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Physician-MEB-Ft. Campbell, KY

3 months ago
Job ID
2017-1886
US-KY-Fort Campbell
# of Openings
1

Overview

 

 

Non Clinical / Administrative Job / Non Clinical/ Administrative Opportunity/ Family Medicine Job / Internal Medicine Job / Family Medicine Opportunity/ Internal Medicine Opportunity/  KY / Kentucky / TN / Tennessee / Army Base / Government Contractor

 

Administrative/Non Patient Care Position at Fort Campbell, KY - Use ANY STATE LICENSE

 

 

  Family Practice or Internal Medicine Physician needed to work in Medical Evaluation Board (MEB) Dept. at Ft. Campbell Army Base in Western KY.  Straddling the KY/TN state line, and located adjacent to Clarksville, TN, Ft. Campbell is only 50 miles northwest of the Music City--Nashville, TN! 


Provider would be interviewing servicemen and women and writing Narrative Summaries for the MEB. Hours: M-F, 7:30 to 4:30.  No Call. 

 

Competitive compensation as Independent Contractor to include monthly bonus, generous paid time off to include Federal holidays, and malpractice coverage under Federal Tort Claims Act. 

 

Qualifications include: MD or DO, BC or BE in FP or IM; Completion of 3 year accredited residency program in IM or FP, minimum of one year post residency practice experience; valid, current DEA, current BCLS, and U.S. Citizenship, per U.S. Government guidelines. Will utilize ANY active/unrestricted state license. 

 

 

Contact Amanda Ryan, Humana Government Business.  Phone (502) 310-1817; aryan1@humana.com; To apply directly: 

 https://careers-humanaclinicalresources.icims.com Keyword 1886

Responsibilities

Conduct Contract Physical Evaluations for PDES processing to update information on current medical conditions, medications, review PULHES, and identify any readiness or deployment limiting conditions; identify and document medical conditions not meeting Army retention standards as outlined in AR 40-501 Chapter 3, in response to PDES referrals received from the Military Treatment Facility (MTF) PEBLO / Commander / DCCS / DCA / Convening medical authority.

 

The scope of a medical evaluation shall include notes from the following:

(1) Prostate for males age 50 and older

(2) Rectal exam with stool for occult blood test for age 50 and older (3) HCT or HGB

(4) PSA test for males 50 and older

(5) Urine specific gravity and urine microscopic.

(6) Chest x–ray (only for Soldiers 40 and older).

(7) Cholesterol.

(8) FBS for those 40 and older.

(9) EKG for those 40 and over or if clinically indicated.

(10) Hepatitis screening

(11) Report of Medical Assessment

 

Each abnormality, whether or not it affects the examinee’s medical fitness to perform military duty, will be routinely described.  All diagnoses and symptoms will be noted.

 

A consultation will be accomplished whenever it is indicated to ensure the proper medical care and disposition of the Soldier.

 

A medical examiner requesting a consultation will routinely furnish the consultant with –

(1) The purpose or reason for which the individual is being examined: for example PDES

(2) The reason for the consultation: for example persistent tachycardia

(3) A brief statement on what is desired of the consultant

(4) Pertinent extracts from available medical records.

(5) Reports of consultation will be appended to DD Form 2808

 

Documentary medical records and other documents prepared by physicians or other individuals may be submitted by, or on behalf of, an examinee as evidence of the presence, absence, or treatment of a defect or disease, and will be given due consideration by the examiner(s). Submission and use of such documentary medical evidence is encouraged.

 

Physicians may perform medical examinations of any type except where a specific requirement exists for the examination to be conducted by a physician qualified in a specialty. Physician assistants, nurse practitioners, optometrists, audiologists, and podiatrists, properly qualified by appropriate training and experience, may accomplish such phases of the medical examination as are deemed appropriate by the examining physician. They may sign the report of medical examination for the portions of the examination they actually accomplish, but the supervising physician will sign the report of medical examination in all cases. Each examiner must follow the specified guidelines provided in the VA Disability Examination Worksheets in conducting the requested Contract Medical Disability Examinations.

 

All examinations and their associated reports must be completed, reconciled and consolidated into a Narrative Summary (NARSUM) within 45 days after receipt of request throughout the life of the contract.  Each NARSUM will include assessment of the Soldier’s prognosis for each condition.  Assessment describes changes in Soldier’s symptoms and/or physical findings likely to occur within the next five years, foundations for assessment must be included. The NARSUM must describe the relationship between medical conditions and profile limitations as noted on DA 3349. NARSUM will be written IAW AR 40-400 Chapter 7 .  All examinations are to be uploaded to the eMEB.

 

Qualifications

    • Must have completed a Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy degree from a medical school approved by the Council of Medical Education and Hospitals of the American Hospital Association, or possess permanent certification by the Education Council for Foreign Medical Graduates(ECFMG) or completed a Fifth Pathway Program 
    • Completion of a 3 year accredited residency in Family Medicine or Internal Medicine.  
    • Minimum of of three years of experience working as a Family Practice or Internal Medicine
      physician.  
    • Must have and maintain a valid, unrestricted state license to practice medicine in one of the 50 states or U.s. Territories.  
    • Shall be a US citizen, per U.S. Government Guidelines. 
    •  Must have current DEA Certificate. 
    • American Heart Association BLS certification
    • Electronic Medical Record/Word/Excel experience/skills. 

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