Physician (Civilian Medical Officer)
Department of Navy - Bureau of Medicine - Bremerton, WA

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There could not be a better time to join our team! As a member of the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (BUMED) team you will have the unique opportunity to provide healthcare to the men and women who protect and serve our country along with their families, and retirees at medical facilities around the globe. In addition to this great honor, BUMED provides excellent compensation and benefits. Therefore, if you are interested in making a difference while enjoying a rewarding career, BUMED would like to hear from you.

This position is located at the Naval Hospital Bremerton, WA, 24-hour Urgent Care Center (UCC) and is responsible for providing a full range of physician services and will promote preventive and health maintenance care, including annual physicals, positive health behaviors, and self-care skills through education and counseling.

  • Technically, direct, perform, or assist in the instruction of, other health care professionals seeing patients;
  • Promote preventive and health maintenance care, including annual physicals, positive health behaviors, and self-care skills through education and counseling;
  • Request consultation or referral with appropriate physicians, clinics, or other health resources;
  • Order diagnostic tests;
  • Prescribe and dispense medications;
  • Provide acute care services and incorporate positive health behaviors, and self-care skills;
  • Coordinate care provided to patients by other specialists including both military and civilian consultants.
  • Malpractice insurance.
  • Potential pay incentives (e.g., recruitment, relocation, retention, student loan repayment).
  • Lifetime health insurance (Navy pays a portion of your premium, you pay with pre-taxed dollars) you can carry into retirement and include your spouse.
  • Dental/vision plans and dependent/healthcare flexible spending accounts.
  • 401K-type investment plan w/employer matching and flexibility to retire between 55-57 w/10 years of employment.
  • Life insurance (Navy pays a portion of your premium).
  • Long term care insurance.
  • 13-26 paid vacation days each year, 13 paid sick days each year, 10 paid Federal holidays each year, plus unused vacation/sick days carry over year to year.
  • Employee-friendly flexibilities.
  • U.S. Citizenship
  • MD or DO from an accredited school in the United States or Canada, or ECFMG or Fifth Pathways certificate
  • Permanent, full, unrestricted license to practice medicine in any state, District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States
  • 4 years of residency training in Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine, or Internal Medicine or equivalent experience and training (e.g., 4 yrs. Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine, or Internal Medicine training and experience, or completion of Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine, or Internal Medicine residency, or one or more years of post-residency experience).
  • Satisfy BUMEDs clinical privileges requirements which, in addition to the above, includes the following:
1. Completion of an Emergency, Family, or Internal Medicine residency approved by the American specialty board or AOA, board certification, or board eligible.

2. Current clinical competence (e.g., privileged to independently practice as a Family, Internal, or Emergency Medicine Physician within the past 2 years, actively practiced within the past 2 years by having encountered a sufficient number of clinical cases to represent a broad spectrum of the privileges required).

3. No health status contraindications to granting clinical privileges.

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