Lyster Army Medical Clinic provides primary care and ancillary services to a military population that consists of active duty service members, their Families, a large retiree population and their Family members. The clinic, fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, is located at Bldg. 301, Andrews Ave.
The Department of Primary Care serves as the Primary Care Managers for TRICARE Prime beneficiaries. Individuals are assigned to a provider within the Department of Primary Care.
The medical offered includes primary care, Aviation Medicines Clinic, Physical Exams Clinic, Emergency Medical Services, Specialty Appointments, laboratory and pharmacy services, a Health & Wellness Center, Nutrition Clinic, pediatric care, and more.
There are also several TRICARE network hospitals in the close proximity.
The Fort Rucker Dental Clinic Command is an organizational element of Fort Benning, Ga., Dental Activity. It provides dental examinations, treatment, and consultations for active duty service members.
The Army Aviation Center, Fort Rucker, Alabama, is located in the southeast corner of Alabama. Fort Rucker is approximately 80 miles south of Montgomery, the capital of Alabama, and 20 miles northwest of Dothan, home of the National Peanut Festival. Florida's Gulf Coast lies 80 miles to the south. The communities of Enterprise, Daleville, and Ozark are west, south and east of the post, respectively and serve as the three main gates.
Physician (Pediatrics) performs in accordance with policies and guidelines established by the organization and supervisor. Exercises independent judgment with full responsibility for professional diagnosis, treatment, referral and disposition of patients.
Serves as Pediatrics Physician. Scope of services include, but are not limited to, examination, diagnosis, prevention and treatment of newborns, infants, children, and adolescents. Care provided includes a broad spectrum of health services ranging from preventative health care and developmental health care needs to the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic diseases. Addresses the biological, social, and environmental influences of the developing patient, with an impact of disease and dysfunction on development. Takes ownership, responsibility for care of assigned panel of patients. Provides first contact, continuous, comprehensive primary care for newborns, infants, children, and adolescents according to current standards of care, the patient centered medical home model of care, Army policy, and relevant regulations. Leads a multi-disciplinary team of individuals who collectively takes responsibility for the ongoing care of patients. Coordinates and/or integrates care across all elements of the healthcare system (e.g., subspecialty care, hospitals, home health agencies, nursing homes) and the patient's community (e.g., family, public and private community). Completes required records (both paper and electronic) pertaining to all medical services provided in accordance with specified procedures and regulations. Properly safeguards all reports and records according to the Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) standards.
Ensures the highest standards of professional practice and ethics are maintained.
Teaches and provides consultation to other health care providers as assigned.
Participates in Continuing Medical Education (CME) and quality assurance activities as assigned.
Provides technical oversight of clinical staff (e.g. nurses, social workers, therapists, and various technicians) who is assigned to the medical home to enhance team-based care.
PERFORMS OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED.
Must Haves: These requirements are necessary,
NOTE: 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.