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Physician - Emergency Medicine

Requisition Number:  16537
Location: 

US

General ER Physician

The Kwajalein Project:

The project is one of the largest outsourced medical facilities in support of the Department of Defense located on Kwajalein and Roi-Namur. Intl SOS is the medical subcontractor under DynCorp International. The scenic chains of Islands are a strategic defense location equidistant from Hawaii, Australia and the Philippines. On Kwajalein, Intl SOS operates a 10 bed, Critical Access Hospital plus a dental clinic, a veterinary clinic, and is responsible for food service safety. Kwajalein is a 6.5 square mile Island where bikes are the primary mode of transportation. Kwajalein is a close knit community of 1500 military personnel, army civilians, contractors and family members. Kwajalein is home to one of the world’s largest coral atolls and surrounds one of the largest lagoons in the world.  The 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 theater, bowling alley, gym, and small shopping areas.  Bicycles are the primary mode of transportation on the island.  

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.

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

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 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.

Covid 19 Vaccine Policy

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

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.