New Jersey Medical School is seeking a Physician Specialist for the Department of Medicine-Rheumatology. The Physician Specialist functions collaboratively with multidisciplinary teams, maintains effective communication with staff and administration, and renders rheumatology services to the general adult patient population.
Evaluates, diagnoses, and treats conditions based on high quality clinical medicine in their area of specialty.
Develops and oversees a thorough plan of treatment.
Orders appropriate blood work and other laboratory procedures.
Reviews radiologic and laboratory test results to identify and communicate abnormal findings.
Reviews entire EMR chart during encounter and documents inpatient or outpatient encounter in the EMR.
Prescribes and administers medication.
Educates patients as it relates to their medical condition.
Assures implementation and ongoing status of recommended treatment.
Serves as a consultant to the primary care practitioner.
Refers patients to appropriate follow up physician consults.
Recommends universal precautions when ordering any invasive procedure for diagnostic or routine studies.
Provides services in accordance with the Centers for Disease Control infection guidelines, Federal State and local laws, and Quality Improvement Programs standards.
Maintains and submits documentation of current medical licensure, DEA registration, and CDS certificate.
Minimum Education and Experience:
MD degree or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine.
Board certified or board eligible in Rheumatology.
Credential Required: Licensed, or eligible, by the New Jersey State Board of Medical Examiners.
Current DEA and CDS registration.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to type and use a computer to enter in the Electronic Medical Records.
Manual dexterity and mobility for charting (typing).
Ability to handle emergency and crisis situations.
Must exhibit flexibility to work in a variety of settings.
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