Physician (Family Practice) Clinic
U.S. Army Medicine Civilian Corps - Fort Sam Houston, TX

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Be a valued member of an exciting new initiative. We are establishing a patient-centered medical home family practice clinic in San Antonio. Care is team-based, comprehensive, preventive and holistic rather than one-on-one, fee-for-service or managed. You will serve as a board certified Family Medicine Physician leading a multi-disciplinary team of individuals who collectively take responsibility for the ongoing care of patients. Record keeping and sharing will be seamless and electronic rather than unwieldy and paper-based. Our medical home will enable us to improve the health our population, as well as improve patient access and satisfaction for the assigned panel of patients. Enjoy a robust outpatient practice providing full spectrum family medicine care to patients ranging from infants to adults, exercising independent judgment with full responsibility for professional diagnosis, treatment, referral and disposition of patients. Take pleasure in practicing in a new health clinic being renovated exclusively for our use. The clinic is part of the San Antonio Military Medical Center system located 20 minutes away. We are located in the greater San Antonio, Texas area and enjoy good schools, new industry, community growth, a low cost of living, and year-round recreational pleasures in South Texas.

For more information, please contact Calvin Williams, 210-808-4914.

Responsibilities:
Scope of services include, but are not limited to, examination, diagnosis, prevention and treatment of medical, surgical, obstetric, gynecological, and orthopedic care. Takes ownership, responsibility for care of assigned panel of patients.

Provides first contact, continuous, comprehensive primary care for infants, children, youth, and adults according to current standards of care, the patient-centered medical home model of care, and Army policy and relevant regulations. Completes required records pertaining to all medical services provided in accordance with specified procedures and regulations.

With the help of your healthcare team, coordinate and integrate care across all elements of the healthcare system (e.g., subspecialty care, hospitals, home health agencies, nursing homes) and the patient's community (e.g., family, public and private community-based services).

Teaches and provides consultation to other health care providers as assigned. Participates in Continuing Medical Education (CME), quality assurance activities and performance improvement activities.

Qualifications:
  • Basic Requirements: Degree: MD or DO from a school in the US or Canada approved by a recognized accrediting body in the year of the applicants graduation. An MD or equivalent degree from a foreign medical school that provided education and medical knowledge substantially equivalent to accredited schools in the US may be demonstrated by permanent certification by ECFMG or a fifth pathway certificate for Americans who completed premedical education in the US and graduate education in a foreign country. Graduate Training: Subsequent to obtaining an MD or DO, a candidate must have had at least 1 year of supervised experience providing direct service in a clinical setting, i.e., a 1-year internship or the first year of a residency program in an institution accredited for such training. For purposes of this standard, graduate training programs include only those internship, residency, and fellowship programs that are approved by accrediting bodies recognized within the US or Canada. Listings of accredited programs are published yearly in the Directory of Residency Training Programs and the Yearbook and Directory of Osteopathic Physicians. Licensure: For positions involving patient care, candidates must have a permanent, full, and unrestricted license to practice medicine in a State, DC, Puerto Rico, or a territory of the US. Additional Requirements: In addition to meeting above basic requirements, applicants must have completed 4 years of graduate training or equivalent experience and training plus 1 year of appropriate experience. Must be board eligible/certified in Family Practice. Maintains a current unrestricted license to practice medicine. Incumbent must file an annual Statement of Employment and Financial Interests.

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