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MD/DO - Allergist
Ref No.: 15-00610
Category: Physicians
Location: Tucson, Arizona
Start Date: 08/18/2015
MD/DO - Allergist
"Mega-Trend city of the 21st Century!

The Setting
With 350 days of sunshine a year, Tucson, Arizona is home to the University of Arizona and is the second-largest populated city in Arizona behind Phoenix. Roughly 150 Tucson companies are involved in the design and manufacture of optics and optoelectronics systems, earning Tucson the nickname Optics Valley. Tucson boasts the best of both worlds...the progress and innovation of a metropolitan community and the friendly, caring atmosphere of a small town.

Davis-Monthan Air Force Base
Located within the city limits of Tucson, approximately 5 miles south-southeast of downtown Tucson. The base is best known as the location of the Air Force Materiel Command
's 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group (AMARG), the aircraft boneyard for all excess military and government aircraft. Tucson's dry climate and alkali soil made it an ideal location for aircraft storage and preservation.

REQUIREMENTS (duties include but are not limited to)
  • Examine, perform diagnostic tests, diagnose, and treat allergic disorders.
  • Prepare and review case histories and obtain data through interviews.
  • Examine patients and determine required x-ray examinations, clinical laboratory tests, and diagnostic challenge tests (dermal on inhalation or ingestion).
  • Interpret tests results and evaluate findings.
  • Prescribe specific medications, diets, and immunotherapy and oversee nursing personnel in injection therapy.
  • In emergencies, treat patients suffering from anaphylactic shock, angioedema, urticarial, bronchospasm, and other severe allergic diseases.
  • Manage allergy services.
  • Formulate plans and procedures for allergy services, schedule clinic and allergic testing, and assign nurses and medical technicians.
  • Advise on kind and quantity of allergy supplies and equipment.
  • Coordinate allergy services with other medical activities.
  • Serve as consultant on allergy issues.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Completion of a fellowship in allergy acceptable to the Surgeon General, HQ USAF, is mandatory.
  • Board Certification in Allergy/Immunology.
  • Minimum two years of experience post fellowship.
  • Working knowledge of computer operations and proficiency in the use of basic word processing, data entry and automated medical records.
  • Competent in the interpretation of skin prick testing (aeroallergens, foods, drug, venoms), spirometry and immunotherapy.
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