Physician / Emergency Medicine / Virginia / Em/UC/FP Physician Job

Employer
Continuum Physician Recruiting
Location
Alexandria, VA
Posted
Apr 20, 2017
Closes
Apr 21, 2017
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
JOB OPENING: Physician Salary Range: $110/hr Locations Alexandria, VA Bethesda, MD Specialty Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care, Family Practice Job Type Permanent, Full or Part-time Board Certification Board Eligible Job Summary: Reporting to the Medical Director, will provide compassionate and excellent patient care by performing courteous, efficient, and accurate service. Assess, plan, and provide patient care. Examine and treat general as well as urgent care patients to ensure proper injury care, disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and recovery. Prescribe and administer medication, perform routine vaccinations, and provide advice regarding personal health. Request necessary tests and follow-up visits and refers patients to specialists as necessary. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures set forth by Urgent Care, government agencies as well as occupational health clients. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1.Assess, plan and treat patient needs within an urgent care setting and triage patients to differentiate between immediate and less urgent care. 2.Effectively manage private, pre-employment, and workers comp patients. 3.Ensure proper diagnosis, handling, and recovery. 4.Order labs, tests, injections, referrals and prescribe medications. 5.Perform digital blocks, and regional anesthesia. Perform minor outpatient surgical procedures such as tendon repair, wound closure and management, incision and drainage, and needle biopsy. 6.Perform diagnostic and therapeutic procedures such as aspirations and injection of joints, bursas, and cysts. Perform closed reductions of fractures and dislocations. Apply and modify braces, casts, splints, and other orthopedic appliances. 7.Order, collect and perform appropriate laboratory and diagnostic studies, such as routine laboratory tests, EMG, electrocardiograms, and radiological examinations including arthrogram practices, and procedures set forth by the government, Board of Directors, as well as clients. 8.May supervise Physician Assistants to assure compliance of all applicable regulations. If applicable, instruct and direct the physician assistant in the assistants duties, oversee and check the assistants work and provide general direction to the assistant. 9.Participate in required Sullivan Courses and perform CME credits to maintain license. 10.Consult with other physicians on medical care of patients. 11.Take patient histories and vital signs as necessary. 12.Communicate patient needs, diagnosis, and course of treatment to the patient, company, as well as other clinical staff and instruct and educate patients about discharge instructions if applicable. 13.Create an individualized plan of care based on physical, psychosocial and age specific assessments of the patient, as well as patients input and history. 14.Delegate work appropriately to other caregivers and insures accuracy of delegated work. 15.Maintain an adequate patient flow on-site by directing assisting clinical staff. 16.Maintain quality assurance of charts and testing. 17.Handle telephone calls about services rendered from company accounts, patients, physicians, as well as other staff. 18.Provide accurate and timely documentation to staff, insurance carriers and companies. 19.Maintain patient records for clinical use, medical records use, billing use, physicians review, etc. 20.Serve as a resource person for other clinical staff. 21.Help produce and maintain patient education instruction hand-outs. 22.Attend client site visits. 23.Attend required provider meetings. 24.Accept and assume responsibility for special projects as they arise and all other duties assigned. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: 1.Doctor of Medicine or Osteopathy degree from an accredited medical school. 2.Successful completion of residency program in area of specialty. 3.Must possess a current license to practice medicine in the state of VA and/or MD and VA and/or MD DEA license. 4.Knowledge of advanced medical terminology. 5.Knowledge of basic ER, internal medicine, generalist, occupational medicine, and family practice procedures. 6.Ability to use the necessary equipment such as the nebulizer, EKG machine, etc. LANGUAGE SKILLS: 1.Ability to communicate in English both verbally and written. 2.An exceptional communicator, orally and written. 3.Excellent interpersonal skills to effectively and courteously deal with patients and families, clients, coworkers, clinical staff and physicians. SKILLS: 1.Knowledge of computer function and basic office equipment. 2.Responsible for personal actions, positive action upon feedback from others. 3.Organizational and analytical skills necessary to maintain efficient workflow. 4.Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information. 5.Ability to adjust responsibilities to accommodate a fast-paced work environment while maintaining excellent customer service and staff interactions. JobID14