The recruitment for the Supervisory Physician (Family Practice) is to lead the Brain Injury Clinic located at Tripler Medical Center, Honolulu, HI.
The Island of Oahu in Hawaii is often nicknamed (or translated as) "The Gathering Place" . It is currently the most populated Hawaiian Island. The city of Honolulu is the largest city, state capital, and main deep water marine port for the State of Hawaii. As a jurisdictional unit, the entire island of Oahu is in Honolulu County, although as a place name, Honolulu occupies only a portion of the southeast end of the island. Well-known features found on Oahu include Waikiki, Pearl Harbor, Diamond Head, Hanauma, Kane'ohe Bay, Kailua Bay, North Shore, and the resort destination, Ko'Olina.
Oahu is also known for having the longest rain shower in history, which lasted for 200 consecutive days. Kāneʻohe Ranch reported 247 straight days with rain from August 27, 1993 to April 30, 1994. The average temperature in Oahu is around 70-85 °F (21-29 °C) and the island is the warmest in June through October. The weather during the winter is cooler, but still warm with an average temperature of 68-78 °F (20-26 °C).
Tripler Army Medical Center serves as the premier Health Readiness Platform in the Pacific by providing high quality, safe, patient centered healthcare, sustaining and building medical capacity and capability, and ensuring a medically ready force in order to optimize the health, readiness, and resiliency of America's Fighting Forces and all we are honored to serve.
Department of Rehabilitation Services Mission: Provide patient-focused collaborative care grounded in quality, safety, wellness, population health and innovation to enable readiness and conserve the fighting strength for all.
The Vision of the Department of Rehabilitation Services is to provide world-class, interdisciplinary rehabilitative services, comprehensive pain management, and electro-diagnostic services to enhance military readiness and maximal return of function to our nation's Service members, beneficiaries, and retirees.
Incumbent performs in accordance with policies and guidelines established by supervisor. Exercises independent judgment with full responsibility for professional diagnosis, treatment, referral and disposition of patients.
Scope of services include, but are not limited to, examination, diagnosis, prevention and treatment of medical, surgical, obstetric, gynecological, and orthopedic care.
Takes ownership, responsibility for care of assigned panel of patients. Provides first contact, continuous, comprehensive primary care for infants, children, youth, and adults according to current standards of care, the patient centered medical home model of care, and Army policy and relevant regulations. Leads a multi-disciplinary team of individuals who collectively take responsibility for the ongoing care of patients. Coordinates and/or integrates care across all elements of the healthcare system (e.g., subspecialty care, hospitals, home health agencies, nursing homes) and the patient's community (e.g., family, public and private community-based services). Completes required records pertaining to all medical services provided in accordance with specified procedures and regulations.
Teaches and provides consultation to other health care providers as assigned.
Participates in Continuing Medical Education (CME) and quality assurance activities as assigned.
Supervises other health care providers as assigned. Assign work to subordinates based on priorities, difficulty of assignments, and the capabilities of employees. Provide technical oversight. Develop performance plans and rate employees. Interview candidates for subordinate positions; recommend hiring, promotion, or reassignments. Take disciplinary measures, such as warnings and reprimands. Identify developmental and training needs of employees; provide and/or arrange for needed development and training.
Performs other duties as assigned.
US Citizenship is required
Board certification is required in almost all cases
Active, unencumbered medical license is required