Physician (Emergency Medicine – Telehealth)

Wellpath

Atlanta, GA, USA Remote Well Paid Job

Jul 20

Why Wellpath:

Here at Wellpath, everything that we do is about taking care of people – our patients, our staff and our partners. We are committed to making a difference by providing hope and healing to vulnerable patients in challenging clinical environments. Our talented, compassionate team thrives in an autonomous environment, is empowered and supported by education, training and the resources to practice healthcare the way it is meant to be and strives to “Always Do The Right Thing!”

About this role:

This position is responsible for the remote, emergent medical assessment and care of patients by collaborating with onsite medical staff and providing telehealth triage and treatment decisions. This position also provides on-call responsibilities as assigned. This position functions in a matrixed environment and has dual reporting to the Telehealth Director (administratively) and to the Medical VP (clinically).

What you bring to the table:

Education:

Medical doctorate (MD) from an accredited university.

Experience:

Two (2) years post residency clinical experience in emergency medicine preferred.

Licenses/Certifications:

Licensed in the state of employment.
Must be willing to add licenses in states where services are requested.
Holding additional licenses is a benefit.
Current Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and applicable certifications.
Board certified or eligible in internal or family medicine.
What you will do:

KEY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Rapidly responds to telehealth calls and remotely assesses patients’ physical and acute psychiatric health to determine triage and treatment decisions.
Collaborates with onsite medical staff to facilitate physical and acute psychiatric examinations, lab evaluations, x-rays, and EKG, as needed.
Provides outside referrals as indicated.
Ensures accurate and thorough documentation of all assessment.
Provides clinical oversight of assessment and reassessment, ongoing provision of care activities, and completion of all associated documentation by APPs.
Provides on-call coverage for after-hours care of patients.
Treats medical problems including pharmacotherapy.
Makes referrals for tests and consultations and follows-up on results and recommendations.
Provides education on the medical diagnoses to patients and onsite medical staff.
Collaborates and communicates with staff in other disciplines in an effective and professional manner.
Understands and complies with special precautions, disaster and fire safety procedures, and abuse reporting.
Is knowledgeable about care and treatment needs of patients of different ages. Provides individualized care and treatment that is consistent with/sensitive to the age and life span developmental needs of each patient.

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

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