Supplemental Physician

Job Description

At Memorial Hermann, we're about creating exceptional experiences for both our patients and our employees. Our goal is to provide opportunities for our diverse employee population that develop and grow careers in a team-oriented environment focused on patient care.

Every employee, at every level, begins their journey at Memorial Hermann learning about the history of the organization and its established culture built on trust and integrity. Our employees drive this culture, and we want you to be a part of it.

Job Summary To provide medical expertise and oversight of care that is being provided through the Memorial Hermann Healthcare System. The physician is expected to exercise the highest level of expertise in order to optimize quality of care.

Job Description

Minimum Qualifications

Education:Graduation from an accredited school of Medicine

Licenses/Certifications:
Board certified or Board eligible
Current state medical license
Current Federal Drug Enforcement Agency license
Staff privileges at all the hospitals for which coverage is being provided
Basic Cardiac Life Certification or Advanced Cardiac Life Certification

Experience / Knowledge / Skills:
Demonstrates excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Exhibits teamwork skills that facilitate interchange between multidisciplinary health care workers in order to provide quality patient care/outcomes
Superior problem solving skills
Is articulate and an active listener
Addresses issues/concerns with the Memorial Hermann Healthcare System in a timely fashion
Demonstrates commitment to the Partners-in-Caring process by integrating our culture in all internal and external customer interactions; delivers on our brand promise of "we advance health" through innovation, accountability, empowerment, collaboration, compassion and results while ensuring one Memorial Hermann.

Principal Accountabilities
Directs patient care throughout the health care system via Consult Orders.
Provides consultation services in collaboration with attending or primary care provider.
Communicates with the attending physician, nurse, family, and other treatment team members when appropriate, in order to obtain the appropriate patient care plan.
Effectively communicates with treatment team in a timely and professional manner to provide quality psychiatric care to patients throughout the healthcare system.
Complies with best practices and other care directives. Follows Performance Improvement initiatives.
Works with Memorial Hermann Physicians, Risk Managers, and Case Managers towards resolution of clinical, administrative or technical problems.
Maintains patient confidentiality and adheres to MH compliance privacy policies.
Ensures safe care to patients, staff and visitors; adheres to all Memorial Hermann policies, procedures, and standards within budgetary specifications including time management, supply management, productivity and quality of service.
Promotes individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education and skills competency; supports department-based goals which contribute to the success of the organization; serves as preceptor, mentor and resource to less experienced staff.
Other duties as assigned.

Recommended skills
Coaching And Mentoring

Time Management

Complex Problem Solving

Creativity

Hardworking And Dedicated

Receptive

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