Immediate Family Practice physicians needed in Lousiana

  • 90669
  • Family Medicine
  • November 07, 2018
  • 1585 3Rd St.
  • Fort Polk, LA 71459
  • Day 8
  • December 03, 2018
  • Staff Care
  • Locum Tenens
  • $83.00 - $95.00
  • *Wages are based on average rates and may be impacted by facility budgets and seasonality and may include a combination of taxable and non-taxable earnings and reimbursements. 

Job Description & Requirements

Immediate Family Practice physicians needed in Lousiana

The Army is in need of 4 Family practice physicians to help serve the troops and their families at Fort Polk, Louisiana. The provider can be either board certified or eligible, but must have completed a full 3 year residency in family practice. The provider can work under any active and unrestricted state license, and will be required to have a current BLS and ACLS life support before they can start services. The physician must have at least 2 years of primary care experience in the last 4 years to qualify, and residency does count towards that time. The provider will be working in an out-patient setting treating all ages. The doctor will be managing a panel of both new and existing patients for all bread and butter procedures consistent with primary care settings. The provider will be working Monday thru Friday 7:30 am - 4:30 pm, and there is no call or overtime expected. The doctor should be comfortable with treating 22-24 patients per day, depending on if they are new patients or existing patients. The government does ask that anyone that considers this job would need to be comfortable working in a team environment, and have experience using EMR systems. The Army uses both CHCS and AHLTA systems. 

Facility Location

Located in Vernon Parish, Fort Polk is a Post that is rich in historical and cultural value, possessing many archeological sites and historical houses. Although it is a small community, it is not without its entertainment and nightlife options. Spare Time Lounge is a popular spot for competitive poker and billiards. Visitors and residents often spend Sundays having a communal breakfast at the Warrior Community Center. Sports fans will want to check out the Wheelock Fitness Center for baseketball and swimming.

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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