Emergency Medicine Physician
The Royster Group, Inc. is seeking Emergency Medicine Physicians to provide healthcare support to our active duty soldiers and their families at Joint Base Andrews, VA.
DUTIES include but not limited to the following:
- Be capable of performing the full range of emergency medicine services to include the ability and experience to adequately diagnose and treat diseases and injuries.
- Be able to perform the following Tasks:
- Coordinate with transfer/accepting facility & other Emergency Departments
- Request consults appropriately
- Complete all required paperwork
- Obtain an adequate history, physical, assessment and plan in a timely and appropriate manner on each patient and develop a treatment plan
- Utilize paraprofessional staff as appropriate, including non-physician providers
- Respond to cardiopulmonary arrest as appropriate
- Interpret electrocardiograms and laboratory tests
- Preliminary interpretation of imaging studies to include CAT scans
- Direct medical care through radio communication with an ambulance
- Provide discharge instructions
- Examine patient, render a medical assessment of their condition, and take appropriate action
- Provide immediate evaluation and management of emergency patients
- Provide definitive medical care to reduce the emergency medical condition and enable the patient to safely pursue follow-up care as an outpatient as required.
- Follow-up of abnormal laboratory and/or imaging study, reports is the responsibility of the ordering physician. Review each report in accordance with established MTF procedures
- Respond to "Code Blue" (cardiac or respiratory arrest) medical emergency alerts within the hospital and provide resuscitation treatment until more specialized treatment arrives.
- Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) or Doctor of Osteopathy (D.O.).
- Current board certification by the American Board of Emergency Medicine.
- Successful completion of an approved Emergency Medicine (EM) residency acceptable to the USAF Surgeon General and board eligible/certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) or American Osteopathic Board of Emergency Medicine
- At least 2 years of emergency medicine experience within the last 3 years.
- Physicians shall meet the experience, training, and certification requirements for the appropriate level of emergency medical staff physician in accordance with regulations
- Current, full, active, and unrestricted license to practice medicine in any state in which a license is held.
- Current with and have completed all continuing education requirements specified by their professional licensure or certification.
- Must be current with and have completed all continuing education (CME) requirements specified by their professional licensure or certification.
- Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
- Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification
- Current Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) certification is not required, however, successful completion of an ATLS course, at some point in the past is required.