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Family Practice Physician - LEAD
Ref No.: 17-00043
Category: Physicians
Location: Portsmouth, Virginia
Start Date: 02/22/2017
MD/DO - Family Practice Physician - LEAD
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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 guidance to clinic staff members with adherence to government and professional evidence based medicine standards and clinical protocols.
  • Provide a full range of physician services, in accordance with the core privileges and other privileges granted.
  • Technically direct, perform, or assist in the instruction of other health care professionals seeing patients within the scope of their clinical privileges or responsibilities.
  • Promote preventive and health maintenance care, including annual physicals, positive health behaviors, and self-care skills through education and counseling.
  • Order diagnostic tests as applicable. Request consultation or referral with appropriate physicians, clinics, or other health resources as indicated.
  • Technically direct and teach other medical staff, and provide educational lectures and participate in the provision of in-service training to clinic staff members. Such direction and interaction will adhere to government and professional clinical standards and accepted clinical protocols. This requirement is consistent with the personal services nature of the contract.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Must be a US Citizen with the ability to obtain a government security clearance.
  • Must possess a Doctorate Degree in Medicine from an accredited college approved by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education and Hospitals of the American Medical Association, a Doctorate degree in Osteopathy from a college accredited by the American Osteopathic Association, or permanent certification by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG).
  • Must possess and maintain a current, valid, unrestricted license (corresponding to the specialty required by the task order) in one of the fifty states, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, or the U.S. Virgin Islands.
  • Successful completion of a residency program in Family Practice which has been approved by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education or the Committee on Postdoctoral Training of the American Osteopathic Association or those Canadian training programs approved by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or other appropriate Canadian medical authority.
  • Possess board certification in Family Medicine as determined by the American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM) or from the American Osteopathic Association.
  • Possess a minimum of 3 years of experience within 5 years as a "lead” physician.
  • Possess and Maintain certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) as approved through the American Heart Association (AHA).
  • Possess and maintain a current Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) registration number (certificate) to prescribe controlled substances as listed in 21 C.F.R. 1308.
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