Physician (Emergency Medicine)
Company: FT. BENNING - U.S. Army Civilian Corps.
Posted on: May 14, 2020
Provides services of an Emergency Medicine Physician to patients
in the Emergency Department, serving as the senior staff officer
while on duty in the Emergency Department. Responsible for
resuscitation and stabilization of both trauma and medical
patients. Covers the full range of cases and the immediate initial
recognition, evaluation, care and disposition of patients in
response to acute illness and injury. Triages, examines, diagnoses,
resuscitates, stabilizes, treats or directs a course of treatment
for a wide range of emergent patients from the pediatric to the
geriatric patient; from seriously ill to the severely traumatized.
Examines patients and orders appropriate tests to evaluate
patient's chief, and related complaints; ascertains medical needs
and initiates action to provide needed services. Coordinates
admission of patient to hospital with accepting staff physician.
Performs authorized emergency procedures to include but not limited
to laceration repair, central venous line emplacement, pacemaker
placement, tube thoracostomy, thoracotomy, cricothyrotomy,
cardioversion, defibrillation, peritoneal lavage, bladder
aspiration, lumbar puncture, arterial line placement, reduction of
dislocations/fractures, tracheal intubation, and wound debridement.
Responds to and provides support to in-house cardiopulmonary
arrests (echo-medic). Provides professional guidance and direction
to physician assistants, Nurse Practitioners and physician
assistant students working in the Emergency Department. Provides
professional direction and guidance to ambulance section. Records
all medical data on prescribed forms and completes necessary
administrative functions. Participates in and completes
administrative tasks as assigned by the Chief, Emergency Department
to include, but not limited to, Military Health System (MHS) Learn
Training, Quality Improvement/Quality Assurance (QI/OA), monthly
departmental staff meetings, risk management, credentialing, and
Operations & Training committees and other areas of responsibility
as assigned by the Chief, Emergency Department. Performs peer
reviews.Performs other duties as assigned.
Keywords: FT. BENNING - U.S. Army Civilian Corps., Columbus , Physician (Emergency Medicine), Healthcare , Columbus, Georgia
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