Family Medicine Physician
|Location||Sierra Vista, Arizona|
|Date Posted||May 4, 2018|
|Internal Job ID||18-00086|
MD/DO - Family Practice Physician
Humming bird capital of the USA
The Community - Sierra Vista, AZ
World-renowned for birding and military history, we also have caving, hiking trails with varying difficulty ratings, outstanding mountain biking trails, observatories, hang gliding and ballooning, symphonies and ballets, rodeos and cowboy music gatherings, and vintage car shows. And that's not all. There are golf tournaments, festivals and events, banding, and mid-western style summer concerts in the park. And to whet the palate, we have award-winning wines at our area vineyards – enjoy the grape stomping during the fests in the spring and fall. Winter brings snow on the mountains; autumn color splashes reds, oranges and yellows reminiscent of New England; and spring heralds the wild flowers and hummingbirds. At an elevation of 4,623 feet surrounded by mountain peaks reaching nearly 10,000 feet, Sierra Vista enjoys a moderate four-season climate teeming with wildlife and abundant sunshine. Sierra Vista’s diversity offers something for everyone – students to seniors and economy to deluxe. From soft-adventure and sightseeing to culture and music there is something for everyone in sunny Sierra Vista.
Fort Huachuca is a United States Army installation under the command of the United States Army Installation Management Command. It is located in Sierra Vista in Cochise County, in southeast Arizona, about 15 miles north of the border with Mexico. Beginning in 1913, for 20 years the fort was the base for the "Buffalo Soldiers", the 10th Cavalry Regiment. During the buildup of World War II, the fort had quarters for more than 25,000 men and hundreds of WACs. In 2010, Fort Huachuca has a population of roughly 6,500 active duty soldiers, 7,400 family members and 5,000 civilians. Fort Huachuca can have well over 18,000 people on post during the peak hours of 0700 and 1600, M-F, making it one of the busiest transient installations.
- 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.
- Shall become the primary care manager (PCM) for a panel of patients. As a PCM, the Physician
- Will be the primary person responsible for the management of the health and wellness of his/her assigned patients.
- Shall participate, as appropriate, in departmental Quality Assurance (QA) programs and adhere to all safety regulations at all times. The HCP provides technical advice and professional opinions upon request from the MTF Commander, DC, and/or Clinic Chief, or other assigned representative.
- Shall attend and participate in meetings, patient care reports, patient care conferences, team conferences, case conferences, professional staff conferences and trainings, as well as, other appropriate professional activities to the extent that such attendance and participation is relative to assigned cases and/or performance of contract services as determined the MTF Commander, the DC, the Chief of the PCMH Clinic or other assigned representative.
- Become familiar with the hospital formulary and be 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. Drugs not on the formulary or approved by the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee will not be utilized unless a new drug request is submitted and approved. The HCP shall use computer order entry to order prescriptions, or use prescription forms DD 1289 in accordance with local policy.
- 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.
- Must have graduated from an accredited Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO) program to include an Internal Medicine residency program.
- Must be Board Certified in Family Medicine by the American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM) or American Osteopathic Board of Family Medicine (AOBFM).
- Must have a minimum of two (2) years of full-time experience within the last five (5) years as a practicing Family Medicine Physician prior to commencing services.
- Possess and maintain a valid, unrestricted license to practice medicine in one of the 50 United States, District of Columbia, Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam or U.S. Virgin Islands.
- Possess and maintain at all times a current Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) registration.
- Possess and maintain certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) as approved by the American Heart Association (AHA).
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