Performs physical assessment of patient using observation, inspection, auscultation, palpation and percussion and orders or executes various tests, analyses, and diagnostic images to provide information on patient¡¦s condition.
Diagnoses and treats diseases, disorders and injuries based on patients' medical history and results of physical assessment and refer patients to medical specialist or other practitioner for specialized treatment.
Prescribes medications and therapies for treatment and preventive care.
Instructs patients and their families regarding procedures performed, home care, and follow-up visits.
Directs professional and ancillary health care staff during treatment of patients.
Responds to inquiries from staff and patients regarding preventive health and treatments.
Compiles patient medical data including health history, treatment plans, results of physical examination, etc. and records in electronic medical record.
Reports required information including deaths and outbreak of contagious diseases to governmental authorities.
Plans, promotes, demonstrates, recommends and coordinates high standards of medical practice.
Other related duties may be assigned
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Graduation from a college or university accredited by the American Medical Association with a Doctor of Medicine or Osteopathy degree
Required CERTIFICATES/LICENSES/Certificates of Completion
Current unrestricted license to practice medicine in the State of Texas and Board eligible (with the intent to become certified) or Board Certification in Family Medicine plus current Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) and Department of Public Safety (DPS) registrations for the purpose of writing prescriptions and current Basic Life Support Certification for Healthcare providers
The person performing this job will be exposed to:
Confined work space, airborne pathogens, noise, keeping others safe