Endocrinologist

Employer
LifeBridge Health
Location
Baltimore, Maryland
Posted
Oct 15, 2019
Closes
Oct 14, 2020
Ref
2009730
Specialty
Endocrinology
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Sinai Hospital of Baltimore
Department of Medicine
Job Description: Endocrinologist

Position Summary:

Reports to: Division Director of Endocrinology/ Department of Medicine Chair

Provides the full scope of specialty services which fall under his/her field of training, including but not limited to diagnosis, treatment, coordination of care, preventive care and health maintenance to adult patients. Familiar with the philosophy, goals, and objectives of Sinai Hospital of Baltimore and LifeBridge Health and works collaboratively to achieve them. May be required to be on call during non-office hours, including some nights, weekends, and holidays. Responsibilities may include clinical, administrative, research, and teaching as specified in the physician s signed Letter of Agreement. Responsible to comply with all Standard Terms and Conditions of the contract of employment and letter of agreement.

Practice Overview:

  • Location: Sinai Hospital of Baltimore and nearby community-based locations
  • The practice includes six Endocrinologists and two NPs.
  • Call coverage: rotation based
  • Procedural skills: Fine Needle Biopsy and DEXA are preferred by not required
  • Opportunity to participate and mentor residents and medical students in clinical and QI research projects in Sinai s freestanding Internal Medicine Residency Program
  • Onsite nursing and NP support
  • Onsite Continuous Glucose Monitoring and ultrasound
  • Onsite Diabetes Resource Center

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Examine, diagnose, and treat or recommend courses of treatment for adult diseases, with particular emphasis on disorders of the endocrine system and metabolism in the outpatient practice as well as provide inpatient consults on a rotating basis
  • Advise, order, and perform appropriate tests and interpretation of the results.
  • Discuss diagnoses with patients, explain treatment options, and provide advice on medications, lifestyle and dietary changes, and other preventative measures.
  • Carry out follow-up appointments, monitor patient progress, adjust treatment plans and medications, update patient records, and make referrals as needed
  • Remaining up-to-date on current best practices, developments, trends, research, and technology.
  • Participate in peer review, quality assurance, provider meetings, and other clinical meetings
  • Timely completion of patient encounter documentation and billing
Supervisory Responsibilities: Clinically supervises residents and medical students as assigned by the Division Director/ChairPosition Qualifications:
  • Board Eligible or Board Certified in Endocrinology
  • In possession of or eligible for Maryland Medical License
  • CDS and DEA
  • BLS and ACLS

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