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Physician Assistant GME

Fort Sam Houston, TX

PA-GME: The APD will conduct necessary liaison visits with appropriate schools and submit mandatory reports
IAW program. Conduct monthly testing as well as live tissue and simulated lab sessions as directed by the Program
Director. Publish monthly schedules on time for EMPA residents at BAMC and other participating students.
Facilitate rotations at other facilities for EMPA residents. Function as a mentor and preceptor for the Emergency
Medicine Physician Assistants based on the needs of the program. As a preceptor, must not receive any complaints
from students concerning educational matters. If requested, represent the EMPA Program Director in any meetings
pertaining to the program. Assist EMPA residents with scholarly activities, and conduct liaison with Institutional
Review Boards of each of the associated research institutions affiliated with the EMPA Fellowship. CORE duties
PA-GME: Provide a full range of Physician Assistant services in primary and specialty medical care within limits of
training and privileges granted by the MTF (e.g. provide general screening and medical care and examinations of
patients for routine, acute and chronic conditions involving any and all organ systems; provide immunizations;
diagnose, treat and counsel patients as indicated) Technically direct and provide care for a variety of diseases and types of injuries (i.e., acute, chronic,
major and minor trauma), and the skills to recognize emergency conditions in order to diagnose, prescribe for and
treat diseases, disorders, and injuries, and refer the more complex cases and serious conditions to qualified medical
personnel and perform designated treatment Technically direct and teach other staff, provided educational lectures and participate in in-service training
to staff members.
Page 35 of 88 Promote preventive care and health maintenance including annual physicals, positive health behaviors and
self-care through both formal and individual education and counseling. Prescribe in accordance with approved treatment protocols and Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee
approved medications and immunizations. Identify a medical problem and determine appropriate action to meet the problem, including referral to a
physician. Perform specific diagnostic and therapeutic practices and procedures in accordance with scope of practice. Establish collaborative rapport with physician, nursing and others in order to promote and facilitate
primary care services. Teach patients and family member’s healthy regimen and responsibility for achieving wellness. Attend staff meeting to provide case discussion, continuing education and continuous quality
1.2.1. The HCP shall have sufficient experience and skills to be able to adequately perform the tasks identified in the
work statement as stated below.
1.2.2. The contact APD/HCP is required to have and maintain a current, valid, unrestricted license to legally Practice
in one of the 50 states in the United States, or the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a U.S.
1.2.3. License and or Certification requirements. BAMC requires a PA to possess certification by the National
Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA). PA must have and maintain a valid, unrestricted
license to practice medicine in one of the 50 states in the U.S., the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of
Puerto Rico, Guam, or the U.S. Virgin Islands, IAW AR40-68. Candidates must have ACLS, ATLS, and PALS
certification. Candidates must possess and maintain a valid Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification during
the contract period of performance.
1.2.4. The contractor APD shall be a graduate of an Emergency Medicine Physician Assistant (EMPA) Fellowship
training program, shall have a minimum of two years as a practicing EMPA in the last three years, have been on the
teaching staff of an EMPA Doctoral program. The APD must have experience as Program Director, Assistant
Program Director, or Research Director of an EMPA Doctoral program.
1.2.5. The contractor APD must have proven academic potential demonstrated by an established history of teaching
and specialty society membership.
1.2.6. All contract HCPs shall be able to read, write, and speak English well enough to effectively communicate with
patients and other HCPs.
1.2.7. Contract HCPs shall be required to meet Continuing Medical Education (CME) requirements. The
government will not reimburse for these costs.

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