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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Health Care Provider
Physician, Family Practice
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Job Description

Outstanding Physician, Family Practice Opportunity at Ireland Army Health Clinic, Fort Knox, KY!

Come Join Our Team of exceptional health care providers at Ireland Army Health Clinic, Fort Knox and experience immense pride others have discovered in caring for our Military Members, their Families and Retired Military Veterans!

* Elevate your career by applying for our Family Practice Physician opportunity in support of Ireland Army Health Clinic, Fort Knox!
* Excellent Compensation & Comprehensive Benefits!
* Full Time Position Days, Monday Friday!
* NO Call!
* PTO! 10 Paid Federal Holidays!
* Annual CME Stipend!
* Malpractice Insurance Provided!

DUTIES: The Family Practice Physician (HCW) duties include but are not limited to the following:

* Provide medical care and treatment of diseases and/or injuries. Review medical histories and progress of patients. Examine patients, make diagnosis of disease, or injury, and treat patient or prescribe a course of treatment. Abide by all facility rules, regulations, and policies.
* Conserve the health of patients through the application of diversified knowledge of preventive, diagnostic, and therapeutic medical procedures.
* Seek advice of consultants, when appropriate. Oversee and monitor other medical personnel in the care and treatment of patients to include non-therapeutic services such as physical examinations.
* Initiate requests for tests and imaging as appropriate.
* Follow-up on abnormal reports. Abnormal imaging and lab reports received on patients seen by the HCWs shall be reviewed by the HCW within five days of its receipt.
* Prescribe medications, as appropriate, and in accordance with the privileges, MTF rules, and regulations.
* Prepare documentation of all treatment provided in accordance with MTF directives, ensuring that all documentation and reports are legible and complete. Utilize the appropriate electronic medical record system for patient encounters.
* Refer all requests for patient/MTF information that cannot be handled by clinic personnel to the Patient Administration Division. After normal duty hours, requests should be referred to the Administrative Officer of the Day (AOD) or appropriate authorized personnel. Neither the contractor nor HCWs shall release medical information without prior coordination with the AOD.
* Adhere to the Center for Disease Control guidelines concerning universal precautions and the MTF Infection Control Program at all times while providing services under this contract.
* Perform all duties in such a manner that they meet all JC standards.
* Perform a general physical examination. Record the findings in proper format and determine medical qualification for various purposes.
* Select the most appropriate diagnosis and treatment in cases of uncomplicated common illnesses and injuries.
* Recognize those more complicated cases, initiate treatment (if appropriate), and refer to a higher level of medical expertise for diagnosis and/or treatment.
* Plan and initiate proper treatment within the HCW's defined privileges and the scope of practice of the facility.
* Identify and report those situations and individual cases, which have public health significance and carry out effective control measures.
* Clearly communicate to other health personnel either orally or in writing the findings, diagnosis, and planned treatment regimen.
* Stabilize and manage a patient in a medical or surgical emergency and/or transfer to physician care.
* Determine appropriate means of evacuation of emergency patients, prepare patients for evacuation, and arrange for evacuation support.
* Perform the following blocks: Digital, Local Infiltration, and Intercostal.
* Initiate management in an emergency in accordance with BLS training.
* Write consults referring patients to other specialty clinics. In accordance with scope of practice, administer treatment and therapy in those cases which are minor and simple to the degree that ambulatory, short term treatment is sufficient.
* Independently prescribe medications from approved formulary. Administer intramuscular medication. Issue temporary profiles according to hospital policy.
* The HCW shall see 3 patients per hour minimum and complete the medical documentation as part of the patient visit electronically within 24 hours of the encounter.
* HCW will see patients of all ages.
* HCW should expect at least 21 patient encounters a day.


* Education: Degree: Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) or Doctor of Osteopathy (D.O.). Graduate from an accredited medical 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 and the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) at the time the degree was obtained (e.g. Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC), College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC). A Doctor of Medicine or equivalent degree from a foreign medical school must provide education and medical knowledge substantially 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 (ECFMG), 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.
* Internship/Residency: Shall have successfully completed a Family Practice residency training program which is accredited by the ABFM or AOBFP
* Certifications: 1) Shall be Board Certified (BC) in their specialty ABFM or AOBFP and maintain certification. Pursuing certification will not be accepted No waiver. 2) Possess and maintain a current American Heart Association BLS Healthcare Provider certification.
* Experience: Shall have current experience in Family Practice Medicine, with a minimum of one (1) year of experience within the past three (3) years.
* Licensure: Shall have and maintain a valid, unrestricted state license in any state in the United States, District of Columbia, or the territory of Puerto Rico to practice medicine, and a current Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) registration.
* Must be a U.S citizen and have the ability to pass a background check/security clearance.


* Duty Hours: Usual Duty Hours for this position are between 0600 - 1800 Monday through Friday, to include an uncompensated one-hour lunch. Generally, schedules will be a flexible 8 hour work day within the duty hours listed, possible weekends.
* Place of Performance: The work to be performed will be at Ireland Army Health Clinic, Fort Knox KY.


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