Physician - Cardiologist ( Cardiology ) - Mountain Home, TN

Location: Mountain Home, TN
Date Posted: 02-02-2017
TDY Medical Staffing (TDY) is seeking a locums Cardiology Physician serving an adult population.Please read everything below before applying and only apply if you are fully qualified. Please submit an updated CV with 3 professional references, copies of licensure, ACLS, BLS -

TDY does extensive background checks, reference checks and pre-hire/random drug screening as a condition of employment. Our client is looking for a Cardiology Physician for 6 month placement with options to extend.

Qualifications are:  Shall be BC/BE American Board of Internal Medicine in Cardiology, hold a full and unrestricted active state license (any state will suffice), current DEA, and updated BLS/ACLS. 

Shifts:  Normal hours are 7:30am - 4:30pm M-F (excluding Federal Holidays), On call available evenings, weekdays and holidays

License The physician assigned  to perform the services covered by this contract shall have a current license to practice medicine in any State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States or the District of Columbia) when services are performed
onsite on client property. This is a federal government contract.  All licenses held by the personnel working on this contract shall be full and unrestricted licenses.

Contractor’s physician(s) who have current, full and unrestricted licenses in one or more states, but who have, or ever had, a license restricted, suspended, revoked, voluntarily revoked, voluntarily surrendered pending action or denied upon application will not be considered for the purposes of this contract.

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 clinic and inpatient 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.
Physician(s) shall be present on time scheduled Clinic/Cardiac Catheterization Lab start times as documented by physical presence in the clinic at the scheduled start time.

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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