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Palms of Pasadena Hospital, Saint Petersburg, FL
Palms of Pasadena is a nationally-recognized leader for BCIR surgery. Located in a beautiful Pinellas County beach community, Palms has been serving residents and visitors for more than 50 years.
The 307-bed facility is Joint Commission accredited and committed to providing high-quality medical care in a friendly hospital environment, offering a full range of services including emergency, surgical services, orthopedics, cancer, surgical weight management at the Florida Bariatrics Centers, wound care, a Rehabilitation Center and Sleep Disorders Center. The hospital also recently opened the area’s first Acute Care for the Elderly (ACE) unit.
For more information, visit www.PalmsPasadena.com.
Job SummaryPHYSICIAN – EMERGENCY ROOM - *HeC*
REQUIREMENT FOR CONSIDERATION:
Board Certified through American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) or American Osteopathic Board of Emergency Medicine (AOBEM)
Current ACLS certification thru the American Heart Association
Current BLS Certification thru the American Heart Association
Current PALS certification thru the American Heart Association
Professional License Required
Under the supervision of the Director & Associate Director of Emergency Medicine, the ED Physician is responsible to providing medical care to patients in the Emergency Department. Performs other duties as assigned.
Evaluates and treats patients presenting themselves for care in the Emergency Department.
Provides medical control to paramedics and ambulance personnel.
Consults with private physicians concerning their patients in the Emergency Department and advises them concerning the need for admission of their patients to the hospital.
Make appropriate referrals to attending physicians
Institutes immediate intervention in life or disability-threatening emergencies.
Is responsible for the safety of patients in the department in the absence of their private physician.
Documents evaluation of and treatment given to all patients in the Emergency Department medical record. Provides each patient with discharge instructions, both oral and written.
In the absence of the Director of the Department, the E.D. physician on duty is responsible for the operation of the department and provides medical direction to all staff.
Works assigned shifts and does not leave the department at any time unless relieved by another E.D. physician.
ED Monthly Meeting Attendance
Development and participation in new projects
Education, Training, Licensure and Experience Requirements
Current State License to practice medicine
Completion of at least three years of post-graduate training in an appropriate primary care specialty
Current ACLS, ATLS, PALS and BLS Certification for non-Boarded in Emergency Medicine
Proficiency in all procedures, techniques and skills listed in the delineation of privileges for Emergency Department Physicians.
Minimum of 50 hours of approved CME annually.