Internal Medicine Physician

Travis Air Force Base, CA 94533

Job Category: Physician Job Number: 4084 Compensation Range: $300,372.80 to $310,772.80

Job Description


Currently recruiting an Internal Medicine Physician, at Travis Air Force Base, California to provide care at the David Grant Medical Center. The Internal Medicine Physician will work in an exciting and demanding position serving our nation' s active duty military service members and their families. The Internal Medicine Physician is a full-time position, 40 hrs. Per week, 8 hour shifts between the hours of 7: 00AM and 6: 00PM, Monday - Friday.




DUTIES OF THE INTERNAL MEDICINE PHYSICIAN:
  • Provide outpatient services for patients as scheduled by the Government
  • Care shall include but not be limited to routine general internal medicine care to include care for acute and chronic patient conditions.
  • May become the primary care manager for a panel of patients.
  • Duties include managing patient care to include approving/disapproving subspecialty referrals, answering patient telephone consults with the assistance of clinic staff, refilling prescriptions, providing primary and secondary preventative maintenance care.
  • Have sufficient experience to be able to adequately perform the following medical procedures, to include, but not limited to the following:
    • Electrocardiogram (ECG) interpretation
    • Flexible sigmoidoscopy
    • Graded exercise treadmill testing
    • Central line placement
    • Arterial line placement
    • Intubation and airway management
    • Hemodynamic invasive monitoring
    • Lumbar puncture
    • Paracentesis
    • Thoracentesis
    • CPR
  • Have sufficient experience to be able to adequately diagnose and treat diseases and injuries to include, but not limited to the following:
    • Cardiovascular diseases - congestive heart failure, hyper-tension, arrhythmias, acute myocardial infarction
    • Respiratory diseases - asthma, bronchitis, pulmonary thromboembolism, and pulmonary insufficiency and adult respiratory distress syndrome
    • Gastrointestinal diseases - peptic ulcer disease, gastritis, pancreatitis, cirrhosis and alcoholic liver
    • Endocrinology - diseases of the thyroid, diabetes mellitus
    • Rheumatology - sarcoidosis, degenerative joint disease
    • Renal - acute renal failure, urinary tract infection
    • Infectious diseases - infectious diarrheas, bacterial infections, hospital-acquired infections, infections of the compromised host, tuberculosis, and other micro bacterial infections
    • Neurology - epilepsy, cerebrovascular disease.
  • Facilitate patient access to medical care by recommending appropriate referrals to other health care providers in accordance with MTF policies and regulations.
  • Admitted inpatients.
  • Provide immediate evaluation and management of emergency problems as they occur.
  • Prepare all records and reports as may be required in support of services rendered and as required by the MTF.
  • Maintain required military specific paperwork for their empanelment (e.G. Deployment eligibility and clearances, medical board, activity limiting profiles, periodic health assessments, etc.).
  • Take part in clinic Quality Assurance Program as required to meet the standards of the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.
  • Perform a full range of physician services in accordance with privileges granted by the MTF.
  • Direct, perform, or assist in the instruction of other health care professionals within the scope of the clinical privileges or responsibilities.
  • Examine, diagnose, treat or prescribe courses of treatment within the scope of training, experience, and privileges. Exhibit 5-56, Version 1.4 (26 Apr 19)
  • Provide preventive and health maintenance care, including annual physicals, positive health behaviors, and self-care skills through education and counseling.
  • Order diagnostic tests as applicable as well as request consultation or referral with appropriate physicians, clinics, or other health resources as indicated.
  • Technically proficient in directing and teaching other medical staff, providing educational lectures and participating in the provision of in-service training to clinic staff members. Such direction and interaction will adhere to Government and professional clinical standards and accepted clinical protocols.

QUALIFICATIONS OF THE INTERNAL MEDICINE PHYSICIAN:
  • Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) or Doctor of Osteopathy (D.O.).
  • Graduate from an accredited medical 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 and the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) at the time the degree was obtained (e.G. Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC), College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC). A Doctor of Medicine or equivalent degree from a foreign medical school must provide education and medical knowledge substantially 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.
  • Internship/Residency: Successful completion of an internship and residency program in Internal Medicine which has been approved by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education or the Committee on Postdoctoral Training of the American Osteopathic Association.
  • Graduated from an Internal Medicine Residency within 1 year of hire OR have 5 years of experience in the clinical practice of Internal Medicine.
  • Possess a valid Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) registration number in order to write prescriptions for controlled substances.
  • BLS for Healthcare Providers from the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross.
  • Current, full, active, and unrestricted license from any of the 50 U.S. States or U.S. Territories.
  • U.S. Citizen (required for access to government computer systems).
  • A security clearance background check will be required.

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS FOR THE INTERNAL MEDICINE PHYSICIAN:
  • Competitive pay
  • 27 days paid leave per year
  • 12 paid Federal holidays
  • Health & Welfare allowance covers the cost of health insurance
  • Dental and vision plans offered, 401(k)
  • CME allowance

ABOUT THE ARORA GROUP:

The Arora Group is an award-winning, Joint Commission-certified nationwide healthcare services company that, for over 30 years, has provided medical care for the men and women who serve our country in the U.S. Armed Forces. Our mission is to provide world-class care and give our healthcare professionals opportunities to improve their skills, learn from the best, and serve the needs of active duty service members, their families, and veterans.

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