University of Miami Per Diem Staff Physician - Family Medicine and Community Health (Urgent Care) in Miami, Florida
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URGENT CARE CENTER STAFF PHYSICIAN (N) Per Diem/ FAMILY MEDICINE
POSTION: URGENT CARE STAFF PHYSICIAN, FAMILY MEDICINE
REPORTS TO: MEDICAL DIRECTOR/UCC AND CHAIRMAN, FAMILY MEDICINE
SUMMARY: Provide health care for individuals in the Urgent Care Clinic commensurate with training and in accordance with the general policies and standards of practice, as established by the clinic. Delivers care appropriate for an urgent care center with a multicultural patient population. Elicits detailed patient histories and conducts complete physician examinations. Reaches diagnosis and orders appropriate laboratory tests and referrals, etc., as well as counsels patient and family on health and disease.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Physician reports directly to the UCC Medical Director and Chairman for Family Medicine and is primarily responsible for the provision of high quality medical care to our urgent care patients.
Physicians must also:
Provide all physician care generally provided at an urgent care facility.
Actively manage all aspects of patient care while on shift.
Supervise and direct the center’s other clinical staff (Medical Assistants, X-ray Technicians, etc.).
Collect biological specimens and process them in the laboratory for testing.
Ensure that all charts and medical records are accurately completed in a timely manner; and
adhere to all clinical policies and procedures.
Responsible for the delivery of care, treatment, and referrals. Arrange for referral resources for those medical specialties not provided at the urgent care center.
Evaluate patients, based on medical training and/or specialty, to determine the medical condition of the patient, through the performance of physical examinations, thereby, establishing a diagnosis and proposed treatment plan.
Maintain high standard of medical practice and participate in the training development of the medical team.
Assist in medical education of both the patients and clinic staff.
Facilitates the patient’s transition within and between health care settings; refer and transfer patients for follow-up and/or specialty care and discharge patients.
As a member of the health care team, exemplify an example in attitude toward patients and staff, thereby, performing duties with respect, dignity, privacy, and modesty to the patients.
Participate in the development of clinic protocols and formulary. Make recommendations, suggestions, etc., on chart information forms.
Document each on site/in office procedure, prescription, consultation and patient contact in patient's chart and on the clinic's encounter forms, within a 24-hour period.
Counsel patient regarding medical and other problems which might affect patient's health and well-being.
Perform such clinical procedures for patient's benefit which are within scope and skill of practitioner and which are economically feasible.
Provide direction and leadership to the clinic's medical support staff, with regard to the administering of a patient's care.
Provide supervision in case assignment to nurse practitioner/physician assistant, including sign off on charts, where applicable.
Perform other job related duties, as may be assigned, by the UCC Medical Director and Chairman of Family Medicine.
Doctoral Degree (MD, DO, Doctor of Family Medicine or Emergency Medicine), Florida Physician License required.
One year of experience in areas of emergency room medicine, urgent care and/or family medicine preferred.
Board certification in Emergency Room Medicine or Family Medicine preferred.
Current active state and federal DEA license
Current CPR Certification
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