Physician / Urgent Care / Maryland / Permanent / Physician Job

Employer
MedExpress
Location
Hagerstown, MD
Posted
Apr 20, 2017
Closes
May 01, 2017
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
General Position Summary: To support and direct the highest quality urgent care services available to the public while always assuring the MedExpress mission, vision and values are met. All duties and responsibilities are to be performed in compliance with state and federal laws and regulations governing the legal scope of medical practice. MedExpress Core Responsibilities: Has a contagious and positive work ethic, inspires others, and models behaviors of Genuine, Caring, Friendly. Demonstrates effective verbal and written communication that is clear, well-organized, and demonstrates and understanding of audience needs. Through genuine and positive communication, makes each customer feel informed, understood, and special. An effective team player who contributes valuable ideas and feedback can be counted on to meet commitments. Is able to keep up in the MedExpress environment by facing tasks and challenges with energy and passion. Pursues activities with focus and drive, defines work in terms of success, and can be counted on to complete goals. Adherence to standards of business conduct and compliance. Major Responsibilities: Provides and manages direct patient care, including physical examinations, evaluations, assessments, diagnoses and treatment. Performs therapeutic procedures such as I&D, splinting, suturing, managing infection, and wound care. Documenting/Charting patient information in line with current policies and procedures. Develops and implements patient management plans, records progress notes, and assists in provision of continuity of care. Communicates with patients regarding testing results, follow-up care, and additional information. Prescribes pharmaceuticals, other medications, and treatment regimens as appropriate to assessed medical conditions. Refers patients to specialists and to relevant patient care components as appropriate. Follows established policies, procedures, objectives, and recommended referral practices. Assists the CorporateCare division of MedExpress and pathways associated therewith. Participates in facility in-services, required staff meetings, and other clinic operations procedures. Orders diagnostic tests, such as x-ray, electrocardiogram, and laboratory tests, and interpret test results for deviation from normal. Orientation and training of new practitioners when necessary. Directs and coordinates the patient care activities of nursing and support staff as required. Supervision of midlevel practitioners when appropriate and abide by all associated rules and regulations.*The Private Officer Practice has the complete authority with regard to medical decision making and patient care. The management service organization ("MSO") shall in no way determine or set the methods, standards or conduct of the practice of medicine or health care at or by Private Office Practice or any of the Professionals. The MSO provides consultation and recommendations through the Chief Medical Officer for the Private Office.