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Cardiologist

Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health


Location:
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Date:
09/27/2018
2018-09-272018-10-27
Work Type:
Employee
Job Status:
Full Time
Shift:
1st Shift
Specialties:
  • Cardiovascular Disease
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Job Details

SCHEDULE: M - F, 8:30am - 5:00pm (no call/no IP responsibilities) 

POSITION SUMMARY: Provide high level and patient-centered Cardiology care within an outpatient setting. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Qualified individuals must have the ability (with or without reasonable accommodation) to perform the following duties:

  • Consults with inpatients and outpatients to determine the appropriate course of treatment.
  • Recommends and orders tests to determine extent of heart or vascular disease and help diagnose condition.
  • Recommends procedures as necessary to aid in the treatment or prevention of heart disease.
  • Monitors lab results, medication adherence and medication toxicities.
  • Prescribe or administer treatment, therapy, medication, and other medical care to treat or prevent illness, disease, or injury.
  • Explain and discuss procedures, test results, or prescribed treatment with the patient.
  • Coordinate work with nurses, social workers, rehabilitation therapists, pharmacists, psychologists, and other health care providers.
  • Refers patients to medical specialists when necessary. 

SECONDARY FUNCTIONS: The following duties are considered secondary to the primary duties listed above:

  • Provides clinical and didactic teaching to residents, medical students and staff.
  • Represents the practice at Hospital committees in such a manner that the burden of attending the meetings is reasonably distributed among all of the physicians in the group.
  • Assists in recruiting and interviewing of new physicians and staff to the practice.
  • Attends Directors' and Committee meetings.
  • Acquires the necessary CME credits and takes the certification examination to maintain re-certification status.
  • Other duties as assigned. 

JOB REQUIREMENTS 

MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Medical Doctor (MD), Doctor of Osteopathy (DO), issued by the Accreditation Council on Medical Education.
  • Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine or Board eligible. 
  • Current Medical licensure issued by PA State Board of Medicine or the PA State Board of Osteopathic Medicine.
  • Successful completion of cardiology fellowship.
  • A health care provider in good standing with Medicare, Medicaid, and other federal and state health insurance programs, i.e. not excluded from participation in Medicare, Medicaid or any other federal or state health insurance program. 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • At least three (3) years clinical patient care experience as a specialist (fellowship included).
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