This position is located at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital in Fort Campbell, KY.
This is a full-time Physician (Emergency Medicine) position that affords job security, a competitive salary, bonuses, moving expenses, full malpractice coverage, up to 26 days paid vacation, 10 days paid Federal Holidays, a sick leave benefit, 401K, CME opportunities, a first-class health and retirement benefit package.
Fort Campbell lies on the Kentucky/Tennessee border between Hopkinsville and Clarksville, directly off of I-24 and only 40 miles NW of Nashville. As the ninth-fastest growing city in the nation, Clarksville is experiencing tremendous change including new schools, a new hospital, and new residential developments. Clarksville is ranked as the 57th "Best Place to Live" by Money Magazine, 11th "Best City in the U.S. for Public Golf" by Golf Digest, and is the state's fifth largest city with a revitalized and thriving riverfront district. Both visitors and residents enjoy the shops and eateries of downtown Clarksville and with its brick sidewalks, tree lined streets, decorative lighting and park benches, the historic area is drawing new attention. The cost of living is lower than the average for all major U.S. cities. For more information, visit http://www.clarksvillecvb.com/ .
Working for the Department of Defense comes with an abundance of benefits and perks to include competitive compensation packages, paid-time off, medical benefits, student loan repayments, and retirement package with Thrift Savings Plan to include matching employer contributions. For more information, please visit the following link: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/working-in-government/benefits/ResponsibilitiesDuties:
- Provides services of an Emergency Medicine Physician to patients in the Emergency Room. Triages, examines, diagnoses, resuscitates, stabilizes, treats or directs a course of treatment for a wide range of emergent patients from the pediatric to the geriatric patient, or from seriously ill to the severely traumatized. Examines patients and orders appropriate tests to evaluate patients, chief complaint and related complaints; ascertains medical needs and initiates action to provide needed services.
- Coordinates admission of patient to hospital with accepting staff physician. Performs authorized emergency procedures such as laceration repair, central venous line emplacement, pacemaker placement, tube thoracostomy, thoracotomy, cricothyrotomy, cardioversion, defibrillation, peritoneal lavage, bladder aspiration, lumbar puncture arterial line placement, reduction of dislocations/fractures, tracheal intubation, culdocentesis, and wound debridement. Responds to and provides support to in-house cardiopulmonary arrests (echo-medic). Provides professional guidance and direction to physician assistants and physician assistant students working in the Emergency Room. Provides professional direction and guidance to ambulance section. Records all medical data on prescribed forms and completes necessary administrative functions. Participates in QI and Operations & Training committees and other areas of responsibility as assigned by the Chief, Emergency Medicine Service.
Performs other duties as assigned.Qualifications Basic Requirements: US Citizenship required Board Certified/Eligible 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.