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Physician- Per Diem Endocrinologist

Department: Clinical Family Practice
Location: Houston, TX

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Provide medical care and diagnose, treat, and help prevent disease. Must be experienced with the underserved population and board certified in the field of Endocrinology.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Obtains complete medical history and physical data on patients.

  Interprets and integrates data to determine appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic procedures as needed. 

Performs a complete physical exam and records findings. Collaborates with providers in managing acute and long-term medical needs of patients.

  Orders appropriate laboratory and diagnostic procedures. 

Synthesizes data to determine diagnosis and therapeutic plan utilizing principles of prevention. 

Interviews and advises patients regarding health and illness prevention. Recommends community resources to meet patient and family needs. 

Instructs patients and family regarding medications and treatment instructions. Provides patient education. 

Maintains and reviews patient records, charts, and other pertinent information. Posts tests and examination results.

Provides monitoring and continuity of care between visits.

  Have a working knowledge of ICD-10, CPT and HCPCS coding and managed care, and be available for training as necessary. 

Attends required meetings and participates in committees/pilot projects as requested. 

Participates in professional development activities and maintains professional affiliations. 

Participates in on-call pool shared by department 

Follows the Legacy guidelines related to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), designed to prevent or detect unauthorized disclosure of Protected Health Information (PHI).

WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Fellowship trained in Endocrinology
  •  Previous experience in a clinic, hospital or community healthcare setting 
  •  EMR Proficient

 

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