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Physician - Administration - Management

Company: Defense Health Agency Medical Civilian Corps
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: November 27, 2022

Job Description:

MAJOR DUTIES:Works as a Medical Evaluation Board (MEB) Physician in the MEB Outpatient Clinic under the administrative supervision of the Chief, Patient Administration Division with clinical supervision provided by the Deputy Commander for Clinical Services (DCCS) or his/her Delegated Authority.There is no direct supervision, and the individual exercises independent judgment in selection and performance of the full range of patient and consultant services in support of the Medical Examining Board (MEB).Exercises responsibility for the process involving fitness for duty, Medical Evaluation Boards and Temporary Retirement List Evaluations for military personnel of all ranks.Incumbent works independently in accordance with methods and practices of the medical profession and established administrative policies as an expert in his/her medical specialty field.Medical services and program objectives and consultations provided are not reviewed and the individual has considerable latitude for professional technical decisions, overall effectiveness, and accomplishment of objectives.The quality of professional and administrative work is evaluated using the quality assurance principles; policies and regulations as mandated by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations and as structured by appropriate Army and local regulations and policies.1.As a Physician (MEB) in the MEB Outpatient Clinic, performs duties in accordance with sound medical practices and established policies.Must be board eligible in his/her medical specialty, have demonstrated experience and proficiency in fitness for duty evaluations including Medical Evaluation Boards and Temporary Disability Retirement List evaluations.Requires extensive knowledge of command issues affecting soldier readiness.a.Utilizes a thorough knowledge of (1) the process involved in fitness for duty, Medical Evaluation Board and Temporary Retirement List Evaluations, (2) extreme familiarity with Army Skill (Officers) and Military Occupational Specialties (MOS) (Enlisted), and (3) extensive experience in command consultation, to review, evaluate and analyze cases of individuals being processed for fitness for duty evaluations due to illnesses or injuries.b.Coordinates and performs fitness for duty evaluations, Medical Evaluation Boards, Medical Evaluation Board consultation and Temporary Disability Retired List (TDRL) evaluations.Responsible for comprehensive review of medical records, orders and interprets diagnostic tests and x-rays, ancillary tests, and utilizing sound clinical judgment arranges for other medical specialty consultation.c. Dictates comprehensive narrative summaries utilizing consultant contributions and opinions as indicated.Reviews all comprehensive narrative summaries (NARSUMS) and medical board consultations and ensures they are accurate, concise and appropriate for review by the Physical Evaluation Board (PEB).2. Assesses community and patient population needs, mission requirements, and Service resources to plan, implement, and provide a wide array of outpatient and inpatient services to include consultative support to other hospital clinics, MEDDAC activities, and community agencies.Demonstrates and employs a thorough understanding of medical principles of assessment, diagnosis, and treatment.a.Coordinates with other physicians (family practitioners, general psychiatrists, etc.)in evaluating and correlating conflicting medical evidence for the exceptionally difficult and otherwise untreatable cases.b.Keeps abreast of the latest developments reported in medical literature and is able to apply an authoritative, critical judgment to developments reported.c.Provides routine, complex and emergency intakes and extended evaluations for a variety illness and disorders.Performs medical evaluation pertinent to the assessment and diagnosis of a variety of disorders, and requests appropriate laboratory, EKG, imaging, and psychological evaluations as required.d.Provides appropriate referrals to other medical and mental health care providers in and outside of the Medical Treatment Facility.PERFORMS OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED.PandoLogic. Keywords: Administrative Physician, Location: Colorado Springs, CO - 80913

Keywords: Defense Health Agency Medical Civilian Corps, Colorado Springs , Physician - Administration - Management, Executive , Colorado Springs, Colorado

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