Physician Internal Medicine

Location
Ft. Bliss, TX
Posted
Oct 23, 2020
Closes
Oct 31, 2020
Ref
2020-6452
Specialty
Internal Medicine
Overview

This posiiton is located at the William Beaumont Army Medical Center, located in Fort Bliss, TX.

The William Beaumont Army Medical Center is located at Fort Bliss, in El Paso, Texas, and is affiliated with institutions such as Texas Tech University School of Medicine, University of Texas at El Paso School of Nursing and El Paso Community College Nursing School. It also provides opportunities for medical students throughout the nation to do rotations at the facility.

Today WBAMC offers a broad range of programs in many medical disciplines. Presently, there are 70 physicians in training, 27 interns and 43 residents at the facility. There are also more than 100 officers and enlisted Soldiers training in other medical specialties on any given day. The center also contains more than one million square feet of floor space for patient care and administrative duties including floor space for the Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care Center.

The center sees an average of 1,200 patients daily. Additionally, medical professionals at the center perform more than 4,150 laboratory procedures and fill over 2,160 pharmacy requests daily. It's one of two trauma centers in El Paso County and treats between 10 and 15 percent of trauma cases in the area. Sixty percent of the trauma cases treated are military and 40 percent of those are family members of active-duty military.

Responsibilities

As a Physician Internist you will:

  • Provide first contact, continuous, comprehensive primary care for patients according to current standards of care, the patient centered medical home model of care, Army policy, and relevant regulations.
  • Provide long-term comprehensive care managing both common and complex illnesses.
  • Participate in Continuing Medical Education (CME) and quality assurance activities as assigned.


Qualifications

US Citizenship Required

Board Eligible/Certified Internal Medicine

Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy from a school in the United States or Canada approved by a recognized accrediting body in the year of the applicants graduation. [A Doctor of Medicine or equivalent degree from a foreign medical school that provided education and medical knowledge substantially equivalent to accredited schools in the United States may be demonstrated by permanent certification by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) (or a fifth pathway certificate for Americans who completed premedical education in the United States and graduate education in a foreign country).

Must have a permanent, full, and unrestricted license to practice medicine in a State, District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States.

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