Navy PA-C Posted January 24, 2012 Share Posted January 24, 2012 JOB TITLE/DESCRIPTION: White House Physician Assistant. Assists the White House Physicians in providing comprehensive health care to the President, Vice President and their families. Plans, coordinates and directs emergency action plans for medical contingencies including both on-site and remote assessment of medical capabilities at White House travel destinations worldwide. Provides acute care to military personnel assigned to the White House and occupational health services to members of the White House staff. Stands independent watch as on-site medical response officer for the President and Vice-President. UNIT DESCRIPTION: Joint service unit solely responsible for the health of the President, Vice President and their families. Delivers operational, acute and emergency care services to over 2,200 military members assigned to Presidential support; 3,000 members of the Executive Office of the President; the U.S. Secret Service; and visitors to the White House. REQUIRED SECURITY CLEARANCES: **REDACTED** SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: The successful candidate will represent military medicine to the Nation's senior leaders on an international stage. They must have six years of active duty service, including a post-training utilization tour of a minimum of 3 years, and a demonstrated record of sustained clinical excellence, including a proven track record of exemplary interpersonal skills, maturity, integrity, and character. Nominees must be a graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant Program, be certified by the National Commission of Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA), certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), and have experience in Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) principles. Travel, often on short notice, is required: typically 2 to 4 days in duration and occurring 4 to 6 times per month; occasional trips may last 10 to 14 days. Nominees must meet Navy weight and physical fitness standards and be a non-smoker. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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