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Neurologist (Physician #)

Company: Kako'o Services, LLC
Location: Portsmouth
Posted on: May 19, 2019

Job Description:

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.

Aaron Agena
Healthcare Recruiter
Kako'o Services, LLC

Qualifications: Board Certification in Neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology or the American Osteopathic Board of Neurology and Psychiatry. 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) months. 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. 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. Maintain a level of productivity comparable with that of other individuals performing similar services. Participate in peer review and performance improvement activities. 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. Function with an awareness and application of safety procedures. 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. Apply an awareness of legal issues in all aspects of patient care and strive to manage situations in a reduced risk manner. Participate in the implementation of the Family Advocacy Program as directed. Participation shall include, but not be limited to, appropriate medical examination, documentation, and reporting. Exercise awareness and sensitivity to patient/significant others' rights, as identified within the MTF. Maintain an awareness of responsibility and accountability for own professional practice. Participate in continuing education to meet own professional growth. 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. 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 exist. 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.). Attend and participate in various meetings as directed. Perform timely, accurate, and concise documentation of patient care. 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. Exercise appropriate delegation of tasks and duties in the direction and coordination of health care team members, patient care, and clinic activities. 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 instructions. 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. Examine patients, order and evaluate the full range of tests to include electrophysiology, radiological and laboratory tests, make diagnosis and prescribe appropriate pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic treatments. Make consultations to other specialists as deemed necessary. Communicate with patients, referring physicians and back to the appropriate primary care manager for management of disorders outside the specialty of Neurology. Provide prescription renewal and telephone consultative services. 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. Periodically provide episodic care to clinic patients on a walk-in basis. 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. Clinically direct, teach, observe, and provide clinical input to the performance evaluations of residents, interns, and medical students. Provide input to the review and critique of house staff and student(s) written evaluations of patients for whom the Neurologist is responsible. 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. Participate in the formal teaching curriculum of the Internal Medicine Residency Program. 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. Serve as a mentor for a specific resident as assigned by the Internal Medicine Residency Program Director. Provide periodic chart review of peers for quality assurance purposes. 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'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. For further information, please click the link below to view the EEO Is The Law poster.
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.
Only qualified individuals who are being considered will be contacted for an interview
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