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MD/DO - Family Practice Physician
Ref No.: 15-00647
Category: Physicians
Location: Lompoc, California
Start Date: 10/30/2015
MD/DO - Family Practice Physician
The City of Arts and Flowers invites...

The Community - Lompoc, CA
Lompoc is hidden away gem in the northwestern corner of Santa Barbara County. Nestled in the Sta. Rita Hills of California's Central Coast, Lompoc is a friendly, relaxing destination acclaimed for its breathtaking beauty, abundant outdoor murals, fully restored historic mission, and award-winning wines. With its mild Mediterranean climate, Lompoc Valley is ripe for adventure year-round golf, biking, hiking, surfing, and even sky diving!

The Lompoc Valley is part of the Central California region. Rolling hills surround the Valley in the north, south and east. The level Valley is open at its western end to the Pacific Coast Shoreline. The Pacific Ocean is only 9 miles from downtown Lompoc. The Santa Ynez River (dry most of the year) runs east to west through the Valley while Burton Mesa, a chaparral forest with sandy soil, lies to the north. The hills to the south are mined for diatomaceous (fossil) earth.

Vandenberg Air Force Base
Vandenberg Air Force Base is a United States Air Force Base located 9.2 miles northwest of Lompoc, California. It is under the jurisdiction of the 30th Space Wing, Air Force Space Command. Vandenberg AFB is a Department of Defense space and missile testing base, with a mission of placing satellites into polar orbit from the West Coast using expendable boosters. Wing personnel also support the Service's LGM-30G Minuteman III Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Force Development Evaluation program. In addition to its military mission, the base also leases launch pad facilities to SpaceX, as well as 100 acres leased to the California Spaceport in 1995. The base is named in honor of former Air Force Chief of Staff General Hoyt S. Vandenberg.

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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