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Emergency Medicine - Physician

Company: Minneapolis VA Health Care System - Cetechs
Location: Minneapolis
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

Cetechs, a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) is looking for a Board Eligible/Certified Emergency Room Physicians to join our team.

*Qualifications and Requirements**:*

* Education: - Degree of Doctor of Medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in allopathic medicine or osteopathic medicine. The degree must have been obtained from an institution whose accreditation was in place for the year in which the course of study was completed. - -

* Experience: 2 years post Residency of Hospitalist experience

* Licensure: Have a current license to practice medicine in any State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States or the District of Columbia

* Certifications: Board certified/board eligible in Emergency Medicine and currently certified in Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS).

* Must be a US Citizen

*Hours*: The ED operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, including Federal Holidays. Six (6) to eight (8) weeks of day/evenings for every two (2) weeks of nights. Weekends are scheduled approximately every fourth. - Emergency physician(s) will be scheduled for no more than 40 hours a week. - When on overnights, physician cover 3 x 12 hours shifts and 1 x 4 hour administrative period per week.

*Duties & Responsibilities *(full description provided upon request) - *: - *

* Direct Patient Care: estimated 90% of the time involved in direct patient care in the Emergency Department.

* Evaluation, Emergent Treatment and Management: Employment of the principles of emergency care for life/limb threats, resuscitation and stabilization, triage, diagnosis, and disposition.

* Major procedures shall be performed in the facility emergency department when safe and appropriate to do so for procedures such as central venous line placement, arterial catheter placement, emergency chest tube or needle thoracostomy to relieve tension pneumothorax, peritoneal lavage, defibrillation and synchronized cardioversion, endotracheal intubation, lumbar puncture, proctoscopy/anoscopy, pericardiocentesis, simple closed fracture and dislocation reduction, arthrocentesis, local/regional anesthesia, moderate and/or deep procedural sedation, pericardiocentesis, temporary pacemaker placement, chest tube thoracostomy and cricothyroidotomy.

* Stabilization and transfer: When ED patients require a level of care higher than can be reasonably provided within the capabilities of the facility, the physician shall provide appropriate stabilization prior to, or in concert with, transfer to a medical facility able to provide the level of care required.

* Inpatient Admissions: Physician(s) shall review all admissions to inpatient hospital care recommended by Advanced Practice Provider (Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner). Every admission to inpatient care shall have a person-to-person hand-off/hand-over from the admitting Provider to a responsible member of the admitting team.

* Consultation and Referral Responsibilities: Physician(s) shall provide consultation with and instruction to referring physicians regarding appropriate indications for procedures so that the most expeditious and clinically appropriate care can be provided. Physician(s) shall determine the appropriate course of treatment and communicate in person or by phone with the referring clinicians.

* Orthopedic devices: Physician(s) shall apply, or directly supervise the application of, orthopedic devices such as splints and braces to stabilize orthopedic injuries.

* Medications: Physician(s) shall follow all established medication policies and procedures. No sample medications shall be provided to patients.

* Discharge education: Physician(s) shall provide discharge education and follow-up instructions that are coordinated with the next care setting for all emergency department patients.

* Administrative: estimated 10% of time not involved in direct patient care.


*What Do Cetechs Employees Enjoy: *

Our employees enjoy a work culture that promotes - high-quality service and support while solving and truly listening to the patient needs. -

* Cetechs' benefits include industry competitive compensation, medical, dental, vision, life, disability insurances, 401(k) retirement plan with match, and continuing education reimbursement.

* Paid Time Off programs that include paid federal holidays, vacation and sick leave.

* Employees can also take advantage of Flexible Spending Accounts, Health Savings Accounts, Legal/Identity Protection, Pet Benefits and Employee Assistance Programs.

Keywords: Minneapolis VA Health Care System - Cetechs, Minneapolis , Emergency Medicine - Physician, Healthcare , Minneapolis, Minnesota

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