Physician / Surgery - Orthopedics / Georgia / Locum Tenens / Orthopedi

Adelphi Medical Staffing, LLC in Decatur, GA

  • Industry: Healthcare - Physician - Orthopedic Surgery
  • Type: Full Time
  • Compensation: $86,420.00 - 120,450.00 / Year*
position filled
Job Quick Facts * Specialty: Orthopedic Surgery * Location: Columbus, GA * Board Requirement: BC * License Requirement: GA * Reason for Need: Vacancy - Department Restructuring * Practice Type: Inpatient/Outpatient * Coverage Type: Call Only * Coverage Period: Dec. 6, 2019 - Ongoing * Call Schedule: Primarily weekend coverage only * Call Type: Beeper * Locums call is for: Both * Temporary privileges available * Primary Functions: - Evaluates and treats patients with appropriate medical diagnostic and treatment skills. - Coordinates discharge planning with Case Manager for admitted patients. - Documents patient care performed, assessments made, and orders given. - Recommends, participates in, and actively works to ensure the success of efforts to improve cost effectiveness of care provided to patients throughout the organization. - Accepts patient referrals from other physicians. - Acts as admitting, attending and/or consulting physician for patients who require hospitalization for primary medical diagnoses, depending on needs of patients, medical staff and hospital. - Participates in academic programs (e.g. medical education and research) as requested. - Develops and oversees the patient care plan in connection with entire clinical care team. - Works to ensure that patients receive the highest quality of care, in a timely, effective, service-oriented manner. - Provides care in the context of promoting age- and culture-appropriate informed choices, shared decision making, and the right to self-determination. * Procedures: Treatment of ACL/PCL injuries, Chondrocyte implantation, Degenerative disease of the hip and knee, Hamstring injuries, Meniscal tears, Patellar dislocation, Patellar tendonitis, Total hip arthroplasty, Total knee arthroplasty, Unicompartmental knee arthroplasty * EMR: Cerner * Travel, lodging, and malpractice insurance covered
Associated topics: foot, joint, ortho, orthopedic, orthopedic surgery, replacement, spine, surgeon, surgery, trauma

* Estimated salary

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