Physician - Urgent Care/Emergency Medicine

Job Description Summary

This position is responsible for examination and treatment of patients in our urgent care facilities.

Job Description

  • Arrive each day prepared to work at your scheduled time.
  • Be prepared to leave at the end of the day only after patient care is completed.
  • Attend staff meetings and offer suggestions. Listen to others with an open mind.
  • Be willing to work collaboratively with APCs (NP/PA)
  • Review lab results and imaging studies during down time (non-patient care periods during the clinical shift).
  • Review patient file/record, including allergies, problems, medications, and immunization status.
  • Elicit and record information about patients’ medical histories.
  • Interview patients concerning their symptoms and conduct a thorough physical examination.
  • Order or execute various tests, analyses, and diagnostic images to provide information on patients’ conditions.
  • Interpret reports and findings of tests and examinations, and diagnose conditions of patients.
  • When clinically indicated, administer or prescribe treatments
  • Determine and prescribe medication, dosage, and schedule given the patients’ conditions and allergies.
  • Discuss any possible side effects to medication or immunization with patients. Utilize online resources to perform travel consultations.
  • Be willing to obtain DOT medical examiner certification via online training and pass official examination.
  • Be willing to learn and utilize EMR and tablet/laptop technology at the bedside.
  • Prescribe and administer vaccinations to immunize patients from communicable diseases.
  • Promote health by advising patients about diet, hygiene, and methods for prevention of disease.
  • Perform surgical procedures commensurate with surgical competency.
  • Refer patients to primary care physicians or medical specialists for consultation services when necessary for the well-being of the patients.
  • Document the patients’ visits including medical history, physical exam, diagnoses, and plan of action.
  • Follow-up with patients regarding progress in high risk or emergency cases. Follow-up daily on laboratory tests and X-Rays.
  • Conduct physical examinations to provide information needed for admission to school/sports/camp or consideration for jobs.
  • Maintain a professional appearance.
  • Maintain a current CPR certification.
  • Understand the concepts of universal precautions, HIPAA and OSHA.
  • Be a team player who is equally comfortable working independently.
  • Maintain a warm, friendly attitude with excellent patient interaction skills.
  • Maintain excellent verbal and communication skills. Be adaptable in different situations. Possess excellent client interaction skills. Be able to multi-task.
  • Exhibit Excellent Customer Service; be patient-centric and customer service oriented.


• Doctoral degree (M. D., Doctor of Medicine or D.O., Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine)

• Full-time physicians must be board-certified or board eligible by the American Board of Emergency Medicine.