Physician Job Description

Physician Job Description

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Physician provides independent and collaborative specialty, comprehensive and therapeutic health care services, integrating the art and science of medicine into medical practice.

Physician Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective physician job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included physician job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Perform minor procedures including suturing, incision and drainage, wound care, colposcopy, minor excisions
Maintain an appropriate and timely health record for each patient seen in accordance with the Medical Center’s bylaws, policies and procedures
Follows established organizational, departmental and clinic bylaws, policies, procedures, and objectives
Assist in development of HHS organizational, departmental and clinic policies, procedures and objectives, as requested
Ability to communicate and relate well with staff and students in an academic environment
Willingness and ability to meet demanding work schedules
Read pulmonary function exams
Evaluate existing health care policies, programs and services
Provide ongoing clinical support within the practice and also via telemedicine modalities
Provide primary patient care and treatment management

Physician Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Physician

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: BLS, CPR, DEA, ACLS, ABMS, ACGME, AED, D.E.A, ATLS

Education for Physician

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the physician job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Collage and University Degree in Education, Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine, Department of Education, Medical, Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, Medical Education, Teaching, Graduate

Skills for Physician

Desired skills for physician include:

Medical terminology
Applicable Global Health Authority regulations
Product portfolio and safety profiles for products across therapeutic areas
Principles of growth and development over the life span
Palliative medicine
Principles and practice of primary medical care
With particular emphasis on control symptoms associated with terminal illness
Organizational policies

Desired experience for physician includes:

Ability to perform consultative, teaching and other professional duties
Must have current and unrestricted Medical license
Must be a board eligible or board certified physician
Must obtain an active Illinois medical license
Participate in wellness and other health promotion programs and activities
Participate in identifying needs and development/implementation of strategies for professional growth activities and contribute to other processes to promote the general welfare of students

Physician Examples


Physician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of physician. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for physician
  • Participate as a member of Center/Division/University communities focused on health-related initiatives and/or other priorities
  • Serve as a consultant and/or other resource for the larger campus community regarding public health issues
  • Other duties as assigned by the Medical Director
  • Clinical Services - Evaluate, diagnose and treat episodic illnesses work-related illnesses and injuries, provide emergency medical care, triage and referrals
  • Provide clinical care to associates with an emphasis on risk factors ,disease prevention and health assessment counseling
  • Support the medical site(s) nurse practitioner(s) in the role of collaborative physician as stated in the Collaborative Physician-Nurse Practitioner Agreement when the main collaborative physician is not available
  • Supervise the clinical activity of the sites staff in the absence of the Site Physician Manager
  • Administrative --Is solely responsible for the general day-to-day operation of the Health and Wellness Center when the Physician manager is not available
  • Oversee the patient work flow, supervise the site staff and collaborate with the NP(s) that require the physician's back up
  • If necessary,acts as a liaison with the local HR and management in solving issues that interfere with patient care
Qualifications for physician
  • Three to five years of primary care
  • DEA Certification and active New York State License
  • Have a deep understanding of young adult contemporary healthcare issues and the skills to work effectively with a college-age population, international students, faculty, and staff
  • High emotional intelligence and humility and a commitment to the highest ethical and professional standards
  • Proficiency with electronic medical record applications and office productivity software
  • Knowledge or experience with HIPPA

Physician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of physician. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for physician
  • Committee participation -Chair or serve as a member of one of the centralized, nonclinical function committees, and collaborate with other committee members in developing committee goals and activities based on direction from the Corporate Medical Department
  • A minimum 22 direct patient care hours per week attending to scheduled, and where required, unscheduled outpatients at the MFH Ambulatory Clinic
  • Conduct routine outpatient primary care, including, patient history and
  • Physician will Precept residents at the MFH Ambulatory Clinic a minimum of 14 hours per week as assigned by Employer and provide 4 hours of administrative/teaching services
  • Supervise ambulatory conferences, precepting Quality Improvement projects, other ambulatory quality improvement efforts, and scholarly activity
  • Depending on setting and specialty, provides surgical and/or non-surgical work-up, diagnosis and treatment of patients
  • Educates patients on wellness, prevention and early detection by providing materials and resources to patients and families
  • Provides appropriate consultations, referrals and follow-up care based on patients' needs
  • Exercises sound medical judgment in all issues of health care
  • Orders studies, tests and ancillary services
Qualifications for physician
  • ASL or willingness to learn
  • Board eligible or board certified in family practice or internal medicine
  • Active, current and unencumbered license to practice medicine in the state of ND
  • 5 years’ experience in college health, public health or clinic setting
  • DEA certification and eligibility
  • Current CPR/AED certification or eligibility

