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A Higher Level of Healthcare
- Serves as the entry point for patient’s medical and health care needs.
- Treats individuals and families by integrating behavioral, biomedical, and clinical sciences and providing comprehensive care.
- Care provided includes health promotion, disease prevention, health maintenance, counseling, patient education, diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic illnesses in a variety of health care settings
- Performs a directed history and physical examination pertaining to the patient’s presenting complaint, reviews patient records to determine health status, and makes an assessment there from; determines final diagnosis and treatment plan.
- Identifies normal and abnormal findings in history and physical exam. Orders appropriate laboratory and x-ray studies.
- Maintains adequate medical records.
- Refer cases, when indicated to other services for hospitalization or follow up in specialty clinics.
- Writes prescriptions as permitted by the Protocol approved by the Board of Medicine.
- Instructs and counsels patient or legal guardian regarding matters pertaining to their physical and mental health, such as diets, social habits, medications, and the nature and treatment of their injury or illness and required follow up.
- Assists in clinical research and quality audits.
- Perform related work as assigned.
- Must be a U.S. citizen.
- Possess and maintain a valid, unrestricted license in one of the 50 states in the United States, and the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam or the U.S. Virgin Islands.
- Be a Doctor of Medicine or Osteopathy trained in the practice of Emergency Medicine.
- Be Board Certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine.
- Have and maintain current certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) as certified by the American Heart Association. Documentation (front and back) of such training shall be provided to the Credentialing Office, the department and COR.
- Be able to read, write, and speak English well enough to effectively communicate with patients, other Health Care Providers and employees of the Medical Treatment Facility.
- Be required to meet Continuing Medical Education (CME) requirements.
Have sufficient experience and expertise to participate in graduate medical education (GME) programs in the role of the attending physician to include administrative duties related to quality assurance/process review and improvement.
- Current Advanced Trauma Life Support certification (ATLS) strongly encouraged but not required.