Job Overview

Summary

Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

This position is being filled under the Expedited Hiring Authority for Shortage Category and/or Critical Need Health Care Occupations.

About the Position:

Duty location: You will be working in Department of Surgery, Orthopedic Service in Fort Carson, CO.

Work is subject to rotating shifts and/or irregular tour of duty to include weekends, nights, and/or holidays.

Ft. Carson combines scenic beauty, pleasant residential areas, and cultural activities to satisfy every taste. It is an unusually well-rounded military community which offers a variety of recreational and cultural opportunities. World-class ski resorts are available within a short 2 1/2 hour drive, golf courses and biking trails are available on the installation as well as in the surrounding community. Numerous colleges and universities are available for continuing education.

Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens

Duties

As a Physician Assistant, you will:
•  Perform varied duties requiring many different and unrelated processes and methods applied to a broad range of medicine in the pediatric, adult, and geriatric patients in the specialty of orthopedics.
•  Make independent clinical evaluations and recommendations in an effort to prevent complications by preventing disease occurrence or modification of its course.
•  Discriminate between normal and abnormal findings to recognize early stages of serious physical, emotional, or mental problems.
•  Adjust regimen within established protocols recognizing when to refer the patient to the attending physician.
•  Provide a full range of emergency services or crisis intervention in the absence of the attending physician.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Up to 5% Business Travel Required.

Relocation Authorized

  • No