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Emergency Medicine Physician

Employer
Saint Anthony Hospital
Location
The Loop, IL
Closing date
Jun 20, 2024

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Specialty / Focus
Emergency Medicine
Position Type
Physician
Practice Setting
Hospital / Health System
Hours
Full-Time
Position Purpose:# Emergency Department are responsible for assessing and addressing patients entering the hospital#s emergency room. They promptly treat injuries, infections, and other conditions to stabilize patients, requesting necessary medical tests, creating treatment plans, and referring patients to specialists as needed. All ED physicians report directly to the ED medical director/ Chair of the Department. # ER Physician Overview: As an ER Physician, your primary focus is ensuring the stabilization of incoming patients, resolving immediate dangers posed by their conditions. Performing tests and follow-ups is crucial to achieving effective treatments. Success is demonstrated by your proficiency in solving patient cases and discharging them seamlessly. # Essential Functions (list in order of importance including measures) ########### Perform initial screening on incoming patients to integrate them into the ER#s current load. Oversee patient care, treatment, and recovery. Participate in research efforts and clinical studies when applicable.#### ## # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # Maintain clinical records adhering to regulations and standards. Clear patients for discharge or recommend further procedures with specialists. Conduct follow-ups to monitor the patient#s condition. 100% attendance for ED meeting mandatory (virtual or in-person), 50% medical staff meetings mandatory. Maintain above average patient#s satisfaction score and avoid patients and staff complaints.# Requirements# Completed medical studies from an accredited institution. Minimum 3 years in a residency program, with active American Board Certification in EM or eligibility. Active and unrestricted License to practice medicine in the state of Illinois. Certification in Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) and Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS). #Life Support (ACLS) Deep knowledge of current medical practices, procedures, and equipment. Excellent written and oral communication skills The ability to work and think quickly in a high-stressed environment. # Patient Satisfaction and Emergency Medicine Metrics # It is expected of the providers to participate in the following ED initiatives and metrics which will enhance the patient#s experience in the ED: # Optimizing Patient Flow: Improving patient flow to enhance satisfaction and outcomes. Providing Basic Items to Patients: Offering essential materials, such as resources on smoking cessation and alcohol abuse effects, through videos in waiting rooms and easy-to-read articles to improve the waiting experience. Prioritizing Customer Service: Integrating customer service practices alongside clinical protocols to ensure patient comfort and aligning with Becker#s Hospital Review recommendations. Maintaining a Clean and Safe Environment: Emphasizing cleanliness for patient satisfaction and infection prevention. Implementing effective environmental services programs for a welcoming and safe environment. Engaging Leadership: Actively involving leadership in initiatives fostering a positive and efficient ED. Providing support to associates in their efforts for positive change. Fostering Teamwork: Emphasizing coordination, communication, and collaboration among clinical and non-clinical teams to enhance the patient experience. Celebrating Success by Administration Highlighting positive patient reviews to boost morale and cultivate a positive work environment. The providers feedback and participation in improving these metrics is crucial for refining and implementing our Emergency services effectively. Machines, tools, equipment and work aids required: General office equipment; Other Equipment Includes:### IV and feeding pumps, blood pressure and temperature equipment, bariatric and lift equipment, specialty beds, wheelchairs, weight scales, electronic work stations and other medical appliances. # # JOB SPECIFICATIONS (Minimum Requirements) # EDUCATION # # # # # # # # # # # Type: M.D. # # # SKILLS# (Check all related experiences, attributes or skills required to perform the job.) # # #Communication skills #Medical Terminology #Team Building skills #Interpersonal skills #Analytical skills #Basic reading/math skills ########## #Customer Service skills############## #Creative thinking #Spelling/Grammar skills############# #Organization skills####### #Demonstrates initiative############################## #Bilingual skills English/Spanish preferred #Computer skills - Basic Computer Skills (Able to navigate Database System) # #Supervisory skills # # # # PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS # # Ability to perform repetitive tasks Ability to distinguish colors Moderate degree of manual dexterity Ability to work with chemicals and detergents Ability to grip (Medium/High Demand up to 66%) Ability to stand for long periods of time Ability to maneuver (Push/Pull) 20 lbs Frequently up to 66% 60 lbs Occasionally up to 33% 80 lbs Rarely up to 5% Ability to walk continuously Ability to hear Alarms and Normal Conversation Ability to adapt to shift work Ability to tolerate exposure to extreme cold Ability to tolerate exposure to dust and/or fumes # High degree of Physical Flexibility Forward Bend/Reach Frequently up to 66% Over Head Reach Occasionally up to 33% Squat/Crouch Occasionally up to 33% Stair/Step Rarely up to 5% Ability to sit for periods of time Ability to Lift 3-5 lbs Frequently up to 66% 50 lbs Occasionally up to 33% 80 lbs Rarely up to 5% Ability to Carry 3-5 lbs Frequently up to 66% 20 lbs Occasionally up to 33% 25 lbs Rarely up to 5% Ability to read data via computer screen Ability to perform CPR # # Specific Physical Requirements can be obtained from the independent #Physical Demand Analysis# in the HR Department # MENTAL AND EMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS # # Ability to cope with a high level of stress Ability to make fast decisions under pressure Ability to cope with the anger/fear/ hostility of others in a calm manner Ability to manage altercations Ability to concentrate High degree of versatility Ability to cope with confrontation Ability to handle multiple priorities in a stressful situation Ability to assist with problem resolution Ability to work alone Ability to demonstrate a high degree of patience Ability to adapt to shift work Ability to work in areas that are close and crowded Other (specify)# # # # # # PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT # # Eye protection #mandatory Face protection #mandatory Gown #mandatory Lab coat or apron #mandatory Mask #mandatory Non-sterile medical gloves #mandatory Sterile medical gloves mandatory Utility gloves #mandatory Other (specify) # # # # # # # ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS/WORKING CONDITIONS: # ##Extreme Heat/Cold Odor/Fumes Dampness Dirt/Dust Noise Oil/Grease Vibrations Exposure to Radiation Exposure to Toxic Chemicals Danger of physical abuse Exposure to blood borne pathogens # # # FOR PATIENT CARE JOBS-CHECK AGE(S) OF PATIENTS SERVED # # # # # # # Neonate (birth to 28 days) Pediatric (# 28 days to 12 years) Adolescence (#12 years to 17 years) Adult (#17 years to 65 years) Geriatric (65 years and above) # #

