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Naval Health Clinic Cherry Point, North Carolina

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Cape Fox and Concentric Method is pleased to be actively seeking an Orthopedic Surgeon for the Naval Health Clinic Cherry Point (NAS) in beautiful North Carolin

Orthopedic Surgeon

Education/Experience

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Science
  • Medical degree has to be obtained from a 4-year medical school program
  • Doctor of Medicine degree has to be attained by candidates following which they can work at a general surgery center in order to gain experience
  • License can be obtained after passing the United States Medical Licensing Examination
  • State medical license.
  • Possess and maintain current certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS). 
  • Possess a minimum of 3 years’ experience as an orthopedic surgeon within the last 5 years

 

Responsibilities

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 employees
  • 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, ADS, Essentris, 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
  • 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
  • Provide services within the scope of clinical privileges granted and the applicable duties provided in the basic contract. Actual clinical activity will be a function of the overall demand for Orthopedic Surgeon services
  • Examine patients to identify the need for operations, to estimate risks to patients and select the optimal surgical procedures(s)
  • Communicate with consultants as appropriate
  • Schedule surgical time with operating room
  • Check instruments, equipment and surgical setup to make sure those antiseptic and aseptic methods have been followed
  • Instruct other medical, nursing and associated staff regarding the preparation of patients, instrument, and equipment requirements
  • Prescribe post-operative care and observe, investigate and manage the patients’ progress and care
  • Prepare records of operations performed in accordance with the command policies on medical records and surgical care

For further information rgarding this position: Lynne Boyer Griffin PMP 301.332.6869

lmgriffin@capefoxss.com

www.capefox.com