Physician Specialist - Per Diem
New Brunswick, NJ
Job posting number: #7077479
Posted: April 20, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
New Jersey’s academic health center, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) takes an integrated approach to educating students, providing clinical care, and conducting research, all with the goal of improving human health. Aligned with Rutgers University–New Brunswick and collaborating university wide, RBHS includes eight schools, a behavioral health network, and five centers and institutes that focus on cancer treatment and research, neuroscience, advanced biotechnology and medicine, environmental and occupational health, and health care policy and aging research.
Our faculty are teachers, clinicians, and scientists with unparalleled experience who advance medical innovation and provide patient care informed by the latest research findings. We offer an outstanding education in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, public health, nursing, biomedical research, and the full spectrum of allied health careers.
Our clinical and academic facilities are located throughout the state—at Rutgers University–New Brunswick, including Piscataway; and at locations in Newark, Scotch Plains, Somerset, Stratford, and other locations. Clinical partners include Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, Newark’s University Hospital in Newark, and other affiliates.
Through this community of healers, scientists, and scholars, Rutgers is equipped as never before to transform lives.
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a per diem Physician Specialist for the Department of Family Medicine & Community Health at the Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.
The primary purpose of the Physician Specialist is to provide general clinical services and is responsible for preventive medicine, diagnosis and treatment of acute illnesses, treatment and stabilization of hospitalized patients and management of chronic conditions.
Among the key duties of the position are the following:
Studies, evaluates, diagnoses, and treats diseases of the human body related to the specialty of training, including acute exacerbation of chronic conditions, and co-morbid conditions that lead to acute organ dysfunction.
Examines patients utilizing all types of medical equipment, instruments and follows the standard of care in treating hospitalized patients, including obtaining appropriate diagnostic tests and specialist consultations.
Prescribes and orders medicine and engages in research to aid in control and care of disease.
Makes recommendations for treatment, therapeutic planning, and follow-up studies.
Serves as a consultant to other members of the staff on problems related to the medical specialty.
Completes all required documentation in a timely manner, including billing, medical records, and administrative duties.