MD DO- Weekend Urgent Care Hours
Milwaukee, WI 
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Posted 13 days ago
Job Description
Description: Casual/ Part Time Physician Weekend Hours
Provides limited care coordination and acute care (i.e. laceration repair, point of care testing, asthma management, immunization updates, simple splinting, etc.) to clinic patients with acute and chronic health conditions. Clinic patients include newborn to adult.  Responsible for the patient evaluation, interpretation, diagnosis, and prescribing of appropriate medical and therapeutic measures. Works autonomously within a clinic comprised of physicians, APP, CNM, medical assistants, RN, pharmacists, limited specialty services, and therapists. 85% or more of this job's practice is based within an urgent care setting. Seeking candidates on a part time basis for coverage of weekend and occasional evening extended hours.  
 
 
Evaluates, diagnoses, treats, and manages acute patients within a limited, clinic-based urgent care setting.
Acts as the primary patient contact. Provides for continuity of care by ensuring smooth transitions between care settings and tracks patient along the care continuum including post-discharge plans.
Provides clinical direction to nursing staff regarding the continued care of patients. Follows through with nursing staff to ensure patient receives recommended care.
Prescribes, recommends and regulates pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic therapies, including monitoring for previous controlled medications use and pain contract with limited prescribing of narcotic medications.
Provides care coordination, which may include a variety of ancillary services, internal or external referrals, communication with school for the school-based clinic patients. Will respond to medical emergencies within the clinic (BLS) and refer for emergency services as indicated.
Orders, performs, and interprets procedures and diagnostic tests or studies, in the field of clinical specialty trained to manage simple conditions such as those produced by infection or minor trauma, as well as to assist in the management of more complex illness and injury. Examples could include: injections, immunizations, suturing, wound care, and biopsies. The clinic does not have imaging in-house.  Point of care testing available. 
Counsels, instructs and educates patients on physical and mental health including: diet, preventive health measures, health behaviors, self-care skills, disease, treatment options, and normal growth and development.
Interprets and evaluates patient data within provider scope and licensure for the purpose of determining management and treatment of patients.
Adjusts patient care plan by reviewing and monitoring treatments and therapy plans.
Prepares and signs patient care plans, encounter notes and summaries of patient care. Maintains records according to established standards and guidelines of the clinic.
Scheduled Hours
2 or more shifts per month including 2 weekend days. Evening hours during the week may be available as well. (Searching for weekend and evening coverage)
Licenses & Certifications
Board certified and licensed in Wisconsin as either MD or DO in Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine or IM/Peds.
Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) registration issued by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Registration, and
Basic Life Support (BLS) issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) needs to be obtained within 6 months unless department leader has determined it is not required.
Required Functional Experience
Completion of residency.  Prefer 2 years of experience in providing and coordinating care for patients with acute and chronic health conditions.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Demonstrated ability to work independently and as an effective member of a health care team. Ability to work in a fast paced, high demands environment while managing multiple tasks. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to promptly and thoroughly complete documentation in HER system. Proven organizational skills and ability to prioritize effectively.  Spanish speaking beneficial for patient population, translation services available.
 

 

Contact Information
Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers is an equal employment opportunity employer. For immediate confidential consideration contact Lilybeth Colon at Lilybeth.Colon@sschc.org
Job Summary
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Part Time
Required Education
Doctorate
Required Experience
1+ years
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