Posted on: November 26, 2022
Here at Wellpath, everything that we do is about taking care of
people - our patients, our staff and our partners. We are committed
to making a difference by providing hope and healing to vulnerable
patients in challenging clinical environments. Our talented,
compassionate team thrives in an autonomous environment, is
empowered and supported by education, training and the resources to
practice healthcare the way it is meant to be and strives to
"Always Do The Right Thing!"
About this role:
Our Physician is one who provides a full range of medical services
for patients. Provides required documentation of services to the
Site Medical Director or designee in order to monitor provision of
clinical services. Notifies the Medical Director and H.S.A.
regarding changes in schedule coverage. Assists in arrangements for
coverage of medical services if unavailable for an extended period
What you bring to the table:
Medical school graduate
Experience in Family Practice, Emergency Medicine, Internal
Medicine or Public Health preferred (Board Certification)
Current licensure as a Physician within the state
Current CPR Certification
Current DEA number
What you will do:
Reports to assigned facility at designated hour to examine referred
Conducts on-site sick call and chronic care clinics, as established
by Medical Director.
Review and countersigns therapeutic orders and corresponding
progress notes of patients seen by the P.A./ARNP, if applicable,
ensuring they are appropriate and effective.
Visits the infirmary daily when on-site and records encounters in
the patient's progress notes, as applicable.
Ensures progress note documentation is in SOAP format, problem
oriented, corresponds to the therapeutic order and is dated, timed
Responds to a code or health emergency within standard
Ensures all verbal or telephone orders are countersigned within one
business day, if possible.
Adheres to the established formulary for therapeutic regimens
before utilizing non-formulary procedures.
Makes pertinent observations and draws logical conclusions, which
validate need for non-formulary drug, which is recorded on
non-formulary form and submitted to the Medical Director for
Utilizes available in-house resource personnel for treatment or
resolution of identified problems before utilizing off-site
referral, if possible.
Provides emergency treatment on-site and responds appropriately in
urgent or emergency situations.
Demonstrates proper technique for cardiopulmonary resuscitation and
related drug therapy.
Supports standards of medical care through adherence to existing
policies and procedures for: admission to the infirmary (when
available), transfer to emergency room and utilization review
process for specialty consultant referrals.
Supervises care given by other professional or non-professional
personnel providing instructions as needed.
Reports any doubts or questions regarding the lack of appropriate
referrals, nursing or medical intervention necessary for the
realization of established patient goals to the Medical Director
Utilizes Universal or Standard Precautions at all times.
Prescribes a planned regimen of total patient care, which is
adequate, problem-oriented and appropriate to the needs of the
Keeps patient information confidential and respects patients'
rights to privacy in accordance with accepted confidentiality
practices for incarcerated individuals.
Provides input into facility mandatory committees such as P&T
and Medical Audit Committee as requested by DON and H.S.A.
Must maintain privileges as a member of the The Company Medical
Must be able to obtain and maintain security clearance.
Must be able to apply principles of critical thinking to a variety
of practical and emergent situations and accurately follow
standardized procedures that may call for deviations.
Must be able to apply sound judgment beyond a specific set of
instructions and apply knowledge to different factual
Must be alert at all times; pay close attention to details.
Must be able to work under stress on a regular or continuous
Post orders, if applicable, per site contract.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Wellpath is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer
Our investment in you:
Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance plan options
Time off & leave benefits
Perks and discounts
And more available here https://wellpathcareers.com/%60567109%
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