This position is located in Womack Army Medical Center (WAMC), Department of Medicine, Internal Medicine Service. As an Army employee you receive a comprehensive compensation package to meet your work-life needs. The package includes: Comprehensive health and life insurance; generous retirement programs; paid holidays, sick leave, and vacation time; flexible work environment; paid employment related training and education; possible student loan repayment; bonuses, incentives, and awards as appropriate for the job; competitive salaries and annual pay increases and locality pay adjustments. WAMC is located on Fort Bragg and occupies over 1 million square feet scattered over 163 acres of land. WAMC services 162,000 eligible beneficiaries from the military community. There is an onsite gymnasium, star quality dining facility, full-service bank, shopette, florist, etc., located in the hospital complex. Pease visit www.wamc.amedd.army.mil for more information about the medical center. Fort Bragg is two hours from the beach and approximately five hours from the Appalachian mountains. Additionally, Fort Bragg offers many Morale Welfare Recreation facilities and services, such as Skeet Range, Riding Stables, Ice Skating Rink, State-of-the-art Fitness Centers, golf courses and daycare centers. For more information about Fayetteville please see www.Fayettevillencchamber.
Performs a wide range of medical duties specializing in all aspects of Inpatient care & allowing around the clock access from admission to discharge, & responds to all hospital intercoms & pager announcements requesting rapid physician response to patient emergency situations such as Code Blue (stop breathing/resuscitate). Serves as the gatekeeper to Inpatient Medicine Services for the clinics, Emergency department & outside institutions. Serves as the attending Staff Physician & Clinical Educator for members of the Family Medicine Residency & Physician Assistants who are involved with Inpatient Medicine Service. Manage & coordinate the entire inpatient episode of care, & works cooperatively with the inpatients Primary Care Managers, Surgeons, & Specialty Consultants. Responsible for over-site of medical care given by midlevel providers (Physician's Assistants or Nurse Practitioners) working on the Medicine Inpatient Service. About the Position: Serves as Staff Physician for Inpatient Medicine Service, & as the Medicine Consultant for Inpatient Services. Follows through to ensure effectiveness of treatment, post discharge follow up & collaborates with specialists when indicated. Attends discharge planning, key medical staff meetings & conferences serving as an authority on inpatient medicine & adult medical critical care. Manages ventilators & central lines independently. Serves as a representative for Inpatient Medicine areas of quality improvement, budgets, billing, equipment, staffing, yearly goals, practice guideline compliance, & public relations. Promotes & ensures inpatient safety & patient satisfaction. Assist in the educational programs for the hospital providers, staff & patients.
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 & 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 & 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. (This 1 year of supervised experience may be waived for research or administrative positions not requiring direct patient care.) For purposes of this standard, graduate training programs include only those internship, residency, & 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, & unrestricted license to practice medicine in a State, DC, Puerto Rico, or a territory of the US.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must possess current certification in Basic life Support (BLS)/Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation from American Heart Association. Must be able to obtain and maintain current BLS training & certification. Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support or other advanced certification does not supersede BLS completion. 4 years of residency training in the specialty of Internal Medicine or equivalent experience & training. Experience with examining patient, determining need for & orders laboratory tests, x-rays, & other procedures necessary to complete medical facts on the case; interprets examination findings and test results; makes diagnosis of disease or disorder; plans & carries out or prescribes course of treatment, to include referrals to other specialty areas &/or admission to hospital. Follows progress of case & modifies course of treatment as necessary.
U.S. Army Medicine Civilian Corps - 23 months ago