Physician

Employer
WMCHealth Network
Location
Port Jervis, NY
Start date
Feb 11, 2024
Reference
6015

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Specialty
Internal Medicine
Position Type
Permanent

Job Details

Job Details:
Summary:

This position is responsible for the management and delivery of specialized medical services. Areas of responsibility include the planning of a health care program related to the physician's specialty with emphasis upon preventive health measures; the diagnostic and treatment of patients within the specialty area; the coordination of the physician's specialty with other medical disciplines and with other members of the health care team. Supervision may be exercised over a few technical, medical, or clerical employees.

Responsibilities:

  • Plans the diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up procedures for the health care team assigned to the specialty, including routine laboratory procedures;
  • Takes medical histories; · Performs physical examinations; · Prescribes treatment and/or medication;
  • Decides on case disposition, i.e., return visits, laboratory tests, nursing follow-up, referral to other specialties, etc.;
  • When appropriate, prepares a health care plan for the patient with the appropriate member of health care team (public health nurse, community worker, social workers, or other disciplines, if required);
  • Reviews patient records periodically to insure proper completion of the patient's chart and medical care;
  • Attends patient case conferences; · Participates in continuing education by attending appropriate meetings, conferences and lectures;
  • Carries out assigned responsibilities as a member of the staff of the backup hospital;
  • Maintains community relations to insure effect and responsive treatment services.
  • Performs other tasks as assigned.

Qualifications/Requirements:
Experience:

Thorough knowledge of the medical area of specialization; thorough knowledge of the methods used in handling patients in a clinic setting; skill in the diagnosis of usual and unusual medical complaints related to the area of specialization; ability to plan and maintain an effective health program within the area of specialization, including an integration of preventive, prophylactic and therapeutic objectives into the program.

Education:

A New York licensed physician has completed a program of medical education and received the doctor of medicine (M.D.)

Licenses / Certifications:

Current valid license issued by NYS Education department to practice medicine required.


    About Us:

    Bon Secours Charity Medical Group

    Bon Secours Charity Medical Group, part of Bon Secours Charity Health Systems (BSCHS), a regional network of more than 120 primary care physicians and specialists from a broad array of medical specialties. BSCHS, a member of WMCHealth Network, includes Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern, NY, Bon Secours Community Hospital in Port Jervis, NY and St. Anthony Community Hospital in Warwick, NY.

    Benefits:
    We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package which includes:
    • Health Insurance
    • Dental
    • Vision
    • Retirement Savings Plan
    • Flexible Saving Account
    • Paid Time Off
    • Holidays
    • Tuition Reimbursement

    Company

    About Westchester Medical Center Health Network
    The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) is a 1,700-bed healthcare system headquartered in Valhalla, NY, with 10 hospitals on eight campuses spanning 6,200 square miles of the Hudson Valley. WMCHealth employs more than 12,000 and has nearly 3,000 attending physicians. With Level 1, Level 2 and pediatric trauma centers, the region’s only acute-care children’s hospital, an academic medical center, several community hospitals, dozens of specialized institutes and centers, skilled nursing, assisted-living facilities, homecare services and one of the largest mental-health systems in New York State, WMCHealth is the pre-eminent provider of integrated healthcare in the Hudson Valley. For more information, visit WMCHealth.org.

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