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    Summary

    The ED (Emergency Department) is staffed and equipped to provide initial evaluation, treatment, and disposition for a broad spectrum of illnesses, injuries, and mental health disorders, regardless of the level of severity. Emergency care is provided in a clearly defined area dedicated to this function and operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. With-in the Emergency Department proper there is a dedicated area known as the "Fast Track" for the lower acuity patients to be seen.

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    Responsibilities

    Duties include but are not limited to:

    • The incumbent will follow EM practice that is consistent and in line with the American
      College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) Model for the Clinical Practice of EM and
      emergent care that is congruent with the facility's capabilities.
    • Support and participation by EDs in the existing EMS system and provision of medical
      direction for the patients in the pre-hospital setting, where appropriate.
    • Supervision, teaching, and evaluation of the performance of medical and paramedical
      personnel including students, residents, and fellows in the ED.
    • An evaluation and emergency care provided to individual patients presenting to the ED that is consistent with all applicable standards and regulations, including compliance with the intent of the Emergency Medicine Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMT ALA) 42 United States Code (U.S.C.) 1395dd.
    • Incumbent is to be Board Certified/Board Eligible (BC/BE) in EM, or any other medical
      specialty with significant Emergency Medicine experience as determined by the Chief of Emergency Medicine.
    Work Schedule: Monday-Friday (12hour shifts)
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    15

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    0602 Medical Officer

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/590042700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.