Rheumatology Opportunity with Wellmed

Corpus Christi, TX

Key Info

full-time

Inpatient and outpatient

As part of the multi-disciplinary team, the Rheumatologist will provide medical diagnostic and therapeutic care and service, referring consultations for specialty care, and education and preventive care advice to all patients served.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assesses patient health by interviewing patients; performing physical examinations; obtaining, updating, and studying medical histories
  • Determines abnormal conditions by administering or ordering diagnostic tests, such as x-rays and laboratory studies; interpreting test results
  • Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records
  • Performs therapeutic procedures by administering injections and immunizations; suturing; managing wounds and infections
  • Instructs and counsels patients by describing therapeutic regimens; giving normal growth and development information; discussing family planning; providing counseling on emotional problems of daily living; promoting wellness and health maintenance
  • Obtains medical histories and performs physical examinations
  • Diagnoses and treats acute health problems such as infections and injuries
  • Diagnoses and treats, and monitors chronic diseases
  • Orders performs and interprets diagnostic studies such as lab work and x-rays
  • Prescribes medications, administers injections, and other treatments as directed by the physician
  • Interviews and advises patients regarding health and illness prevention. Recommends community resources to meet patient and family needs

Required Qualifications:

  • Medical Degree from accredited university

Careers with WellMed. Our focus is simple. We're innovators in preventative health care, striving to change the face of health care for seniors. We're impacting 240,000+ lives, primarily Medicare eligible seniors in Texas and Florida, through primary and multi-specialty clinics, and contracted medical management services.


Posted September 30, 2020

Covered

Not Covered