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Emergency medicine nocturnist

Company: South Shore Health System
Location: Weymouth
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description SummaryResponsible for the assessment, evaluation and therapeutic interventions on those patients who present to the South Shore Hospital Emergency Services with actual or perceived emergencies. In addition, the Emergency Services Staff Physician will function as a member of the Emergency Care Team, participating in Emergency Services and South Shore Hospital activities.Job DescriptionESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS1 - Interacts with members of the Emergency Care Team in a collegial fashion.2 - Involves the patient and, when appropriate, the patient's family members to explain diagnoses, plan of care, possible outcomes and any other information that should be shared with the patient and family. a - Fosters family care, welcoming a family member to remain with the patient. b - Assures that every patient she/he has cared for at SSH has an appropriate discharge plan that is understood by the patient and/or family members. c - Maintains confidentiality of all SSH and patient information as appropriate.3 - Interacts with other SSH&EC departments in a collegial way to facilitate patient care and interventions, and patient flow.4 - Is a member of the SSH&EC Medical Staff and participates in SSH&EC Medical Staff committees and task forces. a - Interacts, via phone or in person, with SSH Consulting Medical Staff in a collegial and timely manner. b - Is an active member of SSH and Emergency Services committees and task forces.5 - Plays an active role in the education and continuing education of the SSH Emergency Services staff, including the paramedics.6 - Participates in SSH Emergency Services quality improvement programs and outcomes projects.7 - Implements all approved Emergency Department Patient Outcome Plans, when appropriate.8 - Complies with point-of-care testing requirements.JOB REQUIREMENTSMinimum Education - PreferredMedical School Graduate.Graduate of an accredited Emergency Residency Medicine Program.Required Licenses / Registrations MD - Physicians/HospitalistRequired additional Knowledge and AbilitiesDemonstrated history of proficiency in the delivery of emergency medical care to patients of all agesDemonstrated history as a strong member of an Emergency Care TeamSuccessful completion of SSH Credentialing Process

Keywords: South Shore Health System, Weymouth , Emergency medicine nocturnist, Healthcare , Weymouth, Massachusetts

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