Neurologist (Physician #)
Company: Kako'o Services, LLC
Posted on: May 19, 2019
Job DescriptionLocation: Naval Medical Center, Portsmouth, VA
Work Schedule: Services shall be provided Monday through Friday,
between the hours of 0630 and 1800 hours. Shifts will normally be
scheduled for an eight and half (8.5) hour period, to include an
uncompensated thirty (30) minute lunch break. In no instance will
the HCW be required to provide services in excess of eighty (80)
hours per two-week period.
Kako'o Services, LLC
22.214.171.124.2. Board Certification in Neurology by the American Board
of Psychiatry and Neurology or the American Osteopathic Board of
Neurology and Psychiatry.
126.96.36.199.3. A minimum of three (3) years of experience within the
preceding five (5) years as a full-time Neurologist or graduation
from a neurology residency program within the preceding twelve (12)
188.8.131.52.4. Provide two (2) letters of recommendation written within
the last two (2) years attesting to the HCW's clinical skills. At
least one (1) letter must be from a physician or supervisor who has
personally observed and evaluated the HCW. Reference letters shall
attest to the HCW's communication skills and ability to relate to
patients as well as professional and other interpersonal skills
among staff members and must include name, title, phone number,
date of reference, address and signature of the individual
providing reference. Letters of recommendation must have been
written within the preceding two (2) years.
184.108.40.206. GENERAL DUTIES. Contractor personnel shall perform a full
range of duties consistent with their labor category, education,
training, experience, clinical privileges (as applicable), and
assigned position. General duties that apply to all personnel or
across certain labor categories are given below.
220.127.116.11.1. Maintain a level of productivity comparable with that of
other individuals performing similar services.
18.104.22.168.2. Participate in peer review and performance improvement
22.214.171.124.3. Practice aseptic techniques as necessary. Comply with
infection control guidelines to include the proper handling,
storage, and disposal of infectious wastes, and the use of
universal precautions to prevent the spread of infection.
126.96.36.199.4. Function with an awareness and application of safety
188.8.131.52.5. Perform efficiently in emergency patient situations
following established protocols, remaining calm, informing
appropriate persons, and documenting events. Anticipate potential
problems/emergencies and make appropriate interventions. Notify
supervisor, director, or other designated person regarding problems
that the HCW is unable to manage.
184.108.40.206.6. Apply an awareness of legal issues in all aspects of
patient care and strive to manage situations in a reduced risk
220.127.116.11.7. Participate in the implementation of the Family Advocacy
Program as directed. Participation shall include, but not be
limited to, appropriate medical examination, documentation, and
18.104.22.168.8. Exercise awareness and sensitivity to
patient/significant others' rights, as identified within the
22.214.171.124.9. Maintain an awareness of responsibility and
accountability for own professional practice.
126.96.36.199.10. Participate in continuing education to meet own
188.8.131.52.11. Attend and/or comply with all annual training classes
required by the Command, to include but not limited to online
annual training provided by the MTF: disaster training, infection
control, Sexual Harassment, Bloodborne Pathogens, Fire and Safety,
Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosives (CBRNE),
and all other required training.
184.108.40.206.12. Actively participate in the command's Performance
Improvement Program. Participate in meetings to review and evaluate
the care provided to patients, identify opportunities to improve
the care delivered, and recommend corrective action when problems
220.127.116.11.13. Participate in the provision of in-service training to
clinic staff members. Provide training and/or direction as
applicable to supporting government employe?es (e.g., hospital
corpsmen, students, etc.).
18.104.22.168.14. Attend and participate in various meetings as
22.214.171.124.15. Perform timely, accurate, and concise documentation of
126.96.36.199.16. Operate and manipulate automated systems such as CHCS,
AHLTA, Essentris, MHS Genesis and Clinical Information System
(CIS), participate in clinical staff Performance Improvement (PI)
and Risk Management (RM) functions, as prescribed by the Commander.
Maintain DOD email account as directed. The HCW shall be responsive
to all email and voicemail communications.
188.8.131.52.17. Exercise appropriate delegation of tasks and duties in
the direction and coordination of health care team members, patient
care, and clinic activities.
184.108.40.206.18. Maintain documentation of all treatment provided in
accordance with clinic directives, and prepare such records and
reports as may be required. All records and reports must be
legible. Abbreviations must be only those listed in local
220.127.116.11.1.2.1. Perform a wide range of medical duties covering all
aspects of neurological disorders. Many patients with neurologic
disorders might have multiple overlapping problems such as
neurologic complications of system disorders, trauma to the nervous
system, vascular disorders of the nervous system, tumors involving
or affecting the nervous system, infections of the nervous system,
demyelinating disorders, ischemic injury to the nervous system,
metabolic derangements affecting the nervous system, dementia,
movement disorders, sleep disorders, seizures, headaches,
neuromuscular or other degenerative disorders.
18.104.22.168.1.2.2. Examine patients, order and evaluate the full range
of tests to include electrophysiology, radiological and laboratory
tests, make diagnosis and prescribe appropriate pharmacologic and
22.214.171.124.1.2.3. Make consultations to other specialists as deemed
126.96.36.199.1.2.4. Communicate with patients, referring physicians and
back to the appropriate primary care manager for management of
disorders outside the specialty of Neurology.
188.8.131.52.1.2.5. Provide prescription renewal and telephone
184.108.40.206.1.2.6. Provide recommendations or definitive evaluation for
neurology problems in the referral region through phone
consultation, telemedicine, and authorization and evaluation of air
evacuation patients as appropriate.
220.127.116.11.1.2.7. Periodically provide episodic care to clinic
patients on a walk-in basis.
18.104.22.168.1.2.8. Perform neurologic assessments in the outpatient
setting, as inpatient consultations (ward, intensive care unit
(ICU), step down unit, and occasionally recovery room), and
occasionally in the emergency room.
22.214.171.124.1.2.9. Clinically direct, teach, observe, and provide
clinical input to the performance evaluations of residents,
interns, and medical students.
126.96.36.199.188.8.131.52. Provide input to the review and critique of house
staff and student(s) written evaluations of patients for whom the
Neurologist is responsible.
184.108.40.206.220.127.116.11. Provide clinical input to the formal mid-point and
monthly counseling session and written clinical evaluation of all
house staff and students who rotate on Neurology.
18.104.22.168.22.214.171.124. Participate in the formal teaching curriculum of
the Internal Medicine Residency Program.
126.96.36.199.188.8.131.52. Contribute to recommendations for improvements in
the Internal Medicine Curriculum in compliance with the national
Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and
Residency Review Committee (RRC) requirements.
184.108.40.206.220.127.116.11. Serve as a mentor for a specific resident as
assigned by the Internal Medicine Residency Program Director.
18.104.22.168.22.214.171.124. Provide periodic chart review of peers for quality
126.96.36.199.188.8.131.52. At the discretion of the Chief of Neurology, the
HCW may be assigned to perform the duties of staff adult
Neurologist, including the evaluation of General Neurology
patients; the clinical direction of house staff and/or medical
students who are evaluating General Neurology patients; Inpatient
Neurology ward, and/or Consultation Attending Staff duties.
KAKO'O SERVICES LLC
Kako'oServices is a premier provider of healthcare workers to
various military treatment facilities across the United States.
With a corporate office in Honolulu, Hawaii and recruiting office
in San Antonio, Texas we specialize in providing skilled, trained
and highly successful healthcare workers, including RNs, CRNAs,
Physicians, LPN/LVN, Licensed Social Workers, and many more.
We have a strong focus on providing our government customer with
quality and superior service.
Kako'o Services is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities,
Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply.
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