Physician - Internal Medicine

San Carlos Apache Healthcare Corporation | Peridot, AZ

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Posted Date 7/21/2020

Physician - Internal Medicine

Graduation from an accredited program of study leading to either an M.D or D.O. degree
Current, unrestricted and valid State of Arizona license to practice medicine from the Arizona Board of Osteopathic Examiners in Medicine & Surgery OR the Arizona Board of Medical Examiners
At least 10 years clinical experience which includes 2 years in a leadership/management role
Current basic CPR designation or ability to obtain within 30 days of hire
Eligibility for Board Certification

The Physician-Internal Medicine provides diagnosis and treatment for localized ailments and diseases.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (include, but not limited to the following) 

Provides comprehensive examination and diagnosis of patients through use of history, diagnostic tests and other appropriate examinations
Diagnoses, directs, prescribes or provides treatment and/or arranges for specialized care for patients; refers patients for further diagnosis and treatment as appropriate
Prescribes corrective procedures to conserve, improve or correct patient health through use of therapy and training
Prescribes medications for control of infection, pain, viral, bacterial and fungal infections
Establishes a plan of care to restore health and/or treat disease process; reviews with patient and/or patient family to ensure understanding
Participates in a variety of committees, interdisciplinary planning groups and related activities to ensure communication and continuity of care across all areas
Reviews medical histories and records observations of examination in medical charts to ensure proper and timely documentation
Performs diabetic evaluations, diagnosis and treatment of complications/manifestations
Dictates clinical reports and correspondence concerning patients to physicians, hospitals and other individuals and/or facilities
Responds to and provides emergency treatment resulting from trauma, pain and/or infection within scope of clinical privileges
Works collaboratively with other medical and specialty areas to discuss and obtain consultative services for cases requiring multi-disciplinary approach
Participates in departmental orientation, on the job training and quality assurance programs/initiatives
Participates in a variety of department and hospital educational programs to maintain current skill and competency levels; identifies and discusses performance or training needs with Supervisor
May be requested to perform duties during non-routine clinic hours and/or at other associated clinic site
Performs other job related activities as requested/required
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