Pulmonologist

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.

ADDITIONAL DUTIES include but not limited to the following:

  • Diagnoses and treats diseases.
  • Prepare and review case histories and clinical records.
  • Perform diagnostic procedures including x-ray examinations, clinical laboratory tests, and pulmonary function tests.
  • Develop treatment plans and coordinate care with other medical-service providers.
  • Prescribes treatment for internal diseases as drugs, physical therapy, and dietary regimens.
  • Provides pulmonary services during normally scheduled hours of performance, to include on-call for ECC consults during duty hours when applicable.
  • Perform full range of pulmonary outpatient services.
  • Offer instructions to adult nurse practitioner students, physician assistant interns, medical students, interns, and residents in the form of clinical rotations.
  • Consult with appropriate specialists.
  • Write initial admission orders.
  • Prescribe and administer drugs.
  • Examine, diagnose and treat diseases and disorders of the respiratory system.
  • Provide immediate evaluation and management of emergency problems as they occur.
  • Ensure a safe work environment and employee safe work habits.
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). 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. Medical Licensing Examination.
  • Successful completion of a residency or fellowship in internal medicine acceptable to the Surgeon General, USAF, is mandatory
  • Completion of an additional residency or fellowship program in pulmonology acceptable to the Surgeon General, HQ USAF, is mandatory
  • Current board certification in Pulmonology by the American Board of Internal Medicine or the American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine.

EXPERIENCE:

  • At least 24 months of experience within the last 36 months. Must be capable of performing the full range of pulmonology services.

LICENSURE:

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

Place of Performance: Malcolm Grow MTF (Joint Base Andrews & Anacostia-Bolling)



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