder  is located in USAG Rheinland-Pfalz.

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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