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Posted: Sunday, September 24, 2017 12:03 AM

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The Amarillo VA Health Care System is currently recruiting for a full time Emergency Room Physician. Some of the duties include (but not limited to): Examinations—Evaluates patients in Emergency Department by examining thoroughly. Appropriate clinical, laboratory and other pertinent data is obtained to determine care the patient is provided. Diagnosis--Interprets and evaluates clinical data for the purpose of determining diagnosis and clinical status. Therapeutic Ability--Prescribes appropriate and timely treatment; applies indicated therapeutic procedures; recognizes and assesses changes in behavior, symptoms, signs, and other pertinent facts about the patient and modifies plan of treatment when indicated. Recognizes own capabilities and limitations. Effectiveness in Emergencies--The incumbent is readily available; and quick in recognizing emergency situations, and taking timely necessary action. Patient Management--Develops and maintains rapport and gains the confidence of patients and relatives through competence and interpersonal skills to the end that patients and others are informed participants in the treatment effort. Consultations and Specialty Skills--Recognizes the need for consultation and utilizing facility or clinic specialty skills in diagnosis and treatment. Record keeping--Physical and other examinations and changes in patient's status are promptly and completely recorded. Unusual incidents are promptly reported to the appropriate official. Clear, accurate, and adequate clinical records are kept current and completed at time of discharge. The treatment plan is clearly stated. The physician is fully knowledgeable of and utilizes the Computerized Patient Record System. All progress notes, orders are to be completed and signed daily. Encounters - All encounters to be completed daily by physician as this affects hospital funding. EDIS – database to be completed while working in ED.Work Schedule: Bi-weekly, 80 hour schedule of three, 12 hour shifts and one 8 hour shift which include nights, weekends and/or holidays and rotating on-call.Functional Statement Title/#: Staff Physician (Emergency Department)/ AFGE BU Position Financial Disclosure Report: Not required for this position


Michella Y. Smith
Phone: (480)415-7114
Email: MICHELLA.SMITH@VA.GOV

• Location: Amarillo, Texas

• Post ID: 15503853 amarillo
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