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MD/DO - Primary Care Physician - MEB
Ref No.: 15-00617
Category: Physicians
Location: Portsmouth, Virginia
Start Date: 08/31/2015
MD/DO - Primary Care Physician - MEB
Give us a day, we'll give you a vacation!

The Community - Portsmouth, VA
One visit to Portsmouth, Virginia and you'll be hooked. Amble along our famous Seawall. Stroll through three centuries of historic neighborhoods.  Go antiquing. Take in some art. Stand inside a giant soap bubble at the largest children's museum in the state.  And did we mention that Portsmouth is home to some of the most delightful restaurants in the region? Many of Portsmouth's attractions are clustered within easy walking distance of each other, making it the perfect place to spend a day. And with its central location, it's easy to get to – just a quick ferry ride from downtown Norfolk, a just minutes from Virginia Beach, and Colonial Williamsburg.
Naval Medical Center Portsmouth
Naval Medical center Portsmouth, Virginia has proudly served the military and their families since 1830 making it the Navy's oldest continuously running hospital in the Navy medical system. Nationally acclaimed, this state of the art medical center with ten branch clinics offers premier research and teaching programs designed to prepare new doctors, nurses and hospital corpsmen for the future. This patient driven TRICARE facility is entrusted with the health readiness of the United States armed forces. Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, proudly serving those who serve us so well.
POSITION OVERVIEW (duties include but are not limited to)
  • Provide a full range of medical duties covering diagnosis, disability and processing/determination.
  • Clinically assess patients and review medical records to determine the medical need for further clinical evaluation.
  • Participate as a medical expert and committee member on the Medical Evaluation Board (MEB). Consult with and advise other healthcare professionals in the management of medical and treatment of patients.
  • Determine clinical diagnoses based on available data and plan/implements a course of treatment.
  • Prescribe and dispense medications as directed per BUMED Instruction.
  • Admit patients per the BUMED Instruction.
  • Possess Board Certification in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Obstetrics/ Gynecology or Occupational Medicine by the American Board of Family Medicine/American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians, American Board of Internal Medicine/American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology/American Board of Osteopathic Obstetrics and Gynecology, or the American Board of Occupational Medicine/American Osteopathic Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, as appropriate to the HCW's specialty.
  • Possess a minimum of 3 years' experience as a Primary Care Physician within the last 5 years.
  • Possess a current, unrestricted license in any one of the fifty States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam or the U.S. Virgin Islands.
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