Emergency Medicine Physician MD / DO - Socorro, NM

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Presbyterian Healthcare Services
Luis Lopez, NM
Feb 25, 2023
Apr 02, 2023
Specialty / Focus
Emergency Medicine
Position Type
Practice Setting
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.

Other information:
M.D./D.O. in Emergency Medicine. 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.

Presbyterian Healthcare Services is a locally owned, not-for-profit healthcare system based in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Our integrated healthcare system includes nine hospitals in seven New Mexico communities, a medical group, a multi-specialty clinics and a state-wide health plan. We have been proudly providing care to New Mexicans since 1908. The Presbyterian Medical Group employs more than 900 primary care and specialty providers and we are growing.

We are currently seeking Emergency Medicine trained physicians (Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine or Family Medicine will be considered) to join our team at Socorro General Hospital in Socorro, New Mexico. This is an employed opportunity with Presbyterian Medical Group, part of Presbyterian Healthcare Services.

About Presbyterian Healthcare Services
Presbyterian Healthcare Services exists to improve the health of patients, members and the communities we serve. We are 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 14,000 employees - including more than 1,600 providers and nearly 4,700 nurses.

Our health plan serves more than 580,000 members statewide and offers Medicare Advantage, Medicaid (Centennial Care) and Commercial health plans.

About New Mexico
New Mexico continues to grow steadily in population an features a low cost-of living.

Varied landscapes bring filmmakers here from around the world to capture a slice of the natural beauty New Mexicans enjoy every day. Our landscapes are as diverse as our culture - from mountains, forests, canyons, and lakes, to caverns, hot springs and sand dunes.

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.

  • Nationally competitive salary with relocation allowance available
  • Generous Time Off Program (vacation, sick leave, CME, and holiday)
  • CME Allowance (.45 FTE or above)
  • Fully Paid Malpractice Insurance
  • System wide EPIC EMR
  • 403b retirement savings program with both matching program and employer contributions
  • Retirement plans, including matching employer contributions
  • Continuing Medical Education Allowance

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Type of Opportunity: Full Time
Work Schedule: Varied Days and Hours

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AA/EOE/VET/DISABLED. PHS is a drug-free and tobacco-free employer with smoke free campuses.