Critical care medicine--Air National Guard locations nationwide $150k/3yr sign on bonus--PT position - 22624116
THIS IS A MILITARY POSITION AND REQUIRES YOU JOIN THE AIR NATIONAL GUARD. MEMBERS MUST BE ABLE TO PASS A MILITARY PHYSICAL. MEMBERS MUST BE UNDER 58 YEARS OLD
CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE
1. Specialty Summary. Examines, diagnoses, and treats, by surgical and nonsurgical means,
diseases and injuries in critical care units. Manages critical care activities. Related DoD
Occupational Group: 260105
2. Duties and Responsibilities:
2.1. Examines, diagnoses, and treats diseases and injuries by surgical and nonsurgical means.
Prepares and reviews case histories and obtains data through interviews. Examines patients and
determines x-ray examinations and clinical laboratory tests required. Interprets test results and
evaluates examination findings. Prescribes treatment, such as drugs, physical therapy, dietary
regimens, and surgical procedures for diseases and injuries. Coordinates treatment with
other specialists. Treats patients suffering from surgical shock, postoperative
hemorrhages, respiratory failure, and other complications.
2.2. Manages critical care activities. Formulates plans and procedures for critical care
activities. Schedules use of critical care facilities and assigns nurses and medical technicians.
Advises on type and quantity of supplies and equipment. Coordinates critical care with other
medical activities. Instructs residents in critical care. Serves as consultant on critical care.
3. Specialty Qualifications:
3.1. Knowledge. Fulfillment of education requirements satisfies this requirement.
3.2. Education. The following education is mandatory for entry into this specialty:
3.2.1. A doctor of medicine degree or a doctor of osteopathy degree from an approved school of
medicine or osteopathy.
3.2.2. Board eligibility in a basic specialty (surgery, anesthesiology, pediatrics, or internal
3.3. Training. Not used.
3.4. Experience. For award of AFSC 44Y3/A, completion of a fellowship in critical care medicine,
or equivalent, acceptable to the Surgeon General, HQ USAF, is mandatory.
3.5. Other. The following are mandatory:
3.5.1. For entry and retention of AFSC 44Y1/A, current enrollment in a critical care
medicine or equivalent residency program acceptable to the Surgeon General, HQ USAF.
3.5.2. For award and retention of AFSCs 44Y3/A and 44Y4/A:
18.104.22.168. Must obtain and maintain clinical privileges IAW AFI 44-119, Medical Quality Operations
(or be immediately eligible for said privileges if assigned to a non-clinical position).
22.214.171.124. A state license to practice medicine.
3.5.3. For retention of AFSCs 44Y3/A and 44Y4/A, must not have a revocation of privileges or
permanent and substantial reduction, restriction, or denial of privileges IAW AFI 44-119.
4. *Specialty Shredouts:
Suffix Portion of AFS to Which Related