FSR (Federal Staffing Resources)
  • Fairfield, CA, USA
  • Full Time

Physician - Flight Surgeon job in Fairfield, California. 

The Physician - Flight Surgeon is based within the extensive military medical system and is a civilian position. Civilian and military personnel work together in the extensive military medical system. The hospitals and medical clinics provide services to the active duty military service members, military retirees, and their families and provide a full range of medical services. 

Our employees are our best assets! Come join our team of healthcare professionals where you are valued.

  • Monday-Friday
  • Days
  • Fantastic PTO accrual rate
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Malpractice insurance provided
  • Benefit Package (health, dental, and vision plans)
  • Dedication Program Manager to support your employment

 

Physician - Flight Surgeon position overview:

Assessment

  • Proactively identifies and evaluates patients and families for case management from a variety of sources such as discharge/disposition planning, referrals, the Medical Evaluation Board (MEB) process, the healthcare system, employers and facility staff. Conducts systematic, on-going, thorough collection of patient's physical, emotional, psychological, social and medical status and information via direct patient contact and other relevant sources such as professional and non-professional caregivers, medical records, family/caregiver interviews. 

Planning

  • Develops an appropriate patient-specific plan of care to include short and long term goals, objectives and actions. Coordinates, collaborates, and obtains approval of the plan among the patient, family/caregiver, primary provider and other members of the healthcare team. 

Implementation

  • Guides the patient and family/care giver through the healthcare system, maximizing use of resources. Coordinates and executes the plan of care, optimizing access to appropriate services. Ensures necessary referrals are ordered by the appropriate discipline and coordinated. Serves as an advocate for, and ensures education is provided to, the patient and family/caregiver as required. Promotes adherence to treatment plans for improved healthcare outcomes; 

Coordination:

  • Ensures coordination of care delivery processes, to include alternate healthcare settings and the home environment, for the purposes of enhancing the patient's health and wellness, safety, productivity, and quality of life, and for providing the most beneficial, cost-effective health care. Develops, utilizes and maintains a variety of military and community resources to optimize access to services and medical care. Ensures timely and appropriate provision of services. 

Monitoring:

  • Documents and updates the treatment plan as needed in accordance with existing DoD, AF, local facility and other agency guidelines. Maintains documentation and data collection in accordance with DoD, AF, local facility and other specified agency guidelines. Conducts and/or participates in program evaluation as directed. 

Evaluation:

  • Monitoring and evaluation may include, but is not limited to: patient's adherence and response to the treatment plan; timeliness of patient and family/caregiver contact and follow-up; identification of variances, patterns or trends from established practice guidelines and/or standards; established outcome measurements; results of interventions, treatment delivery and timeliness of care; and utilization of resources. Monitors and evaluates the facility's case management program per DoD, AF and local policies and guidelines. 
  • Coordinates and participates in interdisciplinary team meetings, designated facility meetings, and Care Coordination meetings. Shares knowledge and experiences gained from own clinical nursing practice and education relevant to nursing and case management. 
  • Participates in the orientation and training of other staff. May serve on committees, work and task forces at the facility.
  • Completes medical record documentation and coding, and designated tracking logs and data reporting as required by local MTF/AF/DoD instructions, policies and guidance. 
  • Completes all required electronic medical record training, MTF-specific orientation and training programs, and AF/DoD mandated Case Management training. 

 

 

Physician - Flight Surgeon position requirements:

  • M.D or D.O.
  • Graduate from an accredited medical school in the United States or Canada.

This degree must have been accredited by the Council on Medical Education of the American Medical Association; Association of American Medical Colleges; Liaison Committee on Medical Education; Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation of the American Osteopathic Association, or an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) at the time the degree was obtained (e.g. Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC), College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC). A Doctor of Medicine or equivalent degree from a foreign medical school must provide education and medical knowledge substantially equivalent to accredited schools in the United States. Evidence of equivalency to accredited schools in the United States is demonstrated by permanent certification by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, a fifth pathway certificate for Americans who completed premedical education in the United States and graduate education in a foreign country, or successful completion of the U.S. Medical Licensing Examination. 

  • Internship/Residency: Completion of a residency or fellowship in internal medicine acceptable to the Surgeon General, HQ USAF 
  • Experience: 
  • Minimum of 35 hours of direct patient care in the past year.
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in the last 10 years having served as a privileged flight surgeon at a US Military installation, with experience in:

    U.S. military medical standards to conduct special operational evaluations
    • PHA for flyers/special duty personnel

    • PHA for flyers/special duty personnel

    • initial certification exams for flying/special duty applicants

    • Aeromedical disposition for flying/special operational duty.

    • Conducting adaptability rating assessment for military special duty applicants

    • Applying medical, fitness and profiling standards

    • Providing primary care for active duty personnel and their family members 

  • BC in Aerospace Medicine is highly recommended. If not board certified in Aerospace Medicine, then must show proof of completion of any medical residency program and must have a minimum of 3 years of U.S. military Flight Surgeon experience. 
  • Licensure: Current, full, active, and unrestricted license to practice medicine
  • BLS
  • ACLS
  • PALS
  • DEA

 

 

 

Position contingent upon contract award. Incumbents HIGHLY encouraged to contact us. Come join our team of healthcare professionals! 

 


www.FSRpeople.com

FSR provides healthcare professionals to government healthcare facilities supporting active military service members, retirees, and their families nationwide. Since 2004, FSR has matched talented individuals to organizations to create mutually beneficial, sustainable partnerships. FSR is a well-established, award winning organization built with committed professionals who have a unified vision of helping others to succeed and thrive.

We invite you to join our team and grow with us!

FSR is a woman-owned, minority, small business based out of Maryland.

 

Federal Staffing Resources dba FSR is an Equal Opportunity Employer: disability/veteran/military spouse

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

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