Physician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of physician. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for physician
  • Utilizes electronic medical records including CPOE
  • Consults with Medical Director, or other physicians or advanced practice providers as needed regarding patient care, assessment and education issues
  • Participates in quality improvement, management, continuing education and other patient care programs established by hospital or clinical requirements
  • A final detailed report with an executive summary indicating identified and prioritized practical recommendations is to be submitted to the AIDS & TB Unit, MoHCC within a month after the end of the assignment
  • Will perform essential diagnostic functions to determine the health and status of each resident as assigned to the caseload
  • Prescribe treatment and health maintenance plans for each resident according to resident's medical condition
  • Monitor the administration of prescribed plans by supervising and interfacing with the Nursing, Physical Therapy, and Occupational Therapy staff and other health care professionals involved in resident care
  • Conduct follow-up examinations on a routine basis in order to accurately document resident medical needs, and update prescribed health care plans as often as changes in resident medical status warrant
  • Cooperate with the Medical Records department in accurate and timely documentation of resident charts and files
  • Schedule and complete rounds with the Nursing staff on the unit of the Physicians assigned caseload, at a time mutually arranged
Qualifications for physician
  • Experience working with mental health patients
  • Experience in the use of an electronic medical record/practice management system
  • Board certification or board eligible
  • Unrestricted GA MD/DO license
  • Graduate of an accredited school Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine and eligible for a Georgia Medical license
  • Candidate must be very flexible and able to work in a challenging and unpredictable clinic environment

Physician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of physician. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for physician
  • Supervises the development of and application of policies, procedures, and protocols in the care of detainees/inmates
  • Responsible for responding to all medical emergencies and accidents within their caseload while they are present, assisting other Primary Physicians in emergencies involving residents not in their care, as necessary
  • Authorize transfer of residents to other health care facilities as judged necessary
  • Recommend and authorize consultations by specialists for residents as needed
  • Be responsible for communication with the designated representatives of residents in regard to medical care
  • Attend all relevant department meetings and participate in utilization reviews and chart audits whenever necessary
  • Participate in continued Medical Educations programs
  • Assist and cooperate with health care professionals involved in research at the facility
  • Educate and supervise students and other trainees as assigned
  • Comply with rules and regulations of federal and state agencies which apply to long-term care
Qualifications for physician
  • Board Certification/Eligibility in Gastroenterology
  • NYS MD license
  • Experience in Family Practice, Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine or Public Health (Board Certification) preferred
  • We are open to full-time or part-time coverage to help support the Medical Staff
  • Daily routine consists of patient rounds, treatment team coverage, and interactions with families and insurance companies
  • Competitive pay, liability insurance, CME allowance and group benefit package for Medical, Dental and Vision

Physician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a physician. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for physician
  • Will provide medical oversight to the Adult Day Care Program
  • The Physician will only conduct physical examinations and not give any advice to applicants regardin programs or scholarships available to them
  • Responsible for providing medical services related to diagnosis and treatment of inmate patients and emergency treatment to staff and visitors
  • Performs complete medical histories and physical examinations
  • Inspects, completes, and analyzes medical records, assigns reviews and updates medical classifications
  • Complies with all applicable pharmacy regulations, especially those covering controlled substances
  • Assists corporate counsel with responses to inmate lawsuits
  • Facilitates, where applicable, NCCHC/ACA/JCAHO accreditation of the medical program by providing the required level of efficiency and approved appropriate medical services
  • Performs rescue functions at accidents, emergencies, and disasters to include administering basic emergency medical aid
  • Initiate, establish, and foster communication and teamwork by maintaining a positive, cooperative, productive work atmosphere in and outside University Health Services with the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within a diverse population and with those from various cultural backgrounds
Qualifications for physician
  • Graduate from an accredited AMA or AOA school
  • Must hold a current Kansas licensure to practice medicine and surgery, and DEA certificate
  • Working experience with nurse practitioners and medical assistants a plus
  • Ongoing participation in continuing medical education
  • Ability to deal with associates at all levels of the company, including management
  • Ability to maintain complete confidentiality regarding associate clinical information

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