MD / Surgery - Orthopedics / Missouri / Full-Time Orthopedic Surgeon Needed in Missouri - Any State

Employer
ERP International!
Location
Laurel, MD
Posted
Apr 20, 2017
Closes
May 01, 2017
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
ERP International, LLC (www.erpinternational.com) is currently seeking an Orthopedic Surgeon for a full-time position supporting the General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital in Fort Leonard Wood, MO. Please apply online or contact our Recruiter at (301) 490-0080 x 210 to learn more about this great opportunity! Schedule: The provider shall provide services between the hours of 6:00 am to 10:00 pm Monday Friday. Providers may work during the weekend from time to time but the typical work schedule is M-F. Shifts may be between eight to ten hours a day. Work hours shall be determined by the clinic. A minimum call rotation of 1 in 4 call required. Job Specific Details and Tasks: The contract Orthopedic Surgeon shall perform essentially the same duties as those required of any Government Civil Service Orthopedic Surgeon of similar experience and in similar duty assignments. The Contractor shall provide orthopedic medicine services to authorized beneficiaries of any age and in accordance with established principles, practices and standards of the JC and the Army Medical Department. The orthopedic surgeon shall provide initial emergency medical care required to any civilian, military, or military beneficiary requiring it in life-threatening situations. Patients shall be transferred to the appropriate military or civilian hospital when the attending physician determines that the patient is stable enough to make the trip. The orthopedic surgeon shall perform all tasks in this contract independently. The orthopedic surgeon shall have inpatient admitting responsibilities and perform inpatient rounds. The orthopedic surgeon shall perform chart reviews and attend medical staff meetings as part of the normal workday. Physician will see capable approximately 18-22 patients per clinic day. The orthopedic surgeon shall interview patients, diagnose illnesses, prescribe treatments and medicine, perform surgery, provide closed reduction of fractures/dislocations in the emergency room, and refer patients to military or civilian hospitals for more complex medical problems. The orthopedic surgeon shall provide comprehensive and continuing health and medical care services eg diagnosis, prevention, therapy, maintenance and rehabilitation. The orthopedic surgeon shall manage the health care needs of patients with serious illnesses through consultation or direct referral to specialty physicians. The orthopedic surgeon shall take patient history and perform medical surveillance physicals. The orthopedic surgeon shall request lab tests, x-rays, consultations and procedures as considered appropriate. The orthopedic surgeon shall make periodic follow-up examinations of patients to determine progress and reaction to treatment; review clinical evidence to detect deviation from normal disease course, and determine the patient's progress. The orthopedic surgeon shall conduct examinations, determine the need for x-rays and lab tests, and interpret findings and test results. The orthopedic surgeon shall determine the need to hospitalize patients or to refer patients to a specialty clinic, consultant, or other hospital. The orthopedic surgeon shall monitor patient progress during local hospital treatment and upon the patients return from other hospitals. When appropriate, the orthopedic surgeon shall care for patients via telephone consultation.