- Responsible for the delivery of coordinated and patient centered care, under a collaborating physician’s supervision
- Responsible for the delivery of a broad range of medical services, including taking medical histories, conducting physical examinations, ordering diagnostic tests, administering treatments (e.g. suturing, casting, and minor surgery), monitoring patients, prescribing medications, assisting physicians, and counseling and educating patients.
- Performs medical examinations using standard medical procedures as part of the clinical care team
- Observes, assesses and records symptoms, reactions, and progress in patient charts.
- Demonstrates knowledge of primary care principles and practice protocols.
- Demonstrates the ability to remain calm and effective in emergency situations and establish a leadership role in an emergency.
- Demonstrates knowledge of current and emerging trends in technologies, techniques, issues and approaches in area of expertise.
- Demonstrates the ability to maintain quality, safety and/or infection control standards.
- Demonstrates a working knowledge of medications, with their indications, contraindications, dosing, side-effects and correct administration.
- Supervises and trains employees, which includes organizing, prioritizing and scheduling work assignments.
- Educates patients and/or families as to the nature of disease, provides instruction on proper care, self-management and treatment, and works with patient to develop an individualized care plan.
- Follows practice policy in responding to patient communications.
- Communicates medical information to professional practitioners and/or the general public.
- Makes administrative and procedural decisions.
- Maintains current CPR and other certification and is aware of related accreditation and certification requirements.
- Maintains strict confidentiality, and treats staff, physicians, visitors and patients with dignity and respect.
- Participates in daily huddle and regularly attends staff meetings
- Performs other related work as required.
- Maintains adequate CME credits to fulfill the requirements of the Hospital Medical Staff By-laws and Departmental rules and regulations.
- Maintains Board Certification as required by the Hospital Medical Staff By-laws and Departmental rules and regulations.
- Assist in ensuring services continuously represent “state of the art” care.
- Review hospital records for quality assurance purposes.
Licenses and Certifications:
- Board Eligible/Board Certified by the American Academy of Family Physicians, Board of Internal Medicine, or Board Eligible/Board Certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians
- NJ licensed medical doctor
- Knowledge of medical practice patient care and patient centered medical home
- Knowledge of examination, diagnostic and treatment room procedures
- Knowledge of medical equipment and instruments
- Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions
- Ability to assist in a variety of treatments and medications
- Ability to take and record vital signs
- Ability to maintain records and record test results
- Skill in developing and maintaining clinical quality assurance
- Skill in identifying and resolving problems
- Ability to interpret, adapt and apply guidelines and procedures
- Ability to use good reasoning and judgment and to react calmly in emergency situations
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, medical staff, coworkers and the public
The work of this position is performed in an environmentally controlled office environment. The position requires the ability to work under pressure and with a diverse population, including staff, physicians, clients, patients, insurance companies, and other members of the public. The position may cause frequent exposure to communicable diseases, bodily fluids, toxic substances, ionizing radiation, medicinal preparations and other conditions common to a clinical environment.
Daily potential for exposure to blood and/or body fluids during surgical procedures.
- Stand for extended periods of time; push, pull, and reach; occasionally bend, sit, stoop and stretch
- Have full range of body motion
- Have the hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity needed to operate a keyboard, telephone, calculator and medical equipment
- Have a normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare and communicate appropriate reports; specific vision requirements: close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to focus
- Occasionally lift and carry up to 20 pounds.
- Occasional relocate to other locations
- Maintain professional certification
- Maintain a current and valid driver’s license
Note: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
At CentraState, we welcome and promote the diversity of our employee family! Each unique person contributes to the overall success of this organization. Our inclusive culture fosters an environment of professionalism and respect for personal differences.
Additionally, CentraState Healthcare System prohibits discrimination based on arbitrary consideration of such characteristics such as race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender (including pregnancy), affectual or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, physical or mental disability or limitation, medical condition, genetic information, or veteran or military status, as well as any other legally protected class of persons and acts, in accordance with applicable State and Federal laws.