Physician (Family Practice)

Location
Ft. Rucker, AL
Posted
Feb 19, 2021
Closes
Feb 26, 2021
Ref
2021-6629
Specialty
Family Medicine
Overview

Who May Apply: Current, Permanent Army Medicine Employees - Physician (Family Medicine), GS-0602-14

Lyster Army Health Clinic, Fort Rucker Alabama is the Home of Army Aviation. Our facility is the cornerstone of all medical treatment that is provided to our Soldiers, Veterans and Family members. We pride ourselves on providing the best healthcare to our patients while remaining customer-focused, relevant, and open to new ideas. Now that you are assigned to work here, we wanted to take the time to personally welcome you. Lyster is an exciting place to work, and we'll continue working to ensure our organization remains on the cutting edge. Our staff has continued to meet the challenges of our field. You will have an important part in us accomplishing the mission of healthcare being provided to our beneficiaries. We are a team that truly cares about its employees as well as its Soldier and Family members that are assigned.

Fort Rucker is located in and around three cities: Enterprise, Daleville, and Ozark. It is a unique post due to its geographic location and community relationship. The installation offers an array of recreational activities that you and your loved ones will enjoy. Economically, Enterprise is a thriving city and has affordable housing close to the base to make your daily commute easy. The beaches of Panama City and Destin, FL are just two hours south of post if you need a break from the small town feeling of the cities surrounding Fort Rucker.

Responsibilities

Physician (Family Practice) performs in accordance with policies and guidelines established by supervisor. Exercises independent judgment with full responsibility for professional diagnosis, treatment, referral and disposition of patients.

Serves as Family Practice Physician. Scope of services include, but are not limited to, examination, diagnosis, prevention and treatment of medical, surgical, obstetric, gynecological, and orthopedic care.

Physician (Family Practice) performs in accordance with policies and guidelines established by supervisor. Exercises independent judgment with full responsibility for professional diagnosis, treatment, referral and disposition of patients. Serves as Family Practice Physician. Scope of services include, but are not limited to, examination, diagnosis, prevention and treatment of medical, surgical, obstetric, gynecological, and orthopedic care.

Takes ownership, responsibility for care of assigned panel of patients. Provides first contact, continuous, comprehensive primary care for infants, children, youth, and adults according to current standards of care, the patient centered medical home model of care, and Army policy and relevant regulations. Leads a multi-disciplinary team of individuals who collectively take responsibility for the ongoing care of patients. Coordinates and/or integrates care across all elements of the healthcare system (e.g., subspecialty care, hospitals, home health agencies, nursing homes) and the patient's community (e.g., family, public and private community). Completes required records pertaining to all medical services provided in accordance with specified procedures and regulations. Teaches and provides consultation to other health care providers as assigned. Participates in Continuing Medical Education (CME) and quality assurance activities as assigned.

PERFORMS OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED .

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