Physician Outpatient Primary Care Internal Medicine Job Date:
Sep 4, 2020
Location: Memphis, TN, US
The Physician is responsible for working with the nursing staff
and physicians to ensure the safety and quality of clinical care in
the department of the facility. Models appropriate behavior as
exemplified in MLH Mission, Vision and Values.
Degree Doctor of Medicine.
Board licensed and certified MD or DO in the state of TN or in
state of employment and board certified in line of specified
Knowledge of legal and ethical standards for the delivery of
Knowledge of related accreditation and certification
Ability to work both independently and in a team
Knowledge of community medical diagnostic and patient care
services in area of medical expertise.
Ability to supervise, advise, and train clinical professionals
and/or students in areas of expertise.
Knowledge of current principles, methods and procedures for the
delivery of medical evaluation, diagnosis and treatment in area of
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to maintain quality, safety, and/or infection control
Ability to observe, assess, and record symptoms, reactions, and
Knowledge of relevant drugs and non-pharmaceutical patient care
aids and ability to prescribe dosages and instruct patients in
Key Job Responsibilities Provides and manages direct patient
care, including physical examinations, evaluations, assessments,
diagnoses and treatment for a specified patient population.
Prescribes pharmaceuticals, other medications, and treatment
regimens as appropriate to assessed medical conditions.
Refers patients to specialists and to relevant patient care
components as appropriate.
Evaluates patient for need for and level of prescription
medicines required and considers alternative techniques for patient
Manages the daily operations of a specific medical program,
patient care unit, or research function.
Directs and coordinates the patient care activities of nursing
and support staff as required.
Follows established departmental policies, procedures, and
objectives, continuous quality improvement objectives, and safety,
environmental, and/or infection control standards.
Participates in specified health promotion, education and/or
Explains procedures and discusses test results or prescribed
treatments with patients.
Orders, performs, and interprets tests, and analyzes records,
reports, and examination information to diagnose patients’
Coordinates work with nurses, social workers, rehabilitation
therapists, pharmacists, psychologists and other health care
Physical Requirements The physical activities of this position
may include climbing, pushing, standing, hearing, walking,
reaching, grasping, kneeling, stooping, and repetitive motion.
Must have good balance and coordination.
The physical requirements of this position are: medium work -
exerting up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 25 lbs.
of force frequently.
The Associate is required to have close visual acuity including
color, depth perception, and field of vision to perform an
activity, such as assessing patients, preparing and analyzing data
and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; or
Frequent invasive and non-invasive patient contact.
Exposure to patient body fluids as well as exposure to hazardous
or poisonous materials.
Ability to react quickly to emergency situations.