Chenega Corporation ER Physician in Langley AFB, Virginia

Chenega Global Services

Company Job Title:

ER Physician

Chenega Job Title:

ER Physician

Clearance:

Background Check

Location:

Langley AFB, VA

Reports To:

Program Manager

FLSA Status:

Exempt, Full Time,

Prepared Date:

07-28-2017

Approved Date:

07-28-2017

Summary: The Emergency Room Physician shall provider services to the patient population at Langley AFB, VA to all beneficiaries with the highest standard of care required.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:(Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position)

  • The quality of Emergency Services Physician service shall meet or exceed reasonable community standards of professional practice for the health care concerned as determined by the authority that governs military medical professionals in the same discipline.

  • Be capable of performing the full range of emergency medicine services to include the ability and experience to adequately diagnose and treat diseases and injuries.

  • Be able to adequately perform medical procedures to include, but not limited to, the following:

• Incision and drainage

• Nail Trephination

• Sling or swath of injuries

• Bandage

• Reduce dislocations and fractures when appropriate

• Stabilize and evaluate cervical spine injuries as appropriate

• Lumbar puncture

• Pericardiocentesis

• Removal of foreign bodies as appropriate

• Deliver newborn/perform emergency vaginal deliveries

• Perform venous punctures for lab studies and interpret results

• Draw arterial blood gases for evaluation and interpret results

• Suture or staple simple and multilayered lacerations

• Remove sutures, surgical staples

• Tube thoracostomy

• Open thoracotomy

  • Secure and maintain an adequate airway, by such means as:

  • Oral airways; oral tracheal intubation; nasal/tracheal intubation; crico-thyrotomy (needle and surgical)

  • Splint and stabilize traumatic injuries to extremities

  • Administer intravenous, intramuscular and subcutaneous injections

  • Prescribe and administer medications as appropriate

  • Secure and maintain adequate intravenous access by peripheral and by central routes:

  • Diagnostic Peritoneal Lavage (DPL)

  • Bladder catherization

  • NG/OG tubes

  • Local anesthesia

  • Restraints

  • Procedural sedation

  • Selected screening ultrasound exams

  • Be able to perform tasks to include, but not limited to, the following:

  • Coordinate with transfer/accepting facility & other Emergency Departments

  • Request consults appropriately

  • Complete all required paperwork

  • Obtain an adequate history, physical, assessment and plan in a timely and appropriate manner on each patient and develop treatment plan

  • Utilize paraprofessional staff as appropriate, including non-physician providers

  • Respond to cardiopulmonary arrest as appropriate

  • Interpret electrocardiograms and laboratory tests

  • Preliminary interpretation of imaging studies to include CAT scans

  • Direct medical care through radio communication with an ambulance

  • Provide discharge instructions

  • Examine patient, render a medical assessment of their condition, and take appropriate action.

  • Provide immediate evaluation and management of emergency patients.

  • Provide definitive medical care to reduce the emergency medical condition and enable the patient to safely pursue follow-up care asan outpatient as required. Follow-up of abnormal laboratory and/or imaging study, reports is the responsibility of the ordering physician. Review each report in accordance with established MTF procedures.

  • Respond to "Code Blue" (cardiac or respiratory arrest) medical emergency alerts within the hospital and provide resuscitation treatment until more specialized treatment arrives. Should resuscitation efforts be unsuccessful, the physician shall pronounce the patient dead and notify the next-of-kin, if the next-of-kin is physically present. Although completion of the death certificate is primarily the responsibility of the patient’s primary physician, the Emergency Services physician can complete this document if all the appropriate information is available.

  • Reassure and treat non-acute conditions in priority as established by medical triage.

  • Prepare appropriate patient profile changes.

  • Prepare and document appropriate history, physical examinations, and preoperative

    diagnosis. Maintain documentation of all treatment provided in accordance with MTF directives.

  • Dispatch and provide medical control for ambulances in accordance with MTF procedures.

  • Accompany emergency services technicians on ambulance runs when indicated by the nature of the emergency and in accordance with MTF leadership guidance and MTF procedures.

  • Perform emergency room procedures compatible with the MTF operations capacity, supplies and equipment.

  • As workload permits during scheduled duty, attend the Emergency Service's monthly staff meetings and any additional committee meetings as required by the individual MTF. The physician may also attend such meetings scheduled during other than their assigned duty shift.

  • The Emergency Services Physician shall remain on-shift until the relief physician arrives. He/she shall ensure that continuity of care is provided to all patients.

Non-Essential Duties:

  • Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • NONE

Minimum Qualifications:(To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

  • Physicians shall meet the experience, training, and certification requirements for the appropriate level of emergency medical staff physician in accordance with regulations.

  • Graduated from an approved medical school and completed a residency or fellowship acceptable to the U.S. Air Force Surgeon General as a: Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) or Osteopathy (D.O.) from a school in the United States or Canada approved by a recognized accrediting body in the year of the applicant’s graduation or; 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. This accreditation 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).

  • Maintained an active license corresponding to a Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) registration number.

  • Have a minimum of 24 months experience within the last 36 months in the same Emergency Medicine specialty .

  • Shall have successfully completed an approved Emergency Medicine (EM) residency acceptable to the USAF Surgeon General and be board eligible/certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) or American Osteopathic Board of Emergency Medicine

  • Possess and maintain current certification in Basic Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS). Current ATLS (Advanced Trauma Life Support) certification is not required, however, successful completion of an ATLS course, with certification, at some point in the past is required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Computer skills

  • Excellent communication and written skills.

Diversity:

  • Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Educates others on the value of diversity; Promotes a harassment-free environment; Builds a diverse workforce.

Ethics:

  • Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.

Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment :

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

  • The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.

  • During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.

Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Native preference under PL 93-638.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.

Minimum Qualifications:(To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

  • Physicians shall meet the experience, training, and certification requirements for the appropriate level of emergency medical staff physician in accordance with regulations.

  • Graduated from an approved medical school and completed a residency or fellowship acceptable to the U.S. Air Force Surgeon General as a: Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) or Osteopathy (D.O.) from a school in the United States or Canada approved by a recognized accrediting body in the year of the applicant’s graduation or; 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. This accreditation 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).

  • Maintained an active license corresponding to a Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) registration number.

  • Have a minimum of 24 months experience within the last 36 months in the same Emergency Medicine specialty .

  • Shall have successfully completed an approved Emergency Medicine (EM) residency acceptable to the USAF Surgeon General and be board eligible/certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) or American Osteopathic Board of Emergency Medicine

  • Possess and maintain current certification in Basic Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS). Current ATLS (Advanced Trauma Life Support) certification is not required, however, successful completion of an ATLS course, with certification, at some point in the past is required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Computer skills

  • Excellent communication and written skills.

Job: Medical Services

Organization: Chenega Global Services

Title: ER Physician

Location: Virginia-Langley AFB

Requisition ID: 1700002180