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Physician Assistant US-NC-Fort Bragg, NC Womack Army Medical Center


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Job ID:

3447732

Location:

Fort Bragg, NC 

Job Category:

Health Care, Nurse
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Employment Type:

Full Time

Posted:

04.24.2017
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Occupations:

Medical-Health: Physician's Assistant-Nurse Practitioner

Job Description:

Outpatient Physician Assistant's

 

 Womack Army Medical Center, Fort Bragg, NC 

INTRODUCTION.
The Contractor shall provide health care supportfor Physician Assistant (PA)  located at Womack Army Medical Center andoutlying clinics at Fort Bragg, NC.  The contract Health Care Provider (HCP) will work inconjunction with other health care providers, professionals, and non-contractpersonnel.  The Contractor HCPshall provide the personal services of a PA and licensed to perform services ofthe nature and scope described in this Performance Work Statement (PWS).
 

 

 

The quality of care provided by theContractor HCP shall be of a quality meeting or exceeding currently recognized nationalstandards as established by the Joint Commission (JC).  Contractor HCP shall give the highest regardto patient dignity and observe the precepts of the American HospitalAssociation’s Bill of Rights for Patients. The Contractor HCP shall abide by the Medical Treatment Facility (MTF)rules, regulations and by laws, including Medical Staff By laws, as well asapplicable Army regulations governing such things as medical records. 

 

SCOPE OF WORK:  TheContractor shall provide qualified personnel, services, materials, equipment,supplies and facilities necessary to provide acute care services in theDepartment of Family Medicine, Womack Army Medical Center, Fort Bragg, NC

SCHEDULE/PERIOD OFPERFORMANCE

 

 Soldier ReadinessCenter (SRC) / Post Deployment Health Reassessment Center (PDHRA):  The Contractor shall furnish a qualifiedPhysician Assistant to provide services on a full time basis, Monday-Friday,excluding Holidays for the Department of Medicine.   Normal Clinic hours are 0730-1630 hours,including a one hour lunch break, which is not paid by the government.  Contract employee shall not work more than 80hours within a two week pay period. Overtime is not authorized.

 

Holidays.  The following is a list of legal federalholidays as referred to elsewhere in the contract/task order. Contractor HCPmay be required to work on legal holidays as determined by the DepartmentChief.

 

 

 

New Year’s Day, January 1st

 

Martin Luther King’s Birthday, 3rdMonday in January

 

President’s Day, 3rdMonday in February

 

Memorial Day, Last Monday in May

 

Independence Day, July 4th

 

Labor Day, 1st Monday inSeptember

 

Columbus Day, 2nd Mondayin October

 

Veteran’s Day, November 11th

 

Thanksgiving Day, 4thThursday in November

Christmas Day, December 25th

 1. The Contractor shall provide theservices of a Physician Assistant tothe U.S. Army Medical Treatment Facility (MTF) at Womack Army Medical Center ,Fort Bragg, NC  and outlying MTFs.   The provider shall provide services toeligible beneficiaries of the military health care system who presentthemselves to the Medical Treatment Facility [MTF] for treatment. The qualityof care provided by the contractor shall be of a quality meeting or exceedingcurrently recognized national standards as established by the JointCommission  (JC), American HospitalAssociation (AHA), American Medical Association (AMA), Department of Defense,and Army Medical Department, and established principles and ethics of themedical profession.  The contractemployee shall provide services in conjunction with other non-contractproviders to include medical officers, nurse practitioners, andpara-professional clinical personnel. Contract employees shall give the highest regard to patient dignity andobserve the precepts of the American Hospital Association’s Bill of Rights forPatients.  The contract employee shallabide by MTF rules, regulations and by laws, including Medical Staff By laws,as well as applicable Army regulations governing such things as medicalrecords.  

 

 

 

2. Physician Assistant performingservices under this contract shall have sufficient training and experience tobe able to adequately perform credentialed medical procedures to include, butnot limited to the following:

 

 

 

2.1 Ensure that drugs are stored properly and that adequaterecords are maintained, to include records of controlled substances classifiedas such by the Controlled Substance Act (Title II of the Comprehensive DrugAbuse Prevention and Control Act of 1970), and/or those designated by theMEDCEN commander as locally controlled drugs.

 

 

 

2.1.2 Store, secure, and dispense ordispose drugs in accordance with JC standards and state requirements.

 

 

 

2.1.3  Maintain allrecords as required.

 

 

 

2.1.4  Using the CHCSfor keeping records, ordering of ancillary procedures, ordering of medications,entering orders, and performing other required patient record functions.

