This position is located at Reynolds Army Health Clinic, Fort Sill, OK.
Fort Sill is located in southwest Oklahoma, Comanche County, and adjacent to the city of Lawton. It is 90 miles southwest of Oklahoma City, the state capitol, and 50 miles north of Wichita Falls, Texas on Interstate 44.
Fort Sill serves as home of the United States Army Field Artillery School as well the Marine Corps' site for Field Artillery MOS school, United States Army Air Defense Artillery School, the 31st Air Defense Artillery Brigade and the 75th Field Artillery Brigade. Fort Sill is also one of the four locations for Army Basic Combat Training and many tenant activities.
As a Physician (Pediatrician) your duties will include:
Serves as a Physician (Pediatrics). Provides medical care to eligible beneficiaries, conducts physical examinations of infants and children, determines need for X-ray examinations and clinical laboratory tests and interprets examination findings and test results, prescribes and administers appropriate treatment for the patient's needs and conditions, provides consultation, performs emergency treatment in cases of serious injury or illness, and recommends arrangements for hospitalization and surgery. Performs detailed assessment of the health status and health maintenance of the individual patients taking into account the patients' family environment. Refers patients when indicated for diagnostic testing and specialty consultation. Ensures and provides access to care for the enrolled beneficiary population with a mixture of routine/health maintenance and urgent care/same day appointments.
Supervises Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs). Assigns work to subordinates based on priorities, difficulty of assignments, and the capabilities of employees. Give advice, counsel, and instruct employees on both work and administrative matters. Develop performance plans and evaluate work performance of subordinate employees. Interview candidates for subordinate positions; recommend hiring, promotion, or reassignments. Effect minor disciplinary measures, such as warnings and reprimands, recommending other action in more serious cases. Identify developmental and training needs of employees; provide and/or arrange for needed development and training.
Answers telephonic and other remote media inquiries from patients and provides appropriate advice and instructions and provides follow up care. May perform telephonic after hours call shared with other providers. May provide care to adult population due to unique mission requirements such as excess adult care needs during cold and flu season.
Completes medical record documentation with accuracy, timeliness, and thoroughness. Participates in clinic and clinical staff meetings and Continuing Medical Education (CME) conferences. Participates in Primary Care Clinic Quality Improvement through periodic chart and procedure audits, CME and quality assurance activities as assigned, and participates in monthly training sessions. Teaches and provides consultation to other health care providers as assigned.
US Citizenship required
Board Certified/Eligible- Pediatrics
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).
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.