Physician (PT)

Wellpath

Sturgeon Bay, WI, USA Remote Well Paid Job

Jul 20

Our Physician is one who provides a full range of medical services for patients. Provides required documentation of services to the Site Medical Director or designee in order to monitor provision of clinical services. Notifies the Medical Director and H.S.A. regarding changes in schedule coverage. Assists in arrangements for coverage of medical services if unavailable for an extended period of time.

Education:
Medical school graduate

Experience:
Experience in Family Practice, Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine or Public Health preferred (Board Certification)

Licenses/Certifications:
Current licensure as a Physician within the state
Current CPR Certification
Current DEA number

Responsibilities:
Reports to assigned facility at designated hour to examine referred patients.
Conducts on-site sick call and chronic care clinics, as established by Medical Director.
Review and countersigns therapeutic orders and corresponding progress notes of patients seen by the P.A./ARNP, if applicable, ensuring they are appropriate and effective.
Visits the infirmary daily when on-site and records encounters in the patient's progress notes, as applicable.
Ensures progress note documentation is in SOAP format, problem oriented, corresponds to the therapeutic order and is dated, timed and legible.
Responds to a code or health emergency within standard guidelines.
Ensures all verbal or telephone orders are countersigned within one business day, if possible.
Adheres to the established formulary for therapeutic regimens before utilizing non-formulary procedures.
Makes pertinent observations and draws logical conclusions, which validate need for non-formulary drug, which is recorded on non-formulary form and submitted to the Medical Director for approval.
Utilizes available in-house resource personnel for treatment or resolution of identified problems before utilizing off-site referral, if possible.
Provides emergency treatment on-site and responds appropriately in urgent or emergency situations.
Demonstrates proper technique for cardiopulmonary resuscitation and related drug therapy.
Supports standards of medical care through adherence to existing policies and procedures for: admission to the infirmary (when available), transfer to emergency room and utilization review process for specialty consultant referrals.
Supervises care given by other professional or non-professional personnel providing instructions as needed.
Reports any doubts or questions regarding the lack of appropriate referrals, nursing or medical intervention necessary for the realization of established patient goals to the Medical Director for disposition.
Utilizes Universal or Standard Precautions at all times.
Prescribes a planned regimen of total patient care, which is adequate, problem-oriented and appropriate to the needs of the patient.
Keeps patient information confidential and respects patients’ rights to privacy in accordance with accepted confidentiality practices for incarcerated individuals.
Provides input into facility mandatory committees such as P&T and Medical Audit Committee as requested by DON and H.S.A.
Must maintain privileges as a member of the The Company Medical Staff Organization.
Must be able to obtain and maintain security clearance.
Must be able to apply principles of critical thinking to a variety of practical and emergent situations and accurately follow standardized procedures that may call for deviations.
Must be able to apply sound judgment beyond a specific set of instructions and apply knowledge to different factual situations.
Must be alert at all times; pay close attention to details.
Must be able to work under stress on a regular or continuous basis.
Post orders, if applicable, per site contract.
Perform other duties as assigned.

Wellpath is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer

About Wellpath:

Why Wellpath: Patients are at the center of everything we do. With nearly 16,000 clinicians and professionals in 33 states across the U.S. and Australia, Wellpath delivers high-quality medical and behavioral healthcare services to nearly 300,000 patients located in inpatient and residential treatment facilities; civil commitment centers; local, state and federal correctional facilities; and Community Care Centers.We deliver care in a variety of clinical environments, from local government correctional facilities that look like Urgent Care Clinics/Emergency Rooms, to state government facilities more focused on Chronic Care Management, to behavioral hospitals focused on caring for people who suffer from mental illness. In all settings, our doctors, nurses, mental health clinicians, and staff work tirelessly to implement evidence-based clinical best practices with the goal of compassionately improving the medical and behavioral healthcare outcomes of our patients.We believe in transforming public health by delivering hope and healing to those who need it most.What can Wellpath do for you?We hire and retain great people. At Wellpath we are so much more than just a dedicated staff of thousands of nationwide healthcare professionals. We are a true family. We hire well, train well and treat our people well. Our many long-term employees are a testament to our unmatched warm and friendly culture, and the fact that we place great value on our people. We offer Health Insurance, 401K, Tuition Reimbursement, PTO and so much more!!!

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