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SENIOR PHYSICIAN - SES - 67013606

Date:  Jun 9, 2022
Location: 

GAINESVILLE, FL, US, 32609


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Requisition No: 581881 

Agency: Agency for Persons with Disabilities

Working Title: SENIOR PHYSICIAN - SES - 67013606

Position Number: 67013606 

Salary:  $3,164.87 - $6,060.25 biweekly 

Posting Closing Date: 07/31/2022 

SENIOR PHYSICIAN

APD TACACHALE

GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA

 

This is a part-time highly responsible position in medical services, providing primary care and performing certain medical acts within the protocols established mutually with the Executive Medical Director in conformance with specialized certification.  The incumbent identifies health-related problems, plans and implements medical care to resolve identified problems, and screens for potential health problems.

 

Work Schedule:

 

This position is located at a 24- hour facility.

1st shift from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday, for a total of 20 work hours per week.

 

Completes undated medical history and performs a physical assessment annually on residents and on new admissions, utilizing assessment techniques, such as inspection, auscultation, palpation and percussion.  Performs physical assessments, including breast, abdominal, pelvic and rectal examination on female residents screening or evaluation of gynecological problems and referral to the GYN consultant as indicated.  Evaluates medical history, physical findings and pertinent laboratory findings of residents, and if appropriate, initiates further diagnostic laboratory testing, consulting with Executive Medical Director as needed.

 

Monitors and provides general care to residents of assigned facility; assessment and evaluation of direct and indirect outpatient both in clinics and outside hospitals.  Admitting and discharging patients requiring specialty care.  Examining and communication proper diagnosis of medical conditions.

 

Works collaboratively with the Tacachale professional disciplinarians, direct care staff, and medical team to provide the complete medical care of the residents.  This includes providing referrals to specialty clinics, outside hospitals, and onsite services such as: OT, PT, Audiology, and psychiatric clinics.

 

Delivers quality healthcare through proper diagnosis and treatment; orders and evaluates X-rays, laboratory test, EKG/EEG tests, and all other medical tests.  Reviews and provides follow-up patient’s diet’s and makes modifications as needed.

 

Communicates and discusses patient’s healthcare with patient, family/guardian, healthcare professionals, and staff.

 

Conducts sick call, provides accurate diagnoses of medical problems and provides appropriate treatment and follow-up care.

 

Write prescriptions orders; monitors blood levels and drug interactions.

 

Provides psychiatric treatment to the residents in conjunction with the Psychiatrist; manages and conducts Neurology clinics with the Neurologist; and medical input in pathological reviews in conjunction with the Medical Review Team.

 

Evaluates care related professional reports and integrates them into a comprehensive ISP for outcome of total Patient care.

 

Monitors/participates in Agency for Healthcare Administration policies; psychotropic drug regulations; infectious disease control policies; and medication review procedures.

 

Attends Medical staff meetings, conferences; provides after-hour night call coverage for Tacachale.

 

Assumes any other medical related duties as needed.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

Demonstrates diagnostic competence by utilizing appropriate physical and psychiatric examinations based on current ICD/DMS criteria with the time frames & guidelines specified in the APD/Tacachale policies.

Chooses treatment based on current National Standards of Medical and Psychiatric care, on admission and when indicated by changes in the resident’s condition

  

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Licensed as a Physician

CPR Healthcare Provider Certification

 

This position may be required to perform essential services before, during, and after an emergency per APD OP 2-0035.    

 

This position is critical to the safety and supervision of residents and may require the incumbent to work beyond their normal work schedule to maintain minimum coverage levels in the facility.

** NOTE:  Your responses to qualifying questions for this position must be verifiable by documentation provided through the electronic application process.

 

Direct Deposit Program – As a condition of employment, a person appointed to a position in State government is required to participate in the Direct Deposit Program.

 

Background Screening requirement – It is the policy of the Florida Agency for Persons with Disabilities that candidates being considered for employment must successfully complete a State and National criminal history check as a condition of employment before beginning employment, and be screened in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 435, Florida Statutes, and if applicable Chapter 408, F.S.

 

Background screening shall include, but not be limited to: Fingerprinting for State and Federal criminal and juvenile records through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE), and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and may include local criminal records check through local law enforcement agencies.  Also, employees are subject to background re-screening at least every five (5) years.

 

THE STATE OF FLORIDA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTIVE EMPLOYER AND DOES NOT TOLERATE DISCRIMINATION OR VIOLENCE IN THE WORKPLACE.

 

CANDIDATES REQUIRING A REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION, AS DEFINED BY THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, MUST NOTIFY THE AGENCY HIRING AUTHORITY AND/OR PEOPLE FIRST SERVICE CENTER (1-877-562-7287).  NOTIFICATION TO THE HIRING AUTHORITY MUST BE MADE IN ADVANCE TO ALLOW SUFFICIENT TIME TO PROVIDE THE ACCOMMODATION.

 

THE STATE OF FLORIDA IS A DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE.  ALL EMPLOYEES ARE SUBJECT TO REASONABLE SUSPICION DRUG TESTING IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 112.0455, F.S., DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE ACT.

 

WE HIRE ONLY U.S. CITIZENS AND THOSE LAWFULLY AUTHORIZED TO WORK IN THE U.S.  WE PARTICIPATE IN THE U.S. GOVERNMENT’S EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION PROGRAM (E-VERIFY).  E-VERIFY IS A PROGRAM THAT ELECTRONICALLY CONFIRMS AN EMPLOYEE’S ELIGIBILITY TO WORK IN THE U.S. AFTER COMPLETION OF THE EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION FORM (I-9).

 

ALL CANDIDATES SHOULD COMPLETE THE ON-LINE PROFILE PROCESS.  IF ASSISTANCE IS NEEDED TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CALL THE PEOPLE FIRST SERVICE CENTER AT 1-877-562-7287. 

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.


Nearest Major Market: Gainesville