|Date Posted||October 31, 2018|
|Internal Job ID||18-00147|
MD/DO - OB/GYN
Historic, Visionary Community - Offering a smile, handshake, and a strong sense of community.
The Community - Leesville, LA
Welcome to the City of Leesville, the best hometown in the world. Leesville is a historic yet visionary community. As the parish seat of Vernon Parish, where Fort Polk and the Joint Readiness Training Center are located, we are the home for many military families and retired veterans. The civilians of Leesville and greater Vernon Parish, like their military neighbors, are strong, patriotic and hardworking, counting it a privilege to work alongside those who sacrifice so much to keep this great Nation of ours free. Leesville strives to offer all the amenities of a large community, but with a smile, handshake and strong sense of community. Leesville also offers some of the finest outdoor recreational opportunities, top-notch educational facilities, excellent medical facilities and plenty of options for shopping and dining.
Fort Polk is a United States Army installation located in Vernon Parish, approximately ten miles east of Leesville, Louisiana, and thirty miles north of DeRidder in Beauregard Parish, Louisiana. It was named in honor of the Right Reverend Leonidas Polk, the first Episcopal Bishop of the Diocese of Louisiana, and a distinguished Confederate general in the American Civil War. The post encompasses approximately 198,000 acres—100,000 acres are owned by the Department of the Army—98,125 acres by the U.S. Forest Service, mostly in the Kisatchie National Forest. Fort Polk is the only Combat Training Center that also trains and deploys combat units.
Fort Polk began as a base for the Louisiana Maneuvers in the 1940s. It served the 1st Armored Division in the 1950s, and became a basic training post during Vietnam War years of the 1960s and '70s. It hosted the 5th Infantry Division (Mechanized) in the 1970s-1980s, and the 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment in the 1990s and the 1st Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, and the 162nd Infantry Brigade in the 2000s. Fort Polk is now home to the Joint Readiness Training Center, the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, 115th Combat Support Hospital, U.S. Army Garrison and Bayne-Jones Army Community Hospital.
- Diagnose and treat diseases of and injuries to the genitourinary system and the reproductive system.
- Diagnose and treat the full range of obstetrical and gynecological cases.
- Places IUD.
- Routine and Complicated antenatal patients.
- Performs Vaginal Deliveries and Cesarean-Sections.
- Performs Routine Pelvic Exams.
- Evaluates Abnormal Pap Smears (Colposcopy).
- Performs Routine GYN Surgery such as:
- Abdominal and Vaginal Hysterectomy, Operative Laparoscopic Treatment
- Performs Office Procedures such as:
- Endometrial Biopsy, Routine OB Ultrasounds, Rotating OB/GYN On-Call Services
- Perform Physical Examinations and shall determine if the standards of AR 40-501 are met.
- Consult with and advise referring physicians on the diagnosis and treatment of patients.
- The physician shall see patients as scheduled by the Medical Treatment Facility, and shall see the patients assigned regardless of whether or not he/she is the primary physician. The following time frames will ensure that patient flow is continuous and smooth. Initial patient visit – ½ hour. Average patient follow-up visit 15 – 20 minutes.
- The primary function of the OB/GYN Clinic is to provide obstetrics and gynecology care to eligible beneficiaries. In general, any long-term care and follow-up shall be referred by the physician to the appropriate clinic.
- Patients discovered during physical exam evaluations to require urgent treatment or stabilization of any possible life threatening conditions shall be promptly referred to the Emergency Room. Examples include such things as the following suspected diagnoses: hemorrhage, myocardial infarction, arrhythmia and cardiac vascular accident.
- Stable patients requiring admission and/or same day specialty clinic consultation shall be presented to the patient’s primary care manager, or appropriate specialty service involved during duty hours or to the representative of the service involved during non-duty hours. All other consultations shall utilize the current BJACH Clinic Consultation Guidelines which are available for review in the office of the Chief, OB/GYN Clinic.
- Treatment of patients shall be performed at BJACH except in unusual instances when patients are referred to other institutions for performance of special diagnostic procedures or definitive care not offered at BJACH.
- Physicians shall become familiar with the hospital formulary. Physicians authorized to prescribe pharmaceuticals shall do so according to the availability of drugs listed therein. The pharmacy service will provide instructions to all prescribing practitioners on substitutability of generic drugs for prescribed drugs.
- The physician shall advise the COR of any problems encountered in connection with meeting the needs of patients treated by the physician, including problems with BJACH personnel.
- Must have and maintain a valid, unrestricted license to practice medicine from one of the 50 states, District of Columbia, Puerto Rico or US Virgin Islands and a current Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) registration number (certification).
- Must hold a Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degree from an accredited college approved by the Council on Medical Education and Hospitals of the American Medical Association or American Osteopathic Association, or Doctor of Osteopathy degree (D.O.) from a college accredited by the American Osteopathic Association.
- Must have successfully completed a residency program accredited by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology Physicians.
- Must meet the standards established by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology for board certification and board eligibility.
- Must have at least two years’ OB/GYN experience within the last five years and shall have had at least one year’s experience on a civilian or military hospital staff. Time spent in a residency program may be used to satisfy part or all of this requirement.
- Must have current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) and Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP) certifications as approved by the American Heart Association (AHA).
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