Board Certified Physician Assistant, Nellis AFB

Location: Nellis AFB, NV, United States
Date Posted: 08-13-2018
Global Empire, LLC (GHG) is a Healthcare Staffing Company specialized in providing reliable and qualified healthcare professionals for Government contracts nationwide. 
We are seeking a Board Certified Physician Assistant for an available contract opportunity at Mike O'Callaghan Military Medical Center, located at Nellis AFB, Nevada.

Job Title: Board Certified Physician Assistant

Place of Performance: Nellis AFB, Nevada 89191.

Facility Information: Mike O'Callaghan Military Medical Center is an American military hospital owned and operated by the United States Air Force, it is located on Nellis Air Force Base in Clark County, Nevada and is run by the 99th Medical Group.

Work Shifts:
The Physician Assistant’s work hours will be scheduled by the Medical Director and/or Flight Commander to correspond with the needs of the department. Shifts can be scheduled for outpatient services as well as inpatient services.
a. The typical outpatient service schedule is: 9 hours per day, Monday through Friday between the hours of 0700-1700; however schedules may vary to accommodate demand.
b. The typical inpatient service schedule is: 13 hours per day, to include weekdays and weekends. Up to 7 consecutive work days, followed by post-call days not exceeding 7 consecutive days. However schedules may vary to accommodate demand.
The Physician Assistant may be required to work an additional, occasional Saturday or Sunday (such as conducting annual sports physicals or assisting with air show medical support) as determined by the Flight Commander. The Physician Assistant shall arrive for each scheduled shift in a well-rested condition and shall have had at least six hours of rest from all other duties.
On Call: The Physician Assistant may participate in on-call services coverage

Basic Scope of Work (includes but it is not limited to):
Will provide inpatient and outpatient services within the scope of practice of the collaborating physician(s). May refer patients to specialty clinics, and assess, stabilize, and determine disposition of patients with emergent conditions. This will be provided in a costeffective manner that focuses on patient-centered evidence-based outcomes. Will collaborate with staff and other clinical departments within and outside the MTF to facilitate excellent patient care. Will be expected to participate fully as a member of the 99 MDG medical staff. Will have sufficient experience to be able to adequately evaluate, diagnose and treat diseases/injuries to include but not limited to; Cardiovascular diseases (congestive heart failure, hypertension, arrhythmias, acute myocardial infarction), respiratory diseases (asthma, bronchitis, pulmonary thromboembolism, pulmonary insufficiency & adult respiratory distress syndrome), gastrointestinal diseases (peptic ulcer, gastritis, pancreatitis, cirrhosis & alcoholic liver), endocrinology (disease of the thyroid & diabetes mellitus), rheumatology (sarcoidosis, degenerative joint disease), renal disease (acute renal failure, urinary tract infection), neurology (epilepsy & cerebrovascular disease) and infectious diseases (infectious diarrheas, bacterial infections, hospital-acquired infections, tuberculosis, infections of the compromised host & other microbacterial infections). Must have physician consultation available either in person, by phone, or electronic means when they are performing patient care activities.
May admit patients to the admitting physician’s service after first consulting with the admitting physician. All patient orders must be reviewed and cosigned by the physician within 72 hours.
The Physician Assistant must also have sufficient experience within the past 2 years to adequately perform the following medical procedures, to include, but not limited to:
REQUIRED: Electrocardiogram (ECG) preliminary interpretation and Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)

  1. The Physician Assistant must have obtained initial certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) within 12 months of graduation and certification must remain current at all times. 
  2. Shall have and maintain a valid unrestricted current license as a Physician Assistant in one of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, or the U.S. Virgin Islands.
  3. Current certifications in Heartsaver (HS) Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) are required.
  4. Must have graduated from a physician assistant education program accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission for Physician Assistant Education, Inc. (ARC-PA) or its predecessors, and acceptable to the HQ USAF/SG. Must possess and maintain an active, current, valid, and unrestricted nationally recognized certification. Foreign national providers must meet requirements spelled out in AFI 44-119.
  5. Shall have been actively employed in the practice or in training for 24 of the last 36 months.
  6. Experience in Internal Medicine is highly desired.
  7. Annual Ongoing Competency Requirements. All providers are required to attend any training deemed mandatory by the Squadron Commander, Chief of the Medical Staff, Clinic Supervisor, and state or federal regulating agencies. Training requirements mirror the military active duty specialty working in the same patient care setting. The following are examples, but not limited to: medical group/unit specific orientation, HIPAA, Patient Safety, Customer Service, Computer Security and Mental Health training.
  8. Continuing Education (CE) Requirements. Health care providers registered or certified by national/medical associations shall continue to meet the minimum standards for CE to remain current as prescribed in AFI 41-117, Medical Service Officer Education. CE shall be obtained at no additional cost to the Government and reported to the Credentials Office annually on the first normal duty day in January for the previous calendar year. Periodic CE may be available at the MTF, at no cost to the contractor, to providers desiring to attend. The Physician Assistant shall maintain a minimum of 50 Category I hours and 50 Category II hours every two years.
  9. Shall possess sufficient knowledge of current TRICARE standards, population-based health care, disease management, medically-oriented computer systems, and trends in prevention.


Ana Rowling
Recruiter Manager
2151 Linglestown Road, Suite 180 ‚óŹ Harrisburg, PA 17110
Inquiries about this position must be sent by email.
GHG is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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