Family Medicine Physician

Katmai

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SUMMARY:

Provides comprehensive medical services for members of family, regardless of age or sex within the scope of training. Diagnose, treat, and help prevent diseases and injuries that commonly occur in the general population. May refer patients to specialists when needed for further diagnosis or treatment.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Examines active duty, family members and other authorized beneficiaries to determine the presence and extent of diseases and conditions.
  • Administers appropriate care and or referral of cases requiring hospitalization or subspecialty care.
  • May perform the following procedures: Vasectomy, reduction of simple fractures, Lumbar Puncture, emergency deliveries, Endometrial biopsy, joint aspiration/injection, Proctosigmoidoscopy, ECG performance and initial interpretation, interpretation of basic radiographs, insertion/removal of IUD, regional anesthesia, splinting/casting/immobilization of simple fractures, crisis intervention, and advanced cardiac life support.
  • Complete all documentation of care provided in the MTF computer programs for which training was/is provided. Ensure all patient encounters are closed within 72 hours of encounter.
  • Become familiar with the hospital formulary and prescribe pharmaceuticals according to the availability of drugs listed therein.
  • Provide instructions to all prescribing practitioners on substitutability of non-formulary (off-patented) medications.
  • Use computer order entry to order prescriptions or use prescription forms DD 1289 in accordance with local policy and federal compliance.
  • Maintain regular and punctual attendance.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

None.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO) from a school in the US or Canada approved by a recognizing accredited body in the year of the applicant’s application.
  • Graduates of foreign medical schools are required to possess both a medical license and other certification by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) or 5th Pathway.
  • Successfully completed a post-graduate medical training program in Family Medicine accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) or American Osteopathic Association (AOA), or Board Certification through the American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM) or the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians (AOBFP).
  • Maintain all license and certification requirements to meet all continuing education requirements of the U.S. jurisdiction in which they are licensed to practice.
  • Possess and maintain current Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) registration number.
  • Minimum of two years of consecutive experience within the past five years in the practice as a Family Practice Physician- prior to commencement of services under this contract.
  • Must obtain and maintain any necessary security access and/or background checks.
  • Must follow site required health screening and immunization requirements.
  • All contract HCPs must possess and maintain current course completion documentation for Basic Cardiac life support (BLS) through an American Heart Association approved training program. Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) are desired.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS:

  • Possess sufficient initiative, interpersonal relationship skills and social sensitivity such that he/she can relate constructively to a variety of patients from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
  • All contract HCPs must possess and maintain current course completion documentation for Basic Cardiac life support (BLS) through an American Heart Association approved training program. Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) are desired.
  • Must be proficient in English (reading, writing and spoken word), to effectively communicate with patients, families, and fellow health care providers.
  • Shall be computer literate as necessary for this position.

TRAVEL:

None.

DRIVING REQUIREMENT:

None.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Position consists of sitting for long periods of time, using hands/fingers, handling, reaching with hands and arms, speaking, or translating. Periods of walking, standing, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, and lifting boxes weighing up to 30 pounds. Moderate to extended periods of office work with heavy periods of computer usage. May be assigned occasional to moderate periods of analytical tasks requiring extensive reasoning abilities. It is Katmai’s business philosophy and practice to provide reasonable accommodations, according to applicable state and federal laws, to all qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Work is performed primarily indoors at a well-lit military treatment facility such as a clinic, outpatient facility or hospital. The environment is normally air conditioned, but conditions may change dependent upon circumstances. Work may need to be performed in a fast-paced environment requiring quick thinking and rapid judgements. Employee will be exposed to a wide variety of clients in differing functions, personalities and abilities. Exposure to bloodborne pathogens and bodily fluids, latex, radiation or other contaminants and safety issues. May be exposed to infection or diseases from contact with patients. Work is highly social with patients and can be stressful with a high emotional element. Decisions made may substantially impact patients and their families.

WORK SCHEDULE:

40 hours per week with occasional overtime and travel between on-site base clinics. The Health Care Provider (HCP) shall be available and required to work additional clinic hours as deemed necessary for adequate deliverable care of services.

Compliance:

To be considered for this position, all applicants must apply on the company website, https://katmaicorp.com/life-at-katmai/

We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. https://katmaicorp.com/life-at-katmai/#equal_opportunity

Preference will be given to Ouzinkie Shareholders, Descendants of Shareholders and Spouses of Shareholders in accordance with Title 43 U.S. Code 1626(g) and Title 42 U.S. Code 2000e – 2(i).

Executive Order 11246, as amended, protects applicants and employees from discrimination based on inquiring about, disclosing, or discussing their compensation or the compensation of other applicants or employees.

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