Assists in the diagnosis and treatment of hospital patients under the supervision of the attending physician. Assists with admissions, consultations and evaluations. Communicates with patients and families the medical process and the plan of care as outlined by the attending physician.
Job Responsibilities, Modified
Patient Care that is compassionate, appropriate, and effective for the treatment of health problems and the promotion of health
Develops and documents a plan of care for each patient, including a complete medical history that includes essential and accurate information, a physical examination, diagnosis of the causes of injuries and illnesses, appropriate treatment and/or referral, and hospital visitations when necessary
Makes informed diagnostic and therapeutic decisions based on patient information, current scientific evidence, clinical judgment and patient preference
Utilizes appropriate evidence-based medical guidelines and protocols
Prescribes and performs competently all medical procedures considered essential for the scope of practice
Counsels patients, their families and caregivers
Provides effective health maintenance along with anticipatory guidance
Utilizes information technology to optimize patient care
Refers those cases that require specialist services and will maintain responsibility for assuring that those services are required
Position Description, Modified
Phys Rsdt MTE Prim Acd Med CTC LngvResCl 701 E Marsh Ave A
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Position Responsibilities, Modified
Job Required Experience, Modified
Position Required Experience, Modified
Job Education, Modified
Essential: * Doctor of Medicine
Position Education, Modified
Job Credentials, Modified
Nonessential: * Basic Life Support * Md Lic Dr of Medicine Arkansas * Md Lic Dr of Medicine Louisiana * Md Lic Dr of Medicine New Mexico * Md Licen Dr of Medicine Texas
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.
To improve the patient experience by providing health care providers; patients and their families; and others with information, education, networking opportunities, and related resources focused on best practices.