Anesthesiologist

Location
West Reading, Pennsylvania
Posted
May 13, 2022
Ref
2021-36850
Specialty
Anesthesiology
Position Type
Permanent
Responsibilities

You will diagnose and counsel patients on their current medical condition, set up an effective treatment plan, educate patients on preventative health measures, and perform annual physicals. A compassionate personality and exemplary bedside manner are a must.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Meet with patients to assess their symptoms; inquire into the nature of their illness or injury
  • Accurately identify and diagnose medical conditions
  • Thoroughly examine patients and attend to their chief complaint
  • Answer and advise on any other questions or concerns the patient might have
  • Assign appropriate treatment plan according to each patient's needs
  • Educate and inform patient of necessary treatment plan and any follow-up appointments
  • Perform clinical tests to better inform diagnosis
  • Perform in-office treatment if possible
  • Look for anything unusual or abnormal
  • Prescribe appropriate medicines or therapy
  • Calculate correct medication dosage for each patient and educate on proper use
  • Order outside diagnostic tests and lab work as needed (blood/urine test, tissue samples, imagery, etc.)
  • Analyze and share results of diagnostic testing with patient
  • Continually chart and maintain patient information on paper and in computer system
  • Conduct follow-ups with patients to monitor and track their condition and progress
  • Refer patient to a medical specialist when needed
  • Maintain confidentiality and always work with respect and integrity
  • Encourage preventative health measures including proper diet, rest and exercise
  • Direct, train, and supervise medical staff including nurses, physician assistants, and med techs on proper procedures and protocol
  • Attend conferences and continue research in your field to stay abreast of medical innovations and breakthroughs


Qualifications

Requirements and Qualifications
  • Doctorate in Medicine (M.D. or D.O.)
  • Valid license to practice; board certified
  • Experience practicing medicine in hospital or private practice
  • Adept at diagnosing problems and creating treatment plans for patients
  • Highly computer literate and familiar with charting
  • Excels in communicating sensitive and/or adverse information
  • Sound judgment and expert decision-making abilities
  • Analytical thinker and complex problem-solver

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