Position Purpose: Emergency Department are responsible for assessing and addressing patients entering the hospital's emergency room. They promptly treat injuries, infections, and other conditions to stabilize patients, requesting necessary medical tests, creating treatment plans, and referring patients to specialists as needed. All ED physicians report directly to the ED medical director/ Chair of the Department.

ER Physician Overview:

As an ER Physician, your primary focus is ensuring the stabilization of incoming patients, resolving immediate dangers posed by their conditions. Performing tests and follow-ups is crucial to achieving effective treatments. Success is demonstrated by your proficiency in solving patient cases and discharging them seamlessly.

Essential Functions (list in order of importance including measures)
  • Perform initial screening on incoming patients to integrate them into the ER's current load.
  • Oversee patient care, treatment, and recovery.
  • Participate in research efforts and clinical studies when applicable.
  • Maintain clinical records adhering to regulations and standards.
  • Clear patients for discharge or recommend further procedures with specialists.
  • Conduct follow-ups to monitor the patient's condition.
  • 100% attendance for ED meeting mandatory (virtual or in-person), 50% medical staff meetings mandatory.
  • Maintain above average patient's satisfaction score and avoid patients and staff complaints.

Requirements
  • Completed medical studies from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum 3 years in a residency program, with active American Board Certification in EM or eligibility.
  • Active and unrestricted License to practice medicine in the state of Illinois.
  • Certification in Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) and Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS).

Life Support (ACLS)
  • Deep knowledge of current medical practices, procedures, and equipment.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • The ability to work and think quickly in a high-stressed environment.

