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Citadel Care Centers Physician Internal Medicine in Bronx, New York

Practice medicine in a supportive collaborative environment: The Plaza in the Bronx is a large, state of the art SNF, Seeking an Attending physician to manage the care of patients in 40 bed Subacute unit. As part of the care team you would be responsible for overall quality of care, clinical outcomes, and resource utilization for patients within the SNF unit.

This position is an opportunity to work collaboratively with a seasoned post-acute care team including a nurse practitioner and develop positive interactions with patients and families. We are looking for a responsible Physician to provide high quality medical care by examining patients and treating diseases. You will also undertake tasks aiming for prevention and promotion of healthy habits.

Responsibilities include:

  • Rounds on post-acute patients in Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs).

  • Discussion of End of Life preferences

  • Appropriate evaluation upon admission

  • Coordination of care with specialist

  • Coordination of care with care team and SNF rehab and nursing services

  • Discharge planning including appropriate follow-up

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Current and unrestricted MD or DO license to practice medicine in New York.

  • Board certified or board eligible in Internal Medicine, Geriatric subspecialty preferred.

  • Current DEA certificate.

  • Prior hospitalist or SNFist preferred.

  • Excellent fund of knowledge with respect to the practice of medicine.

  • Commitment to service excellence and patient satisfaction.

  • Ability to speak with patients and assess health needs in a compassionate manner.

  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced clinical setting.

  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.

  • Comfort with use of EMR and HIPPA compliant communication.

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