Tacoma, WA - Supervisory Physician (Family Practice)

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Description: Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

About the Position: A recruitment or relocation bonus may be authorized. This position is located at Madigan Army Medical Center, Primary Care Service, Family Medicine, Tacoma, WA.

Medical malpractice liability insurance is not required for federal civilian healthcare providers as they are covered by the Federal Tort Claims Act (28 U.S.C. § 1346(b)) while acting within the scope of their employment.

Tacoma is a progressive city of 200,000 nestled between Seattle and the state capital of Olympia, offering the attractions of larger metropolitan areas with a hometown feel. Tacoma is located 32 miles south of Seattle, 31 miles north of our state capital, Olympia, and 18 miles south of Sea-Tac International Airport, on the shores of Commencement Bay, within pristine eyesight of Mount Rainier. World-class museums, hotels and theaters draw thousands to downtown Tacoma while the shores of the Puget Sound and Mount Rainier inspire outdoor enthusiasts. Enjoy the mild climate and its excellent schools, universities, parks, festivals and regional shopping centers.

Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens

You will serve as a Supervisory Family Practice Physician. Your duties will include, but are not limited to:
Examining active duty, family members and other authorized beneficiaries to diagnose diseases and conditions.
Administering appropriate care and or referral of cases requiring hospitalization or subspecialty care.
Performing procedures that may include vasectomy, reduction of simple fractures, lumbar puncture, endometrial biopsy, joint aspiration/injection, and procto sigmoidoscopy.
Reviewing physical requirements and conducting physical examination of various categories of military and civilian personnel.
May supervise medical students/externs, residents and other non-professional health care providers when needed.

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