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Resident Physician SICU/BICU Cross Support PRN

Company: Parkland Hospital
Location: Dallas
Posted on: July 5, 2024

Job Description:

Interested in a career with both meaning and growth? Whether your abilities are in direct patient care or one of the many other areas of healthcare administration and support, everyone at Parkland works together to fulfill our mission: the health and well-being of individuals and communities entrusted to our care. By joining Parkland, you become part of a diverse healthcare legacy that's served our community for more than 125 years. Put your skills to work with us, seek opportunities to learn and join a talented team where patient care is more than a job. It's our passion. Primary Purpose Under the supervision of the Surgical and Burns Intensive Care Unit faculty/medical staff, the resident/fellow physician will provide cross-cover services to critically ill patients in the SICU and BICU. Duties performed must not interfere with primary training. Scope of work will be at a senior surgical resident level of care. Minimum Specifications Education

  • Must have a Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy degree from an approved college of Medicine/Osteopathy.
  • Must be a post-graduate year (PGY)-3 resident or higher as outlined in the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).
  • Must be in good academic standing with The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center's Surgery Residency Training Program.
  • Must have approval from the Medical Directors of the Surgical and Burn Intensive Care Unit to provide these services. Experience
    • None Certification/Registration/Licensure Must have one of the following within 14 days of placement in job:
      • Must be currently licensed for the practice of medicine in the State of Texas or
      • Hold a Physician in Training Permit by the Texas Medical Board Skills or Special Abilities
        • Must be able to determine objectives, set priorities and establish and meet target dates.
        • Must be able to work effectively with other health care professionals and serve as a resource to the community.
        • Must be able to demonstrate knowledge and skill in meeting age related and disabled patients' needs.
        • Must be able to demonstrate patient centered/patient valued behaviors. Responsibilities
          • As assigned, provides high quality management of patient care under the supervision of appropriately privileged faculty/medical staff, participates in the care of SICU and BICU patients by medically managing patients, as necessary.
            • Records health history, findings, treatment, and recommendations accurately, clearly, and thorough, consistent, and prompt manner in the patient's Medical Record during each shift and designates each note to be attested by the supervising faculty/medical staff physician.
            • Trainees must be supervised by faculty/medical staff physician and is not to exceed the level of clinical activity and responsibility of the Trainees in his/her training program. Trainees may not function as independent practitioners.
            • Trainees' hours must be documented in MedHub and must comply with the written policies of the ACGME 80-hour work week, and the program regarding duty hours.
            • Second Job must not interfere with the ability of the Trainees to achieve the goals and objectives of the primary educational program.
            • Maintains a knowledge of applicable rules, regulations, policies, laws, and guidelines, that impact the assigned area. Develops effective internal controls that promote adherence to applicable state/federal laws, and the program requirements of accreditation agencies and federal, state, and private health plans. Seeks advice and guidance as necessary to ensure proper understanding. Job Accountabilities
              • Identifies ways to improve work processes and improve customer satisfaction. Makes recommendations to supervisor, implements, and monitors results as appropriate in support of the overall goals of the department and Parkland.
              • Stays abreast of the latest developments, advancements, and trends in the field by attending seminars/workshops, reading professional journals, actively participating in professional organizations, and/or maintaining certification or licensure. Integrates knowledge gained into current work practices.
              • Maintains knowledge of applicable rules, regulations, policies, laws, and guidelines that impact the area. Develops effective internal controls designed to promote adherence with applicable laws, accreditation agency requirements, and federal, state, and private health plans. Seeks advice and guidance as needed to ensure proper understanding. Parkland Health and Hospital System prohibits discrimination based on age (40 or over), race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, disability, national origin, marital status, political belief, or veteran status. As part of our commitment to our patients and employees' wellness, Parkland Health is a tobacco and smoke-free campus.

Keywords: Parkland Hospital, Dallas , Resident Physician SICU/BICU Cross Support PRN, Healthcare , Dallas, Texas

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