Provides patient care and management in the field of Emergency Medicine in accordance with standards of medical care laid down by SmartMed.
Evaluates and stabilizes patients present in the emergency department with an emergency medical condition.
Treats patients with acute illnesses or injuries which require immediate medical attention by diagnosing the emergency medical conditions and stabilizing the patient for definitive care.
Prevents diagnoses and manages acute and urgent aspects of illness and injury affecting patients across a full spectrum of undifferentiated physical and behavioral disorders.
Attends all patients, treats their illnesses and arranges for their disposition - either admitting them to an appropriate service or releasing them after treatment with follow-up plans.
Performs a variety of advanced procedural skills including surgical procedures, trauma resuscitation, advanced cardiac life support and advanced airway management.
Provides emergency coverage for patients in the hospital emergency department.
Complies with all hospital standards and policies pertaining to acceptance, eligibility, admission processes, consultation, daily patient care, operating room, outpatient practices, and patient discharge.
Initiates investigations and ensures findings are recorded. Assesses patients'' diseases or conditions to determine appropriate therapeutic modalities / procedures.
Documents findings in medical records.
Ensures appropriate patient preparation for procedures / surgery and performs procedures! surgery as indicated in the signed clinical privilege form.
Participates in all mandatory departmental activities and serves on departmental and hospital committees, as required
Assists the department in the development and implementation of techniques and practices that help maximize the utilization of all resources within the department and across the hospital
Abides by the current hospital and medical staff bylaws, all relevant rules, regulations and policies and keeps updated of any changes that might occur.