AECOM Physician Assistan in BAGRAM, Afghanistan
Requisition/Vacancy No. 146701BR
Position Title Physician Assistan
Job Category Maintenance
Business Line Government
State/Province/Region AFG - Bagram
Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at www.aecom.com.
About the Business Line
AECOM’s Global Support Services (GSS) organization resides within AECOM’s Government business line and is comprised of three divisions — International Development, Operations and Mission Support, and Global Programs. GSS has the international presence, personnel networks and procurement infrastructure to deliver support for any mission, anywhere. We optimize the reliability, availability and sustainability of equipment, logistics systems and facilities for clients around the world. GSS supports the U.S. Government, non-U.S. Governments and industry clients with worldwide program management, planning, design, operations and maintenance, logistics, aviation services, security, international development, environmental and civil engineering and mission and intelligence support.
AECOM has an exciting opportunity in Afghanistan on the MOSC-A contract for a Physician Assistant . The Physician Assistant maintains clinic operations, providing medical care to ill or injured employees. Coordinates the medical evacuation of an injured or ill employee to a higher level of care, when necessary. Maintains a clinic with adequate medical supplies an education. Determines fit for duty in accordance with the Department of Defense requirements for civilian contractors deploying with US forces.
Performs “case management” ensuring company and US Department of Labor laws are followed. Assesses patient health by interviewing patients; performing physical examinations; obtaining, updating, and studying medical histories. Determines abnormal conditions by administering or ordering diagnostic tests, such as x-rays, electrocardiograms, and laboratory studies; interpreting test results. Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records. Performs therapeutic procedures by administering injections and immunizations; suturing; managing wounds and infections. Instructs and counsels patients by describing therapeutic regimens; promoting wellness and health maintenance. Provides continuity of care by developing and implementing patient management plans. Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations. Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols. Complies with protocols set in place by the Medical Director, ensuring not to provide medical care and/or advice beyond scope of practice. Ensures patient file documentation is accurate, legible and timely Develops health care team staff by providing information, educational opportunities, and experiential growth opportunities. Attends meetings as required to report statistical data related to clinic operations Notifies Safety, Health and Environment Team when an employee is in need of medical evacuation. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed. Maintains Confidentiality at the highest level. Ensure strict compliance to safety practices and support the AC FIRST Safety Policies and Procedures.Instills a safety first mentality within respective work areas and a culture that achieves low accident rates and minimal lost-time injuries. Adhere to ISO Policies, Procedures, and Work Instructions in support of the AC FIRST Quality Management System.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited educational program is required.
Physician Assistant-Certified (PA-C) licenses, is required.
5 years clinic experience, is required.
Communication skills. Must be able to explain medical issues in a way that patients can understand.
Must also effectively communicate with doctors and
other healthcare workers to ensure that they provide the best possible
Physician Assistant will be dealing with patients who are sick or injured and may be in extreme pain or distress.
They must be able to treat patients with compassion and understanding.
Detail oriented. Physician assistants should be observant and have a strong ability to focus when evaluating and treating patients .
Emotional stability. Physician assistants, particularly those working in
emergency medicine, should be able to work well under pressure.
They must remain calm in stressful situations in order to provide quality care.
Problem-solving skills. Physician assistants need to evaluate patients’
symptoms and administer the appropriate treatments.
They must be diligentwhen investigating complicated medical issues so that they can determine
the best course of treatment for each patient.
- Masters Degree preferred..
What We Offer
AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.