Physician (Otolaryngology)

Location
Ft. Polk, LA
Posted
Sep 14, 2021
Closes
Sep 21, 2021
Ref
2021-6758
Specialty
Otolaryngology
Overview

Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

Fort Polk, LA: Nestled in the heart of West Central Louisiana with rolling hills, long-leaf pines, creeks, bayous and lakes, providing year-round beauty, you will find Leesville, the small city nearest Fort Polk. They maintain a "neighborly attitude," creating a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere. Also known as the Sportsman's Paradise, surrounded by millions of acres of public land including Kisatchie National Forest. Taking great pride in being the home of Fort Polk and the Joint Readiness Training Center, Leesville and the surrounding areas offer some of the finest outdoor recreational opportunities, top-notch educational facilities, excellent medical facilities, cultural amenities, and a very low cost of living.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities

  • Perform major surgical operations and procedures related to Otolaryngolgy H and N Surgery.
  • Repair and reconstruction of injuries of the soft tissue and bone of the facial skeleton and head and neck.
  • Exercise laser privileges as delineated by the hospital.
  • Provide follow-up for patients who have undergone surgical procedures at BJACH or elsewhere.
  • Evaluate clinical and administrative performance of assigned staff within the clinic.


Qualifications

Who May Apply: US Citizens

Basic Requirement for Physician (Otolaryngology):

Degree:
Doctor of Medicine, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, or equivalent

Licensure: 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.

Graduate Training: Subsequent to obtaining a Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree, a candidate must have had at least one year of supervised experience providing direct service in a clinical setting, i.e., a one-year internship or the first year of a residency program in a hospital or an institution accredited for such training.

In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the qualification requirements listed below:

Residency Training for GP-15 Position: Applicants must have successfully completed the required accredited residency training in the specialty of the position to be filled (Otolaryngology) and equivalent experience and training equal to at least 5 years. Experience may not be substituted for residency training that is required for the specialty identified.

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