STG International Inc. Physician Assistant (PA) - Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas

Physician Assistant (PA) - Fort Bliss

Tracking Code

9754

Job Description

The Physician Assistant will support the Soldier Resilience and Readiness Center (SRRC) William Beaumont Army Medical Center (WBAMC), at Fort Bliss, El Paso, TX. This support is for Mobilization and Demobilization; Deployment and Redeployment; and Soldier readiness processing.

STG International is in an active bidding process for this position which is contingent upon STG International, Inc. being awarded the contract.

Demobilization-The process begins with a series of briefings which include administrative, medical and entitlement briefs. Currently, a post deployment health assessment form is completed by the service member prior to leaving theater. The completed form is reviewed with the individual by the HCP/CP who notes any changes. MEDPROS is checked and the HCP annotates any changes onto the form. The individual then proceeds thru the following stations: Laboratory, Immunizations, Vision screening and Audiology. When all stations are complete, the individual is seen by a Physician/PA/NP who reviews the form and discusses any health concerns that the individual may have. If health issues are identified, a consult is placed and the individual is seen by a Case Manager who opens a file and schedules an appointment with the appropriate clinic.

  • Other CRC Services. Other services conducted by the contractor may include but are not limited to Post Deployment Health Reassessments, Periodic Health Assessments, Welcome Center Soldier Assessments, and Active Component Readiness Assessments.

  • All Contractor employees will use personal protective clothing and/or equipment provided by the Government when directed or as necessary for infection control purposes. The special protective clothing and/or equipment are removed when leaving the service member care area.

  • Specific Tasks – Physicians, Physician Assistant (PA), Nurse Practitioner (NP). (Note: PA and NPs are not independent practitioners and will be under supervision at all times by a licensed physician.)

  • Perform all procedures commonly performed by medical practitioners in their specific specialty and level of licensing and for which privileges have been granted. These shall be essentially the same duties as those required of any Medical Corps Officer or Government civil service provider of similar experience and in similar duty assignments. Duties shall consist of, but are not limited to, the following.

  • Provide medical examination, care, and treatment to service members. Review medical histories and progress of service members. Examine service members, make diagnosis of disease, disaster, or injury, and treat service member or prescribe a course of treatment. Abide by all facility rules, regulations, and policies.

  • Initiate requests for tests, x-rays, and admissions to the medical treatment facility, as appropriate.

  • Follow-up on abnormal reports. Abnormal x-ray and lab reports received on service members seen by HCP shall be reviewed by the HCP at the time these reports are available for review. Each report shall be reviewed within one week of its receipt.

  • Prescribe medications, as appropriate, in accordance with the privileges and CRC rules and regulations.

  • Seek advice of consultants when appropriate.

  • Facilitate service member access to medical care by recommending appropriate referrals to other HCPs in accordance with CRC policies and regulations.

  • Prepare and document appropriate history physical examinations, and diagnosis. Maintain documentation of all treatment provided in accordance with applicable directives and prepare such records and reports as may be required. Ensure all documentation and reports are legible and complete.

  • Utilize paraprofessional staff as appropriate

  • Respond to cardiopulmonary arrest as appropriate

  • Advise the Medical Commander of the CRC clinic where contracted services are being provided of any problems encountered or anticipated in connection with meeting the needs of service members treated. Continuing problems of any nature shall be reported by the Contractor in writing to the COR.

  • Attend and participate in service member care reports, service member care conferences, team conferences, professional staff conferences and other appropriate professional activities only to the extent that such attendance and participation is relative to his/her assigned cases and/or performance of contract services as determined by the COR or Department Chief.

  • Adhere to the Center for Disease Control guidelines concerning universal precautions and the CRC Infection Control Program at all times while providing services under this contract.

  • Perform all duties in such a manner that they meet all Joint Commission standards.

  • Indicate responsibility for the contents and accuracy of all prepared reports/forms by signing all such documents/records.

  • Complete each outpatient encounter in AHLTA at the end of each day or within 72 hours and appropriately close the record.

Hours of Performance

  • Routine operational hours are 0700 to 1800, but can vary as dictated by the mission to medically screen all soldiers scheduled to complete CRC processing on that day or as directed by the medical facility. Although shifts are generally 40 hours per week, the possibility exists for longer shifts, evening shifts, and weekend shifts services. This includes a 60-minute lunch break, which is not paid by the Government. The Government will only pay for actual hours worked. Hours worked do not include travel time to reach the military treatment facility (MTF).

Required Experience

1.2.4.1. Shall possess a Baccalaureate or Master’s degree.

1.2.4.2. Be a graduate of a Physician Assistant educational program accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission for the Physician Assistant.

1.2.4.3. Shall have and maintain certification as a Physician Assistant by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA). Possess and maintain a current unrestricted license to practice as a physician assistant in any of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia; the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, or the U.S. Virgin Islands.

1.2.4.4. Shall have a minimum of three years of experience within the last three years working as a Physician Assistant. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) certification is not required; however, providers possessing a DEA registration number (certificate) current at the time of contract award must provide documentation (renewal is not mandatory).

1.2.4.5. Shall have and maintain current certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS). Certification must be by American Heart Association specifically stating it is for healthcare providers and will be renewed every two years.

Job Location

El Paso, Texas, United States

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular