University of Miami Medical Group (UMMG) Staff Physician

University of Miami Hospital Medicine   Miami, FL   Full-time     Physician
Posted on March 18, 2024

The UMMG Staff Physician provides medical care to patients based on proper documentation in the medical record as outlined by the medical staff rules and regulations.  The incumbent in this position receives patient assignments based on their educational discipline, expertise, or experience. 

CORE JOB FUNCTIONS

  1. Develops and carries out a comprehensive medical treatment plan addressing biological, psychological, and sociocultural domains.
  2. Performs physical assessment of patients in a logical and respectful manner.
  3. Prescribes medical treatment and clinical drugs to patients.
  4. Gathers essential and accurate information through the review of pertinent records and interviews with the patient, family members, caregivers, and other health professionals.
  5. Reports to the responsible physician and complies with policy co-sig.
  6. Reports hazardous or unsafe conditions, equipment malfunction, and supply instrumentation inadequacies to appropriate personnel.
  7. Reports all Quality Assurance (QA) incidences, including mediation errors, to responsible physician using department guidelines.
  8. Assumes responsibility for increasing knowledge and expertise by attending continuing educational offerings.
  9. Makes informed decisions about interventions based on patient information and preference, up-to-date scientific evidence in the field, and clinical judgment.
  10. Maintains confidentiality of all patient information according to federal and state guidelines and regulations.
  11. Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.