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Infectious Disease Specialist - Physician - Part-time - Albany

Infectious Disease Specialist - Physician - Part-time - Albany

Job ID 
2017-1841
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-NY-Albany
Posted Date 
10/13/2017

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Overview

Responsible for the prevention and treatment of communicable diseases  

Responsibilities

  • Reports to the assigned facility at the designated time to examine referred patients
  • Assures the implementation and on-going supervision of the on-site chronic clinics
  • Consults with medical providers in the community to resolve issues in the delivering services to inmates
  • Ensures proper disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment and recovery
  • Consults with patients to determine the appropriate course of treatment
  • Recommends and orders tests to determine the extent of illness or help diagnose condition 
  • When appropriate, utilizes available in-house resource personnel for treatment or resolution of identified problems before utilizing off-site referral
  • Provides emergency treatment on-site and responds appropriately in urgent or emergency situations
  • Maintains proper certification for cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • Assumes responsibility and accountability for his/her individual judgment and actions
  • Utilizes standard precautions when providing any invasive procedures for diagnostic or routine studies or handling specimens
  • Keeps patient information confidential and respects the patient’s right to privacy, in accordance with accepted confidentiality practices for incarcerated individuals
  • Abides by the security regulations of the facility
  • Notifies the Administrator of changes in scheduled coverage and assists in arrangement for coverage of medical services if unavailable for an extended period of time.
  •  All other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Must possess a degree in medicine (M.D./D.O.) from an accredited medical school with a specialty in Infection Control. 
  • Must be licensed in New York to perform medicine and must have a DEA license.

EEO/MF/D/V