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QuarterLine Family Practice Physician in Air Force Academy, Colorado

Family Practice Physician

Job Details

Level

Experienced

Job Location

United States Air Force Academy - Air Force Academy, CO

Position Type

Full Time

Education Level

Medical Degree

Salary Range

Undisclosed

Travel Percentage

Negligible

Job Shift

Day

Job Category

Health Care

Description

QuarterLine is currently seeking a full time, Family Practice Physician to join our team at 10 MDG Clinic at the USAF Academy and Evans Army Community Hospital at Ft. Carson. As an employee of QuarterLine, you will have the opportunity to treat active duty personnel, military retirees, eligible veterans, and their enrolled family members.

  

About:  

The 10th Medical Group at the U.S. Air Force Academy provides healthcare services to 30,000 beneficiaries, including support to the 4,000-member cadet wing. Their mission is to ensure medically fit forces, provide expeditionary medics, and improve the health of all we serve to meet our Nation’s needs. Today, more than 700 medical Airmen are deployed in more than 30 nations, supporting warfighters in a variety of ongoing an emergent contingency operations.

 

To learn more, please visit: https://www.airforcemedicine.af.mil/MTF/Air-Force-Academy/

 

Evans Army Community Hospital is the key component of the Colorado Springs Military Health System. The CMHS is a single, integrated military healthcare delivery system. It strives to be the model of an integrated military healthcare system, delivering health and value for its beneficiaries and stakeholders.

 

To learn more, please visit: https://evans.amedd.army.mil/

 

Specific Tasks: The duties include but are not limited to the following:

  • Shall provide outpatient health care to qualifying beneficiaries as scheduled by the Government.

  • Care shall include but not be limited to continuing, comprehensive health maintenance and medical care to entire family regardless of sex, age, or type of problem.

  • Will 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.

  • 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.

  • Head.

  • Eyes.

  • Ears.

  • Nose.

  • Throat.

  • Neck.

  • Pulmonary System.

  • Gastrointestinal System.

  • Musculoskeletal System.

  • Genitourinary System.

  • Reproductive System.

  • Lymphatic System.

  • Central Nervous System.

  • Cardiovascular System.

  • Central Nervous 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 arrhythmias.

  • 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 thoracotomy.

  • 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.

  • Draw arterial blood gases for evaluation 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.

  • The physician may be assigned a team lead role. As such, they will serve as a consulting resource for the Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant staff.

     

Other Tasks:

  • All contractors must meet their minimum MGMA performance standard, if applicable.

     

Minimum Qualifications:  

  • Experience:Must have a minimum of 24 months in the last 36 months of docu-mented current clinical independent experience and competency as a Family Phy-sician. Must have the level of experience and documented current clinical compe-tency to be awarded “Regular” privileges to work independently. Experience working in a Government setting such a DOD or Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) MTF is preferable.

  • Certifications in addition to Basic Life Support:Current BLS and ACLS is required.

  • Degree/Education:Physician will have successfully completed an Undergraduate Program, Medical School (M.D. or D.O.), and International Medical Graduates: Graduates of foreign medical schools practicing in the U.S. are required to possess both a medical license and certification by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) or Fifth Pathway. Physicians must have completed Internship, and Residency Program. Completion of a residency or fellowship in Family Medicine acceptable to the Surgeon General, HQ USAF, is mandatory.

  • Board Certification:Current board certification by the American Board of Family Medicine or the American Osteopathic Board of Family Medicine.

  • Primary Source Verification:Valid unrestricted medical license in at least 1 state, territory or commonwealth of the U.S. and will at a minimum be Board Eligible.

  • Citizenship:  U.S. citizenship. 

  • Credentialing:  

  • Ability to pass background check and drug screen.  

  • Current physical and immunizations.   

      

Preferred Qualifications:    

  • Previous experience working with the military population.  

      

Work Location, Hours, and Physical Requirements: 

  • Physical Requirements: You will be working in a military treatment facility and must be on the premises to perform the job. The environment is fast-paced and multifaceted, with conditions and duties that can change quickly throughout a shift.

  • Hours of Performance: Work week will not exceed 40 hours. Current shift is: 0730-1630 (8-hours).

  • Scheduling: The work schedule will be determined by the government supervisor. Any changes to the schedule will be coordinated through the Clinic Manager or designated representative and shall be mutually agreed on between the MTF and the contractor.

  • Place of Performance: HCWs shall receive a 2-week notification prior to the reassignment to another location with a 40-mile commuting radius of their assigned MTF.

     

QuarterLine Consulting Services, LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Disability/Vets Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status. As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, QuarterLine is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all job seekers. If you are unable to use our online tools to search and/or apply for jobs due to a disability, please email recruiting@quarterline.com to request accommodation.    

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