Supervisory Physician (Medical Evaluation Board)

Location
Ft. Knox, KY
Posted
Mar 16, 2021
Closes
May 19, 2021
Ref
2021-6672
Specialty
Other Specialty
Overview

You will be working at Ireland Army Health Clinic, Fort Knox, Ky.

Located just 40 miles from Louisville and 17 miles from Elizabethtown, Kentucky, Fort Knox encompasses some 190,000 acres in three, beautiful Kentucky counties. Fort Knox has a population of over 40,000 soldiers, family members, and civilian employees. There are many sightseeing/recreational opportunities in the Fort Knox area and the cost of living in this area is very reasonable. Sightseeing and recreational opportunities include Churchill Downs (site of the Kentucky Derby), the Louisville Slugger Museum, the Muhammad Ali Center, the Kentucky Center of Performing Arts, the Louisville Bats baseball team (a triple-A affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds), world famous bourbon distilleries, first-rate hunting and fishing sites, and sweeping, scenic hiking trails and driving tours. Nearby Louisville International Airport offers nonstop service to more than 20 destinations and convenient connections to cities worldwide. For the driver, Fort Knox is just a short drive from Louisville, Lexington, and Bowling Green, KY; Cincinnati, OH; Indianapolis, IN; and Nashville, TN.

Links: https://louisvilleky.gov/

https://ireland.tricare.mil/

https://home.army.mil/knox/index.php

https://radcliff.org/

Responsibilities

As a Medical Evaluation Board Supervisory Physician you will:

  • Perform a wide range of medical duties, in an outpatient clinic, to include covering disability processing/determination, primary care and general family practice medicine.
  • Coordinate various evaluations (i.e. fitness for duty , Medical Evaluation Boards, Medical Evaluation Board consultation and Temporary Disability Retired List (TDRL) evaluations).
  • Review medical records to determine and combine permanent profiles appropriate for disability processing.
  • Order and evaluate the full range of radiology and laboratory tests, make diagnosis and prescribe appropriate treatment.
  • Responsible for the personnel management functions including initiating personnel actions, setting performance standards, performance reviews, training and leave scheduling.


Qualifications

US Citizenship required

Applicants must possess a current, active, full, and unrestricted license or registration as a Physician from a State, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United

States

Must have Doctor of Medicine, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, or equivalent from a school in the United States or Canada. This degree must have been accredited by the Council on Medical Education of the American Medical Association; Association of American Medical Colleges; Liaison Committee on Medical Education; Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation of the American Osteopathic Association, or an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education at the time the degree was obtained. A Doctor of Medicine or equivalent degree from a foreign medical school must have provided education and medical knowledge equivalent to accredited schools in the United States. Evidence of equivalency to accredited schools in the United States is demonstrated by permanent certification by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, a fifth pathway certificate for Americans who completed premedical education in the United States and graduate education in a foreign country, or successful completion of the U.S. Medical Licensing Examination.

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