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    Summary

    About the Position: This position is located at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Department of Surgery, General Surgery. The applicant will work in a surgical intensive care unit (SICU). Management prefers candidate with Intensive Care Unit (ICU) or critical care experience.

    Position is being filled using EHA - Critical Need Health Care Occupations.

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    Responsibilities

    • Provide specialized, primary and acute (inpatient) health care on a problem-oriented and emergency basis.
    • Perform independent examination; diagnosis, treatment, and research within personal credentials and privileges delineated by the Medical Treatment Facility.
    • Interpret and correlate subjective and objective data to formulate a differential diagnosis and to establish a working diagnosis
    • Provides health education to patients and families.
    • Write, orders, and dispenses medications and prescribes controlled substances in accordance with approved treatment protocols.
    • Communicate patient management strategies to members of the patient care team.
    • Operates the defibrillator, EKG machine, and cardiac monitor.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

  • Job family (Series)

    0603 Physician Assistant

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/528503300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.