GSMSG Posted Jan 17, 2023
GENERAL/TRAUMA SURGEON 13-15k/wk OCONUS/AFRICA
GSMSG is recruiting the following types of medical personnel to support this mission.
• These positions will primarily be based out of fixed major US military installations at various locations in Africa for 60 day blocks of time (you may do one or more 60 day block of time). However, there may be extended periods of time where team members will stage at a forward austere/field location for up to 10 days.
• You must be a US citizen and able to obtain a US Department of Defense security clearance.
• All personnel must be licensed and/or credentialled by a state or territory in the U.S.
• All personnel must be part of a current/active civilian practice to maintain currency during non-deployed periods.
Available positions are: • General or Trauma Surgeon • Emergency Medicine Physician • Anesthesiologist • PA/NP • CRNA • Critical Care Nurse • SOCM Course Graduate, 18D/SOIDC or similar preferred
Provide the following services:
- Trauma surgery, Damage Control Surgery, Damage Control Resuscitation, and other surgical interventions as well as critical care for patients appropriate for clinical setting which may include work onboard fixed installations, fixed wing aircraft platforms while stationary and in flight, rotor wing platforms while stationary and in flight, ground vehicle platforms while stationary and while in motion, temporary shelters, structures of opportunity, remote/austere areas and in settings with limited resources and/or low visibility. This may include forward deployment from a fixed installation for up to 10 days.
- Must be able to carry up to 50lbs of equipment at times as well as assist with movement of patients such as on litters
- Must be able to maintain proficiency of small arms such as pistols and rifles. Team members will be expected to be armed at all times
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Will be expected to assist with day-to-day maintenance and inventory of MSRT/CCET team equipment and supplies
Leads and supervises patient care during resuscitation as well as the pre/post/intra operative phases of care
Medical evaluation, diagnosis, consultation, referral, prescription of medications, treatments and therapeutics
Common procedures within the scope of the trauma/general surgery practice
Subject Matter Expertise within the scope of the trauma/general surgery practice
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Assist with routine equipment and supply inventory management, maintenance, checks and reporting
Collaboration with other medical team members as well as with US DoD and Host Nation personnel Development and execution of routine training and simulation programs of medical scenarios when not actively engaging in medical care to patients.
In certain scenarios be prepared to provide the above services while wearing 50lbs of gear and in high intensity areas of operation.
Provide complete documentation of care rendered and assist with other team members in completing documentation as needed
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Attend and assist with meetings, briefings, and debriefings
Assist with routine equipment and supply checks and reporting Assist with other administrative and facility related activities
Provide other services as directed/required The salary range for this position is $13,000 - $14,000 per week based on experience and qualification.
In addition, the employee will receive Hardship Differential Pay in accordance with Dept of State guidelines.
• Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO) degree from an accredited U.S. school of medicine or osteopathy
• Current Board Certification in General or Acute Care Surgery from the American Board of Surgery or American Osteopathic Board of Surgery and possess an ATLS certification or equivalent
• Have an active, current, and unrestricted medical license from any U.S. state or territory and be part of a current/active civilian surgical practice to maintain clinical currency during non-deployed periods
• Preferred to have completed US fellowship training in Trauma surgery or surgical critical care
• Experience working in the Special Operations Community is strongly preferred
• Have five or more years’ experience as staff or an attending surgeon in a high volume/high acuity or critical access environment
• Have five years of Intelligence Community (IC) or U.S. military medical experience
• Have deployed in austere and combat-like conditions in Role 1, 2, or 3 facilities, as defined by Joint Publication (JP) 4-02. FRST or equivalent special operations experience is desired
How to apply
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