Family Practice Physician

Date Posted
10/02/2018

State
MD

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

 
Job Description

CORE DUTIES:

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Shall provide outpatient health care to qualifying beneficiaries as scheduled by the Government
  • Care shall include but not limited to continuing, comprehensive health maintenance and medical care to the entire family regardless of sex, age, or type of problem
  • Maintain a program of comprehensive health for the family unit, to include preventive medicine, behavioral sciences, and community health
  • May become the primary care manager for a panel of patients. As a PCM, will be the primary person responsible for the management of the health and wellness of his/her assigned patients

ADDITIONAL DUTIES include but not limited to the following:

  • Examination of patients, formulation differential diagnostic plans, defines and orders required diagnostic testing.
  • Interpretation of examination findings and test results, and implementation of treatment plans.
  • Determines need for consultation and assists in medical care and treatment provided at the direction of other specialists.
  • Approving/disapproving subspecialty referrals.
  • Answering patient telephone consults with the assistance of clinic staff.
  • Providing primary and secondary preventive maintenance care.
  • All inpatients will be admitted as per the local MTF instructions.
  • Be capable of adequately diagnosing and treating a wide range of pediatric and adult acute and chronic diseases and injuries including but not limited to conditions of the:
Skin Pulmonary System
Head Gastrointestinal System
Eyes Musculoskeletal System
Ears Genitourinary System
Nose Reproductive System
Throat Lymphatic System
Neck Central Nervous System
Cardiovascular System Endocrine System
Psychiatric and Behavioral Health

  • Have sufficient experience to be able to adequately perform medical procedures to include, but not limited to the following:
    • Basic Life Support
    • Advanced Life Support
    • Pediatric Advanced Life Support
    • Crycothyroidotomy
    • Secure and maintain an adequate airway to include endotracheal intubation
    • Cardioversion of life threatening arrhythmia
    • Simple minor surgical procedures: punch biopsies, excision of skin lesions
    • Simple abscess incision and drainage
    • Nail trephination
    • Sling or swath injuries
    • Lumbar puncture
    • Suture simple laceration
    • Suture removal
    • Tube thoracostomy
    • Cryotherapy
    • Nebulizer treatment
    • Urine catheterization
    • Cultures (throat, wound)
    • Suprapubic tap
    • Remove ocular, nasal and ear foreign bodies
    • Clearing of ears by flush technique
    • Reduce simple dislocations and fractures, when appropriate
    • Bandaging of sprains, minor burns, and minor lacerations
    • Perform venous punctures for lab studies and interpret results
    • Administer intravenous, intramuscular and subcutaneous medications as appropriate
    • Stabilize and evaluate cervical spine injuries as appropriate
    • Splint and stabilize traumatic injuries to extremities
  • Ensure a safe work environment and employee safe work habits
  • Prepare records and reports as required in support of services rendered in accordance with established procedures
  • Attend and participate in patient care reports, patient care conferences, team conferences, professional staff conferences and other appropriate professional activities only to the extent that such attendance and participation is relative to his/her assigned cases and/or performance of services as determined by the supervisor.
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • 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).
  • Current board certification in by the American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM) or the American Osteopathic Board of Family Medicine (AOBFM)
  • Successful completion of an accredited Family Medicine Residency

EXPERIENCE:
  • At least 2 experience within the last 3 years.

LICENSURE:
  • Current, full, active, and unrestricted license to practice medicine in any state in which a license is held.
  • Current with and have completed all continuing education requirements specified by their professional licensure or certification.
  • Must be current with and have completed all continuing education (CME) requirements specified by their professional licensure or certification.
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

Place of Performance: Malcolm Grow MTF's (Joint Base Andrews, MD & Anacostia-Bolling, D.C)

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