Emergency Medicine Physician

University Medical Center of Southern Nevada View Company Profile

Position Summary Position Summary: Performs emergency medicine physician duties to a mixed patient population, across gender, age and ethnicity, as well as insured and uninsured patients coming through the emergency department. Job Requirement Education/Experience: Graduation from an accredited school of medicine and three (3) years of experience in emergency medical care. Board certified or board eligible in Emergency Medicine. Licensing/Certification Requirements: Valid License by State of Nevada to practice medicine. State of Nevada Pharmacy Board License to Prescribe Medications and DEA Controlled Substance Registration Certificate. Some positions may require one or more of the following certifications: Basic Life Support (BLS) certification, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) from the American Heart Association (AHA). Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements Knowledge of: Adult and pediatric care, equipment, supplies and practices; federal, state, local and accreditation laws, regulations and standards; related outside agencies, their services, roles and responsibilities to contact them to appropriate needed information for patient referrals; principles and practices of medical care; quality assurance and performance improvement principles and methods; department and hospital safety practice and procedures; patient rights; age specific patient care practices; infection control policies and practices; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures. Skill in: Skill in: Effective provision of medical care; assessing and improving the effectiveness and efficiency of medical care provided through the use of hospital QI program; various emergency procedures; ensuring that services are appropriate for meeting patientxe2x80x99s medical, social and emotional needs, consistent with sound health care resource allocation practices; developing goals, objectives, policies and procedures; applying leadership techniques; making effective decisions under stress and emergency circumstances; developing care plans; solving problems; using computers and related software applications; communicating with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment. Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: Mobility to work in a hospital clinical setting and use standard equipment, stamina to remain seated and maintain concentration for extended periods of time; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; hearing and speech to communicate effectively in-person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification.

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