Immediate need for 2 General surgeons to support the troops and their families in Missouri

  • 88432
  • Surgery
  • October 18, 2018
  • 126 Missouri Ave.
  • Fort Leonard Wood, MO 65473
  • Day 8;On Call
  • November 05, 2018
  • Staff Care
  • Locum Tenens
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Job Description & Requirements

Immediate need for 2 General surgeons to support the troops and their families in Missouri

The Army is in need of a board certified general surgeon for services at Fort Leonard Wood, MO. The provider must be boarded in general surgery and have at least 24 months of experience in the last 36 months. The provider will need to have a current and unrestricted state license, current BLS/ACLS/ATLS, as well as a non-exempt DEA. The surgeon will be working in both the clinic and operating room on a weekly rotating basis. The provider should expect to work 2-3 days in clinic tending to pre and post operation evaluations and follow-ups, as well as new patient visits. The total number of hours worked in clinic and surgery averages between 50-55 hours a week. The surgeon must be comfortable in performing both lower and upper endoscopes, as well as all the normal bread and butter procedures. The provider is expected to be part of the on-call rotation and be available to come back into the facility when needed.

Facility Location

Located in the Missouri Ozarks, Fort Leonard Wood is truly a picturesque military base. Of its nearly 63,000 acres, roughly 2/3 are used for training. In addition to state of the art facilities and natural splendor, the base is home to several noteworthy museums including the John B Mahaffey Museum, a big regional draw. With its strong and tight knit community and the idyllic landscapes of the Ozarks, Fort Leonard Wood is truly a special military community.

Job Benefits

Staff Care typically arranges medical or dental malpractice insurance for contractor physicians and other specialists with whom we match to client opportunities. In addition, Staff Care locum tenens positions regularly receive highly competitive pay and a dedicated team to handle all travel, lodging, rental, and transportation needs.

About the Company

Staff Care, an AMN Healthcare company, is the nation's leader in locum tenens staffing. We provide flexible, temporary employment options for physicians, clinicians, and other allied health professionals in all specialties with a variety of healthcare organizations, typically with interim contracts lasting from one week to one year. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

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