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Goldbelt Glacier is accelerating healthcare delivery and providing superior force health readiness across the military, federal, and civilian landscapes. Goldbelt Glacier is committed to providing transformative and comprehensive health operational capabilities to support customers across scientific, clinical, technological, and program management areas.

Summary:

As a part of the Goldbelt Glacier Team, you will be supporting the Air Force Medical Group with medical services for active-duty military personnel, their dependents, eligible DoD civilian employees, and other eligible beneficiaries designated by the Government. As a HealthCare Worker (HCW), you will be assigned to either a Military Treatment Facility (MTF) or other Federal medical treatment facilities in Japan.

Work Schedule: (Monday through Friday), excluding U.S. Federal holidays. Required services may be scheduled between the hours of 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Hours are subject to change based on... need and as mutually agreed between the COR and the Contractor however; the total number of hours will not exceed eighty (80) hours per two (2) week period. A lunch period is not a payable period, but will be coordinated with the COR. Commuting time to and from required place of performance is not compensable by the Government. In no case will overtime be authorized or paid.

Responsibilities

Essential Job Functions:
• Monitor the DHRA and coordinate appropriate aspects of the program with the base Installation Deployment Officer (IDO), Unit Deployment Managers (UDMs), Unit Health Monitors (UHMs), Public Health, Unit Commanders, Chief of Medical Staff (SGH), Chief of Aerospace Medicine (SGP), and medical clinic personnel.
• Ensure Kadena Air Base DRHA program is administered in accordance with DoD and USAF policy regarding deployment health.
• Remain updated on DRHA process guidance provided by DoD and USAF.
• Ensure Military Treatment Facility (MTF) contractors conducting DRHAs receive clinician training, DoD/VA PDH-CPG training, and other appropriate deployment-healthcare education.
• Ensure all personnel deploying to a location that requires a DRHA, receive a person-to-person interview with a privileged provider. All personnel redeploying from these locations must receive a person-to person interview
• in accordance with the most current DoD policies.
• Ensure health care contractors conducting DRHAs receive, DoD/VA PDH-CPG training, and other appropriate deployment-health education.
• Ensure accurate knowledge of referral system and limitations on island.
• For each empaneled members and/or DRHA appointment, the contractor will ensure the member
• completes their Individual Medical Readiness and Occupational Health Medical Exams (OHME) within the mandated timeframes.
• Ensure prior coordination to facilitate joint appointments for members requiring DRHA/MHA/PHA or DHRA/PHA/OHME.
• Remain knowledgeable in the stressors and health threats common to deploying personnel. Maintain proficiency in implementation of interventions or programs or knowledge of such programs to make appropriate referrals that may mitigate such threats or adequately treat deployment-related health conditions.
• Consult with Kadena Air Base UDMs to ensure deploying and redeployed service members are notified of eligibility for DRHA/MHAs completion in a timely manner and to assist with maintaining satisfactory completion rates.
• Monitor and facilitate processing of DRHA/MHAs. Ensure to review the open DRHA/MHA list daily via ASIMS.
• Develop and maintain a system to track processing of DRHA/MHAs to ensure patients are assessed by a provider within the prescribed timeframe.
• For CRITICAL findings, contact the patient to determine if urgent care or immediate intervention is required, within 1 duty day. Ensure a face-to-face provider interview occurs within 3 duty days.
• For PRIORITY findings, ensure a face-to-face provider interview occurs within 7 calendar days.
• For ROUTINE/NEGATIVE findings, ensure a face-to-face provider interview occurs within 30 calendar days.
• Contact patients for appointments. Relay general appointment instructions to patients.
• As appropriate, report DRHA/MHA and applicable IMR compliance metrics and program initiatives to installation and medical leadership, such as Population Health Working Group, Aerospace Medicine Council, Kadena Team Staff Meeting, Community Action Leadership Board, Public Health Flight Meeting, etc.
• Maintain a level of productivity comparable with that of other individuals performing similar services.
• Adhere to and comply with the Department of the Air Force, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, and local instructions and notices in effect during the term of the contract.
• Function with an awareness and application of safety procedures.
• Apply an awareness of legal issues in all aspects of patient care and strive to manage situations in a reduced risk manner.
• Exercise awareness and sensitivity to patient/significant others' rights, as identified within the MTF.
• Maintain an awareness of responsibility and accountability for own professional practice.
• Maintain DoD email account as directed by government supervisor.
• Exercise appropriate delegation of tasks and duties in the direction and coordination of health care team members, patient care, and clinic activities.
• Each HCW providing service under this contract or resultant task orders shall undergo an orientation and shall complete mandatory Air Force, and DoD on-line training as required.
• Be able to comply with all applicable Federal, State, and local laws, Department of Defense, Department of the Air Force, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, and MTF instructions and policies.

Qualifications

Necessary Skills and Knowledge:
• Ability to communicate professionally and effectively in English both orally and in writing.
• Maintain knowledge of content and intent of DoD and USAF policy regarding deployment health.
• Remain knowledgeable in DoD/Veterans Affairs (VA) Post-Deployment Health Clinical Practice Guideline (PDH-CPG).
• Practice aseptic techniques as necessary; comply with infection control guidelines to include the proper handling, storage, and disposal of infectious wastes, and the use of universal precautions to prevent the spread of infection.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office software applications including Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Outlook

Minimum Qualifications:
• Must have successfully completed all education and training requirements leading to and graduated from an accredited national, state, or military equivalent school for practical or Vocational Nursing.
• Nurse applicants must be a current U.S. LPN/LVN. Active, current, valid and unrestricted license to practice nursing in accordance with State Board requirements. License cannot be under investigation nor have any adverse action pending from a Nursing State Board or national licensing/certification agency.
• Current Basic Life Support (BLS)
• Must have at least two (2) years of clinical experience in a primary care setting to include outpatient clinic, inpatient hospital, emergency room or urgent care.

Preferred Qualifications:
• A thorough understanding of the military lifestyle and experience working with military family members.
• Working knowledge of relevant military, state, federal, and local laws and resources.
• Highly developed written, oral, and presentation communication skills.

Pay And Benefits

At Goldbelt, we value and reward our team's dedication and hard work. We provide a competitive base salary commensurate with your qualifications and experience. As an employee, you'll enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, and vision insurance, a 401(k) plan with company matching, tax-deferred savings options, supplementary benefits, paid time off, and professional development opportunities
Kadena Okinawa Japan

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