This project site is located at the U.S. Army Garrison Hospital on the island of Kwajalein Atoll. The 12 bed hospital serves more than 1,400 residents, which include military personnel, Army Civilians, contractors, and family members. Kwajalein is home to one of the worlds largest coral atolls and surrounds one of the largest lagoons in the world. Kwajaleins year round warm, sunny weather supports a variety of activities, such as scuba diving, sport fishing, sailing, and water skiing. The military base also boasts entertainment areas like a movie theatre, bowling alley,gymand small shopping areas. Airfare, Transportation, Lodging and Meals are Covered!!
The Physician will utilize expertise to mitigate and treat injuries and illnesses to ensure proper injury care and disease diagnosis, treatment and recovery, request necessary tests and follow-up visits and refer patients to specialists as necessary.
The Physician will coordinate medical referrals, coordinate admission, monitor and arrange final disposition. In addition, will require stabilization of patient and coordination of evacuation of patient to medevac center or CONUS. We are looking for candidates with a commitment to a proactive approach to workplace safety while taking a diplomatic and professional approach to customer interactions.
Minimum five (5) years of experience as a Physician.
Preferably in a remote site.
Experience in either family medicine, internal medicine, or emergency medicine.
Hyperbaric Medicine certification required
Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification.
American Heart Association - Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) certification is preferred.
Pre-hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) or equivalent(s)
On call requirements as part of a rotation
Ability to obtain and maintain a clearance to drive company vehicles
Must be able to read, write and speak English to effectively communicate
This position is unaccompanied.
US Citizen or Permanent Resident Card is required.
US DOD CNACI clearance or the ability to obtain one is required.
Must be able to relocate to the United States Army Kwajalein Atoll.
A valid passport is required and must be in your possession prior to relocation. You must maintain a current passport during your stay on Kwajalein Atoll.