Patient Satisfaction and Emergency Medicine Metrics

It is expected of the providers to participate in the following ED initiatives and metrics which will enhance the patient's experience in the ED:
  • Optimizing Patient Flow:
  • Improving patient flow to enhance satisfaction and outcomes.
  • Providing Basic Items to Patients:
  • Offering essential materials, such as resources on smoking cessation and alcohol abuse effects, through videos in waiting rooms and easy-to-read articles to improve the waiting experience.
  • Prioritizing Customer Service:
  • Integrating customer service practices alongside clinical protocols to ensure patient comfort and aligning with Becker's Hospital Review recommendations.
  • Maintaining a Clean and Safe Environment:
  • Emphasizing cleanliness for patient satisfaction and infection prevention.
  • Implementing effective environmental services programs for a welcoming and safe environment.
  • Engaging Leadership:
  • Actively involving leadership in initiatives fostering a positive and efficient ED.
  • Providing support to associates in their efforts for positive change.
  • Fostering Teamwork:
  • Emphasizing coordination, communication, and collaboration among clinical and non-clinical teams to enhance the patient experience.
  • Celebrating Success by Administration
  • Highlighting positive patient reviews to boost morale and cultivate a positive work environment.
  • The providers feedback and participation in improving these metrics is crucial for refining and implementing our Emergency services effectively.

Machines, tools, equipment and work aids required: General office equipment; Other Equipment Includes: IV and feeding pumps, blood pressure and temperature equipment, bariatric and lift equipment, specialty beds, wheelchairs, weight scales, electronic work stations and other medical appliances.

JOB SPECIFICATIONS (Minimum Requirements)
  • EDUCATION Type: M.D.
  • SKILLS (Check all related experiences, attributes or skills required to perform the job.)

Communication skills

Medical Terminology

Team Building skills

Interpersonal skills

Analytical skills

Basic reading/math skills

Customer Service skills Creative thinking

Spelling/Grammar skills Organization skills

Demonstrates initiative

Bilingual skills English/Spanish preferred

Computer skills - Basic Computer Skills (Able to navigate Database System)

Supervisory skills
  • PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Ability to perform repetitive tasks

Ability to distinguish colors

Moderate degree of manual dexterity

Ability to work with chemicals and detergents

Ability to grip (Medium/High Demand up to 66%)

Ability to stand for long periods of time

Ability to maneuver (Push/Pull)
  • 20 lbs Frequently up to 66%
  • 60 lbs Occasionally up to 33%
  • 80 lbs Rarely up to 5%

Ability to walk continuously

Ability to hear Alarms and Normal Conversation

Ability to adapt to shift work

Ability to tolerate exposure to extreme cold

Ability to tolerate exposure to dust and/or fumes

High degree of Physical Flexibility
  • Forward Bend/Reach Frequently up to 66%
  • Over Head Reach Occasionally up to 33%
  • Squat/Crouch Occasionally up to 33%
  • Stair/Step Rarely up to 5%

Ability to sit for periods of time

Ability to Lift
  • 3-5 lbs Frequently up to 66%
  • 50 lbs Occasionally up to 33%
  • 80 lbs Rarely up to 5%

Ability to Carry
  • 3-5 lbs Frequently up to 66%
  • 20 lbs Occasionally up to 33%
  • 25 lbs Rarely up to 5%

Ability to read data via computer screen

Ability to perform CPR
  • Specific Physical Requirements can be obtained from the independent "Physical Demand Analysis" in the HR Department
  • MENTAL AND EMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS

Ability to cope with a high level of stress

Ability to make fast decisions under pressure

Ability to cope with the anger/fear/ hostility of others in a calm manner

Ability to manage altercations

Ability to concentrate

High degree of versatility

Ability to cope with confrontation

Ability to handle multiple priorities in a stressful situation

Ability to assist with problem resolution

Ability to work alone

Ability to demonstrate a high degree of patience

Ability to adapt to shift work

Ability to work in areas that are close and crowded

Other (specify) *
  • PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT

Eye protection mandatory

Face protection mandatory

Gown mandatory

Lab coat or apron mandatory

Mask mandatory

Non-sterile medical gloves mandatory

Sterile medical gloves mandatory

Utility gloves mandatory

Other (specify) *
  • ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS/WORKING CONDITIONS: Extreme Heat/Cold

Odor/Fumes

Dampness

Dirt/Dust

Noise

Oil/Grease

Vibrations

Exposure to Radiation

Exposure to Toxic Chemicals

Danger of physical abuse

Exposure to blood borne pathogens
  • FOR PATIENT CARE JOBS-CHECK AGE(S) OF PATIENTS SERVED

Neonate (birth to 28 days)

Pediatric (> 28 days to 12 years)

Adolescence (>12 years to 17 years)

Adult (>17 years to 65 years)

Geriatric (65 years and above)

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