|Location||Las Vegas, Las Vegas|
|Date Posted||April 3, 2019|
|Internal Job ID||19-00052|
MD/DO - Pulmonologist
“The Entertainment Capital of the World” - Las Vegas Baby!
The Community - Las Vegas, NV
You likely know about the City of Las Vegas with its towering hotels and casinos, epic malls and amusement parks, thousands of tourist attractions, endless nights of gambling, shows, and fun, but have you ever dreamed of living in a place where most people only vacation for a few days? Here is your chance, and what you don’t know about Las Vegas might surprise you. Many great different communities, school districts, parks, state of the art hospitals and healthcare facilities, and more make up the “other “ side of Las Vegas that the tourists don’t get to see.
Nellis Air Force Base
The "Home of the Fighter Pilot," Nellis Air Force Base is home to the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center, the largest and most demanding advanced air combat training mission in the world. At Nellis, we provide training for composite strike forces which include every type of aircraft in the Air Force inventory. Training is conducted in conjunction with air and ground units of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps and air forces from our allied nations. The crews do not come to learn how to fly, but instead how to be the best combat aviators in the world.
Requirements (duties include but are not limited to)
- Diagnoses and treats diseases. Prepares and reviews case histories and clinical records. Performs diagnostic procedures including x-ray examinations, clinical laboratory tests, pulmonary function tests, critical care, and sleep studies. Interprets test results, evaluates examination findings, and treats. Prescribes such treatment for internal diseases as drugs, physical therapy, and dietary regimens. The Pulmonologist shall perform a full range and spectrum of comprehensive specialty care onsite at the MTF. Workload includes the evaluation and treatment of emergent, urgent, and non-emergent patients ranging in age as young as 18 years to over 65 years. Workload is a result of scheduled appointments, walk-ins to the clinic from other departments, walk-ins for specific diagnoses, telephone calls, and consult requests. The Pulmonologist will practice within the guidelines set by the credentialing office of the 99 MDG and the Medical Director. The Pulmonologist’s productivity is expected to be comparable to that of the other civilian and military Pulmonologist physicians assigned to the same facility/similar facilities and authorized the same scope of practice. The Pulmonologist will meet the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) standard for Nellis Air Force Base for Relative Value Units (RVUs). The MGMA standard is updated annually on the fiscal year. It is the Contractor’s responsibility to contact Medical Logistics for an updated copy.
- Coordinates pulmonary services with other medical activities.
- Provides inpatient pulmonary services during normally scheduled hours of performance, to include on-call hours when applicable.
- Must be capable of performing the full range of pulmonary and critical care medicine.
- Participation in teaching programs, where applicable.
- Provide instruction for 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.
- Shall see new patient consults and established follow-up clinic visits. The provider is expected to respond to telephone consults.
- Shall provide outpatient services for patients as scheduled by the MTF.
- Shall provide inpatient care. This will include patients previously established in the Pulmonary Department. This will include new patients when consults are requested by the admitting health care team.
- Shall provide critical care consults to patients admitted to ICU and assist primary teams in their patient management. Provide pulmonary consultative services for hospital inpatients. Provide inpatient consultative services and follow-up for patients with pulmonary disorders; as well as, provide education/teaching to staff members of other disciplines/specialties, medical residents/students, and other personnel involved in patient care. The contract pulmonologist will be expected to be on call from the local area on a rotating basis.
- Graduated from an approved medical school and completed a residency or fellowship acceptable to the U.S. Air Force Surgeon General as a Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) or Osteopathy (D.O.) from a school in the United States or Canada approved by a recognized accrediting body in the year of the applicant’s graduation or, A Doctor of Medicine or equivalent degree from a foreign medical school that provided education and medical knowledge substantially equivalent to accredited schools in the United States.
- Must have successfully completed an additional residency or fellowship program in pulmonology and critical care medicine acceptable to the Surgeon General, HQ USAF, is mandatory.
- Must have and maintain current board certification by the American Board of Internal Medicine or the American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine in pulmonology and critical care.
- Must have and maintain a valid unrestricted license as a Licensed Physician/Medical Doctor in one of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, or the U.S. Virgin Islands.
- Must be capable of performing the full range of pulmonology and critical care services
- Must have provided Pulmonology or critical care services a minimum of 24 months within the last 36 months.
- Must have and maintain Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certifications as approved by the American Heart Association (AHA).
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