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Permanent Physician - Geriatrics - Maryland - 115536

Linthicum Heights, MD 21090

Posted: 05/25/2023 Type of Job: Permanent Medical Specialty: Geriatrics Job Number: 115536 Provider Type: Physician

Job Description

  • This opportunity offers a Monday through Friday, flexible hour, full-time schedule.
  • As part of a collaborative team consisting of Medical Director, Attending Physician and Nurse Practitioner, you will admit, round on and discharge short term rehab and long-term care patients at our partner Skilled Nursing Facilities. 
  • You will be responsible for history and physical exams and medical rounds. 
  • You will also provide cross coverage as needed by colleague medical staff; perform evaluations on patients with changes in condition and attend to patients as requested by facility staff; collaborate with Nurse Practitioners and maintain compliance with all facility quality initiatives.

  • Bread and Butter of Medicine and Acute and Post-Acute Care
  • Assigns MD' s locations that are within a 30 minute radius of their home location. Typically providers are rotating between 3-4 facilities maximum.

  • Geriatrics, Internal Medicine & Primary Care  - Long Term Care/Geriatric Population. Geriatric care experience and Acute Care Experience a MUST. 

The “ helpful to have” vs “ must have”
  • Wide and deep understanding of Medicine – must
  • LTC experience – helpful
  • Acute/subacute care experience – helpful
  • Hospitalist experience with certain skills like cath placements, bed sore treatment etc. – helpful and expanded upon the fact that they they’ ve had a few hospitalists come over to them, which have worked out well, but said they did have to re-wire them a bit, but that training is possible.
  • If their experience in a LTC facility was during residency...Is that something you will consider? Yes
  • Relocation assistance available

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