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Family Practice Physician
Ref No.: 17-00049
Category: Physicians
Location: Tacoma, Washington
Start Date: 03/16/2017
MD/DO - Family Medicine Physician
"City of Destiny” - sitting at the foot of Mount Rainier

The Community - Tacoma, WA
Tacoma is the perfect base point for exploring Mount Rainier National Park and the spectacular landscape surrounding. It is known as the "City of Destiny " because the area was chosen to be the western terminus of the Northern Pacific Railroad in the late 19th century. The decision of the railroad was influenced by Tacoma's neighboring deep-water harbor, Commencement Bay. By connecting the bay with the railroad Tacoma's motto became "When rails meet sails. " Today, Commencement Bay serves the Port of Tacoma, a center of international trade on the Pacific Coast and Washington state's largest port.

JB Lewis-McChord
Joint Base Lewis–McChord (JBLM) is an U.S. military installation home to I Corps and 62d Airlift Wing located 9.1 miles south-southwest of Tacoma under the jurisdiction of the United States Army Joint Base Garrison, Joint Base Lewis–McChord. The facility is an amalgamation of the United States Army's Fort Lewis and the United States Air Force's McChord Air Force Base which merged on 1 February 2010 into a Joint Base as a result of Base Realignment and Closure Commission recommendations of 2005.

Requirements (duties include but are not limited to)
  • Serves as a Family Physician, Madigan Army Medical Center, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA.
  • Examines active duty, family members and other authorized beneficiaries to determine the presence and extent of diseases and conditions. Administers appropriate care and or referral of cases requiring hospitalization or subspecialty care.
  • May perform the following procedures:
    • Vasectomy, reduction of simple fractures, Lumbar Puncture, emergency deliveries, Endometrial biopsy, joint aspiration/injection, Procto sigmoidoscopy, ECG performance and initial interpretation, interpretation of basic radiographs, insertion/removal of IUD, regional anesthesia, splinting/casting/immobilization of simple fractures, crisis intervention, and advanced cardiac life support.
  • The Physician shall become the primary care manager (PCM) for a panel of patients. As a PCM, the Physician will be the primary person responsible for the management of the health and wellness of his/her assigned patients.
  • The Physician shall participate, as appropriate, in departmental Quality Assurance (QA) programs and adhere to all safety regulations at all times. The HCP provides technical advice and professional opinions upon request from the MTF Commander, DC, and/or Clinic Chief, or other assigned representative.
Qualifications
  • Must have successfully completed a Doctorate of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO) from a school in the US or Canada approved by a recognizing accredited body in the year of the applicant's application. Graduates of foreign medical schools are required to possess both a medical license and other certification by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) or 5th Pathway.
  • Must have successfully completed a post-graduate medical training program in Family Medicine accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) or American Osteopathic Association (AOA), or Board Certification through the American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM) or the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians (AOBFP).
  • Must have a minimum of two (2) years of experience within the last five (5) years as a Family Practice Physician.
  • Must have and maintain a valid, unrestricted license in one of the 50 states in the U.S., the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, or the U.S. Virgin Islands.
  • Maintain current certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) health care provider course as certified by the American Heart Association (AHA).
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