Physician - Emergency Medicine

Defense Health Agency Medical Civilian Corps
Camp Murray, WA
Nov 24, 2022
Nov 27, 2022
Specialty / Focus
Emergency Medicine
Position Type
Practice Setting
MAJOR DUTIES1. As the senior staff officer while on duty in the Emergency Room is responsible for the full range of cases and the immediate initial recognition, evaluation, care, and disposition of patients in response to acute illness and injury.
Cases and problems include the very difficult where there is responsibility for recognizing rare and difficult to identify symptoms.
Treatment involves knowledge and application of new techniques and/or complicated procedures and advanced and delicate skills.
These patients may have complex combination of medical and surgical problems, often requiring expertise in the management of drug overdoses, as well as clinical assessment and forensic implications of physical assault, rape, suicide and other physically related crimes.
Actions taken and treatment dictated directly affect the course of subsequent health care provision throughout the patient's hospitalization.
Provides recommendations on additional diagnostic or treatment procedures in clinical conferences and/or discussions with MAMC staff physicians.
Directs the operation of the Emergency Medical Services to include residents, interns, medical students, nurses, paramedics, paraprofessionals, administrative and ambulance personnel.
Is responsible for the administration and teaching of all aspects of emergency medical care to interns, residents and other medical personnel while on duty in the Emergency Room.
Also solves problems and oversees problems that may arise in the Acute Illness Clinic while on duty as the senior staff officer.2.
As a member of the teaching staff and a specialist in emergency medicine participates in the continuing medical education and staff development of residents and interns, both by one-on-one consultation and didactic lectures.
Many lectures are given at Grand Rounds for Continuing Education Credits.
Also serves as a faculty advisor to an average of four individual residents.Performs other duties as assigned.PandoLogic. Keywords: Emergency Physician, Location: Tacoma, WA - 98433 , PL: 551138227