Physician - Emergency Medicine

Requisition Number:  16537
Location: 

MH

The Project:

The project site is the U.S. Army Garrison Hospital, located on the atolls of Kwajalein and Roi-Namur in the Republic of the Marshall Islands, a scenic chain of Islands equidistant from Hawaii, Australia, and the Philippines. It is one of the largest outsourced medical facilities in support of the Department of Defense. Since 2018 International SOS Government Medical Services, has been subcontracted to manage the 10-bed Critical Access Kwajalein Hospital, dental clinic, veterinary clinic, and a medical clinic on Roi-Namur. Kwajalein is a 6.5 square mile atoll where bikes are the primary mode of transportation. The more than 1,500 residents include military personnel, Army Civilians, contractors, and their family members.  Kwajalein is home to one of the world’s largest coral atolls and lagoons. The year-round warm and sunny weather supports a variety of activities, such as scuba diving, sport fishing, sailing, and water skiing.  The military base also boasts a movie theater, bowling alley, gym, ceramics studio, and small shopping areas.

Description

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.  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.

Job Profile:

Experience Required:
•    Minimum five (5) years of experience as a Physician.
•    Preferably in a remote site.
•    Board Certified in Emergency Medicine.
•    Hyperbaric Medicine certification or FAA certification in addition, preferred
 
Education Required:
•    Current and unrestricted license from any US State, District of Columbia or US Territory to provide healthcare within scope of practice.
•    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.
•    DEA License
 

Other Special Qualifications:

  • 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 may be accompanied.
  • 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.

Information:

International SOS Government Services Inc. requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, where allowable under the law.

International SOS Government Medical Services is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against employees or job applicants on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

This job description outlines the types of responsibilities the incumbent is required to perform.
The incumbent may be required to perform job related tasks other than those specifically presented in this job description. This job description is subject to regular review.
 

International SOS is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against employees or job applicants on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.