Attending Physician LIII, Long term Care (41873) - Brooklyn, NY

Employer
NYC Health + Hospitals
Location
New York, New York
Posted
Mar 25, 2019
Closes
Mar 24, 2020
Ref
1981493
Specialty
Geriatrics
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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NYC Health + Hospitals is the largest public health care system in the United States. We provide essential outpatient, inpatient and home-based services to more than one million New Yorkers every year across the city’s five boroughs. Our large health system consists of ambulatory centers, acute care centers, post-acute care/long-term care, rehabilitation programs, Home Care, and Correctional Health Services. Our diverse workforce is uniquely focused on empowering New Yorkers, without exception, to live the healthiest life possible.

The Dr. Susan Smith McKinney Nursing and Rehabilitation Center is a haven of compassionate care for those in need of long-term skilled nursing care and rehabilitation. Named after the first African-American female physician in New York State, the center reflects her vision to deliver healthcare to the residents of Brooklyn.

Job Description

  • Performs a medical evaluation on all new admissions including histore and physical examinaation.
  • Orders or performs appropriate diagnostic studies.
  • Documents indications for these tests.
  • Legibly documents the above evaluation in the medical record.
  • Formulates diagnosis(es), directs or performs appropriate therapeutic treatment and counsels residents.
  • Documents prior medication regimen and indicaations for current medication regimen.
  • Consults with other members of the professional staff; arranges for offsite clinical evaluations including diagnostic studies, treatment and counseling.
  • Gives medical guidance and direction to other members of the health care team.
  • Actively participat in interdisciplinary care team meetings.
  • Re-evaluate persons-served monthly or more frequently as indicated.
  • Addresses emergen issues, ongoing issues and continuity of care.
  • Monitors medication regimen errors. allergies, other adversee reaction and make appropriate interventions.
  • Ensures that persons-served are offered preventive immunizations including pneumococcal vaccine and influenza as indicated.
  • Actively involved in the unit and facility performance improvement process.
  • Participates in discharge planning/transition planning process and provides medical documentation as part of the portable medical profile.
  • Ensures that post discharge medications/prescriptions and follow-up clinc appointments are available for the person served.
  • Provides clinical unit care during hours designated by the medical director. 
  • Participates in emergency clinical coverage of persons served after regular hours.
  • Participates in rotating on call schedule for weekend and holiday coverage of persons served.
  • Other assignments as designated by the Chief Medical Officer.

Minimum Qualifications

Assignment Level I
Physicians Practicing General Medicine
1.   Graduation from an approved school of medicine; and
2.   Possession of a valid license to practice medicine in New York State.

Physicians Practicing in a Specialty Area
1.   Graduation from an approved school of medicine; and
2.   Possession of a valid license to practice medicine in New York State; and
3.   Current Board Certification issued by the appropriate American Specialty Board.

Assignment Level II / III
Physicians Practicing General Medicine
1.   Graduation from an approved school of medicine; and
2.   Possession of a valid license to practice medicine in New York State; and
3.   Five (5) years of full-time licensed experience as a physician practicing general    
             medicine acceptable to the Medical Board of the hospital.

Physicians Practicing in a Specialty Area
1.   Graduation from an approved school of medicine; and
2.   Possession of a valid license to practice medicine in New York State; and
3.   Current Board Certification issued by the appropriate American Specialty Board; and
4.   Five (5) years of full-time licensed experience as a physician practicing in her/his
             field of specialty acceptable to the Medical Board of the hospital.

Department Preferences

Long term Care experience. Geriatric Board certified. Expereince with Post-Acute EMR

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