Family Practice Physician


San Antonio, TX

Industry: Government


Less than 5 years

Posted 287 days ago

  by    Greg Pugh

This job is no longer available.

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Family Practice Physician

Tinker AFB, OK          

Position Qualification/Requirements:

  • Successful completion of an accredited Family Medicine Residency

  • Current board certification by the American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM) or the American Osteopathic Board of Family Medicine (AOBFM)

Specific Duties:

TYPE OF WORK. The duties include but are not limited to the following: 

  • Shall provide outpatient health care to qualifying beneficiaries as scheduled by the Government. 

  • Care shall include but not be limited to continuing, comprehensive health maintenance and medical care to entire family regardless of sex, age, or type of problem. 

  • Will maintain a program of comprehensive health for the family unit, to include preventive medicine, behavioral sciences, and community health.

  • May become the primary care manager for a panel of patients.  As a PCM, will be the primary person responsible for the management of the health and wellness of his/her assigned patients.  Duties include: 

  • Examination of patients, formulation differential diagnostic plans, defines and orders required diagnostic testing.

  • Interpretation of examination findings and test results, and implementation of treatment plans.

  • Determines need for consultation and assists in medical care and treatment provided at the direction of other specialists.

  • Approving/disapproving subspecialty referrals.

  • Answering patient telephone consults with the assistance of clinic staff.

  • Providing primary and secondary preventive maintenance care.

  • All inpatients will be admitted as per the local MTF instructions.

    • Be capable of adequately diagnosing and treating a wide-range of pediatric and adult acute and chronic diseases and injuries including but not limited to conditions of the:

                             Skin                                            Pulmonary System

                             Head                                           Gastrointestinal System

                             Eyes                                           Musculoskeletal System

                             Ears                                            Genitourinary System

                             Nose                                           Reproductive System

                             Throat                                         Lymphatic System

                             Neck                                           Central Nervous System

                             Cardiovascular System                     Endocrine System

                                                Psychiatric and Behavioral Health

  • Have sufficient experience to be able to adequately perform medical procedures to include, but not limited to, the following:

  • Basic Life Support
  • Advanced Life Support
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support
  • Crycothyroidotomy
  • Secure and maintain an adequate airway to include endotracheal intubation
  • Cardioversion of life threatening arrhythmias
  • Simple minor surgical procedures:  punch biopsies, excision of skin lesions
  • Simple abscess incision and drainage
  • Nail trephination
  • Sling or swath injuries
  • Lumbar puncture
  • Suture simple laceration
  • Suture removal
  • Tube thoracostomy
  • Cryotherapy
  • Nebulizer treatment
  • Urine catheterization
  • Cultures (throat, wound)
  • Suprapubic tap
  • Remove ocular, nasal and ear foreign bodies
  • Clearing of ears by flush technique
  • Reduce simple dislocations and fractures, when appropriate
  • Bandaging of sprains, minor burns, and minor lacerations
  • Perform venous punctures for lab studies and interpret results
  • Draw arterial blood gases for evaluation and interpret results
  • Administer intravenous, intramuscular and subcutaneous medications as appropriate
  • Stabilize and evaluate cervical spine injuries as appropriate
  • Splint and stabilize traumatic injuries to extremities

  • Ensure a safe work environment and employee safe work habits.

  • Prepare records and reports as required in support of services rendered in accordance with established procedures. 

Attend and participate in patient care reports, patient care conferences, team conferences, professional staff conferences and other appropriate professional activities only to the extent that such attendance and participation is relative to his/her assigned cases and/or performance of services as determined by the supervisor.

Duty Hours:

Monday through Friday 6:45am to 4:15pm, up to 8 hours per day

10 paid Federal holiday’s

No On Call


Must be comfortable in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.  Must be able and willing to reprioritize on short notice and work on multiple simultaneous projects.  Flexible and able to work with various personalities.  Team work skills required. Time management skills required. The ability to meet deadlines in a deadline intensive environment is essential. High level of adaptability and willingness to embrace change in a fast-paced, demanding environment.

NURSE’S Etc. STAFFING does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability or veteran status in provision of services or employment opportunities and benefits. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

By signing this document I am confirming that I meet the requirements and I can perform the task and duties stated above for this positon.

$190K - $200K