Physician

    LifePoint Hospitals
    Sanford, NC 27237
    Full-time

    Job Description

    JOB SUMMARY
    As a physician in an affiliated medical practice, provides medical services to patients in an assigned area.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
    1. Evaluates and treats patients with appropriate medical diagnostic and

    treatment skills. Coordinates discharge planning with Case Manager for

    admitted patients.
    2. Documents patient care performed, assessments made, and orders given.
    3. Recommends, participates in, and actively works to ensure the success of

    efforts to improve cost effectiveness of care provided to patients throughout

    the organization.
    4. Accepts patient referrals from other physicians. Acts as admitting, attending and/or consulting physician for patients who require hospitalization for

    primary medical diagnoses, depending on needs of patients, medical staff

    and hospital.

    5. Participates in academic programs (e.g. medical education and research) as requested.
    6. Develops and oversees the patient care plan in connection with entire clinical

    care team.
    7. Works to ensure that patients receive the highest quality of care, in a timely,

    effective, service-oriented manner.
    8. Provides care in the context of promoting age- and culture-appropriate

    informed choices, shared decisionmaking, and the right to self-determination.


    Qualifications :

    Minimum Education:
    Bachelor's degree Required
    Doctor of Medicine Required

    Required Skills
    Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

    Certifications:
    Basic Life Support (BLS)

    Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)

    Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

    Posting ID: 559421523Posted: 2020-06-17