Emergency/ Urgent Care physician

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Job Description Summary The Emergency/Urgent Care Physician will provide patient care at both South Shore Hospital and at South Shore Health ambulatory Urgent Care locations. The Physicianxe2x80x99s primary responsibility is for the assessment, evaluation and therapeutic interventions on those patients. Job Description ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 1 – Interacts with members of the Emergency Care Team in a collegial fashion. 2 – Involves the patient and, when appropriate, the patientxe2x80x99s family members to explain diagnoses, plan of care, possible outcomes and any other information that should be shared with the patient and family. a – Fosters family care, welcoming a family member to remain with the patient. b – Assures that every patient she/he has cared for at SSH has an appropriate discharge plan that is understood by the patient and/or family members. c – Maintains confidentiality of all SSH and patient information as appropriate. 3 – Interacts with other SSH&EC departments in a collegial way to facilitate patient care and interventions, and patient flow. 4 – Is a member of the SSH&EC Medical Staff and participates in SSH&EC Medical Staff committees and task forces. a – Interacts, via phone or in person, with SSH Consulting Medical Staff in a collegial and timely manner. b – Is an active member of SSH and Emergency Services committees and task forces. 5 – Plays an active role in the education and continuing education of the SSH Emergency Services staff, including the paramedics. 6 – Participates in SSH Emergency Services quality improvement programs and outcomes projects. 7 – Implements all approved Emergency Department Patient Outcome Plans, when appropriate. 8 – Complies with point-of-care testing requirements. JOB REQUIREMENTS Fulltime: Required Annual Hours at South Shore Health Emergency Department: 960 Required Annual Hours at South Shore Health Urgent Care locations: 640 Minimum Education – Preferred Medical School Graduate. Graduate of an accredited Emergency Residency Medicine Program. Required Licenses / Registrations MD – Physicians/Hospitalist Required additional Knowledge, and Abilities Demonstrated history of proficiency in the delivery of emergency medical care to patients of all ages Demonstrated history as a strong member of an Emergency Care Team Successful completion of SSH Credentialing Process Complete FMSCA National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners (NRCME) certification within 6 months of hire

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