Physician / Neurology / Texas / Permanent / Neurologist - MD/DO Job
Company: Kurz Solutions
Location: El Paso
Posted on: January 15, 2021
Neurologist - MD/DO
All-America City ranked among safest in the US...
The Community - El Paso, TX
El Paso is situated in the far western corner of the state of
Texas. El Paso stands on the Rio Grande, across the border from
Ciudad Ju rez, Chihuahua, Mexico. The two cities, along with Las
Cruces (in the neighboring state of New Mexico), form a combined
international metropolitan area, sometimes referred as the Paso del
Norte or El Paso-Ju rez-Las Cruces. The region of over 2.7 million
people constitutes the largest bilingual-binational work force in
the Western Hemisphere. In 2010, El Paso received an All-America
City Award. El Paso has been ranked the safest large city in the
U.S. for four consecutive years and ranked in the top three since
1997. The city is the headquarters of one Fortune 500 and three
publicly traded companies, as well as home to the Medical Center of
the Americas, the only medical research and care provider complex
in West Texas and southern New Mexico, and the University of Texas
at El Paso, the city's primary university. The city hosts the
annual Sun Bowl, the second oldest bowl game in the country.
El Paso has a strong federal and military presence. William
Beaumont Army Medical Center, Biggs Army Airfield and Fort Bliss
call the city home. Fort Bliss is one of the largest military
complexes of the United States Army and the largest training area
in the United States. Also headquartered in El Paso are the DEA
domestic field division 7, El Paso Intelligence Center, Joint Task
Force North, U.S. Border Patrol El Paso Sector and U.S. Border
Patrol Special Operations Group (SOG).
William Beaumont Army Medical Center
The six-building complex includes the seven-story, 135-bed
hospital, two six-story clinic buildings, administration building,
clinical investigation, or research, building with labs and central
utility building with power generators. All the buildings, except
for the research building are in one connected complex. The new
facility was just completed the end of last year at a cost of
Requirements (duties include but are not limited to)
- Facilitate patient access to medical care by recommending
appropriate referrals to other health care providers in accordance
with MTF policies and regulations.
- Prepare all records and reports as may be required in support
of services rendered and as required by the MTF.
- Take part in clinic Quality Assurance Program as required to
meet the standards of the Joint Commission on Accreditation of
- Serves as a board-certified physician in the Traumatic Brain
Injury Clinic, responsible for the examination, diagnosis and
treatment of the full range of outpatients seen in the clinic.
- In an outpatient clinic the applicant performs a wide range of
medical duties covering adult neurology specialty with emphasis on
neurophysiologic testing and interpretation and evaluation of
patients with neuromuscular disorders.
- Examines patients, orders and evaluates the full range of
neurophysiology, radiology and laboratory tests, makes diagnosis
and prescribes appropriate treatment to include drugs,
plasmapharesis, nursing and dietary care, ancillary therapies
(physical, occupational, and speech).
- Makes referrals to neurosurgery for urgent issues, and
decompensation of chronic neurologic conditions.
- Communicates with patients and refers patients back to the
primary care manager for management of diseases outside the
specialty of neurology.
- Provides prescription renewal and telephone consultative
- Provides recommendations or definitive evaluation for neurology
problems in the Tricare referral region through phone consultation,
telemedicine, and authorization and evaluation of air evacuation
patients as appropriate. Periodically provides episodic care to
clinic patients on a walk-in basis.
- Evaluates and treats patients with multiple complicated
problems who were screened and referred by the Emergency Room for
urgent or emergent neurologic issues. Use of the electronic record
for consult located in CHCS is required. A full working knowledge
of electronic data retrieval in the electronic record system is
- May teach and provide consultation and clinical supervision to
other health care providers (nurse practitioners, physician's
assistants, medical students, interns, residents, and fellows).
Serves as occasional consultation service for patients admitted to
the hospital. The contract HCP should have hospital admitting
- May perform clinical or laboratory research, or provide
clinical supervision to house staff performing research.
- Works under general supervision of the Director, Intrepid
Spirit program and the Chief, Department of Medicine, who discusses
policies and objectives. The individual exercises independent
judgment in selection and performance of the full range of
diagnostic evaluations for patients. Incumbent works independently
in accordance with methods and practices of the medical profession
and established administrative policies as an expert in the field
of Clinical Neurology. Medical diagnoses are not reviewed and the
individual has considerable latitude for professional technical
decisions, overall effectiveness, and accomplishment of objectives.
The quality of professional and administrative work is evaluated
using the quality assurance principles; policies and regulations as
mandated by the Joint Commission, and as structured by appropriate
Army and local regulations and policies.
- Complete out-patient and in-patient evaluations appropriate for
the patient to determine current levels of function/dysfunction
using standardized and clinically accepted measurement and
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