Physician - Wound Care
California Wound Health, PC - San Diego, CA

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AmeriWound, LLC is a rapidly expanding healthcare group committed to providing quality bedside skin and wound care in long term care facilities nationwide. Our providers are offered:

  • Immediate and constant patient flow
  • Attractive compensation package
  • Comprehensive training with tenured wound care staff
  • Cloud technology and cutting edge hardware for streamlined communication with healthcare team
  • NO CALL NO WEEKENDS
  • Flexible schedules
  • Excellent work/life balance
  • And MUCH MORE…………..

Please see job description below. To discuss this great opportunity further, please contact Audrey Hernandez, Manager for Provider Recruitment via this link or call 216-273-9800 x912.

Physician-Wound Care Job Description:

Candidates must (1) hold a full and unrestricted license in the state where the company has a physician position opening; (2) have completed a residency in good standing, and (3) board eligible or certified preferred.

This position will focus on wound care assessment and treatment primarily in long-term care settings such as SNFs, ALFs, Hospice or LTACs.

Duties:

The physician provides direct patient care in an inpatient residential setting – primarily to elderly patients and those with suspected or confirmed cognitive impairment and serves as a consultant to other physicians. The physician is or will become in relatively short order expert in history taking, physical examination, debridement and other minor surgical wound procedures, minor suturing, test interpretation, patient counseling and differential diagnosis, and medical therapeutics.

The physician will have a level of expertise in wound care. Physicians who are surgeons, procedural, or who possess some form of wound care certification, and/or prior experience working in a wound care program would be ideal candidates.

Our physicians will spend the majority of their time in direct patient care and will also have a degree of clinical supervision responsibilities for certain physician extenders such as Nurse Practitioners and/or Physician Assistants.

Position:

A wound care physician is a member of a multidisciplinary team in wound care. The duties will include:

  • General wound care patient treatment appointments.
  • Documentation and completion of all wound care visits within the AmeriWound or CWH Electronic Medical Record within the same day that each associate patient is seen and treated.
  • Collaboration and cooperation within an inter-professional wound care treatment team (including but not limited to the facility’s DON (director of nursing), wound treatment nurse, Facility Administrator, and other SNF staff in addition to the members of AmeriWound’s/CWH’s own staff.
  • Clinical care of patients with complex wounds in collaboration with SNF or other long-term care facility staff.
  • Participation in company required wound care training, EMR training, interdisciplinary complex wound care grand rounds (on a periodic basis).
  • Follow through and completion of required AmeriWound/CWH or contracted SNF documentation to facilitate non-face to face care and E-consultation
  • Compliance with AmeriWound/CWH wound care consultation requirements.
  • Indirect patient care: returning telephone calls, responding to patient related emails, reviewing and renewing prescriptions, reviewing laboratory and imaging data, communicating results to patients the patient’s attending or primary care providers and the SNF.
  • Cooperation and follow through with all AmeriWound/CWH quality assurance and quality improvement programs, policies, procedures, and reports.

Qualifications

Degree of Doctor of Medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine. The degree must have been obtained from an accredited school of medicine or osteopathic medicine for the year in which the course of study was completed.

Approved schools are:

  • Schools of medicine holding regular institutional membership in the Association of American Medical colleges for the year in which the degree was granted.
  • Schools of osteopathic medicine approved by the American Osteopathic Association for the year in which the degree was granted.
  • Schools (including international schools) accepted by the licensing body of a State, Territory, or Commonwealth (i.e., Puerto Rico), or in the District of Columbia as qualifying for full or unrestricted licensure.

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