General Dynamics Information Technology Physician - Internal Medicine in Fort Knox, Kentucky

Job Description

Providemedical care and treatment of diseases and/or injuries. Review medical histories and progress of patients. Examine patients, make diagnosis of disease, or injury, and treat patient or prescribe a course of treatment. Abide by all facility rules, regulations, and policies.

Provide a broad spectrum of health services ranging from preventive health care to treatment of acute and chronic diseases.

Provide long-term comprehensive care managing both common and complex illnesses.

Primary care internal medicine incorporates an understanding of disease prevention, wellness, substance abuse, mental health, and common health problems.

Take ownership, responsibility for care of assigned panel of patients.

See patients aged 17 or older.

Providemedical care and treatment of diseases and/or injuries. Review medical histories and progress of patients. Examine patients, make diagnosis of disease, or injury, and treat patient or prescribe a course of treatment. Abide by all facility rules, regulations, and policies.

Provide a broad spectrum of health services ranging from preventive health care to treatment of acute and chronic diseases.

Provide long-term comprehensive care managing both common and complex illnesses.

Primary care internal medicine incorporates an understanding of disease prevention, wellness, substance abuse, mental health, and common health problems.

Provide first contact, continuous, comprehensive primary care for adults according to current standards of care, the patient centered medical home model of care, Army policy, and relevant regulations.

Lead a multi-disciplinary team of individuals who collectively takes responsibility for the ongoing care of patients.

Coordinateand/or integrate care across all elements of the healthcare system (e.g., subspecialty care, hospitals, home health agencies, nursing homes) and the patient’s community (e.g., family, public, and private community).

Complete required records (both paper and electronic) pertaining to all medical services provided in accordance with specified procedures and regulations. Properly safeguards all reports and records according to the Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) standards.

Ensure the highest standards of professional practice and ethics are maintained.

Teach and provide consultation to other health care providers as assigned.

Participate in Continuing Medical Education (CME) and quality assurance activities as assigned.

Provide technical oversight of clinical staff (e.g. nurses, social workers, therapists, and various technicians) who are assigned to the medical home to enhance team-based care.

Responsibility for all cases within the internal medicine specialty and works with considerable freedom from technical supervision. The more difficult and/or complex patient care requirements are referred to other hospitals or consultants.

See 2 patients per hour minimum and complete the medical documentation as part of the patient visit electronically within 24 hours of the appointment

Physician Core Duties:

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

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

  • Examine, diagnose, treat or prescribe courses of treatment within the scope of training, experience, andprivileges.

  • Provide preventive and health maintenance care, including annual physicals, positive health behaviors, andself-care skills through education and counseling.

  • 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 andparticipating in the provision of in-service training to clinic staff members. Such direction and interactionwill adhere to Government and professional clinical standards and accepted clinical protocols.

Education

Degree: Doctor of Medicine (M.D.)

Licensure: Current, full, active, and unrestricted license to practice medicine. Must have and maintain a valid, unrestricted state license in any state in the United States, District of Columbia, or the territory of Puerto Rico to practice medicine, and a current Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) registration. The licenses and registration must be renewed and maintained in a current status during the life of the contract.

Certifications:

Board eligible or board certified. Must have graduated a 4-year medical school program followed by a 3-year intensiveresidency program in internal medicine. HCWs will need to pass the Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) before being able to practice. In addition, most internists must be board certified in internal medicine. Pursuing certification will not be accepted – No waiver.

Advanced Cardiac Life Support or other advanced certification does not Supersede BLS certification.

Internship/Residency: Successful completion of an internship and residency program (corresponding to the specialty title) which has been approved by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education or the Committee on Postdoctoral Training of the American Osteopathic Association. Subsequent to obtaining a Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy degree, a candidate must have had at least 1 year of supervised experience providing direct service in a clinical setting (i.e., a 1-year internship or the first year of a residency program in a hospital or an institution accredited for such training). For purposes of this requirement, graduate training programs include only those internship, residency, and fellowship programs that are approved by accrediting bodies recognized within the United States or Canada.

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. Medical Licensing Examination.

Qualifications

Must have a minimum of 12 months experience in the past 24 months.

Experience as required to meet clinical competency requirements specified in the Service-specific

credentialing instructions.

Must be a U.S. citizen.

Must be able to acquire a Contractor Access Card pass a personal background investigation.

Must be able to read, write, and speak English well enough to effectively communicate.

Must possess basic computer skills.

As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics InformationTechnology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors. With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.

Requisition ID 2018-38895

of Openings 2

Job Location USA-KY-Fort Knox

Job Function Medical Support

Security Clearance Level None

Full/Part Time Full Time