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Internal Medicine Physician

Job Description

The Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) is currently seeking candidates for the position of Internal Medicine Physician weekend/evenings at Georgia Regional Hospital - Atlanta, located in Decatur, GA.

Job Description:

 

Provides comprehensive medical services by examining patients, diagnosing conditions and providing treatments. Directs nurses, aides and others in the care and treatment of patients. May direct clinical operations and participate in research efforts.

 

 

Job Responsibilities & Performance Standards:

 

 

·         May supervise staff

·         Advises patients on health care including health promotion, disease, illness and accident prevention

·         Coordinates work with nurses, social workers, rehabilitation therapists, pharmacists, psychologists and other health care providers

·         Directs and coordinates activities of nurses, students, assistants, specialists, therapists, and other medical staff

·         Examines patients and take their histories, order laboratory tests, X-rays and other diagnostic procedures and consult with other medical practitioners to evaluate patients' physical and mental health

·         Prescribes or administers treatment, therapy, medication, vaccination, and other specialized medical care to treat or prevent illness, disease, or injury

·         Provides emergency medical care

·         Refers patients to medical specialists or other practitioners when necessary

Qualifications

Graduated from a medical school recognized by the composite state board of medical examiners.  Licensure or license eligible to practice medicine in the state of Georgia as provided by the state law is required.

 

Preferred Qualifications

Graduated from a medical school recognized by the composite state board of medical examiners.  Licensure or license eligible to practice medicine in the state of Georgia as provided by the state law is required.

Benefits

/ hour. This is an hourly position with no benefits associated.

Employment Information

This position is located in downtown Atlanta.

A sprawling metropolis of over four million people today, metro Atlanta has the vibrancy of the world’s great urban centers combined with the Southern charm of small town centers such as Roswell and Decatur. Here you’ll find historic sites from the Civil War through the Civil Rights era, as well as world-class shopping, entertainment, and nightlife.

We're located across from Underground Atlanta. Parking is nearby as well as direct access to MARTA's rail and bus system.

Come to Georgia's capital city and experience first-hand our historic charm and hospitality.

Applying for this job

Please email your cover letter and resume in Microsoft Word format to: ncnathaniel@dhr.state.ga.us

To ensure proper routing/handling of your credentials, copy/paste or type the following title in the subject line of your email: Internal Medicine Physician If you are currently employed by DBHDD, please include "Internal Employee" in the subject line as well.

You may be subject to a Drug Screen. You may be required to submit fingerprints to check for the existence of Criminal History Record Information through the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. You do have the right to challenge the contents of any Criminal History that is located, should you choose to do so.

The Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities provides services to ensure the health and welfare of Georgians. As an employee of DBHDD, in the event of an identified emergency you may be required, as a term and condition of employment, to assist in meeting the emergency responsibilities of the department.