Physician (Emergency Medicine)

Employer
U.S. Army Medical Command
Location
Fort Carson, Colorado
Posted
Jan 17, 2019
Closes
Jan 17, 2020
Ref
1970990
Specialty
Emergency Medicine
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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Recruitment or relocation bonus may be authorized.

Medical malpractice liability insurance is not required for federal civilian healthcare providers as they are covered by the Federal Tort Claims Act (28 U.S.C. ยง 1346(b)) while acting within the scope of their employment. 

May include shift work or rotating shifts (evenings, weekends, holidays).

Fort Carson, CO: Ft. Carson combines scenic beauty, pleasant residential areas, and cultural activities to satisfy every taste. It is an unusually well-rounded military community which offers a variety of recreational and cultural opportunities. World-class ski resorts are available within a short 2 1/2 hour drive, golf courses and biking trails are available on the installation as well as in the surrounding community. Numerous colleges and universities are available for continuing education.

Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens

Responsibilities

The incumbent will serve as an Emergency Medicine Physician to patients in the Emergency Room, serving as the senior staff officer while on duty in the Emergency Room. Responsible for the full range of cases and the immediate initial recognition, evaluation, care and disposition of patients in response to acute illness and injury. Triages, examines, diagnoses, resuscitates, stabilizes, treats or directs a course of treatment for a wide range of emergent patients from the pediatric to the geriatric patient, or from seriously ill to the severely traumatized.

Examines patients and orders appropriate tests to evaluate patients' chief complaint and related complaints; ascertains medical needs and initiates action to provide needed services.

Qualifications

  • US Citizenship
  • Board Certification Preferred
  • Basic Life Support - BLS
  • Advanced Cardial Life Support - ACLS
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support - PALS
  • Required regulatory licensure
  • Periodic and random urinalysis drug testing
  • Pre-employment physical
  • Hepatitis immunization
  • Seasonal influenza immunization
  • Personal Protective Equipment required
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