Physician - Emergency Medicine

Employer
ERP
Location
Travis AFB, California
Posted
Jan 16, 2023
Closes
Feb 15, 2023
Ref
2022-3799
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Overview

ERP International, LLC (www.erpinternational.com) is currently seeking Emergency Medicine Physicians for shift-work supporting David Grant Medical Center at Travis AFB, CA. Please apply online to learn more about this great opportunity!

Be the Best! Join our team of exceptional health care professionals across the nation. Come discover the immense pride and job satisfaction ERP Employees experience in providing care for our Military Members, their Families and Retired Military Veterans! ERP International is honored to have been named one of The Washington Post's 2022 Top Workplaces!

Connect With Us! Apply online today and discover more about this exceptional employment opportunity. www.erpinternational.com

* Excellent Compensation & Exceptional Comprehensive Benefits!
* Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Time, Plus 10 Paid Federal Holidays!

* Medical/Dental/Vision, Health Savings Account available, STD, LTD and Life Insurance! and more!
* Annual CME Stipend and License/Certification Reimbursement!

* Matching 401K!

About ERP International, LLC: ERP is a nationally respected provider of health, science, and technology solutions supporting clients in the government and commercial sectors. We provide comprehensive enterprise information technology, strategic sourcing, and management solutions to DoD and federal civilian agencies in 40 states. Founded in 2006, ERP is headquartered in Laurel, MD and maintains satellite offices in Montgomery, AL and San Antonio, TX - plus project locations nationwide. ERP is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Disability and Veteran.

Responsibilities

Schedule:

Schedule varies to support 24/7 Emergency Medicine services, including 9 to 12 hour shifts

Job Specific Details and Tasks:

  • 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.
  • 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 in all patients of all ages from birth to death
  • 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
    • 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 EmergencyDepartments
    • 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 plain film XRAYS and 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 as an 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.
    • 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
    • Independent duty medical technician preceptor
    • Complete monthly peer review requirements
  • 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.


Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: Prospective EM physicians are required to have graduated from a 3- or 4-year residency in emergency medicine that has been accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), and they must be either board certified or board eligible in emergency medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) or by the American Osteopathic Board of Emergency Medicine (AOBEM)

Experience: Minimum 2 years experience, may include residency

Board Certification: 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.

License/Certifications and Training: Active/unrestricted license in CA; BLS/ACLS/PALS and ATLS current or in the past

Security: Government background check required

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