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Hybrid Virtual Care Physician in Fort Worth Texas in Fort Worth, TX at TeamHealth 

Date Posted: 9/13/2023

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Job Description

Join our hybrid virtual care team on a part-time basis! You will be responsible for providing high-quality patient care to various patient populations within the framework of Acute Care Transitions' (ACT) vision, mission, and values. You will be providing protocol driven assessment, care coordination and interventions as appropriate informed by ACT Home protocols for diverse patient populations with a focus on oncology, medicine and post-operative care.  Clinicians perform the initial face-to-face evaluation and assessment of potential patient admissions, and upon admission, you will collaborate with the nurse practitioner (NP) or physician assistant (PA) and the PCP to develop and implement an acute plan of care in the home. You should be able to exhibit sound clinical decision making and critical thinking skills, maintain and practice in accordance with clinical guidelines per state and hospital regulations, and support research efforts to advance knowledge and promote evidence-based practice. Facilitating the triaging of eligible, appropriate patients referred for a potential admission facilitated by ACT home guidelines and obtaining additional diagnostic and specialty consultation when needed are expected in this role. You will provide inpatient level acute care in the home setting in collaboration with the home hospital attending RN care coordinator. You will be utilizing advanced medical knowledge to identify, prevent or solve complex and/or recurring patient care problems, writing orders which are in accord with current guidelines, and maintaining and practicing in accord with practitioner guidelines per state and hospital regulations. You will be expected to provide consultation to both nurses and physicians and serves as a resource to staff in area(s) of expertise, promote professional practice and a culture of safety; willingness to engage in process improvement efforts, obtain certifications as required by ACT Home and facilities, and perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the medical director.

Position Highlights

  • Flexible scheduling
  • Competitive hourly rate
  • Remote work as well as onsite in ED/patient's home
  • Holiday pay

Diversity of Texas

Fort Worth is the fifth largest city in the state of Texas and is a part of the Dallas-Ft. Worth Metroplex. Excellent museums and other art exhibits are held among some of the world's greatest collections and displays. This city is rich with amazing Texas history, but is essentially one of the state's most beautiful family-friendly communities to live in. Visit the Fort Worth Zoo, downtown district for fine dining, or the Ft. Worth Water Gardens. Lake Arlington is just 30 minutes away for boating, fishing, swimming, camping, hiking and biking trails for the entire family to enjoy for a lifetime.

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