THE COMPANY Vighter is a physician-led firm accredited by The Joint Commission and is verified as a service-disabled veteran-owned business by the VA. Since 2005 our company has provided healthcare services on challenging programs in support our Federal government clients. Our healthcare staff have performed Search and Rescue operations in Africa as well as Asia, assisted with the Ebola response effort, supported ICE with in-flight emergency medical services, conducted physical examinations for veterans seeking disability determinations, and many other missions. Apply today and our recruiting team will contact you within 24 hours.
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Title: Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant
Location: Fort Stewart, Georgia
Job Summary : Vighter is recruiting for Nurse Practitioners / Physician Assistants for Fort Stewart, Georgia . A Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant are trained to assess patient needs, order and interpret diagnostic and laboratory tests, diagnose illness and disease, prescribe medication and formulate treatment plans. This is a Monday to Friday position from 0730 to 1630 with unpaid 60-minute daily break.
Reports to :
Vighter Project Manager
The contract providers shall perform all procedures within the scope of a family practice specialty. The duties shall consist of, but are not limited to, the following:
A professional knowledge consistent with the current state of the art of medicine and the ability to transform that knowledge into proper patient care. Perform the full range of family medicine services for all age groups to include the ability and experience to adequately diagnose and treat urgent acute diseases and injuries.
Obtain medical history of acute and chronic illnesses; perform physical examinations and determine the need for and order appropriate laboratory and radiology tests; interpret results and make a critical evaluation to determine diagnosis and prognosis; initiate treatment and therapy and provide follow- up as needed; provide complete and appropriate instructions regarding medications, limitations and follow-up plans.
Adhere to production goal of 21 encounters per day to include closure of encounters.
Interprets test results and evaluates examination findings. Prescribes treatment, including procedures as deemed necessary.
Assigned a full range of cases including pediatric, adult, or geriatric patients. May be required to serve as the primary care manager for the medical management of a panel of patients.
Become familiar with the MTF formulary and follow the procedures of the MTF when prescribing drugs. Maintains, stores, safeguards, inputs, fills or distributes drugs and medicines
Performs lifesaving emergency procedures in order to stabilize patients; provides immediate definitive medical care to reduce emergency situation and enable the patient to continue care as an outpatient with follow-up care as required. Makes appropriate referrals to Emergency Medicine physicians and specialty physicians
Follow DoD, U.S. Army and MTF regulations and policies, when arranging for a referral or consult. Refer stable patients to specialty clinics at the MTF or on the civilian network as required.
Provide and document medical advice or telephone consults to patients by telephone as appropriate and in accordance with MTF protocol. Within the policies and regulations of the hospital, coordinates patient access to medical care of appropriate referrals to other health care providers.
Shall remain in the clinic or be immediately available to the clinic throughout each tour of duty. Provider will notify clinic leadership before the close of business if hands on patient care will run past the end of the day. All effort by clinic leadership must be made to provide a credentialed provider to take over care so the contract provider can depart on time.
Attend medical staff meetings, committee meetings, training and participate in Performance Improvement and other committee activities as directed by the MTF Commander, the Deputy Commander for Clinical Services or the Department Chief.
Qualifications for Physician Assistants:
Degree: Masters Degree in Physician Assistant Studies
Education: Graduate from an accredited college or university certified by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education of the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA). Certification: Assistants (NCCPA).
Experience: As required to meet clinical competency requirements specified in the Service-specific credentialing instructions. Licensure: Current, full, active, and unrestricted license to practice as a Physician Assistant.
Must be able to pass a government background clearance (SF-85)
Qualifications for Nurse Practitioners:
Degree: Master's degree in nursing.
Education: Graduate from an academic program, within the nursing specialty field of study that is accredited by a regional or national nursing accrediting agency recognized by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
Certification: Certified in the specialty required by the TO as a Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) or the recognized national nursing certification organization for the specialty area of practice as appropriate
Experience: As required to meet clinical competency requirements specified in the Service-specific credentialing instructions.
Licensure: Current, full, active, and unrestricted license as a Registered Nurse Practitioner.
Full-time employee, W-2 status
Physical Requirements :
Must be able to stand or sit for more than 8 hours per day
Must be willing to work over time if necessary
Must be able to use an elevator or walk up and down stairs
Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds and carry up to 10 feet
Must be able to routinely grasp or handle objects, use finger dexterity, bend elbows/knees and reach above and below shoulders
Must be able to read and interpret handwritten and typewritten print
Must be able to communicate by voice and detect sound by ear
Must be able to perform duties in an indoor or outdoor environment
Must be able to pass a criminal background investigation
Must undergo urine drug testing
Vighter Medical Group is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
We specialize in healthcare staffing, medical support services, and the application of technology in related fields. Whether clients require healthcare professionals to fill clinical vacancies throughout the US or highly customized special operations tactical medical support in austere environments abroad, Vighter is there to help.
Vighter was founded on the principles of agility, customer service, and dedication to mission success. We are highly responsive to client requests and excel in dynamic environments. Our customer service approach caters not only to clients, but is also focused internally to support all of our great employees working around the world. Vighter’s dedication to overcome obstacles and achieve mission success flows throughout the organization. We are committed to exceeding our client’s expectations whenever and wherever services are required.
Our streamlined procedures to recruit quality applicants and swiftly process them through our candidate pipeline are the results of a multi-year investment into continuous improvement. The incorporation of technology allows us to execute large-scale recruiting and hiring campaigns, which fills vacancies more efficiently than ever before. Certifications such as ISO 9001 and The Joint Commission’s Healthcare Staffing Services accreditation provide clients with significant reassurances that we maintain an unwavering commitment to quality.