Family Medicine Physician/Practitioner

Williamsburg, VA

Posted: 02/16/2024 Job Number: 24-02500 Pay Rate ($): 237.0

Job Description

Health Advocates Network is currently seeking a Family Medicine Physician/Practitioner to work at a facility in Williamsburg, VA. These are registry positions with our company.

Pay Rate: $237 / hour
*1099 Independent Contractor
Assignment:
  • Available to start immediately (pending credentialing)
  • Initial Appointment for 3-month assignment, with option to extend 3 -6-month assignment, if the position remains unfilled
  • Full-time, 40 hours a week with assigned office hours of Monday to Friday from 8: 00 a.M. To 5: 00 pm with 1 hour lunch break
  • NOT approved for overtime
  • No weekends, no holidays, no on-call duty
  • Ability to provide cross coverage, to include forensic populations, as required
  • Once a month, participation in Lunch Coverage Call (12: 00 PM –1: 00 PM)

Qualifications:
  • 3+ more years as a Physician/Practitioner, preferred
  • Experience working with in-patient ( preferred ) adult admissions or geriatric admissions and acute and chronic health management of adult, forensic and geriatric populations.
  • Comfortable working on admissions work up and potential rapid turnover
  • Ability to work independently and within a multidisciplinary treatment team
  • BLS Healthcare Provider certification is required

Position Details:
  • Facility Hospitalizations: Acute, Adult, Inpatient wards (male & female, Co-ED)
  • Facility Demographics: Forensic, NGRI, Civil, Jail Transfer, and Geriatric populations
  • Facility Stay: Short and Long-term length of stay
    • Caseload varies by ward and assignment (40-45)
  • Psychiatry coverage is provided
  • Full complement of interdisciplinary team members

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Responsible for patient care that includes examination, evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of medical illnesses for adult and geriatric psychiatric inpatient population.
  • Serves as medical consultant to the attending psychiatrist/practitioner.
  • Completes admission medical assessments (including history and physical examinations, mental status examination) and entering admission orders.
  • Orders diagnostic/therapeutic tests and procedures.
  • Monitors patients'progress, including laboratory values and special procedures with appropriate follow-up or referrals as needed.
  • Consults with authorized representatives/legal guardians on patient medical status.
  • Collaborates with attending psychiatric practitioner if needed providing DSM-5 Diagnoses that are valid, complete, and supported by timely and appropriate assessment.
  • Provides coverage to the medical clinic, the admission suit to ensure the admission process is completed.
  • Prescribes medications at the lowest effective dose in accordance with rational clinical practices. Assesses and address medication side-effects and report adverse drug reactions.
  • Ensures timely and quality documentation (admissions, follow-up and annual, etc.) in patient records in accordance with policies, procedures, regulatory standards, and guidelines.
If interested, please apply through this job post. You may send a copy of your most recent resume. If you have any questions, please feel free to call at 800-928-5561 and ask to speak with Vanessa Monday-Friday (08: 30 AM - 05: 00 PM PST)


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