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Norcross, Georgia, United States

Job Summary

Occupation Physician
Specialty Family Practice-Without OB
Degree Required MD/DO
Position Type Locums/Travel
Work Environment Hospital Clinic/Private Practice
Location Gallup, New Mexico, United States
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 2/13/24
*Reasonable travel covered*
  • Work Dates Needed: 4/1/2024-3/31/2025
  • Preferred Schedule: Must be able to work between 8-10 hours daily in the walk-in clinic including days, evenings and holidays.
  • Worksite Setting: Outpatient
  • Ages: Newborn-Geriatric
  • PPD: 10-12
  • Scope of Work: • Perform initial and/or periodic histories and physical examinations; and documents findings, results and diagnoses in medical record per medical staff rules & regulations. • Manage acute, episodic, and chronic conditions occurring in patients presenting to the Walk-In Primary Care Clinic; and refer patients when disease process exceeds the MD/DO’s education, training, and/or experience. • Provide full range of acute and interim primary care services to treat medical conditions, and consulting colleague physicians, primary care physicians and specialty physicians as medically needed. • Order and interpret diagnostic studies such as laboratory tests, radiological exams, electrocardiograms, or other studies as appropriate and specified in each MD/DO's clinical privileges. • Screen patients to determine the need for further healthcare. • Evaluate the medical aspects of treatment plans periodically, recognizing the need for reassignment to other healthcare professionals or specialists. • Works collaboratively with other physicians in management of selected complex medical problems and refers to higher level of care when needed. • Prescribe and dispense medications and durable medical devices and supplies. • Carry out health promotion and disease prevention activities including education and shared decision-making. • Educate and counsel patients and families in preventive care, medical conditions, and the use of prescribed treatments and drugs. • Provide appropriate periodic mental health assessment, screening, and counseling for mental illness, family violence, and diseases of addiction. • Draw blood or obtain other specimens for laboratory testing as needed. • Initiate and expedite requests for consultations and arrange special tests and studies. • Write orders as necessary for the care of the patient and record encounters in the patient’s medical record in accordance with GIMC rules & regulations and GIMC Medical Records policy & procedure. • Obtain informed consent and document performed procedures as approved in each MD/DO’s training and clinical privileges. • Maintains records and reports on patients, personal activities and other required information for use in program operation, quality assurance and other purposes
Posted Date: 2024-02-11