JOB DESCRIPTION Job Family: Clinical and Allied Health Job Function: Clinical Services Job Title: House Physician, Registered Pay Band: FLSA Status: Non-Exempt General Description (Purpose and Function): The House Physician, Registered is professional work responsible for providing medical care assigned to patient based on proper documentation in the medical record as outlined by Medical Staff rules and regulations. The House Physician, Registered may be assigned to patients based on their educational discipline, expertise or experience. Primary Duties and Responsibilities (For-exempt Employees Include Percent of Effort): Develops and carry out a comprehensive medical treatment plan addressing biological, psychological, and sociocultural domains. Performs physical assessment in a logical and respectful manner; includes vital signs, diagnostic values and uses the four methods of physical examination. Interacts on a professional level with staff members and physicians. Observes patients for any reactions and reports to appropriate personnel in an educational offerings Prescribes medical treatment and clinical drugs to patients Demonstrates ability to perform an accurate history and physical of patient. Gathers essential and accurate information through review of pertinent records and interviews with the patient, family members, caregivers and other health professionals. Reports to the responsible physician an complies with policy co-sig Reports hazardous/unsafe conditions, equipment malfunction, or supply instrumentation inadequacies to appropriate personnel. Reports all Quality Assurance (QA) incidences including mediation errors to responsible physician using department guidelines. Assumes responsibility for increasing knowledge and expertise by attending continuing educational offerings. Makes informed decisions about interventions based on patient information and preference, up-to-date scientific evidence in the field, and clinical judgment. Performs assigned related duties using appropriate skills and equipment per hospital policy. Maintains confidentiality of all patient information according to federal and state guidelines and regulations. Performs other duties as assigned. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge of and ability to apply professional medical principles, procedures, and techniques. Thorough knowledge of pharmacological agents used in patient treatments Ability to obtain supplemental historical information from other source Ability to determine if the appropriate diagnostic tests are available, If not ability to obtain appropriate diagnostic tests required. Effective verbal and written communication skills along with proper telephone etiquette Performs in tactful and professional manner. Job descriptions are not intended, and should not be construed to be an exhaustive lists of all responsibilities, skills, and efforts or working conditions associated with a job. Management reserves the right to revise duties as needed. Education Requirements (Essential Requirements): M.D. degree. Registered with the State of Florida Work Experience Requirements (Essential Requirements): Job descriptions are not intended, and should not be construed to be an exhaustive lists of all responsibilities, skills, and efforts or working conditions associated with a job. Management reserves the right to revise duties as needed.
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