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General Medical Officer

Locations:
Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, TX

Period of Performance: 1 OCT 2018- 30 SEPT 2019

The General Medical Officer shall provide family medicine services to all eligible military and eligible beneficiaries at Brooke Army Medical Center (BAMC) Facilities, Department of Family & Community Medicine (DFCM), JBSA - Fort Sam Houston, Texas. The contract physician shall provide these services along with rendering medical assessment of their condition and taking appropriate medical action. The General Medical Officer shall be performing service under the Department Chief or his/her designated representative.

QUALIFICATIONS: The contract physicians shall meet the following minimum qualifications:

  • Shall be a Doctor of Medicine or Osteopathy who has successfully completed their Doctorate degree from an accredited college approved by the Council in Medical Education and Hospitals of the American Medical Association or Doctor of Osteopathy from a college accredited by the American Osteopathic Association. The contract physician must have successfully completed an approved internship training program.

  • Possess and maintain a current valid unrestricted license to practice medicine 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.

  • The HCP shall not, within 5 years prior to employment:

    • Have had his/her clinical privileges limited, suspended, or revoked by any healthcare facility, public or private, anywhere in the world. This prohibition does not apply to any individual whose clinical privileges, although originally limited, suspended or revoked by a healthcare facility were subsequently fully reinstated by the healthcare facility.

  • Able to obtain and maintain clinical privileges to practice medicine through approval with the applicable MTF Credentials Committee.

  • Must have or obtain a current valid DEA registration number prior to performing the contract services. Any change to the DEA requirement to obtain a valid DEA registration number is applicable when the incumbent’s existing DEA registration expires.

  • Possess and maintain BLS & ACLS from the American Heart Association

  • CME: Health care providers registered or certified by national/medical associations shall continue to meet the minimum standards for CME to remain current

  • Able to complete favorable Background Check

  • Able to read, write, and speak English well enough to effectively communicate with all parties and other health care providers as determined by the MTF Commander or the Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR).

  • Shall possess sufficient initiative, interpersonal relationship skills and social sensitivity such that he/she can relate constructively to a variety of patients from diverse backgrounds.

  • Able to complete favorable Credentialing

HOURS OF PERFORMANCE

Duty Hours. Hours of performance shall be determined by the Chief, Department of Family and Community Medicine. Normal work shift is expected to be 40 hours per week, 8 hours per day between the hours of 0600 - 2000 Monday through Friday, which includes a one-hour unpaid lunch break. Due to workload requirements, the schedule may include 8, 10, or 12 hour shifts including weekdays, weekends and federal holidays with adjusted starting and ending times, as well as the specific days of the week to be worked. However, the contract physician will not normally be scheduled for more than 40 hours in one week unless by mutual agreement of the contract physician and Chief, Family Medicine Service or his/her designee. Compensatory (Comp) Time and Overtime are not authorized.

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