Emergency- Physician- Sioux City, IA

Unitypoint Health Sioux City , IA 51103

Posted 2 months ago

Overview

  • EM Residency Trained BE/BC or FP Residency Trained BC with EM experience

  • Competitive hourly salary with overtime and shift/holiday differential

  • Join a team of physicians and nurse practitioners

  • 22 bed ED, Level 3 Trauma Center

  • 31,000 + patient visits/year

  • Anesthesia 24 hour coverage

  • All subspecialties available except transplants and burn

  • Respond to house code blues

  • EMR (EPIC)

  • 24/7 Hospitalist coverage for unassigned patient

  • Draw area for St. Luke's Regional Med Center is 175,00 people in a three state region of Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota

Responsibilities

  • To assess the health status of patients presenting for treatment in the Emergency Department, follow established practice guidelines, procedures and give specific patient care directions to nursing and other staff.

  • Obtain medical histories and perform physical examinations.

  • Diagnose and treat acute health problems, such as infections, illnesses, and injuries.Diagnose, treat, and monitor patients who present to the Emergency Department with chronic diseases such as asthma, bronchitis, COPD, diabetes, migraine headaches, and hypertension

  • Order, perform, and interpret diagnostic studies as lab work and x-rays.

  • Perform ongoing assessment of acuity of patients for referral if necessary.

  • Promote positive health behaviors and self-care skills of patients through education and counseling

Qualifications

  • MD or DO

  • Board Certified or Board Eligible

  • Hold an unrestricted license to practice medicine in the state(s) in which the physician provides services

  • Eligible to work in the United States

  • Ability to work as a team member

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Emergency- Physician- Sioux City, IA

Unitypoint Health