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Frontline National Published: February 21, 2019
Location
Dover AFB, Delaware
Job Type
Category

Description

Frontline National is currently seeking a Physician Assistant for a full-time opportunity at the Dover AFB in Delaware. Please apply online or contact one of our recruiters directly at 513-528-7823 to learn more about this great opportunity!

Frontline National, LLC, founded in 2004, is a nationally-renowned staffing firm dedicated to identifying and placing superior candidates who possess the qualification, energy, and talent to match the high standards of client's expectations.

rontline National is an SBA certified 8(a), Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) firm, headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. Frontline National is dedicated to providing superior customer service to our clients and candidates. We have a proven track record and marketplace expertise to successfully recruit and place professionals on a National scale.

Frontline National is also proud to announce its participation in the Department of Defense Military Spouse Employment Partnership. By joining the Military Spouse Employment Partnership, Frontline National is becoming part of an even larger collective effort to support military spouse employment.

Job Duties:

  • Provides primary or specialty medical care with the cognizance or supervision of a physician.
  • Responsible for a regularly appointed clinic, compatible with workload and, in addition, provide immediate evaluation and management of emergent problems as they occur.
  • Collect and record in proper format, medical and social historical data appropriate to the patient's condition.
  • Perform a general physical examination.
  • May become the primary care manager for a panel of patients. As a PCM, will be the primary person responsible for the management of the health and wellness of assigned patients. Duties include:
    • Examination of patients, formulation differential diagnostic plans, defines and orders required diagnostic testing
    • Interpretation of examination findings and test results, and implementation of treatment plans.
    • Determines need for consultation and assists in medical care and treatment provided at the direction of other specialists.
    • Approving/disapproving subspecialty referrals
    • Answering patient telephone consults with the assistance of clinic staff.
    • Providing primary and secondary preventive maintenance care.
    • Admit inpatients as per the local MTF instructions.
    • 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 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 lntercostal
    • Perform urological procedures.
    • Maintain inpatient and outpatient medical records in accordance with MTF procedures
  • Competently performs direct patient care for patient's ages; maintains standards of patient care as outlined in respective guidelines.
  • Accomplishes all updates to Aeromedical Services Information Management System (ASIMS)
  • Complete paraprofessional requirements and paperwork for Deployment Health Assessments, civilian pre-employment physicals, incentive flight examinations, and Initial Flight Class (IFC) physicals with Flight Surgeon's aeromedical disposition/co-signature.
  • Incorporates the factors of the environment of care into the work section to include; safety, security, hazardous materials, emergency preparedness, line safety, medical equipment, and utility systems.
  • Participates in Medical Group emergency situations (e.g ... tire and disaster drills). Knows action to be taken in case of fire or natural disaster. Demonstrates ability to direct clinic activities in the event of a tire or patient evacuation.
  • Maintains patient confidentiality, follows Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) guidelines and assures patient privacy at all times.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education:  Completion of the following:

  • Be a graduate Physician Assistant qualified by academic and practical education to provide patient services as a physician extender under supervision of a physician.

 Experience:  Candidates must have the following experience:

  • Have at least 24 months of experience as a Physician Assistant with in the last 36 months.

Security:

  • National Background
  • Must be US Citizen
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from work site

 License/Certification and Training:

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS/CPR) from the American Heart Association
  • Certification as a Physician Assistant by the National Committee on Certification Physician Assistants (NCCPA) is required.
  • Current, full, active, and unrestricted license to practice as a Physician Assistant as required
  • Be a graduate of a Physician Assistant Training Program accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA), or its predecessors and acceptable to the Surgeon General, USAF, is mandatory.

Schedule:

  • Monday - Friday
  • 7:30 A.M. – 4:30 P.M.
  • Federal holidays not required
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