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Job Family: Clinical and Allied Health
Job Function: Clinical Services
Job Title: Physician
FLSA Status: Exempt
The Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care is seeking a full-time UMMG Staff Physician Intensivist position to add to our ICU coverage for daytime PCCSM ICU Consulting supporting the following units in the CCU, SICU and NSICU.
General Description (Purpose and Function):
The Physician is responsible for assessing physical and psychosocial status of patients by means of interview, health history, physical examination, and diagnostic studies. The Physician educates patients on wellness, prevention and early detection by providing materials and resources to the patients and families.
The physician is also responsible for driving the academic and operational missions of the division. The physician is expected to work collegially and collaboratively with other members of the Division of Pulmonary Critical Care and Sleep Medicine (PCCSM), Department of Medicine (DOM) and other Departments or Centers, School of Medicine (SOM), University of Miami Medical Group (UMMG), and affiliated Hospital entities in promoting the various missions.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Direct the care of critically ill patients in the Intensive Care Unit
Monitor and maintain pulmonary support for patients, including use and calibration of ventilators and life support systems
Formulate treatment plans, routine diagnostic and follow-up studies, and therapeutic measures
Develop post-discharge care in accordance with written practice protocols
Order appropriate laboratory tests according to practice guidelines
Provide supervision of medical services and ensure appropriateness, quality, and safety of patient care within the scope of the division.
Develop, implement, and evaluate an appropriate patient plan of care
Assess severity of patient's condition, determining and directing patients to appropriate medical plan and assessment
Actively participate in quality assurance programs and peer review activities
Determine required referrals based on level of urgency, and patient needs
Exercises final medial judgment in all issues of healthcare
Reviews on a regular basis long term cases that require ongoing medical attention
Consults with Medical Director and other professional on staff as needed regarding patient care programs established by the hospital or clinic
Oversee assigned allied health professional medical staff and nursing clinical
Assist in the resolution of complaints, request and inquiries from patients
Develop priorities for growth of clinical programs to meet patient needs
Enhance quality of care and implement innovations in care
Supplement departmental and research efforts
Maintain confidentiality of all patient information according to federal and state guidelines and regulations
Document all services in patient medical records for compliance and regulatory adherence
Perform other duties as assigned
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of and ability to apply professional medical principles, procedures, and techniques
Thorough knowledge of pharmacological agents used in patient treatments
Effective verbal and written communication skills along with proper telephone etiquette
Performs in tactful and professional manner.
Education Requirements (Essential Requirements):
Physician with MD or DO Degree
Board Certified with Medical License
Board Eligible with Medical License
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Basic Life Support (BLS)
Work Experience Requirements (Essential Requirements):
0 - 1 Years of Experience (minimum)
1+ Years of Experience (preferred)
The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.
UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.
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