ERS – Physician – Emergency Medicine

  • Part Time, Full Time, Locum Tenens/Traveling, Remote
  • Chicago, IL

Acuity-CHS, LLC View Company Profile

Our vision aims to empower our clients by actively leveraging our broad range of services. With our global presence, we have career opportunities all across the world which can lead to a unique, exciting and fulfilling career path. Pick your path today! To see what career opportunities we have available, explore below to find your next career!Acuity is currently seeking Physician’s specializing in Emergency Medicine to provide support for on-site health units for rapid deployment to support emergency efforts. This is a temporary position and length of assignment may vary based on operational needs and client requirements.Location: Rapid Deployment could be to any location nationwide.**This position is notional and contingent upon contract award****Duties and Responsibilities: Assess and treats patients in an emergency, regardless of illness or injury type; Main focus is to stabilize patients as quickly as possible and determine the next best step. Makes life-or-death decisions for the sick and injured, usually in an emergency room setting.Collaborates with the healthcare team to provide patients with critical medical care services within the standard of care for critical care patients.Systematically assesses the urgent or emergent health needs of patients, analyzes data, and formulates a plan of care, with other members of the medical team, which is realistic in relation to the employee’s capabilities and job requirements.Recognizes and treats illnesses and injuries according to established operating instructions within the scope of licensure and regulations of state employment or practice.Diagnose the patient’s ailment and immediately start treatment.Explain to the patient and their family about their ailment and educate them about the line of treatment they are starting.Order diagnostic tests on the patient as required.Prescribe pharmaceuticals, other medications, and treatment regimens to treat identified and documented medical conditions.Discuss potential side effects of medication/treatment with patients and ensure that all allergy information is up to date before prescribing medication/treatmentDocument treatment orders for each patient and ensure that the nurses follow those orders.Performs record-keeping functions in accordance with program policies and position.Maintains functional proficiency and ease of use utilizing electronic health records as required by, and appropriate to, position.Maintains patient confidentiality, and confidentiality of medical records, in compliance with the Privacy Act and HIPAA regulations in all work activities.Records and maintains patient information in accordance with standard protocols, and the Privacy Act.Performs other duties as assigned in accordance with contract requirements.QUALIFICATIONS:Graduate from an accredited medical school in which an MD or DO degree was earned.3 years of post-qualification experience as a Physician in anemergency room or critical care setting.Hold and maintain a license as a physician and be favorably credentialed.Advanced Life Support (ACLS) and Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.Proficiency with computer and common office equipment, as well as with MS Office products required.Must be able to perform duties in a stressful and high paced environment.Ability to adapt to sudden changes and flexibility in work requirements to include potential shift changes based on operational needs and/or command priorities.Willingness to travel in the U.S. as needed.Preferred Qualifications:Experience working in a hospital setting.3 years of Critical Care experience.3 years of Infectious Disease experience.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:Due to varied current global health climate, additional personal protective equipment (PPE) guidelines may apply. Employees may potentially be working in an environment supporting the medical response to an emergency health crisis created by a highly infectious disease, COVID-19.The position will require walking, standing, or sitting for periods of up to or beyond 10 to 12 hours each dayUnder urgent or emergency situations, the incumbent may need to run, sprint, or run up or down stairsWork involves sitting and standing for prolonged periods of time.May require bending, stooping, and lifting as required for patient care and transport.Acuity International is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.For OFCCP compliance, the taxable entity associated with this job posting is:Acuity-CHS, LLC

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