Job Summary: Under general supervision, provides comprehensive medical services by examining patients, diagnosing conditions and providing treatments. Directs nurses, aides and others in the care and treatment of patients. J ob Description:
May supervise staff Refers patients to medical specialists or other practitioners when necessary Advises patients on health care including health promotion, disease, illness and accident prevention Coordinates work with nurses, social workers, rehabilitation therapists, pharmacists, psychologists and other health care providers Directs and coordinates activities of nurses, students, assistants, specialists, therapists, and other medical staff Examines patients and take their histories, order laboratory tests, X-rays and other diagnostic procedures and consult with other medical practitioners to evaluate patients’ physical and mental health Prescribes or administers treatment, therapy, medication, vaccination, and other specialized medical care to treat or prevent illness, disease, or injury Provides emergency medical care Benefits:
Vacation 15 days each year up to 5 years of service 18 days each year from 5-10 years of service 21 days each year for 10 + years of service Sick Leave – accrual at a rate of 10 hours per month (15 days each year) Holidays – the state of Georgia recognizes 12 paid holidays Retirement 401(k) plan with a matching employer contribution Defined Benefit Pension Plan Available Insurance Health Dental Vision Legal Disability Healthcare & Childcare spending accounts Life & dependent life insurance Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program qualified employer
Medical degree recognized by the Georgia Composite Medical Board (GCMB) AND licensure or license-eligible to practice medicine at a state institution or in the state of Georgia as provided by state law. Physician must be Board Eligible.
FOR THIS TYPE OFEMPLOYMENT, STATE LAW REQUIRES A NATIONAL AND STATE BACKGROUND CHECK AS ACONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT.
:Preferred Qualifications - External:Certification by the American Board of Internal Medicine or Family MedicineExperience in treating persons with serious and persistent medical illnesses, and in providing care as leader and member of an interdisciplinary treatment teamExperience working with consumers in adult mental health, addictive disease, and forensic psychiatry: