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MD/DO - Hospitalist - Department of Surgery
Ref No.: 16-00068
Category: Physicians
Location: San Antonio, Texas
Start Date: 06/14/2016
MD/DO - Hospitalist - Department of Surgery
On the Southwest Riviera...

The Community - San Antonio, TX
San Antonio may have an incredibly rich history, but it's also a destination rife with exciting new developments and attractions. One major new draw is the redevelopment of the legendary Pearl Brewery into a hip and artsy Urban Village along a newly completed extension of the enchanting River Walk - this bustling, eco-friendly complex includes shops, restaurants, entertainment and residences. Farther north along the river, the very first public golf venue in Texas, Brackenridge Golf Course, completed a stunning $4.6 million refurbishment in 2009, and in arts news, the prestigious McNay Art Museum nearly doubled in size with the opening of a dramatic new wing done in modernist style. With swank, see-and-be-seen restaurants, shops, and nightspots opening around the city, San Antonio has plenty to offer both new and repeat visitors.

Fort Sam Houston
Fort Sam Houston was designated as a National Historic Landmark in 1975, as one of the Army's oldest installations and now part of Joint Base San Antonio. Fort Sam Houston boasts the largest collection of historic structures -- more than 900 buildings. Even more consequential than the numbers is the historical integrity of the post's different sections which represent different eras of construction. Careful preservation of these areas allows the post to live with its history, surrounded by existence of the traditions of excellence established when the first soldier arrived here in 1845.

POSITION OVERVIEW (duties include but are not limited to)
Department of Surgery (DOS) Hospitalist Duties will fall into the following categories:
  1. Preoperative Clinic
    • Daily Preoperative Clinic Schedule.
    • Scheduled patients and walk-in patients seen is subspecialty clinics or in designated area.
    • Urgent Preoperative Evaluations in ER and on Ward.
    • Manage additional IM subspecialty consults if indicated.
  2. Managing Surgical Patients on Wards
    • Primarily manage non-surgical patients who require no surgical procedures.
    • Co-manage surgical patients with medical comorbidities requiring IM participation.
    • Respond to urgent IM issues after duty hours.
  3. Perioperative Management of Surgical Patient
    • Clinic follow-up of previously seen surgical patients as needed.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Shall be a Doctor of Medicine or Osteopathy who has successfully completed an approved residency training program in a primary care specialty and is board certified/board eligible in Internal Medicine with additional training in Geriatric Medicine desirable or has successfully completed an approved residency training program in General Surgery and is board certified/board eligible in General Surgery with additional training in Trauma desirable.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid unrestricted current license from one of the 50 states or US territories and current Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) registration number (certificate) to prescribe controlled substances in accordance with the law of the state where services are provided.
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS), cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), and advance cardiac life support (ACLS) certifications as approved by the American Heart Association (AHA).
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