|Location:||Bagdad, Iraq INT Iraq |
|Pay:||$325,000.00 - $535,000.00 Annually |
|Employment Type:||Permanent |
|Work Schedule:||Full Time |
|Travel:||Heavy Travel |
|Category:||General Surgery-Surgical-PHYSICIANS & SURGEONS |
|Experience Required:||Yes |
|Manages Others:||No |
|Degree Required:||Yes |
|Security Clearance Required:||Yes DoS MRPT |
| The General Surgeon reports to the HCSS-Iraq Program Manager and is supervised clinically by the designated site medical director at the Diplomatic Support Hospital (DSH) at the Surgeons work setting normally a Diplomatic Support Hospital in Baghdad, Mosul, Basrah or Kirkuk, Iraq. The General Surgeon will be assigned to treat patients in this largest DOS medical/trauma hospital.
This setting may require the General Surgeon to coordinate with local hospitals to determine local capabilities, coordinate admission, monitor and arrange final disposition. In addition, this setting may require stabilization of patient and coordination of evacuation of patient to medevac center or CONUS. The General Surgeon may have a leadership role (Site Medical Director).
The General Surgeon will provide preoperative, operative, and post-operative management of patient care.
In addition, General Surgeons may be required to assist in stabilization of patient and coordination of evacuation of patient to medevac center or CONUS.
General Surgeons provide a U.S. standard of care for our patient care/treatment model.
All health care providers and medical support staff must have recent clinical experience in patient care for at least 6 months out of the past year
|REQUIRED CERTIFICATION, QUALIFICATIONS, AND EXPERIENCE:|
U.S. board certified or recently American Board of Surgery (ABS) qualified General Surgeon with interest, training and experience managing the full range of emergency surgical cases including vascular, neurologic, orthopedic and soft-tissue, as well as the full-range of general surgical cases including abdominal, urologic, vascular and soft-tissue.
Must be a U.S. licensed physician Must Have certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support(ACLS), Advanced Trauma Life Support(ATLS), and Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation(CPR)
All Health Care Providers will document care delivered and follow up care required.Attends and participates in a variety of meetings and task force groups to improve quality and outcomes, communicate issues, obtain approvals, resolve problems and maintain specific level of knowledge pertaining to new developments, new task efforts, and new policy requirements. Maintain the highest regard for patient dignity and observe the precepts of the American Hospital Associations Bill of Rights for patients.
Other duties as assigned.
A Surgeon will require a favorably adjudicated Moderate Risk Public Trust (MRPT) investigation conducted by the Department of State, Bureau of Diplomatic Security.
Note: CHS will provide institutional malpractice insurance as well as individual malpractice policies for the all Physicians and Surgeons.
The following requirements apply to General Surgeons:
Will complete a two week Foreign Affairs Counter Terrorism training course prior to deployment to Iraq for work on the HCSS-Iraq contract. Training will include: Combat First Aid, Weapons Familiarization, Defensive Tactics/Driving, IED recognition, Surveillance Detection and Hostage Survival and Personnel Recovery