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Physician (Emergency Department)

Company: Wisestaff LLC
Location: Jackson
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:

Job Description Description: The G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center is seeking Emergency Medicine Board Certified or Board Eligible Physicians to provide 24/7 Emergency Department Physician Services starting 1 June 2023 at a Joint Commission accredited facility serving Veterans in Mississippi and parts of Louisiana. The VA Medical Center is located in Jackson, Mississippi. Steeped in southern culture, Jackson is home to a multitude of world-class painters, sculptors, dancers, actors, architects, photographers, filmmakers, musicians, and artisans of many disciplines. The city pulses with music from classical to inspirational, home-grown gospel, blues, jazz, rock 'n roll, R&B and more that can be found all around town. Beautifully changing seasons offer numerous fall and holiday events rich with tradition, surprising spring flings for shaking off winter's chill, and laid-back summer celebrations that detour off the fast lane. Major Duties and Responsibilities:- Provide direct care to patients in the Emergency Department.- Provide clinical guidance to Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners (ARNP)/Physician Assistants (PA).- Prescribe appropriate treatments, initiate appropriate work up to determine diagnoses, properly admits and/ or discharges patients based on evaluation, orders appropriate consultations as needed for care.- Evaluate the patient to assess changes in the physical and mental status and addresses changes in a timely manner.- Assist patients in coordinating continued care after the ER visit by referrals to specialty care/ primary care for follow up.- Serve as a backup for Clinical Contact Center Tele-Urgent Care Clinic.- Participate in interdisciplinary team activities to achieve optimum quality of patient care that us maintained or improved.- Participate in the progressive improvement of the service delivery which may include programmatic participation in initiatives within the facility.- Serve on service level and/ or facility committees as needed and participating in the facility peer review program.- Take an active role in education and in the evaluation of the patient, deciding treatment/care options along with documenting in the Computerized Patient Record System (CPRS) as well as the use of the Emergency Department Integration Software (EDIS).- Actively participates in compliance readiness activities as requested by Quality Management, ER Director and the ACOS Medicine.- Other duties as assigned. Work Schedule: Negotiable (80 hours total per pay period), may be variable tour, and rotating shifts may apply; subject to change, depending on the needs of the Medical Center and Emergency Department. Requirements: Basic Requirements:United States CitizenshipDegree of Doctor of Medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine. Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia.Must have a full unrestricted license in any of the 50 states, extensive Emergency Department experience within the VA system, have a solid working knowledge of the Computerized Patient Records System (CPRS) and must have experience using the Emergency Department Integration Software (EDIS) system. Proficiency in spoken and written English. Additional Requirement:If not currently board certified in Emergency Medicine, selectee must have current Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certifications. Preferences:- Board Eligible/Board Certified in Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine, or Family Medicine.- Emergency Room experience preferred.- Other Board Eligible/Board Certified may be considered with appropriate Emergency Room experience documented. Physical Requirements- Moderate lifting, 15-44 pounds- Reaching above shoulder- Use of fingers- Constant noise- Working closely with others- Protracted or irregular hours of work. Education Degree of Doctor of Medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in allopathic medicine or osteopathic medicine. The degree must have been obtained from an institution whose accreditation was in place for the year in which the course of study was completed. Approved schools are:Schools of medicine accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) for the year in which the degree was granted, orSchools of osteopathic medicine approved by the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation of the American Osteopathic Association for the year in which the degree was granted.For foreign medical graduates not covered in (1) or (2) above, facility officials must verify with the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) that the applicant has met requirements for certification, and must obtain a copy of the ECFMG certificate, if claimed by the applicant. [If the applicant does not claim an ECFMG certificate, facility officials must still confirm that the medical school meets (or met) ECFMG eligibility requirements for the year the candidate graduated.] PI208176287

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