The Arora Group Physician - Family Health in Shreveport, Louisiana

Physician - Family Health

Physician

Recruiting Family Health Physician to work at the Barksdale Base Medical Clinic, Barksdale Air Force Base, LA, under the Personal Reliability Program (PRP), Armying Use of Fource (AUOF), Flight Medicine, Deployment Health, and Base Operational Medicine. The Family Health Physician will work in an exciting and demanding operational medicine position serving our nation's active duty military service members. The Family Health Physician is a full-time position, 40 hrs per week, 8 - 12 hours shifts between the hours of 6:00AM and 6:00PM, Monday - Friday. Schedule will be flexible and adjust based on mission/clinic needs. Limited overtime may be required.

DUTIES OF THE FAMILY HEALTH PHYSICIAN:

  • Perform a full range of physician services in accordance with privileges granted by the medical clinic.

  • Examine, diagnose, treat or prescribe courses of treatment within the scope of training, experience, and privileges. Provide diagnoses and treatment for operational service members involved in high-security positions (Personal Reliability Program), and requiring adherence to specialized treatment protocols.

  • Direct, perform, or assist in the instruction of other health care professionals within the scope of the clinical privileges or responsibilities.

  • Provide preventive and health maintenance care, including annual physicals, positive health behaviors, and self-care skills through education and counseling. Examine, qualify, and assist service members in maintaining their status for deployment overseas.

  • Order diagnostic tests as applicable as well as request consultation or referral with appropriate physicians, clinics, or other health resources as indicated.

  • Technically proficient in directing and teaching other medical staff, providing educational lectures and participating in the provision of in-service training to clinic staff members. Such direction and interaction will adhere to Government and professional clinical standards and accepted clinical protocols.

QUALIFICATIONS OF THE FAMILY HEALTH PHYSICIAN:

  • 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, 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.

  • Internship/Residency: Successful completion of an internship and residency program in Family Medicine or Internal Medicine which has been approved by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education or the Committee on Postdoctoral Training of the American Osteopathic Association.

  • As required to meet clinical competency requirements specified in the Service-specific credentialing instructions.

  • Current, full, active, and unrestricted license from any of the 50 U.S. states or U.S. territories.

  • U.S. citizen (required for access to government computer systems).

  • A security clearance background check will be required.

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS FOR THE FAMILY HEALTH PHYSICIAN:

  • Competitive pay

  • 10 days paid time off per year plus 7 sick days per year

  • 10 paid Federal holidays

  • Health & Welfare allowance covers the cost of health insurance, long and short-term disability, and life insurance

  • Dental and vision plans offered, 401(k)

  • CME allowance

ABOUT THE ARORA GROUP:

  • The Arora Group is an award-winning, Joint Commission-certified nationwide healthcare services company that, for almost 30 years, has provided medical care for the men and women who serve our country in the U.S. Armed Forces. Our mission is to provide world-class care and give our healthcare professionals opportunities to improve their skills, learn from the best, and serve the needs of active duty service members, their families, and veterans.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Job Details

City

Shreveport

State

LA