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MD/DO - Occupational Medicine
Ref No.: 15-00661
Category: Physicians
Location: Bremerton, Washington
Start Date: 11/17/2015
MD/DO - Occupational Medicine
A ferry ride from Downtown Seattle, simply beautiful...

The Community - Bremerton, WA
A one hour ferry ride from downtown Seattle, Bremerton is truly a beautiful City where everyone enjoys the downtown Harborside area. It includes Kitsap Conference Center, two hotels, fine dining, coffee shops, cafes and the Port of Bremerton Marina with 220 permanent slips and 100 for visiting boaters. We invite you to enjoy a stroll through the Arts District, Puget Sound Navy Museum, USS Turner Joy, Boardwalk, Harborside Fountain Park and PSNS Memorial Plaza all located near the ferry terminal. Take a short walk across the Manette Bridge for more cafes and shopping. A few blocks north of downtown is Evergreen Rotary Park featuring the 9/11 Memorial and accessible playground. Gold Mountain Golf Course includes two 18 hole championship courses and disc golf is available at NAD Park. Our diversity has rewarded Bremerton with a thriving artistic and cultural community. Bremerton has nine unique neighborhoods with new affordable housing, excellent schools, 35 parks and many recreation programs. It will be easy to see why people are experiencing Bremerton and what a great place it is to live, work and play.

Naval Branch Health Clinic Puget Sound Naval Shipyard
BHC PSNS is located aboard the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, the Pacific Northwest's largest Naval shore facility and one of Washington State's largest industrial installations. The BHC PSNS is the provision of medical surveillance and acute care for workplace injuries for approximately 10,000 shipyard workers and 1,500 civilians of other tenant commands. Support is also provided for the 3,500 forces afloat. Primary care for the 350 active duty enrolled is a very small portion of the total work performed.

REQUIREMENTS (duties include but are not limited to)
  • Perform a variety of physical examinations to assess the physical capabilities of a candidate in relation to job demands and/or Client physical infirmities present or incipient.
  • Provide prompt referral to other facilities in the event that the clinic facilities are inadequate, unavailable or the employee elects outside care.
  • Provide limited medical services to employees for non-occupational conditions which entail the provision of minor treatment to enable the employee to safely and comfortably complete that work shift.
  • Render all available emergency procedures and treatment to stabilize a patient in cases of serious illness or injury
  • Facilitate, as required, referral to the patient's private physician for definitive medical care of chronic or serious emergency conditions.
  • Arrange immediate transfer to the patient's private physician or hospital as indicated.
  • Interpret results of diagnostic studies and determine appropriate treatment regimens according to established standards, guidelines and protocols.
  • Utilize specialized medical equipment.
  • Conduct patient education with an emphasis on health promotion and prevention of illness/injury.
  • Contact medical personnel to obtain and provide substantive confidential, medical information within limits of legal restraint and provide recommendations and advice to management regarding the medical conditions of specific employees.
  • Provide consultation to employers regarding the physical capabilities of the employee to perform job functions based on the work position, work site, and type of work performed including suitability for continued service.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • MD or DO in Occupational Medicine.
  • Possess a minimum of two years of experience in an Occupational Medicine setting as a physician within the preceding five years, or have completed an Occupational Medicine residency training program within the preceding two years.
  • Possess certification in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners.
  • 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.
  • Must have and maintain current certification in Basics Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) as certified by the American Heart Association.
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