 

 

 

2.1.5  Universal Precautions:  Adhering to the Centers for Disease ControlGuidelines concerning universal precautions and the military treatment facilityInfection Control Program at all times, while providing services under thiscontract.

 

 

 

2.1.6 Indicating responsibility for the contents andcorrectness of all prepared reports/forms by affixing his/her own signature tothe documents and validating their contents.

 

 

 

2.1.7 Attending professional staff conferences/meetings andother appropriate professional activities as requested by the COR.  Meetings will be held during scheduled workhours.

 

 

 

2.1.8  Ensuring contractor HCPs comply with allsafety requirements of the MTF and OSHA.

 

 

 

2.1.9  Prepare allrecords and reports as required in support of services rendered and as requiredby the MTF standard operating procedures, federal law or Army regulation.

 

 

 

2.1.10 Facilitate patient access to medical care byrecommending appropriate referrals to other health care providers in accordancewith policies and regulations of the MTF.

 

 

 

2.1.11   Diagnosis andTreatment:  Contract physician assistantsperforming services under this contract shall have sufficient experience to beable to diagnose and treat diseases and injuries, in the outpatient setting, inthe full spectrum of ages, to include, but not limited to, the following:

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

2.1.12     Procedures:  Contractphysician assistants shall have sufficient experience to be able to performmedical procedures to include, but not limited to, the following:

 

 

 

Incision and Drainage

Secure and maintain an adequate airway

Nail Trephination

Local anesthesia

Bandaging of sprains, minor burns, and minor lacerations

Draw arterial blood gases for evaluation and interpret results

Suture simple lacerations

Remove sutures

Removal of foreign bodies as appropriate

Stabilize and evaluate cervical spine injuries as appropriate

Perform venous punctures for lab studies and interpret results

Splint and stabilize traumatic injuries to extremities

Administer intravenous, intramuscular and subcutaneous medications as appropriate

Secure and maintain adequate intravenous access by peripheral routes

Cryotherapy of begin skin lesions

 

Cultures (throat, wound)

Clearing of ears by flush technique

 

 

 

2.1.13     Other tasks:  Contractphysician assistants shall have sufficient experience to be able to performtasks to include, but not limited to, the following:

 

 

 

Consult with consultants appropriately

Provide medical ADVICE OVER THE TELEPHONE

Complete all required paperwork

Perform administrative functions to include performing military physical examinations and Medical Evaluation Boards

Obtain an adequate history, physical, assessment and plan in a timely and appropriate manner on each patient and develop treatment plan

Utilize paraprofessional staff as appropriate

Preliminarily interpret radiographs

 

 

Job Requirements:

PROFESSIONALQUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.

 
  • All personal service contract health care providers must maintain a current, active, valid and unrestricted license or authorizing document from any U.S. State, District of Columbia; or U.S. Territory or jurisdiction to provide health care within the scope of practice for a specific health care discipline.  Contract health care providers who write prescriptions for controlled substances must have a current Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) certificate or Controlled Drug Substance number as appropriated.  The Contractor shall ensure that renewal actions are accomplished well before expiration of the provider's license and or / DEA certification to ensure compliance with the contract.  DEA certificates are not necessary at overseas locations.  All contractor eprsonnel shall meet the education, licensing and experience requirements as described in this PWS.

  • Shall be able to read, write, and speak English well enough to effectively communicate with patients, other HCPs and employees of the MTF.

  • Be a graduate of an educational accreditional by the Committee of Allied Health Education and Accreditation on behalf of the American Medical Association.  Be a graduate Physician Assistant qualified by academic and practical education to provide patient services as a physician extender under supervision of a physician in accordance to the AR 40.68.

  • Shall be licensed with current valid, full and unrestricted license in one of the 50 states in the United States, and the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam or the U.S. Virgin Islands.

  • All contractor HCPs shall be have, and maintain, current certification in Basics Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) as certified by the American Heart Association.  Documentation of such training shall be provided to the Credentialing Department.  The front and back of the BCLS and ACLS shall be provided to the Credentialing Department.  The contractor shall be responsible for obtaining and maintaining re-certification.

  • Have a minimum one (1) year of clinical experience in Family Medicine/

  • Contract HCPs determined by the MTF to be involved in the delivery of healthcare to children under the age of 18 on a frequent and regular basis must meet the requirements of the Crime Prevention Act of 1990.


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