Healthcare Resource Network is seeking a Dermatologist to support the Eglin Hospital at Eglin AFB, Florida.
Education: Graduate of an approved medical school; completion of a residency in Dermatology
Experience: Minimum 2 years experience, may include residency/training
Security: Government background check required
License/Certification and Training: Active/unrestricted license from any state; Board Certified by the American Board of Dermatology or the American Osteopathic College of Dermatology
Normal schedule is a 9-hour shift, including one hour lunch between 6:30am and 5:30pm, Monday - Friday
No weekends or holidays
Job Specific Details and Tasks:
The Dermatologist will have sufficient experience to be able to adequately diagnose and treat diseases/injuries to include but not limited to the following competencies and currencies listed below:
Elicit an appropriate clinical history, identify relevant physical examination findings, obtain laboratory/radiology results, and utilize current scientific evidence to arrive at a correct dermatological diagnosis and treatment plan. This includes, but is not limited to, a proficiency in performing a routine physical examination, performing appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic procedures; and initiating appropriate referrals to other medical or surgical specialists, if required.
Competency in the knowledge/performance of patch testing, cryosurgery, dermatologic surgery, laser destruction of hair and vascular lesions, chemical denervation (e.g., botulinum toxin injections); as well competency in prescribing topical and systemic medications for cutaneous and systemic diseases, including sexually transmitted diseases, common to a dermatology practice.
Dermatologic surgical procedure competency including sterile technique, local anesthesia, electrosurgery, cryosurgery, laser surgery, nail surgery, biopsy techniques, and excisional surgery with appropriate closures.
Competence in management and application of phototherapy, to include but not limited to: ultraviolet-B (UVB), topical/oral psoralen with ultraviolet-A (PUVA) and photodynamic therapy (PDT).
Competency and knowledge in obtaining biologic specimens (e.g., yeast, fungal and ectoparasite scrapings), to include culturing for microbes (e.g., fungi, bacteria, mycobacteria, viruses).
Basic science knowledge related to dermatology, including allergy, anatomy, bacteriology, biochemistry, embryology, entomology, genetics, histology, immunology, molecular biology, mycology, oncology, parasitology, pathology, pharmacology, photobiology, physiology, serology, virology, and basic principles of therapy by physical agents.
Able to educate and communicate with patients about dermatological conditions, to include acquired, heritable, occupational, and infectious disorders, especially if prophylactic measures are appropriate.
Perform a full range of physician services in accordance with privileges granted by the MTF.
Direct, perform, or assist in the instruction of other health care professionals within the scope of the clinical privileges or responsibilities.
Order diagnostic tests as applicable as well as request consultation or referral with appropriate physicians, clinics, or other health resources as indicated.
Technically proficient in directing and teaching other medical staff, providing educational lectures and participating in the provision of in-service training to clinic staff members. Such direction and interaction will adhere to Government and professional clinical standards and accepted clinical protocols.
The Dermatologist shall be guided by the MTF formulary for prescriptions.
Drugs not appearing on the formulary must be pre-approved by the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee.
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