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Physician / Internal Medicine / New York / Permanent / Internal Medicine Physician Job

Company: Kurz Solutions
Location: Albany
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description

MD/DO - Internal Medicine Physician
A Unique Blend of Urban Excitement and Rural Relaxation

The Community - Albany, NY
The City of Albany, located on the banks of the Hudson River in the heart of the Capital District, is proud to be New York State's Capital City. Albany is a beautiful destination, offering valuable resources for higher education and sustainable living, vibrant and active urban centers and desirable neighborhoods. The City's deep-rooted history and heritage have shaped the City's urban footprint, complementing its natural setting along the waterfront and its reflection of historic architecture, major institutions, mixed neighborhoods and diversity of residents.

From the Helderbergs to the shores of the mighty Hudson, Albany County is a unique blend of urban excitement and rural relaxation. It is the ideal place to live, work and raise a family. Our 19 municipalities will impress you. Our villages, towns and cities are beautiful and they play host to the finest in food, lodging, shopping and entertainment. Whether you hike our trails, bike on our paths, visit our parks and museums or fish our streams and brooks, you will find it all.

Albany Stratton VA Medical Center
The Stratton VA Medical Center opened in 1951 and serves Veterans in 22 counties of upstate New York, western Massachusetts and Vermont.

POSITION OVERVIEW (duties include but are not limited to)

  • Physicians will be responsible for diagnosing, treating and managing primary care patients according to the current standards of care.
  • Performing assessments/examinations on initial encounters with unscheduled, emergent, urgent and new patients; women's health; coordinating patient treatment plans; ordering appropriate diagnostic tests and X-Rays; recommending patients for hospital admissions; and documenting in the computerized medical record.
  • Provide comprehensive primary care services, including women's health to a defined panel of patients.
  • Work with clinic staff to schedule new and follow-up patients.
  • Taking history, physical examinations, ordering of laboratories and diagnostic studies, diagnosis and formulation of treatment plans for acute and chronic conditions within the scope of practice/privileging.
  • Order and monitor appropriate medications for patients using VA Formulary.
  • Provide primary care services supporting a continuum of care from prevention to diagnosis and treatment, to appropriate referral and follow-up for simple to moderately complex workload that can be appropriately managed in a primary care outpatient environment to include (but not limited to) care for: hypertension, depression, ischemic heart disease, anxiety, alcohol use disorder, other mental health conditions, hypercholesterolemia, degenerative arthritis, congestive heart failure, respiratory infection, cerebral vascular disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), peripheral vascular disease, urinary tract infection, diabetes mellitus, common dermatological conditions, acute and chronic pain, acute wound management, gastric disease, skin ulcers (stasis and dermal), anemia, genitourinary (GU) issues, stable chronic hepatic insufficiency constipation, osteoporosis, common otic and optic conditions, basic diagnostic, evaluation, and tests for infertility, preventive screening and procedures, cervical cancer screening, breast cancer screening, pharmacology in pregnancy & lactation, evaluation & treatment of vaginitis, amenorrhea/menstrual disorders, evaluation of abnormal uterine bleeding, menopause symptom management, diagnosis of pregnancy and initial screening tests, evaluation and management of acute and chronic pelvic pain, recognition and management of postpartum depression and postpartum blues, evaluation and management of breast symptoms, (mass, fibrocystic breast disease, mastalgia, nipple discharge, mastitis, galactorrhea, mastodynia), crisis intervention, evaluation of psychosocial, well-being and risks including issues regarding abuse, intimate partner violence screening, physical, emotional, verbal, and psychological abuse, preconception counseling and assessment of abnormal cervical pathology.
  • Refer patients to specialty care services as appropriate, admission to hospital care when indicated, and patient education and counseling. QUALIFICATIONS
    • Must be Board Certified or Board Eligible by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM).
    • Must have current license to practice medicine in any state, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States or the District of Columbia.
    • Must have current certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) as certified by the American Heart Association (AHA).
    • Must have current Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) number and National Practitioner Identifier (NPI).
      KurzSolutions is committed to improving health outcomes by providing well-managed companies with the top healthcare talent in the market.

Keywords: Kurz Solutions, Albany , Physician / Internal Medicine / New York / Permanent / Internal Medicine Physician Job, Healthcare , Albany, New York

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