Nellis AFB , NV / ER Opportunity

Knightingale Health Services LLC
Post Date:
February 17, 2024
Job Status:

Knightingale Health Services, LLC is a fresh, dedicated healthcare staffing company that specializes in temp-to-hire, locums, and direct hire opportunities for local, state and federal hospitals, nationwide. We strive to hire the best possible healthcare professionals for our Clients while building long-lasting relationships with our candidates! We are currently seeking a qualified and experienced Physician Emergency Medicine for Nellis AFB, NV.

Schedule: The performance hours of the MTF are as follows: The emergency department is a 24 hour

operation including weekends and nights. Those physicians above 65 years of age will not be required to

work during the overnight shift (2000 – 0600) in accordance with ACEP guidelines. All others will be

required to work at least 25% of their contracted hours in the overnight shift. All contractors must be

available to work any and all available shifts except as stated above.

The schedule or scheduling process is as follows: Scheduling for the department will fall to the scheduler

that is picked by the Emergency Services Medical Director. The scheduler will put in place policy for

when requests are due and when the schedule will be released to the best of his or her abilities

Length of contract:

  • 1 Year with  3 year option 

COMPETITIVE COMPENSATION, depending on experience



  • Degree/Education: Shall have successfully completed an approved Emergency Medicine (EM)

residency acceptable to the USAF Surgeon General and be board eligible/certified by the

American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) or American Osteopathic Board of Emergency


  • Certifications: Basic Life Support

  • Experience: Physicians shall meet the experience, training, and certification requirements for

the appropriate level of emergency medical staff physician in accordance with regulations.

  • Licensure/Registration: Current, full, active, and unrestricted license


  • The quality of Emergency Services Physician service shall meet or exceed

reasonable community standards of professional practice for the health care

concerned as determined by the authority that governs military medical

professionals in the same discipline.

  • Be capable of performing the full range of emergency medicine services to include the

ability and experience to adequately diagnose and treat diseases and injuries.

  • Be able to adequately perform medical procedures to include, but not limited to, the


  • Incision and drainage

  • Nail Trephination

  • Sling or swath of injuries

  • Bandage

  • Reduce dislocations and fractures when appropriate

  • Stabilize and evaluate cervical spine injuries as appropriate

  • Lumbar puncture

  • Pericardiocentesis

  • Removal of foreign bodies as appropriate

  • Deliver newborn/perform emergency vaginal deliveries Perform venous

punctures for lab studies and interpret results

  • Draw arterial blood gases for evaluation and interpret results

  • Suture or staple simple and multilayered lacerations

  • Remove sutures, surgical staples

  • Tube thoracostomy

  • Open thoracotomy

  • Secure and maintain an adequate airway, by such means as:

  • oral airways; oral tracheal intubation; nasal/tracheal intubation; crico-thyrotomy

(needle and surgical)

  • Splint and stabilize traumatic injuries to extremities

  • Administer intravenous, intramuscular and subcutaneous injections

  • Prescribe and administer medications as appropriate

  • Secure and maintain adequate intravenous access by peripheral and by

  • Central routes

  • Diagnostic Peritoneal Lavage (DPL)

  • Bladder catherization

  • NG/OG tubes

  • Local anesthesia

  • Restraints

  • Procedural sedation

  • Selected screening ultrasound exam

  • Be able to perform tasks to include, but not limited to, the following:

  • Coordinate with transfer/accepting facility & other Emergency Departments

  • Request consults appropriately

  • Complete all required paperwork

  • Obtain an adequate history, physical, assessment and plan in a timely and

appropriate manner on each patient and develop treatment plan

  • Utilize paraprofessional staff as appropriate, including non-physician providers

  • Respond to cardiopulmonary arrest as appropriate

  • Interpret electrocardiograms and laboratory tests

  • Preliminary interpretation of imaging studies to include CAT scans

  • Direct medical care through radio communication with an ambulance

  • Provide discharge instructions

  • Examine patient, render a medical assessment of their condition, and take

appropriate action.

  • Provide immediate evaluation and management of emergency patients.

  • Provide definitive medical care to reduce the emergency medical condition and

enable the patient to safely pursue follow-up care as an outpatient as required.

Follow-up of abnormal laboratory and/or imaging study, reports is the

responsibility of the ordering physician. Review each report in accordance with

established MTF procedures.

Respond to "Code Blue" (cardiac or respiratory arrest) medical emergency alerts

within the hospital and provide resuscitation treatment until more specialized treatment

arrives. Should resuscitation efforts be unsuccessful, the physician shall pronounce the

patient dead and notify the next-of-kin, if the next-of-kin is physically present. Although

completion of the death certificate is primarily the responsibility of the patient’s primary

physician, the Emergency Services physician can complete this document if all the

appropriate information is available.

  • Reassure and treat non-acute conditions in priority as established by medical triage.

  • Prepare appropriate patient profile changes.

  • Prepare and document appropriate history, physical examinations, and preoperative

diagnosis. Maintain documentation of all treatment provided in accordance with MTF


  • Dispatch and provide medical control for ambulances in accordance with MTF


  • Accompany emergency services technicians on ambulance runs when indicated by the

nature of the emergency and in accordance with MTF leadership guidance and MTF


  • Perform emergency room procedures compatible with the MTF operations capacity,

supplies and equipment.

  • As workload permits during scheduled duty, attend the Emergency Service's monthly

staff meetings and any additional committee meetings as required by the individual

MTF. The physician may also attend such meetings scheduled during other than their

assigned duty shift.



Troy Franklin- 407-574-2161

[email protected]

Troy Franklin
Phone: 407-574-2161