Family Practice Physician
|Date Posted||May 10, 2017|
|Internal Job ID||17-00014|
MD/DO - Family Practice Physician
The Birthplace of Aviation - leader of aerospace technology
Known as The Birthplace of Aviation, Dayton is home to the Wright Brothers, the Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park, the Wright family mansion Hawthorn Hill, the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force (the world’s largest and oldest military aviation museum and the state’s most visited free tourist attraction!), and Wright Patterson Air Force Base where scientists and engineers at the Air Force Research Laboratories are developing the latest in aerospace technology. Dayton/Montgomery County, located at one of the busiest crossroads of America, where I-75 north/south meets I-70 east/west, also boasts an international airport serviced by the major carriers. Accessible, affordable, Dayton/Montgomery County offers world-class attractions, diverse accommodations, fantastic arts and culture performances, beautiful parks with bike and recreation trails, a variety of sporting venues and events, plus fabulous shopping and dining.
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base - Dayton, OH
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base is located less than one mile from the city of Fairborn, Ohio. The City of Dayton is within 5 miles of the installation. The base is one of the largest and most important bases in the U.S. Air Force. The past, present and future at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base are all linked with the Wright Brothers' legacy. The Wright Brothers called Dayton, Ohio, home and Daytonians have long since called their city the "Birthplace of Aviation."
Requirements (duties include but are not limited to)
- 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. Duties include:
- 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, Cardiovascular System, Pulmonary System, Gastrointestinal System, Musculoskeletal System, Genitourinary System, Reproductive System, Lymphatic 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 thoracostomy; 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.
- ADDENDUM: May be expected to precept, teach, and/or give clinical oversight to the medical care and practice of mid-level providers.
- Be a Doctor of Allopathic (M.D.) or Osteopathy (D.O.) who has successfully completed an accredited residency in Family Practice.
- Current board certification by the American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM) or the American Osteopathic Board of Family Medicine (AOBFM).
- Have and maintain a valid, unrestricted and unencumbered license in one of the 50 states in the U.S. or the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, or the U.S. Virgin Islands.
- Have and maintain current American Heart Association (AHA) approved Basic Life Support (BLS).
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