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Physician - Primary Care Physician (MD/DO) - El Paso, TX

El Paso, TX
Please read everything below before applying and only apply if you are fully qualified. Please submit a current CV with 3 professional references - May apply with an active unrestricted MD/DO license from ANY state as this is a locums position for providing services to the federal government.

TDY does extensive background checks, reference checks and pre-hire/random drug screening as a condition of employment. Our client is looking for a Primary Care Physician for 6 months to 1 yr placement. 

Qualifications are BE or BC, hold an active state license (any state will suffice), current DEA, and updated BLS/ACLS.
Contract Physicians shall be 1) Board Certified or 2) Board Eligible and less than four (4) years out of Residency, 3) and have current certification in Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support is desired.

May operate with a license in any state, territory or commonwealth in the United States. The provider shall hold a Doctor of Medicine Degree from an accredited college or university approved by the Department of Education.

Duties include but are not limited to the following:

The contract physician will provide comprehensive assessment, diagnostic work-up and clinic intervention, including comprehensive patient assessment, health history, physical examination, and patient education to patients in the Primary Care setting.

The Physician(s) on duty will determine appropriate treatment and/or disposition, and determine whether specialty consultation or admission to the hospital is necessary. When admission is indicated, the Physician(s) on duty will notify the appropriate admitting (in-house) Attending Physician of the patient and their condition/status.

The contract physician is required to make physician-to-physician contact calls with private and client physicians regarding referral of patients and to make telephone arrangements with appropriate physicians at tertiary care medical centers to arrange for referral of patients to other medical centers.

The contract physician will be required to enter all notes, request diagnostic tests, consultative requests, order medications and resulting reports into the computerized patient record system (CPRS) on the day of the visit. In the event of computer system failure, the physician must maintain sufficient written or typed information to allow for entry in CPRS at a later time. Documentation is expected to meet medical center policies/Clinical Practice Guideline and Joint Commission/HCFA standards for documentation and subsequent coding. The physician needs a strong working knowledge of computers/skills to access the computerized patient record system (CPRS) utilized by the client. CPRS orientation will be provided to the new provider, but this training cannot compensate for limited exposure to computers and poor data entry skills.
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