Full Job Description
Be Part of the Team: Napakiak Ventures specializes in clinical staffing services for health-focused agencies as well as the healthcare industry. Napakiak Ventures has more than 30-years of experience providing clinical and professional healthcare staffing services.
About: This position provides medical readiness support to the Soldier Resiliency and Readiness Center (SRRC) in coordination with William Beaumont Army Medical Center (WBAMC) to support soldier mobilizations and demobilizations, as well as to provide secondary support to WBAMC’s Primary Care and other outlying clinics when mission permits.
Benefits: Our team offers competitive compensation packages, a full range of benefits, continuing education, and excellent work-life balance to ensure your success.
Type of Work: Full Time
Location: Fort Bliss, Texas
Position Description & Responsibilities:
- The main mission is to conduct health screenings on all pre-/post-deployment personnel (service members, contractor personnel, and/or civilian personnel) to include Separation Health Physical Examinations (SHPE) on post-deployment military personnel. General soldier readiness health screenings along with primary care evaluations, diagnostics and treatment for all service members are also included in the scope of the mission.
- PAs are not independent practitioners and will be under general supervision at all times by a licensed physician.)
- Provide medical examination, care, and treatment. Review medical history, examine personnel, make diagnosis of disease, or injury, and treat or provide a course of treatment to person being screened.
- Initiate requests for tests, x-rays, and referrals to other medical treatment facility clinics as appropriate.
- Follow-up on abnormal reports. Abnormal x-ray and lab reports received on service members shall be reviewed as soon as reports are available for review.
- Seek advice of consultants when appropriate.
- Prescribe medications, as appropriate, and in accordance with privileges granted.
- Prepare and document physical examination and any diagnosis. Maintain documentation of all findings/ treatment in accordance with applicable directives and prepare such records/reports in accordance with applicable directives. Indicate responsibility for the contents and accuracy of all reports/forms completed by signing all such documents/records. Close out record at the end of each day.
- Advise the leadership of the clinic where contracted services are provided of any issues/problems encountered or anticipated in connection with meeting the needs of service members treated. Continuing problems of any nature shall be reported in writing by the contractor to the COR.
- Perform duties in accordance with applicable directives, in adherence to the Center for Disease Control guidelines concerning universal precautions and the MTF infection control program at all times, and in such a manner that they meet Joint Commission standards. Participate in the MTF Quality Assurance program as applicable to include performance of peer reviews.
- Use of telecommunications and information technologies to provide health assessment, diagnosis, treatment, consultation, education, and health-related information across distances.
- Utilize paraprofessional staff as appropriate.
- Will provide services for deployment and redeployment from theaters of operation and in support of general military health readiness perform SHPE physicals along with support performing primary care to the local MTF as needed.
How to Qualify:
- Degree: Possess, at minimum, a baccalaureate degree in a health science major and be a graduate of a Physician Assistant training program accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant or previously recognized accrediting body.
- Education: Possess current certification by the National Commission on the Certification of Physicians Assistants (NCCPA), or its successor, as well as a license to practice as a physician assistant from any of the fifty United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, or the US Virgin Islands.
- Certifications: Possess a current Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Registration certificate and a National Provider Identifier (NPI). Possess a current Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification. The American Red Cross or American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers is the only program accepted. BLS recertification shall be maintained in a current status at all times while the CP provides services via this contract.
- Experience: Possess a minimum of one year of experience within the last two years working as a full-time Physician Assistant.
- Citizenship: U.S. citizenship.
- Credentialing: Ability to pass background check and drug screen. Current physical and immunizations.
- Previous experience working with the military population.
Physical Requirements: You must be on the premises to perform the job. The environment is fast-paced and multifaceted, with conditions and duties that can change quickly throughout a shift.
Napakiak Ventures is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Disability/Vets Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status. As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Napakiak Ventures is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all job seekers. If you are unable to use our online tools to search and/or apply for jobs due to a disability, please email [email protected] to request accommodation.