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MD/DO - Family Practice Physician
Ref No.: 15-00639
Category: Physicians
Location: Bossier Ciry, Louisiana
Start Date: 10/09/2015
 MD/DO - Family Practice Physician
Amazing climate and location make this perfect…
 
The Community - Bossier City, LA
Welcome to Bossier City you will find a unique mix of retail shops, restaurants, cultural attractions, casinos, horse racing and much more. From the natural beauty of the Red River to the new shopping centers, Bossier City is home to some of Bossier Parish's most unique attractions. Be sure to visit Louisiana Boardwalk for outlet shopping, dozens of unique restaurants, the Louisiana Boardwalk Stadium 14, and fun events for the whole family.
 
Barksdale Air Force Base
Barksdale Air Force Base is located in the northwest corner of Louisiana, Bossier City, Louisiana. Emerging from the cotton fields of Northwestern Louisiana in the early 1930s, Barksdale Air Force Base has grown into a major source of revenue and employment for the region. As a key Air Force Global Strike Command base, Barksdale has a pivotal role in providing a large part of the nation's deterrent force.
 
The largest city is Shreveport located just across the Red River from Bossier City. The base is two and half hours east of Dallas, Texas and three hours west of Jackson, Mississippi. The climate, location and military environment make this area a popular place for military retirees and their families to call home. You will find this area a great place to work and play.
 
Requirements (duties include but are not limited to)
  • Shall provide outpatient health care to qualifying beneficiaries as scheduled by the Government.
  • Care shall include but not be limited to continuing, comprehensive health maintenance and medical care to entire family regardless of sex, age, or type of problem.
  • Will maintain a program of comprehensive health for the family unit, to include preventive medicine, behavioral sciences, and community health.
  • 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 his/her 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.
  • All inpatients will be admitted as per the local MTF instructions.
  • Be capable of adequately diagnosing and treating a wide-range of pediatric and adult acute and chronic diseases and injuries including but not limited to conditions of the:
    • Skin, Head, Eyes, Ears, Nose, Throat, Neck, Cardiovascular System, Pulmonary System, Gastrointestinal System, Musculoskeletal System, Genitourinary System, Reproductive System, Lymphatic System, Central Nervous System, Endocrine System, Psychiatric and Behavioral Health.
  • Have sufficient experience to be able to adequately perform medical procedures to include, but not limited to, the following:
    • Basic Life Support; Advanced Life Support; Pediatric Advanced Life Support; Crycothyroidotomy; Secure and maintain an adequate airway to include endotracheal intubation; Cardioversion of life threatening arrhythmias; Simple minor surgical procedures: punch biopsies, excision of skin lesions; Simple abscess incision and drainage; Nail trephination; Sling or swath injuries; Lumbar puncture; Suture simple laceration; Suture removal; Tube thoracostomy; Cryotherapy; Nebulizer treatment; Urine catheterization; Cultures (throat, wound); Suprapubic tap; Remove ocular, nasal and ear foreign bodies; Clearing of ears by flush technique; Reduce simple dislocations and fractures, when appropriate; Bandaging of sprains, minor burns, and minor lacerations; Perform venous punctures for lab studies and interpret results; Draw arterial blood gases for evaluation and interpret results; Administer intravenous, intramuscular and subcutaneous medications as appropriate; Stabilize and evaluate cervical spine injuries as appropriate; Splint and stabilize traumatic injuries to extremities.
  • Ensure a safe work environment and employee safe work habits.
  • Prepare records and reports as required in support of services rendered in accordance with established procedures.
  • Attend and participate in patient care reports, patient care conferences, team conferences, professional staff conferences and other appropriate professional activities only to the extent that such attendance and participation is relative to his/her assigned cases and/or performance of services as determined by the supervisor.
Qualifications
  • Meet all licensing/certification requirements to perform as a Family Practice Physician in accordance with requirements.
  • Be a Doctor of Allopathic (M.D.) or Osteopathy (D.O.) who has successfully completed an accredited residency in Family Practice. Must have at least one (1) year of primary care experience and no more than twelve (12) months since the last work assignment.
  • Current board certification by the American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM) or the American Osteopathic Board of Family Medicine (AOBFM).
  • Have and maintain a valid, unrestricted and unencumbered license in one of the 50 states in the U.S. or the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, or the U.S. Virgin Islands.
  • Have and maintain current American Heart Association (AHA) approved Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS)
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