Family Medicine Physician
The Family Medicine Physician shall provide services for treatment of active duty military personnel, their dependents, eligible Navy civilian employees, and other eligible beneficiaries, in support of the United States Naval Hospital Guam. Services shall be provided in the Physical Exam and MEPS Clinic.
- Be a graduate from a medical school approved by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education of the American Medical Association or the American Osteopathic Association or certification by the Educational Council for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG).
- Successful completion of a residency program in Family Medicine which has been approved by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) or the Committee on Postdoctoral Training of the American Osteopathic Association or those Canadian training programs approved by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC).
- Possess current, valid, unrestricted license to practice medicine in one of the fifty states, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, or the U.S. Virgin Islands.
- Possess current Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) registration number (certificate) to prescribe controlled substances
- Possess current board certification in Family Medicine by the American Boards of Family Medicine or the American Osteopathic Association.
- Possess at least one (1) year of experience within the last 3 years as a full-time Physician.
- Possess current certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS). Web based classes do not meet these standards.
- Provide two letters of recommendation written within the last two years attesting to clinical skills. A minimum of one of the letters must be from a supervisor. The other letter must be from either a clinic or hospital administrator, or a practicing physician. Reference letters shall attest to the quality and quantity of experience. The letters may also address patient rapport and the communication skills between practitioner and patient and among peers. Recommendation letters must include name, title, phone number, date of reference, address and signature of the individual providing reference.
- Possess basic computer skills competency.
- Represent an acceptable malpractice risk to the Navy.
- Be in good standing and under no sanction or suspension listing by the Federal Government.
- Possess U.S. citizenship which is necessary to gain access to DON IT systems and sensitive information.
- When required - obtain a physical examination and immunizations at their own expense prior to initiation of contract performance.