Internal Medicine Job Description

Internal Medicine Job Description

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Internal medicine provides basic medical services, within the scope of a Physician Assistant (PA) license under the supervision of a licensed physician, in areas such as, but not limited to, emergent, urgent and /or chronic conditions for employees.

Internal Medicine Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Serves as the physician-of-record after accepting case responsibility for a hospitalized patient from his/her primary care physician, for unassigned patients from the hospital, patients referred to the hospital from communities outside the area, and patients from physicians in the community who can no longer make hospital rounds on their patients
The Internal Medicine Hospitalist provides general medical care for hospitalized patients
Develop and maintain faculty outpatient practice in general internal medicine
Shared call coverage with other departmental internists as needed
Faculty rank commensurate with training and experience
Serve as faculty attending for in-patient ward teams (approximately 1 to 2 months a year), including daily teaching and work rounds
Serve as faculty attending for residents’ general medicine continuity clinics (1 to 2 clinic sessions a month)
Supervise and instruct residents and medical students in medical procedures
Teaching and mentoring residents and/or students in the practice of internal medicine
Participating in core curriculum conferences, morning report, and other departmental teaching conferences as able

Internal Medicine Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Internal Medicine

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: BLS, ACLS, DEA, CA, D.E.A, CME, IV

Education for Internal Medicine

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the internal medicine job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Doctorate and Bachelor's Degree in Medical, Nursing, School of Medicine, Medicine, Education, Osteopathic Medicine, Internal Medicine, Medical Assisting, Graduate, Department of Education

Skills for Internal Medicine

Desired skills for internal medicine include:

Medical terminology
Adult learning principles and applies in teaching of patients
Computers and their applications
Families
Basic anatomy and physiology
Students and new staff
Word and Excel
What constitutes a medical emergency requiring a physician
Licensed nurse's attention
Scope of practice of a Medical Assistant

Desired experience for internal medicine includes:

No call expectation
Participate in student clerkship lecture series as requested by clerkship director on topics in general medicine practice
Develop, implement, accomplish & monitor educational goals for outpatient general medicine education in conjunction with other division faculty
Participating in tutorial program for medical students as assigned
American Medical Technologists
Americal Association of Medical Assistants

