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Infectious Disease Physician

Company: SW
Location: Bridgeport
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Summary: The Physician shall diagnose and treat all patients presenting for adult primary and acute care, including clients diagnosed with HIV/AIDS. SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: All duties are subject to accommodation in accordance with the American Disability Act (ADA). Provides comprehensive, coordinated medical care, including preventive, maintenance, and acute care to adult patients across the spectrum utilizing the resources of the Health Center and when necessary refers to appropriate specialized resources of health care Provides adult medical care consistent with the scope of duties and responsibilities for which the Physician has been privileged by the Health Center Board of Directors Works as part of a team to ensure smooth functioning of the department and patient-centered care Supports and complies with established clinical and agency policies and procedures, including QI/QA and medical records, in accordance with Joint Commission and PCMH standards, and federal and state mandates, including FTCA regulations and scope of practice Supports data collection systems and reporting of statistical data necessary for grant or QI/QA purposes as needed Provides consultation and supervision to mid-level providers Provides consultation to department staff, as appropriate Participates in provider, department, and performance improvement meetings and in-service trainings Participates in on call, expanded hours, and after- hours coverage and arranges for coverage during absence for vacation, professional education or other leave time. Maintains staff privileges for Bridgeport Hospital and/or St. Vincent's Hospital to facilitate hospital admissions and ensure optimal care coordination Participates in such continuing professional educational activities as needed to maintain licensure Other related duties as assigned, including attached specific job duties or responsibilities.Qualifications: Possess license to practice medicine in the State of Connecticut Eligible for and maintains admitting hospital privileges at Bridgeport hospitals Possess good interpersonal and organizational skills Good judgment and decision-making skills. Computer literacy Ability to work with a culturally diverse population.Education and/or Experience: Graduate of an accredited medical residency program. Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine or American Board of Family Medicine or is Board eligible. Certified in HIV MedicinePhysical Requirements and Work Environment:The physical requirements and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This position requires the manual dexterity sufficient to operate phones, computers and other office equipment. The position requires the physical ability to kneel, bend and perform light lifting. This person must have the ability to write and speak clearly using the English language to convey information and be able to hear at normal speaking levels both in person and over the telephone. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. Generally, the working conditions are good with little or no exposure to extremes in health, safety hazards and/or hazardous materials. This person must have the ability to travel as required to work with staff.

Keywords: SW, Bridgeport , Infectious Disease Physician, Other , Bridgeport, Connecticut

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