Air Force Flight Surgeon
Company: 318 Air Force Health Professions
Location: New Brunswick
Posted on: September 6, 2018
Family Practice-Without OB opening in New Brunswick, New Jersey. This and other physician jobs brought to you by DocCafe.com The Air Force is offering full-time positions for flight surgeons in numerous locations from stateside to overseas. There is a starting bonus of $180,000 if eligible, annual/monthly incentive pays, and the opportunity to reduce your taxable income... Option for a full retirement after 20 years (one of the few pension retirements left in the world that starts paying you the day you retire, no matter how old you are). You can only gain from this Air Force experience: -Experience to add to your CV that most physicians can only dream of experiencing; -Competitive salary NOT based on the number of patients treated; -Being part of a team of highly-qualified and trained professionals; -Patients are Active Duty members (Air Force, Army, Marines, and Navy), Wounded Warriors, military retirees, and military family members; -No need to carry malpractice insurance we have you covered; -Free medical and dental coverage for members -Clinical autonomy to treat patients based on your critical judgment; -NO capitation, HMO's, fee-for-service = quality time with patients "Standard of Care"; - NO overhead costs or business chores; -Less work hours, stable work weeks, minimal on-call time + 30 days paid leave per year = Getting your life back; This opportunity will give you the ability to provide quality healthcare as you see fit with the full support of the Air Force subspecialties, if needed. This is a real opportunity to ignite your career and gain leadership experience... No career stagnation here! Please consider building a stronger foundation for your career in a place where your skills and training will be fully supported and appreciated... The USAF family awaits you! Residencies- Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, or Pediatrics 1. Specialty Summary. Develops and administers the aerospace medicine program; supervises, conducts medical examinations, and provides medical care for flyers, missile crews, and others with special standards of medical qualification. Directs evaluations of living and working environments within the Air Force community to detect and control health hazards and prevent disease and injury. Related DoD Occupational Group: 260123. 2. Duties and Responsibilities: 2.1. Supervises aerospace medicine program. Develops policies and procedures and prepares directives governing flight medicine, physical exams and standards, preventive medicine, and occupational medicine. Serves as the principal liaison with federal, state, and local agencies in matters related to aerospace medicine, preventive medicine, and occupational medicine. Establishes medical standards for flying and special operational personnel. Makes determinations on waivers of medical standards. Develops and directs training programs for aeromedical personnel. 2.2. Directs preventive medicine activities. Directs health education and control measures for preventable diseases and injuries. Assesses living and work environments to ensure healthy communities. Develops and implements research projects to control communicable and preventable diseases. Directs health promotion and fitness programs. Provides guidance on nutrition, food service sanitation, water supply safety, sewage and waste disposal, immunizations, and other community health issues. Conducts or provides consultation for disease outbreak investigations and health services research. 2.3. Advises medical staff. Advises and educates medical and dental staff on treatment of flying and special operational personnel and preparation of patients for aeromedical evacuation. Provides medical oversight and guidance to bioenvironmental engineering, military public health, physiological training, and organizations. Provides epidemiological expertise for population-based services and evidence-based medical practice. 2.4. Directs occupational medicine support. Evaluate, assess, and fully characterize aerospace worker health in relation to aerospace operations, including selection and retention standards to maximize the ability to perform safely and efficiently. Determines frequency and scope of occupational medicine exams required by federal regulations and workplace exposures. Conducts and supervises placement and periodic health exams for employees. Establishes procedures to identify occupational hazards, to notify appropriate agencies of occupational diseases or injuries, and to investigate job related injuries or illness. 2.5. Directs flight medicine or physical examination section program. Examines personnel to determine fitness for flying and special duty, or to recommend continuance, removal, or return to flying status and aviation service. 2.6. Provides primary medical care for flyers and their families, to include preventive medicine, counseling, and family support unit. Manages disorders and injuries unique to flight. Serves as liaison between flying squadrons and other medical services. Provides aeromedical consultation to commanders at all levels. 2.7. Directs medical support to operational mission. Regularly participates in the flying mission. In-flight duties include evaluation of aircrew, aircraft, environment, and mission to provide feedback and guidance to line and medical staff. Develops and manages a mission-oriented preventive medicine program. Fully characterizes the operational environment as it relates to health and performance, providing recommendations to decrease risk, prevent mishaps, increase health, and enhance performance. Integrates medical and aviation knowledge to identify aeromedical research needs. Establishes policies and procedures for aircraft mishap and disaster response and managing casualties in aviation accidents and other disasters. Provides advice on air rescue and aeromedical evacuation. Serves on aircraft mishap investigation boards. Develops the aeromedical component of flying safety performance enhancement programs. 2.8. Directs medical support of contingency operations. Directs the planning and implementation of medical prevention, intervention and evacuation during contingency operations. Applies medical intelligence and uses available intelligence to optimize the effectiveness of deploying forces. 2.9. Functions as the advocate for the human operator in aerospace weapon systems. Fosters the identification of science, technology, and engineering needs and solutions. Directs the insertion of these needs and solution concepts into mission area and mission support plans to improve operator performance and mission capability. Keyphrases: family medicine jobs, family practice jobs, family practitioner jobs, family medicine specialist jobs
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