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Physician / Pediatrics / Nevada / Permanent / MD/DO - Emergency Medicine Physician Job

Company: Kurz Solutions
Location: North Las Vegas
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description

MD/DO - Emergency Medicine Physician
Fastest Growing Large city in America - your community of choice

The Community - North Las Vegas, NV
North Las Vegas is a city in Clark County, Nevada, United States, located in the Las Vegas Valley. The city was incorporated on May 16, 1946. It is located in the Las Vegas metropolitan area and is the third largest city in the state of Nevada. Traditionally, manufacturing and warehouse distribution companies have dominated the local market. However, high-tech businesses, including solar and green technology, and custom manufacturing facilities are moving to North Las Vegas. Master-planned communities in the city include Aliante and Eldorado. The Apex industrial Park is now a part of the city.

VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System
Since 1972, VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System has been improving the health of the men and women who have so proudly served our nation. We consider it our privilege to serve your health care needs in any way we can. Services are available to more than 240,000 Veterans living in our catchment area.

Within the sunny Las Vegas valley and surrounding areas, VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System (VASNHS) provides health care services to more than 45,000 patients yearly, exceeding 450,000 outpatient visits per year. This comprehensive VA Medical Center is a 90-bed inpatient facility with state-of-the-art medical and diagnostic services. Other services provided by VASNHS include a 20-bed inpatient psychiatric treatment ward that opened on April 15, 2013. Several outpatient services are available at the Medical Center. Services provided by VASNHS continue to expand to meet the demands of the dynamic growth.

DUTIES (include but not limited to)
Physician shall provide emergency/urgent/observational care to patients requiring care in the emergency Department.

  • Assessment of acute medical/surgical/psychiatric conditions after preliminary evaluation for triage by the nursing staff. This includes history and physical, diagnostic testing, treatment, requesting consults as needed, and admitting patients when clinically required.
  • Making outside calls on behalf of the patients and other parties regarding care in the VASNHS ED.
  • Receiving phone calls from other facilities requesting transfer of Veterans to the VASNHS ED and making timely decisions on acceptance of such patients according to VASNHS policy.
  • Timely completion of medical record documentation in accordance with VA and The Joint Commission (TJC) policy utilizing the VA Computerized Patient Record System (CPRS). Such documentation includes, but is not limited to, procedure notes, encounter forms, informed consents, rapid response and Code Blue notes.
  • Seeing all presenting patients in a timely manner. Timeliness will be defined based on criticality of the patient and triage category, not time of their arrival. Each physician will support the VA's National performance standards and goals. Specifically, absent any extenuating circumstances outside of the physician's control, efforts must be made to see every patient within 45 minutes or less.
  • In support of timeliness goals, contract physician productivity will be measured against that of peers in the same or significantly similar setting.
  • Prescribing medications for patients according to the VASNHS appropriate clinical protocols and the established drug formulary.
  • Establishing plans for hospitalization (if required) through coordination with inpatient units and VA staff physicians, including transfer to surrounding facilities if bed space or necessary services are unavailable to meet patient care needs.
  • Must be Board Certified, or eligible to take boards, in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM); or American Osteopathic Board of Emergency Medicine (AOBEM); or be certified in Internal Medicine or Family Practice.
  • Have completed an Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine, Family Practice or Surgery residency program.
  • If not board certified/eligible in emergency medicine, have a minimum of five (5) years of experience in emergency department care. Time spent in an emergency department setting as a physician intern or in a residency program shall count toward the five (5) years of experience.
  • Must have and maintain a current license to practice in any one of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam or the U.S. Virgin Islands that allows for the independent practice of clinical services. This license must be current (not revoked, suspended, or lapsed in registration), valid, and unrestricted.
  • Must have current DEA certificate.
  • Must be certified in Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support by an American Heart Association approved course.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or be permitted by law to work in the U.S.

KurzSolutions is committed to improving health outcomes by providing well-managed companies with the top healthcare talent in the market.

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