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Emergency Medicine Physician

Apply Now Hospital Name PIH Health Physicians Medical Group Location Downey, California Job Type Full-Time/Regular Job ID 13402-977 Date posted 03/01/2022

At PIH Health, we provide cutting edge compassionate care. We have a talented team who is proud to be making a positive impact on the lives of our patients each and every day. We are growing fast and looking to have enthusiastic Emergency Medicine Physicians to join our team.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Emergency Medicine Physician provides assessment and treatment of patients in the emergency department.   As first-line providers, they are primarily responsible for initiating resuscitation and stabilization and performing the initial investigations and interventions necessary to diagnose and treat illnesses or injuries in the acute phase.  This individual must have excellent communication skills and be able to work with PCPs, specialists, patients, families, and works with a team of multidisciplinary Physicians and Mid-Levels to allow patients to receive the level and type of critical care they need in a professional manner.  Additionally Physician will be responsible to lead the coordination of post emergency room disposition by collaborating with the admitting physician or with a case manager for a safe discharge to home or an alternate facility.


Required Skills

SPECIFIC SKILLS NEEDED:

  • Procedural proficiency in key clinical areas, to include, but not limited to: Intubations and placement of central lines.
  • Demonstrates expertise in communication
  • Provides patient care in a manner consistent with Group standards, medical staff by-laws, pathways/best practices
  • Ability to be adaptable and work in a fluid, multitasking environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform well under pressure.
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, written and verbal and conflict resolution abilities.
  • Independent performer.

Required Experience

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:

  • Current California Medical license
  • Graduate from an accredited Medical School
  • Graduate from an accredited Emergency Medicine Residency Program
  • Evidence of continuing education and self-development to support license requirements
  • Board Certification: Board certified or board eligible
  • May be required to use personal auto to drive to meetings, special events or to carry out assignments as requested. This will require proof of California driver’s license and proof of insurance.

Why PIH Health?

We’re a nonprofit, regional healthcare network with three hospitals, numerous outpatient medical offices, a multispecialty medical group, home healthcare services and hospice care, as well as heart, cancer, digestive health, orthopedics, women’s health, urgent care and emergency services. Our leadership is dedicated to putting patients first—a cornerstone of our mission, vision and values—as we deliver top-quality healthcare.

  • PIH Health is committed to remaining a leader in healthcare advances for our communities—technology, equipment, facilities and amenities. We offer a wide range of services, including:
  • Primary care teams that deliver general medicine and preventative care.
  • Access to emergency and urgent care, home health services and hospice.
  • A network of PIH Health physicians and advanced practice professionals including physician assistants and nurse practitioners in accessible and welcoming neighborhood locations.
  • More than 7,500 compassionate, valued employees.
  • Ranked one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals in beautiful Southern California.

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