Orthopedic Surgeon--Air National Guard locations nationwide $225k/3yr sign on bonus--PT position - 22624153
This is a part-time (one weekend a month) position in the Air National Guard. This requires you to join the Air National Guard. Must be able to pass the Military Entrance Processing Station (MEPS) physical exam, must be 58 years old or youmger or prevous military experience.
1. Specialty Summary. Examines, diagnoses, and treats diseases and injuries of musculoskeletal system by surgical and conservative means. Manages orthopedic surgery services. Related DoD Occupational Group: 260132.
2. Duties and Responsibilities:
2.1. Examines, diagnoses, and treats diseases and injuries of musculoskeletal system by surgical and conservative means and application of corrective mechanical devices. 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. Determines procedures for preoperative and postoperative care such as administering sedatives, prescribing diets, and preparing operative area of patients. Applies surgical procedures and coordinates operation with anesthesiologist. Reduces and immobilizes fractures by open or closed methods, using such corrective devices as braces, casts, and splints. Administers and prescribes such conservative measures of treatment as antibiotics, drugs, and compresses. Treats patients suffering from surgical shock, postoperative hemorrhage, and other complications.
2.2. Manages orthopedic surgery services. Formulates plans and procedures for orthopedic surgery services. Schedules operations and assigns surgeons, nurses, and medical technicians. Directs nurses in procedures for preoperative and postoperative care and operating room techniques. Advises on kind and quantity of orthopedic supplies and equipment. Coordinates orthopedic surgery services with other medical activities. Instructs interns and residents in orthopedic surgery procedures. Serves as consultant on orthopedics.
3. Specialty Qualifications:
3.1. Knowledge. Fulfillment of education requirement satisfies this requirement.
3.2. Education. For entry into this specialty, a doctor of medicine degree or a doctor of osteopathy degree from an approved school of medicine or osteopathy is mandatory.
3.3. Training. Not Used.
3.4. Experience. For award of AFSC 45B3, completion of a residency or fellowship in orthopedic surgery acceptable to the Surgeon General, HQ USAF, is mandatory. For award of AFSC 45B3X, completion of a suffix-specific fellowship program 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 45B1, current enrollment in an orthopedic surgery residency program acceptable to the Surgeon General, HQ USAF. For entry and retention of AFSC 45B1X, current enrollment in a suffix-specific residency program acceptable to the Surgeon General, HQ USAF.
3.5.2. For award and retention of AFSCs 45B3X/4X:
22.214.171.124. 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).
126.96.36.199. A state license to practice medicine.
3.5.3. For retention of AFSCs 45B3X/4X, 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