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Permanent Psychiatry Physician in Tacoma, Washington

Tacoma, Washington
8 Jun 2022
Psychiatry physician employment in Washington : Physician Neurology: As a Physician Neurologist you will: Serves as a physician specialized in neurological practice in the Neurology Clinic and as Neurology consultant to the Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). The incumbent is responsible for the examination, diagnosis and treatment of the full range of outpatients seen in the clinics. The preponderance of the clinical services provided will be focused on evaluation and management of a wide range of neurologic disorders and diseases with a focus on return to military duty. Incumbent will also be required to serve as neurology consultant for the TBI Clinic. Provides recommendations or definitive evaluation for neurology problems in the referral region through phone consultation, telemedicine, and authorization and evaluation of air evacuation patients as appropriate. Provides recommendations through phone communication to other providers in the TRICARE referral region concerning patients with neurological problems. This includes probable diagnosis, evaluation recommendations, treatment options, and identification of those individuals requiring direct Neurology consultation. Neurology assessments are performed in the outpatient setting, as inpatient consultations (ward, ICU, step down unit, recovery room, etc.), and in the emergency department. Knowledge of the use of the electronic record, including retrieval of all forms of electronic data, is required. Evaluates and treats patients with multiple complicated problems who were screened and referred by the Emergency Department for urgent or emergent neurologic issues. Use of the electronic record for consult is required. Supervises (clinically), teaches and provides consultation to other health care providers (nurse practitioners, physician assistants, medical students, interns, residents, and fellows). Provides chart review for quality assurance purposes in the area of neurology if requested on an occasional basis. Participates in established peer (other medical specialist) review process monthly. May provide clinical oversight/supervision and/or rating (performance) of clinical staff as determined by leadership. Additionally, performs clinical or laboratory research, and/or provides supervision to house staff performing research. Board Certified or Board Eligible Medical Doctor with or w/o US residency with current US work visa.
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  • Job Reference: 618954128-2
  • Date Posted: 8 June 2022
  • Recruiter: Defense Health Agency
  • Location: Tacoma, Washington
  • Salary: On Application