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Physician (Pediatrician)

Employer
Defense Health Agency (DHA)
Location
Ft. Lee, VA
Closing date
May 17, 2022

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Specialty
Pediatrics
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Job Details

Overview

This position is located at the Family Clinic, Fort Lee, VA.

Fort Lee is located three-miles east of Petersburg, Virginia; 116-miles from Washington D.C.; and is 21-miles from Richmond, the Virginia state capitol. Richmond is a flourishing cultural community enhanced by first-class museums and universities, its own symphony, professional ballet and opera, and numerous theater companies and art galleries. The region offers easy access to the ocean, mountains, and D.C. Residents enjoy trendy boutiques and restaurants, numerous sports and entertainment attractions, historic landmarks, and one of the nation's largest river park systems. The city is consistently rated among the Best Places to Live in America.

For more information visit:

http://www.lee.army.mil/

http://kenner.narmc.amedd.army.mil/SitePages/Home.aspx

* Student Loan repayment may be authorized.

* A recruitment or relocation bonus may be authorized.

Responsibilities

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    • Examine, diagnose, and treat newborns, infants, children, and adolescents.
    • Provide preventative health care and developmental health care needs to diagnose and treat acute and chronic diseases.
    • Address the biological, social, and environmental influences of the developing patient, with an impact of disease and dysfunction on development.
    • Conduct physical examinations of infants, children, and adolescents to determine need for X-ray examinations and clinical laboratory tests and interpret examination findings and test results.
    • Prescribe and administer appropriate treatment for the patient's needs and conditions, provide consultation, perform emergency treatment in cases of serious injury or illness.
    • Work independently as a staff Pediatrician and perform assigned duties within parameters of directives and policies as provided.


Qualifications

US Citizenship required

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  • Degree: 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.

    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-14 Position: Applicants must have successfully completed the required accredited residency training in the specialty of the position to be filled (Pediatrics) and equivalent experience and training equal to at least 4 years. Experience may not be substituted for residency training that is required for the specialty identified.

Company

AMERICA’S PREMIER MEDICAL TEAM, SAVING LIVES AND FOSTERING HEALTHY AND RESILIENT PEOPLE

OUR PURPOSE

  • Promote, sustain, and enhance the health of our armed forces, veterans, and their families.
  • Train, develop, and equip a medical force that supports full spectrum operations.
  • Deliver leading-edge healthcare to our warriors and military families to optimize outcomes.

DO WHAT YOU REALLY WANT -

CARE FOR PATIENTS AND HAVE A LIFE OUTSIDE THE PRACTICE.

There are a lot of reasons you became a physician, but none of them included inflexible work schedules, burdensome administrative tasks, and dealing with insurance companies. By offering you exceptional employment benefits as well as the opportunity to practice at locations across the U.S. and around the world, DHA delivers you the work-life balance you have always been missing.

WORK AND LIFE OPPORTUNITIES.

Practice your specialty and experience the unique career opportunities and benefits that can be found at the DHA.

ABOUT DHA

The civilian physicians of the Defense Health Agency meet the healthcare needs of active duty and retired military personnel, and their families, at treatment facilities across the U.S. and around the world.

REWARDING CAREERS

  • 250+ Locations Worldwide
  • 5 Million+ Under Our Care
  • Excellent Staffing Ratios
  • State-of-the-Art Facilities
  • Patient-Focused Care

EXCEPTIONAL BENEFITS

  • Competitive Salary
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Flexible Schedules
  • Recruitment Bonuses
  • Job Security
  • Supportive Work Environment

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

With job openings at more than 250 military medical facilities all across the U.S. and around the world, DHA offers you the chance to practice where you want.

THE DHA IS CURRENTLY HIRING:

  • Family Medicine
  • Internists
  • Pediatricians
  • Obstetricians & Gynecologists
  • Surgeons
  • Anesthesiologists
  • Pathologists
  • Neurologists
  • Allergists & Immunologists
  • Hospitalists
  • Urologists
  • Ophthalmologists
  • Occupational Medicine
  • Dermatologists
  • Physical Medicine
  • Preventive Medicine Physicians
  • Radiologists
  • Psychiatrists
  • Internal Medicine
  • Emergency Medicine

           AND MORE.

YOUR CAREER SEARCH STARTS HERE.

CIVILIANMEDICALJOBS.COM

 

Dr Frank R

“As a civilian serving in the DHA, I get what I was missing most in my old practice. I was tired of the punishing work schedule and dealing with insurance and all the stress it brings. Now, I still practice alongside great physicians in a state-of-the-art facility, but in an environment that allows me to have a life outside the practice.

Best of all, even though I'm a civilian, I receive excellent federal benefits.”

Dr. Frank R

Evans Army Community Hospital

Fort Carson, CO.

 

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