Internal Medicine Physician
The Internal Medicine/Hospitalist Physician will provide routine general internal medicine care, to include care for acute and chronic patient conditions in the Internal Medicine Clinic,Wright Patterson AFB, Ohio
Outpatient duties include but are not limited to managing ambulatory patient care, to include approving/disapproving subspecialty referrals, performing outpatient ambulatory procedures including but not limited to arthrocentesis and cardiac stress testing, answering patient telephone consults with the assistance of clinic staff, refilling prescriptions, providing primary and secondary preventative maintenance care, and providing periodic direct and indirect supervision of residents providing outpatient care.
Hours of Performance: 0730-1630, Monday thru Friday with possible overtime
Call-Back Hours: N/A On-Call Hours: N/A
- Provide copies of MD/DO diplomas, certificate(s) of internship/residency training, and fellowship (if applicable) from accredited university
- If applicable, graduate of foreign medical schools must submit a copy: Education Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates Certificate (ECFMG) or fifth Pathway Certificate. NOTE: Contractor shall provide original PSV of the ECFMG.
- Possess current NPI #
- Possess current DEA registration
- Possess current BLS and ACLS .
- Experience: Shall have practiced as a Physician – Internal Medicine / Hospitalist for at least 24 of the past 36 months.
- Possess current board certification by the American Board of Internal Medicine or the American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine
- Possess current/ active/ unrestricted license to practice Medicine
- Facilitate patient access to medical care by recommending appropriate referrals to other healthcare providers in accordance with MTF policies and regulations.
- Provide services for patient as scheduled by the government.
- Care shall include but not be limited to routine general internal medicine care, to include care for acute and chronic patient conditions.
- The provider will be assigned a panel of 800 adult patients of above-average complexity. If the provider chooses to participate in Graduate Medical Education s/he may serve as preceptor for PGY1, PGY 2 and PGY3 Internal medicine residents seeing outpatient clinic. If the HCW is included in the outpatient preceptor schedule, the empanelment will be set at 650.
- Outpatient duties include but are not limited to managing ambulatory patient care, to include approving/disapproving subspecialty referrals, performing outpatient ambulatory procedures including but not limited to arthrocentesis and cardiac stress testing, answering patient telephone consults with the assistance of clinic staff, refilling prescriptions, providing primary and secondary preventative maintenance care, and providing periodic direct and indirect supervision of residents providing outpatient care.
- Precepting duties involve supervising up to four PGY1, PGY2 or PGY3 IM residents as they see their own outpatient clinics. While precepting, the provider may perform other administrative duties but should not engage in other direct patient care and should remain available to assist in the care of patients being seen by supervised residents. The provider will be responsible for providing direct supervision for PGY1 residents and at minimum indirect supervision for PGY2 and PGY3 residents, and will be responsible for co-signing resident
- documentation in a timely manner.
- Candidates should have sufficient experience to be able to adequately diagnose and treat diseases and injuries typical to high acuity and geriatric patients, to include (but not limited to) the following:
- Cardiovascular diseases: Congestive heart failure, hypertension, arrhythmias, acute myocardial infarction, pulmonary embolism
- Respiratory diseases: Asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, bronchitis, and sequelae of pulmonary thromboembolism
- Gastrointestinal diseases: Peptic ulcer disease, gastritis, pancreatitis, cirrhosis, alcoholic liver disease
- Endocrinology: Diabetes mellitus, thyroid disease, adrenal insufficiency, other endocrinopathies
- Rheumatology: Sarcoidosis, degenerative joint disease, gout, rheumatoid arthritis
- Renal: acute and chronic renal insufficiency, urinary tract infections, electrolyte abnormalities
- Infectious diseases: Infectious diarrhea, bacterial infections, infections of immunocompromised patients, tuberculosis, influenza
- Neurology: Epilepsy, cerebrovascular disease, dementia
- Candidates should have sufficient experience to be able to adequately perform the following medical procedures, to include but not limited to:
- Electrocardiogram (ECG) interpretation
- Initial review of plain film radiographs
- Prepare all records and reports as may be required and supportive services rendered and as required by the MTF.
- Take part in clinic quality assurance programs, including Peer Review, as required to meet the standards of the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.
- Voluntary/optional participation in educational activities involving the internal medicine residents; these activities may include giving lectures to residents, supervising residents in clinic, and mentoring residents.