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Department: Internal Medicine Residency
Status: Full Time
Shift: Days
Hours Per Shift: 10 Hour Shift
Job Details:
    • Job Objective: A brief overview of the position.
      • The first year (PGY-1) Internal Medicine resident shall function under the supervision of the attending medical staff. In this role, the resident assists with admissions, consultations, evaluations, diagnosis and treatment of hospital patients and ambulatory clinic patients. He/she may provide verbal, written and telephone orders.Must be able and willing to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, families, hospital staff, attending physicians and the public; and perform high-level decision making.
    • Reports to
      • Program Director of Internal Medicine and Administrator of Graduate Medical Education
    • Supervises
      • Medical Students during their Clerkship experiences at EMC.
    • Ages of Patients
      • Adult
      • Geriatric
    • Blood Borne Pathogens
      • High Potential
    • Qualifications
      • Education
        • Required: Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO)
      • Licensure/Certification
        • BLS
      • Experience
        • None
    • Essential Responsibilities
      • Admission, consultation, evaluation, diagnosis and non-surgical treatment of patients with general medical problems. Provides safe, effective and compassionate patient care under supervision.
      • Demonstrates compliance with Code of Conduct and compliance policies, and takes action to resolve compliance questions or concerns and reports suspected violations.
      • Develops and maintains a personal program of self-study and professional growth with guidance of the Internal Medicine Residency faculty.
      • Demonstrates dexterity and competency to perf9orm all essential and required procedures and provides complete, written documentation of all procedures.
      • Identifies need for patient education and orders or provides education.
      • Comprehensively documents in patients’ charts in a timely and accurate manner.
      • Demonstrates awareness and sensitivity to patient and family issues, including age, gender, sexual orientation, and cultural diversity.
      • Functions with an awareness and application of standard operating procedures including OSHA, Workers Right to Know, Clinical Compliance, General Safety, and HIPAA.
      • Efficiently performs in emergency situations, including adherence to established clinic and hospital specific protocols.
      • Demonstrates applied knowledge base including integration of skills as required through block rotation experiences.
      • Participates actively in all educational and residency program activities and assumes responsibility for teaching other residents and medical students performing their clerkships at EMC.
      • Demonstrates awareness and applies knowledge of legal issues in all aspects of patient care, incorporating risk management skills, and quality control measures.
      • Actively participates on any assigned hospital committee as a member.
      • Demonstrates effective communication skills.
      • Participates in the resolution of residents’ staffing conflicts and maintains flexibility regarding staffing patterns, including on-call schedule and daily schedules.
      • Provides coverage for temporary staffing conflicts of the Residency Program.
      • Demonstrates ability for effective problem identification and resolution as well as the exercise of independent judgment.
      • Participates in research and scholarly activities.
      • Provides teaching, supervision, and serves as a role model to other Residents.
      • Performs other duties as assigned by the Internal Medicine Residency Program Director, in accordance with the description of the Residency, to the best of his/her ability and under the highest personal bond of professional morals and ethics.

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