Physician Emergency Medicine

Job Role: Physician Emergency MedicineLocation: San Antonio, TXDuration: Full-Time A physician specializing in Emergency Medicine is a medical professional who is trained to handle medical emergencies and acute illnesses. Emergency Medicine physicians work in emergency departments (ED) or emergency rooms (ER) of hospitals, where they provide rapid assessment, stabilization, and treatment of patients with a wide range of medical conditions. Responsibilities:Emergency physicians are trained to quickly assess patients and prioritize care based on the severity of their condition. They must identify life-threatening issues and intervene promptly. Emergency physicians provide immediate medical care to stabilize patients with critical conditions. This may involve resuscitation, administering medications, and performing procedures such as intubation or chest tube insertion.Medicine physicians use their diagnostic skills to quickly identify the cause of a patient’s symptoms. They may order and interpret various diagnostic tests, such as blood tests, imaging studies, and electrocardiograms (ECGs).In the emergency department, physicians collaborate with nurses, paramedics, and other healthcare professionals to ensure efficient and effective patient care. They may also consult with specialists when needed. Qualifications:Emergency physicians often perform a variety of medical procedures, including suturing wounds, draining abscesses, and reducing dislocations.Effective communication is crucial in the emergency setting. Physicians must be able to communicate clearly and empathetically with patients, their families, and the healthcare team.Emergency Medicine physicians must be adaptable and able to handle a diverse range of medical conditions and emergencies. They work in a fast-paced environment where situations can change rapidly.Keeping up with advances in medical knowledge and emergency care is essential. Emergency Medicine physicians engage in ongoing education to stay current with the latest treatment modalities and protocols. Maintain board certification by participating in ongoing education and professional development activities. Job Type: Full-time Pay: $110.00 – $120.00 per hour Expected hours: 40 per week Benefits: 401(k) Dental insurance Flexible schedule Health insurance Paid time off Vision insurance Healthcare setting: Clinic Hospital specialties: Hospital Medicine Primary care specialties: Primary Care Schedule: 8 hour shift Day shift Evening shift Monday to Friday Night shift Ability to Relocate: San Antonio, TX: Relocate before starting work (Required) Work Location: In person

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