Internal Medicine Examples

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Internal Medicine Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for an internal medicine. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for internal medicine
  • Greater than 50% of time spent in supervision
  • Evaluate and manage general neurology patients in our ambulatory office
  • Evaluate and manage patients within the subspecialty area of vascular neurology to include hospital work with our stroke center
  • Actively participate in the inpatient neurology service of the practice at Vidant Medical Center
  • Actively participate in departmental and hospital meetings
  • Cooperate with the other neurologists in the care of patients in the region
  • Participate in the teaching programs at the Brody School of Medicine
  • The Hospitalist-Internal Medicine position provides general medical care for hospitalized patients
  • Work closely with the Garnjobst Chair of Medical Education and the Program Director of the Internal Medicine Residency to provide vision, leadership, organizational skills and teaching supervision for the internal medicine residents and medical students
  • Approximately 50 percent of time will be spent in direct patient care and clinical supervision, 40 percent in academic responsibilities including teaching, evaluation, scholarship and 10 percent administrative duties
Qualifications for internal medicine
  • Completion of medical assistant program
  • Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) and an active California Medical License
  • Graduated from an accredited Medical School
  • Graduate from an accredited Internal Medicine Residency Program
  • Previous experience in primary care setting preferred
  • Fellow or certification from the American College of Physicians (ACP)
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Internal Medicine Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of internal medicine. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for internal medicine
  • Approximately 60 percent of time will be spent in direct patient care and clinical supervision, and 40 percent academic responsibilities including teaching, evaluation and scholarship
  • Obtains patient health history, performs physical examination, and develops a relevant differential diagnosis
  • Orders, interprets, and follows up on diagnostic tests
  • Diagnoses acute and chronic medical problems within the scope of practice, or formulates a comprehensive differential diagnosis
  • Prescribes and manages medications within the practice standards
  • Provides individualized patient education related to preventive care according to guidelines
  • Meets productivity standard of the practice/department
  • Documents care provided in the medical record according to department standards
  • Recording vital signs and assisting with intakes
  • Documenting clinical transactions on patient's Electronic Medical Record (EMRs)
Qualifications for internal medicine
  • Board Eligible/Board Certified (BE/BC) in Internal Medicine
  • Comfortable working in an open ICU
  • Schedule Mon – Fri 8 a.m
  • Active, unrestricted WA medical license
  • Active DEA certificate
  • Board Certified in Palliative Medicine
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Internal Medicine Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of internal medicine. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for internal medicine
  • Maintain confidential health records per specifications
  • Communicate as needed with resident/clients, family members/friends and surrogates concerning proposed treatments
  • Ensure resident/client’s health and safety, right of choice, privacy and independence during all appointments
  • Schedule resident/client appointments and perform other clerical duties as needed including a monthly calendar
  • Seek out Volunteer assistance as needed in the clinic and provides support and direction to those who volunteer to help in the clinic
  • Order and maintain all clinic supplies
  • Creates a comprehensive and coordinated plan of care across all settings including hospitals, clinics, and Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs), which take into account medical records, patient and family, primary care physicians, and specialists
  • Makes hospital rounds daily
  • Attends to patients in the SNFs and attends SNF meetings to review cases
  • On call nights and weekends as scheduled
Qualifications for internal medicine
  • Be involved in the governance of the group
  • Active and Unrestricted IN Medical License
  • Active IN DEA certificate
  • Experience in an Internal Medicine setting preferred
  • Current LVN Licensure required
  • Completion of accredited LVN program
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Internal Medicine Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of internal medicine. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for internal medicine
  • Works closely with the site Directors of Medical Education to assure adherence to curricular expectations
  • Utilizes the RUSM Clinical Site Visit report guidelines, provides timely summary reports and makes recommendations based on site visits
  • Ensures the academic department is in compliance with current developments in medicine as they will be reflected in the USMLE Step 2 examinations
  • Serves on appropriate bodies to assure accreditations are maintained
  • Identifies faculty at affiliated sites for appointment and promotion
  • Establishes and updates the RUSM Clinical Curriculum consistent with the discipline, LCME and other accreditation standards
  • Supports the implementation of policies and procedures to enhance the educational program
  • Participates on RUSM committees
  • Participates in program evaluations and assessments to assure appropriate outcomes are achieved for the specialty
  • In coordination with the Associate Dean, ATL and Accreditation, the Assistant Dean for Clinical Faculty Affairs, and other senior leadership, assists in the development and rollout of training and development programs and faculty orientation
Qualifications for internal medicine
  • BC/BE with the ABMS or AOA
  • Meet threshold criteria/qualifications for Credentialing and Privileges if applicable
  • BC/BE with the ABMS
  • Two (2) years of geriatric experience, working with the elderly in a community based assisted living or home health environment
  • Knowledge of computer skills including Microsoft Word and Microsoft Outlook programs general office skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with a diverse population
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Internal Medicine Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for an internal medicine. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for internal medicine
  • Promotes the use of instructional/educational technology
  • Serves as a mentor for the professional development of RUSM students
  • Opportunity for telemedicine
  • You are a diplomate with the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (DECVIM), the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (DACVIM)
  • Fluent French is required for this position
  • The ability to lead and direct a nursing team with confidence and professionalism
  • A positive, encouraging and supportive attitude
  • Ability to take information from clients, staff and other sources, discern that which is credible and assess the department and its operation objectively
  • Will be expected to work 3-4 weeks per year at either Cambridge or Buffalo hospital
  • The Hospitalist-Internal Medicine/Family Practice, provides general medical care for hospitalized patients
Qualifications for internal medicine
  • Board Certified or Board Eligible in an ABMS recognized specialty, if applicable
  • If Board Eligible, must be Board Certified within 4 years from the date of completion of the applicable residency, fellowship or training program
  • Current Life Support Certification or complete course within 2 months of hire
  • Knowledge of electronic medical documentation system
  • Knowledge and/or experience in organizational improvement processes
  • Or Lean/Six Sigma

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