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Dallas Area Internal/Family Medicine Locum Opening July 2023 Start

Company: Ascend Medical Staffing
Location: Denton
Posted on: March 30, 2024

Job Description:

Texas State Health and Human Services is seeking Physician Internist with a tentative start date of July 1 st at the Denton Supported Living Center. Job Details

  • Specialty: Physician internist
  • Location: 3980 State School Rd., Denton, TX 76210
  • Schedule: Monday-Friday; 8A-5P
  • Order Type: 3-month minimumJob DescriptionThe physician at Denton State Supported Living Center is responsible for the effective delivery of high-quality medical services to individuals with intellectual disabilities served.
    • Work involves direct delivery of clinical practices and monitoring of medical services, participating in the treatment team process, advocating for the medical needs of personal service, and working with the individual's families, Family Nurse Practitioners, and with consultants, and community medical providers in other medical specialty areas
    • This position reports directly to the Administrative Medical Director of the State Supported Living Center and works under limited supervision with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
    • May be required to return to campus from time to time when on call, mainly on weekends.
    • Consulting with patients to understand their symptoms and health concerns
    • Diagnosing and treating acute illnesses, such as bacterial and viral infections, as well as chronic diseases and conditions, such as hypertension, heart disease, or diabetes.
    • Prescribe and administer medication, therapy, and other specialized medical care to treat or prevent illness, disease, or injury.
    • Explain procedures and discuss test results or prescribed treatments with patients.
    • Compliance with HHSC and facility documentation timeframe requirements.
    • Provides and monitors facility Standard Operating Procedures to meet standards for compliance with accrediting agencies; specifically, Medicaid Medicare guidelines, CMS Standards, DSSLC Policy and Directives, and HHSC Standards, Rules, and Directives.Job Requirements
      • Graduated from an accredited college of medicine with a degree as a medical doctor
      • Must be licensed as a medical doctor by the State of Texas with no sanctions.
      • Must have current registration certificates from the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) and the Texas Department of Public Safety Controlled Substance Board
      • Must possess a National Provider Identifier (NPI#) as defined by Medicare Part B.
      • Copies of CPR certifications must be kept on file with DSSLC s Contracting office.
      • Must have current registration
      • All certifications must be current and remain as such while providing services at the Denton State Supported Living CenterOn-Call Note: This position requires you to work on-call (after-hour call) one night during the weekday, and one weekend a month generally call days may be slightly more or less from time to time.
        • May be required to return to campus from time to time when on call, after hours mainly on weekends.
        • On-Call: On-Call is defined as being immediately available by phone and can arrive at the facility within as little as 30 minutes of being called in if needed.
        • Evening Call: On-call from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 a.m. of the following day, Flat Rate; Applies to any day of the week including Fri-Sat-Sun.
        • Weekend 24-hour On-Call: On-call from Saturday 8:00 a.m. until Sunday 8:00 a.m. or Sunday 8:00 a.m. until Monday 8:00 a.m.; Flat Rate for a 24-hour period.
        • Call Back: Is needed back at the facility after hours in case of emergency but is not on call: Includes all types of callbacks including holidays and weekends.

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