BMH Bronson Methodist Hospital
Physicians are responsible for diagnosing illnesses and prescribing as well as administering treatment for patients suffering from disease or illness. They also examine patients in addition to obtaining medical histories. Other job responsibilities include ordering, performing and interpreting diagnostic tests in addition to counseling patients regarding preventive healthcare, hygiene and diet. Employees providing direct patient care must demonstrate competencies specific to the population served.
Medical degree and 2 years of direct or intern experience required
Current Medical License in the state of Michigan
Current DEA and DPS Certificate of Registration
Must maintain all requirements for medical staff privileges
Knowledge of and ability to apply professional medical principles, procedures, and techniques
Thorough knowledge of pharmacological agents used in patient treatment
Effective verbal and written communication skills along with proper telephone etiquette
Performs in a tactful and professional manner
Work which produces high levels of mental/visual fatigue, e.g., interactive and repetitive or small detailed work requiring alertness and concentration for sustained periods of time, the operation of and full attention to a personal computer or CRT between 40 and 70 percent of the time.
Involves considerable standing or walking, regular lifting of light-weight objects (i.e., 20 pounds or less) and assisting with heavier tasks such as assisting in lifting and moving patients. Minor straining or fatiguing positions must be assumed, and some fatiguing physical motions are required.
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
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 process 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
Demonstrates commitment to providing outstanding customer service to all customers in a manner reflective of our mission, values and customer service standards.
Scheduled Weekly Hours