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Company: Presbyterian Healthcare Services
Location: Estancia
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

This Emergency Room Physician will join an established, multi-specialty medical group in Ruidoso, NM.
About Us
Presbyterian Healthcare Services is a locally owned, not-for-profit healthcare system of nine hospitals, a statewide health plan and a growing multi-specialty medical group. Founded in New Mexico in 1908, it is the state's largest private employer with approximately 11,000 employees.
Presbyterian's story is really the story of the remarkable people who have chosen to work here. Starting with Reverend Cooper who began our journey in 1908, the hard work of thousands of physicians, employees, board members, and other volunteers brought Presbyterian from a tiny tuberculosis sanatorium to a statewide healthcare system, serving more than 700,000 New Mexicans.
We are part of New Mexico's history - and committed to its future. That is why we will continue to work just as hard and care just as deeply to serve New Mexico for years to come.
About New Mexico
New Mexico's unique blend of Spanish, Mexican and Native American influences contribute to a culturally rich lifestyle. Add in Albuquerque's International Balloon Fiesta, Los Alamos' nuclear scientists, Roswell's visitors from outer space, and Santa Fe's artists, and you get an eclectic mix of people, places and experiences that make this state great.
Cities in New Mexico are continually ranked among the nation's best places to work and live by Forbes magazine, Kiplinger's Personal Finance, and other corporate and government relocation managers like Worldwide ERC.
New Mexico offers endless recreational opportunities to explore, and enjoy an active lifestyle. Venture off the beaten path, challenge your body in the elements, or open yourself up to the expansive sky. From hiking, golfing and biking to skiing, snowboarding and boating, it's all available among our beautiful wonders of the west.
Type of Opportunity: Full Time
FTE: 1.000000
Exempt: Yes
Work Schedule: Varied Days and Hours
Summary: Primary responsibility will be providing patient care to the patients of the Emergency Departments.

  • Performs entire patient care continuum to all patients who present to the Emergency Department. Performing initial assessments, appropriate ordering/interpretation of diagnostics, exercising treatment algorithms (including treatment of abscesses, laceration repair, and fracture stabilization and splinting), and arranging for appropriate disposition (including admissions) for patients ranging from newborn to geriatric.
  • Utilizes available physician resources appropriately. Demonstrates high confidence in treating patients.
  • Available for Primary Patient Care to include care of high acuity patients (ESI 1-5) often needing procedures that include but are not limited to running codes, conscious sedation, airway management with LMA/intubation/chricothyrotomy, ultrasound guided central lines, joint aspiration, lumbar puncture as well as joint and fracture reductions. Additionally review of labs/x-ray reports, medication refills, patient referrals, patient education, health maintenance and symptom management in acute and chronic disease for patients age newborn to geriatric.
  • Serves in an educator role for staff RNs, ER Techs, APC students and residents as needed.
  • Serves in management/administrative/organizational role to include attending meetings and maintaining schedules. Participation in monthly committees to improve patient care. Assists in the screening/evaluation process for prospective employees, staffing and management.
  • Assists in the development of policies and procedures for clinical areas conforming to JACHO, regulatory agencies and PHS/EH
  • Participates in data collection and quality management activities. Use available data to drive ongoing professional practice improvement.
  • Willingness to receive and assimilate feedback from all levels of staff/providers (coachable).
  • Actively participates in piloting improvement projects, organizational initiatives, team building exercises, section meetings and semi-annual provider reviews.
  • Maintains patient medical records as required by hospital and regulatory agencies. Looks for opportunities to increase accuracy and pertinent information capture. Willingness to assimilate feedback related to Documentation and Coding for appropriate billing capture.
  • Participates in once monthly Call Shift.
  • Maintains continuing education and ER requirements, i.e. ACLS and PALS.
  • Maintains communication with hospital and medical staff.
  • Meets all documentation requirements to include transfer of patients to other facilities in full compliance with EMTALA.
  • Performs other functions as required.
    New Mexico State M.D. License required. Three to five years experience in emergency care and/or residency trained in emergency medicine to care for patients of all ages, newborn to geriatrics.
    Benefits are effective day-one (for .45 FTE and above) and include:
    • Competitive salaries
    • Full medical, dental and vision insurance
    • Flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
    • Free wellness programs
    • Paid time off (PTO)
    • Retirement plans, including matching employer contributions
    • Continuing education and career development opportunities
    • Life insurance and short/long term disability programs
      AA/EOE/VET/DISABLED. PHS is a drug-free and tobacco-free employer with smoke free campuses.

Keywords: Presbyterian Healthcare Services, Albuquerque , PHYSICIAN EMERGENCY MEDICINE ER MD / DO - Ruidoso, NM, Healthcare , Estancia, New Mexico

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