Dermatologist | GI | Orthopedics | Sports Medicine
Unique opportunity for a physician interested in community service and providing much needed specialty care for the underserved. Competitive guaranteed salary as well as 50K in yearly loan forgiveness. Specialty physicians will spend time working in several Chicago Northside Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC's) in conjunction with Swedish Hospital, a growing community teaching hospital on Chicago's north side.
Provides medical patient care by interviewing, examining and treating of clinical patients in order to meet their medical needs
Educates patients on wellness, prevention and early detection by providing materials and resources to the patients and families
Shares health care duties of patients with other physicians to ensure the availability of a physician at all times.
Determines which referrals are required based on examination and patient needs
Determines level of urgency of follow-up, referral/consultation appointments
Exercises final medical judgment in all issues of health care
Prescribes medical treatment and clinical drugs to patients
Orders studies, test and ancillary services
Documents all services in patient medical record
Reviews on a regular basis long term cases that require ongoing medical attention
Consults with Medical Director and other professionals on staff as needed regarding patient care, assessment, and education issues
Participates in quality improvement, management, continuing education, and other patient care programs established by the hospital or clinic requirements
Oversees mid-level medical staff as assigned as well as nursing clinical staff
Assists in the resolution of complaints, requests and inquiries from patients
Maintains confidentiality of all patient information according to federal guidelines and regulations
Participates in teaching sessions for other hospital and medical staff, residents and/or medical students as assigned.
Medical degree in medicine from an accredited school and licensed to practice in state of Illinois
Current DEA and all other required licenses as related to specialty
INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL CONTACTS
Patients, visitors, staff
Potential exposure to airborne diseases The same as for any individual working in a hospital environment that is dependent on a ceiling ventilation system for in flow and out flow of air.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification and the specific functions of the individual occupying the position of.