Recruitment or relocation bonus may be authorized.
This position is located at Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center in the Department of Medicine, Gastroenterology Services, Endoscopy Lab, Fort Hood, TX.
Fort Hood rests in the beautiful hill and lake country of Central Texas approximately 60 miles north of Austin and 50 miles south of Waco. Because of the weather, outdoor recreation is available much of the year. Two lakes are only 15 minutes away. Affordable urban and suburban housing is readily available. Local colleges provide higher educational opportunities. The area is home to many churches, shopping centers, recreational facilities and fine restaurants. For more info, visit pao.hood.army.mil.
Medical malpractice liability insurance is not required for federal civilian healthcare providers as they are covered by the Federal Tort Claims Act (28 U.S.C. § 1346(b)) while acting within the scope of their employment.Responsibilities
As a Physician (Endocrinology), you will:
- Provide for the care of adult and age 16 and over Endocrine patients, to include obtaining medical history, performing physical examinations, providing full formal counseling, and documenting treatment.
- Serves as staff Endocrinologist in the Department of Medicine evaluating, diagnosing and treatment patients on an outpatient consultative basis.
- Manage complicated medical problems such as calcium disorders, pituitary disorders, adrenal disorders, hypertension, peptic ulcer, thyroid disorders, diabetes, arthritic conditions, etc.
- Improve the educational aspects of the teaching service with the expertise in the areas of Internal Medicine and Endocrinology.
US Citizenship is Required
Degree: 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).
Graduate Training: Subsequent to obtaining a Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy degree, a candidate must have had at least 1 year of supervised experience providing direct service in a clinical setting, i.e., a 1-year internship or the first year of a residency program in an institution accredited for such training.
Licensure/Certification: Candidates 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.
Specialized Experience: Candidates must clearly demonstrate in their resume that they possess, at a minimum, 3, 4 or 5 years of internship/residency/fellowship training in the specialty of the position to be filled or equivalent experience and training in the specialty. The required experience/training will include skills such as, but not limited to, a wide range of patient care duties including examination, diagnosis and treatment to ensure effectiveness of treatment, post discharge. At least one of the experience must have been equivalent to the next lower level, which would involve independent treatment of complex cases requiring advanced skills.
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