ER physician--Air National Guard locations nationwide $150k/3yr sign on bonus--PT - 22624134
EMERGENCY MEDICINE PHYSICIAN
This is a part-time military position that requires you to join the Air National Guard. You must be able to pass a military physical (MEPS) and be 58 years old or younger or previous military experience.
1. Specialty Summary. Examines, diagnoses, and treats initial and acute phase of illnesses and
injuries. Directs emergency and related outpatient services. Directs disaster planning,
training, and management in the prehospital and hospital access areas. Related DoD
Occupational Group: 260105.
2. Duties and Responsibilities:
2.1. Examines, diagnoses, and treats illnesses and injuries in the acute care setting.
Provides immediate diagnosis and resuscitation care for life-threatening conditions, and directs
the provision of such care in the prehospital setting. Provides diagnosis and care on the basis
of medical history, physical examination, and diagnostic tests. Provides supportive care
to patients with serious medical and surgical conditions until the care of that patient can be
assumed by the appropriate specialist for that condition. Provides definitive or interim care for
conditions that, while not life-threatening, cause discomfort or risk of worsening to the extent
that such care cannot be reasonably delayed until the next available access into a more appropriate
source for care.
2.2. Organizes and designs disaster management programs. Works with disaster planning and hospital
command personnel to design effective prehospital and initial hospital care and triage activities
for disaster and mass casualty situations. Functions as the prehospital care provider and
supervisor in disaster and mass casualty situations, and provides triage expertise and
immediate care skills at the hospital access level.
2.3. Provides training. Provides training and supervision of nonphysician health care personnel in
aspects of prehospital and hospital life-saving care. Provides training to medical and nursing
personnel in aspects of resuscitations, including identification and treatment of cardiac,
traumatic, and infectious emergencies.
2.4. Directs the operation of hospital emergency care services. Plans and directs the operation of
emergency care systems, including prehospital care. Supervises patient care activities of
physicians, nurses, technicians, and other staff assigned to that area. Ensures that the emergency
care system provides quality care and meets the needs of the patient population it serves. Works
with Nursing Services to ensure optimal training and skill performance by all personnel assigned to
the emergency services.
3. Specialty Qualifications:
3.1. Knowledge. Fulfillment of education and experience requirements partially satisfies
the knowledge required. Additional knowledge is mandatory in aspects of injury and
illness which are unique to the Air Force and its military mission (chemical,
bacteriological, and nuclear injuries, and immediate care of casualties in combat situations);
operation of USAF health care delivery system; and needs of population served by these systems.
3.2. Education. For entry into this specialty, a degree of doctor of medicine or doctor of
osteopathy from an approved school of medicine and completion of 1 year of graduate medical
education in a clinical specialty at a hospital acceptable to the Surgeon General, HQ USAF,
3.3. Training. For award of AFSC 44E3, completion of an emergency medicine physician course is
3.4. Experience. For award of AFSC 44E3A, acceptance by the American Board of
Emergency Medicine for examination by completion of either (1) a residency program in emergency
medicine, or (2) completion of practical experience and continuing education activities is
NOTE: This requirement must be verified by letter of eligibility for examination from the American
Board of Emergency Medicine.
3.5. Other. The following are mandatory:
3.5.1. For entry and retention of AFSC 44E1, current enrollment in an emergency medicine residency
program acceptable to the Surgeon General, HQ USAF.
3.5.2. For award and retention of AFSCs 44E3/4:
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 44E3/4, 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
A Emergency Medicine Specialist