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Frontline National Published: February 21, 2019
Location
Arlington, Virginia
Job Type
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Description

Frontline National is currently seeking a Primary Care Physician for a full-time opportunity at Henderson Hall in Arlington, VA. 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.

Frontline 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:

  • Primary Care Physician performs the duties of a General Medical Officer in an outpatient Health Care Delivery system to ensure comprehensive care needs are met for Headquarters and Service Battalion (H&S Bn), Headquarters Marine Corps (HQMC) Marines and Sailors.
  • The Primary Care Physician interacts closely with the H&S Bn senior leadership and staff to assumes responsibility for the clinical aspects of the operation, oversee the quality of medical care administered, coordinate for provider coverage, act as the professional preceptor for designated sick call screeners as assigned.
  • The Primary Care Physician provides medical readiness status updates, coordinate with the Nurse Case Manager for care requirements, updates the Commanding Officer on medical cases, prescribes medical treatments, and processes referrals as required.
  • The Primary Care Physician ensures adherence to timelines for resolution of condition(s) or processing for disability.
  • The Primary Care Physician initiates participation in the High Risk Marine program/Force Preservation Council to monitor and intervene with manifestations of PH/TBI or other mental health issues and refer for intervention as needed.
  • The Primary Care Physician will receive guidance from a variety of Navy and civilian directives to include but are not limited to the areas of: Joint Commission on Accreditation of Hospitals, Manual of the Medical Department, Quality Assessment/Risk Management Program, Credentialing of Health Care Providers, Health Care Support Office, Naval Hospital Instructions as applicable to the FMF.
  • The Primary Care Physician is required to make appropriate clinical and administrative judgments, and provide quality medical care within the limits of the privileges authorized by the Medical Officer of the Marine Corps and as required by higher authority.
  • The Primary Care Physician shall assist the H&S Bn Reserve Integration Officer in Charge for reserve and remote Marines and assigned sailors as needed and assist RMED for acute care management issues that arise when the CCM is not available.

SPECIFIC DUTIES/TASKS THE CONTRACT EMPLOYEE SHALL PERFORM:

  • Required to make Contacts with all levels of personnel associated with the day-to-day operation of the Battalion Aid Station.
  • Assists the Commanding Officer in promoting an environment of equitable treatment and equal opportunity. Upholds Navy policies without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, gender, or national origin. Reports and incident of discrimination or sexual harassment.
  • Assists the Commanding Officer in maintaining a safe and healthy working conditions. Supervises occupational safety and health programs to reduce occupational injuries, illnesses or deaths, and material loss or damage. Prevents mishaps by correcting, controlling and eliminating hazards.
  • Performs such other duties as the Commanding Officer may assign. These typically include maintaining technical expertise and providing advice on patient issues, medical readiness, health records administration, medical boards, exceptional family member enrollment, and decedent affairs, and medical readiness.
  • Serve as the primary advisor to the Battalion Commander on all healthcare and Health Services Support (HSS) Programs.
  • Advise the Battalion Commander on medical logistics, patient movement, occupational/environmental health threats, and disease surveillance.
  • Track Limited Duty and PEB Marines.
  • Supervise, coordinate, and direct all medical care issued to the Marines and sailors of H&S Battalion.
  • Coordinate all pre-deployment and post-deployment medical requirements as applicable for individual augment deployments.
  • Review designated cases of referred Marines and sailors to determine medical and related non-medical care needs, assess adequacy of care provided and identify evaluation and treatment deficiencies, particularly in regard to PH, TBI, and related conditions. This shall entail consultation with clinical specialists and specialty care programs for cases where needs are not clear cut, member is failing to respond to seemingly appropriate therapy, or when services required are not available at member’s locale.
  • In situations where care needs of a referred Marine or Sailor are felt to be inadequate, the Primary Care Physician shall identify deficiencies, barriers and gaps in care, determine what medical care avenues are available to address these needs, and engage relevant health care systems, medical care teams, and care managers to get issues resolved.
  • In situations where H&S Bn Marines require services though different care systems, the Primary Care Physician shall facilitate interagency cooperation and cross collaboration where necessary. This shall entail coordinating multidisciplinary meetings or conference calls between staff at different facilities to define care issues, identify treatment avenues, and delineate roles and responsibilities of the parties involved.
  • When requested by H&S Bn leadership, the Primary Care Physician shall conduct clinical case reviews on designated cases and provide a written synopsis of care issues/needs and propose courses of action or resolve issues. When situations necessitate, a verbal report may be provided in lieu of a written report when authorized by H&S Bn leadership.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education:  Completion of the following:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of medicine or osteopathy

 Experience:  Candidates must have the following experience:

  • Minimum of two (2) years within the past five (5) years in the independent practice of clinical social work in a mental health setting working with an adult population.

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
  • Possess a current unrestricted license to practice his/her profession in any state or territory of the United States or commonwealth associated with the United States, and must maintain current, appropriate CME, licensure, and credentials. Must be ACLS and PHTLS certified.
  • Current, full, active, and unrestricted license to practice as a Physician Medical Officer

Schedule:

  • Full time
  • Specific shifts may vary
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