Job Description

Attending Physician (MD / DO)

Schenectady Center is looking to hire a Geriatric or Internal Medicine specialist to serve as the attending Physician (MD/DO) for our Skilled Nursing Facility in Schenectady, NY.

Excellent salary will be offered, commensurate with experience.

DUTIES:

  • Assuring delivery of quality care services to all patients in a respectful and professional manner.
  • Participating in planning, development, and organization of medical services provided.
  • Develops and reviews medical policies related to patient care.
  • Conduct physical examinations of patients upon their admission and thereafter on a regular and on an "as-needed-basis."
  • Participating in the comprehensive care planning, discharge planning, and client and staff development by providing ongoing medical training and education to staff.
  • Participates in preparation for regulatory agency site visits.
  • Knowledge of Federal, State and City regulatory requirements and ensures all aspects of clinical care conforms to these requirements.
  • Order, evaluate, adjust and terminate prescription of medication dosages using sound medical, ethical and responsible discretion and meets with the patient to discuss any adjustments in medication dosage

REQUIREMENTS:

  • NYS Licensure to practice medicine
  • Current DEA Registration, in good standing.
  • Current with the Continuing Medical Education ("CME") licensure requirements
  • Current, relevant, and substantial knowledge of areas related to health center licensing and operations, e.g., legal/regulatory, administrative, policy, protocols, and other clinical issues, especially within a managed care environment, required.
  • Previous experience providing services and exercising leadership in a culturally and linguistically diverse setting, with demonstrated success.
  • Culturally aware and sensitive to the special needs of population.

LOCATION:

Schenectady, NY

About Us:

 Schenectady Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing is a 240-bed rehabilitation and skilled nursing facility located near the lively, reinvigorated downtown. With a long tradition of supporting the community-and being an active part of it-Schenectady Center is one of the newest in all of New York State with modern fixtures, contemporary features, and the latest amenities throughout. Our patient-centered therapy sessions are delivered by our caring, compassionate, expert team and will ensure that your program is tailored to your specific rehabilitation needs. Schenectady Center is a proud member of the Centers Health Care Consortium. SC3

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