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Physician / Pediatrics / California / Permanent / Emergency Physician Job

Company: Kurz Solutions
Location: Fresno
Posted on: March 11, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description

Emergency Physician
You Fresno County Adventure Beckons

The Community - Fresno, California

In the heart of the hub of California lies opportunities abundant for a personal experience with adventure, a sense of contentment, and exploration. If those are things you're looking for in life, look no further than Fresno, California. With three national parks- Yosemite, King's Canyon, and Sequoia- located within a 90-minute drive from Fresno/Clovis, the ability to get in tune with nature is conveniently placed in essentially any direction. But, if the city life is more to your liking, Fresno is also the place for you. Top-of-the-line, directly from the farm cuisine is available in multiple award-winning restaurants. Wineries and wine tasting opportunities are abundant where you can spend your evenings after taking in any of the grand options of arts museums and cultural celebrations available throughout the area. Whether to visit or to live, Fresno is the place to truly enjoy what life has to offer.

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About the Facility - VA Central California Health Care System

VA Central California Health Care System (VACCHCS), located in Fresno, California, is part of VA Sierra Pacific Network (VISN21), which includes facilities in California, Nevada, and Hawaii. VACCHCS is a 57-bed acute care, general medical and surgical center with state-of-the-art primary, secondary and tertiary care in major diagnostic, and treatment specializations. In addition, a 54-bed Community Living Center (CLC) is located on campus and provides skilled nursing and rehabilitation care.

Facility Address: 2615 E Clinton Ave Fresno, CA 93703

RESPONSIBILITIES (listed are included but not limited to)

  • Emergency physicians shall provide immediate medical evaluation, examination, diagnosis, treatment, and/or referral of patients who present for care in the Emergency Department.
  • "Present for care" includes patients referred to the Emergency Department by other medical providers in the VA Healthcare Facility system (such as outpatient clinics, outlying clinics, ED Fast track, inpatient, etc.).
  • Shall provide professional advice to other VA providers with regard to professional management of patients being treated and/or hospitalized.
  • Shall be a resource for contract providers and manage patients in the fast-track portion of the Emergency Department as well.
  • Shall cover the range of emergency room care typically provided in an urban civilian practice of similar size.
    The following list is an example of the types of cases, but is not all-inclusive:
    • Major trauma, including fractures of multiple extremities, stab wounds, open wounds of the chest and abdomen, head trauma, suspected spine injuries, lacerations, amputations.
    • Major medical emergencies such as cardiac arrest, myocardial infarction, respiratory failure, shock.
    • Obstetrical emergencies such as deliveries of single or multiple births, acute pregnancy complications, vaginal bleeding.
    • Acute psychiatric problems, including suicide attempts.
    • Lower-acuity complaints including viral illnesses, other infections, minor orthopedic problems, minor trauma, alcohol abuse (i.e., "urgent care" patients).
    • Other miscellaneous medical problems both acute and chronic.
      • Unrestricted license to practice medicine in any U.S. State or Territory
      • ABEM-Certification preferred, but other Board Certifications are acceptable with no less than 2 years of full-time ER experience in a high-volume ED (Other qualifying certifications: Internal medicine, Family practice, Internal medicine/pediatrics, general surgery.)
      • Must be an M.D. or D.O. and be capable of treating patients of all ages.
      • Must have and maintain current certification in BLS, ACLS Certificate, and PALS Certificate by way of an American Heart Association training program.

        KurzSolutions is committed to improving health outcomes by providing well-managed companies with the top healthcare talent in the market.

Keywords: Kurz Solutions, Fresno , Physician / Pediatrics / California / Permanent / Emergency Physician Job, Healthcare , Fresno, California

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