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Physician - Gastroenterologist

Valparaiso, FL · Healthcare

We are seeking a Physician - Gastroenterologist for a full-time position supporting our client.

Work Schedule:
Normal schedule is 9 hours between 6:30am and 5:30pm, with a one-hour lunch 

On-Call: Up to 2 weeks per month

Call-Back required, minimal


Practice Specific Details and Tasks: The duties include, but are not limited to the following:


  • Shall be monitored by the 96th Medical Group’s Quality Assurance Surveillance Plan,
  • Shall participate in the monthly peer review process of clinical skills; a minimum of 10 routine cases seen in the last 30 days. This will involve both a review of his/her patient care via review of clinical notes and or performance. Shall also provide the same peer review for the other Gastroenterology physicians.
  • Provide outpatient services for patients as scheduled by the MTF.
  • Provide inpatient consultation. This will include new patients when consults are requested by the health care team. The Gastroenterologist must be able to perform unsupervised and be able to supervise house staff performing gastroenterology procedures.
  • See new patient consults and established follow-up clinic visits. The provider is expected to respond to telephone consults and inform patients of lab and radiology results in a timely manner.
  • Provide inpatient, urgent, and same day consultations on a "walk-in" basis
  • Shall perform Gastroenterology-related procedures that are medically indicated to include, but not limited to: conscious sedation, Upper Endoscopies (including dilations, gastrostomy tube/PEG placement, and control of bleeding), Flexible Sigmoidoscopies (including hemorrhoid banding), Colonoscopies (including polypectomies, control of bleeding) and Paracentesis. Performance of Percutaneous Liver Biopsy and Interventional Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) is highly desired.
  • Documentation. Contractor employees shall prepare all documentation to meet or exceed established MTF standards, to include, but not limited to: timeliness, accuracy, content, and signature. Contractor employees shall only use MTF and Air Force-approved abbreviations for documentation in the patient health records and follow the MTF’s Do Not Use Abbreviation List. (AFI 44-172 / AFI 48-123, Medical Examinations and Standards, 5 November 2013)
  • Medical Records Documentation. Health care providers shall complete medical records documentation within 72 business hours of the encounter with the patient.
  • Coding. Contractor employees shall use the proper coding of procedures and treatment and shall maintain coding accuracy (CPT/E&M/procedure) at the same standard, 90% or higher, as military and civil service health care providers engaged in comparable work.
  • Ensures patient and staff safety through safety awareness, proper infection control and promotion for clean, orderly clinic environment. Recognizes, reports, and corrects potential safety hazards.
  • Shall consult with medical personnel, legal authorities, and military commanders as required.
  • Shall direct supporting Government employees assigned to them during the performance of clinical duties. Guides the performance of assigned personnel. Uses team approach toward staff and patient management.
  • Shall perform administrative duties that may include participating in medical education programs, quality improvement functions and other duties as prescribed by the Flight Commander.
  • Shall be scheduled to participate in formal educational lectures; approximately 2 per year, or more if desired, during billable hours.
  • Shall provide instruction for medical residents, physician assistant students, medical students and/or students of other health care disciplines in the form of clinical rotations, didactics, and inpatient discussions as appropriate.
  • Shall possess basic knowledge in management and daily operation of a clinic servicing a large number of patients with a variety of healthcare needs and illnesses.
  • Shall possess basic knowledge of operating a wide variety of medical equipment/nonmedical equipment to ensure patient and staff safety, proper equipment maintenance and accessibility.


Minimum Qualifications:
* Degree/Education: MD or DO; internship/residency in Gastroenterology
* Experience: Minimum 36 months within the last 48 months; or recently graduated from a fellowship training
* Licensure: Active/clear license to practice as a physician from Florida

* DEA: Current and active DEA certification
* Clinical Board Certification: Board-Certified by ABIM or AOBIM, or board-eligible, for recently graduated residents
* Life Support Certifications: BLS/ACLS
* Security: Must possess ability to pass a Government background check/security clearance.

Pay Scale: W2 = $300,000 - $460,000 / 1099 = $280.00 per hour MAX, to be determined based on qualifications, experience, and location

1099 or W2 option

Exceptional compensation package

Medical Malpractice Coverage provided

Phenomenal patient demographic


W2 also includes:

* Exceptional Comprehensive Benefits!
* Paid Time Off plus 11 Paid Federal Holidays! 

* Medical/Dental/Vision, Health Savings Account available, STD, LTD and Life Insurance! and more!
* Annual CME Stipend and License/Certification Reimbursement!

* Matching 401K!

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