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Organization:

Ocracoke Health Center

Location:

Ocracoke, North Carolina • Hyde County

Date Needed:

August 15, 2022

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Type Of Position:

Full Time

Education Required:

MD

Experience Required:

3-5 year(s)

Date Of Job Posting:

July 28, 2022

Job Description:

We are looking for a Board certified MD/OD to provide high quality medical care by examining patients and treating diseases. You will undertake tasks aiming for prevention and promotion of healthy habits. The job is one of the most demanding, but also most rewarding professions. A great physician is a highly qualified professional and a compassionate individual. An exempt position responsible for providing primary care services, including assessing, diagnosing, prescribing, treating, and educating patients. Works closely with physicians and other clinicians in a team approach to patient care. May specialize in a specific type of clinical care, e.g., family medicine, pediatrics, geriatrics. The job can be demanding so a great deal of patience and physical endurance is required.

Responsibilities

Conduct routine check-ups to patients to assess their health condition and discover possible issues
Give appropriate advice for healthy habits (diet, hygiene etc.) and preventative actions to promote overall health
Conduct examinations to ill patients and evaluate symptoms to determine their condition
Ask intuitive questions to discover causes of illness
Reach an informed diagnosis based on scientific knowledge and the patient’s medical history
Prescribe and interpret lab tests to obtain more information for underlying infections or abnormalities
Prescribe medications or drugs and provide comprehensive instructions for administration
Collaborate with other physicians, physician assistants and nurses to form a high performing medical team
Examine and provide treatments to injuries and refer patients to other physicians when needed (ophthalmologists, orthopedists, neurologists etc.)
Keep records of patients’ diseases, operations or other significant information (e.g. allergic episodes)
Cultivate a climate of trust and compassion for patients
Remain up-to-speed with developments and best practices in medicine by attending conferences and seminars
Skills

Proven experience as a physician
Strong understanding of examination methodologies and diagnostics
Excellent knowledge of infectious diseases, their symptoms and epidemiology
Broad knowledge of common medication, side effects and contraindications
In-depth knowledge of legal medical guidelines and medicine best practices
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Respect for patient’s confidentiality
Compassionate and approachable
Responsible and trustworthy
Doctor of Medicine degree (MD) and valid license to practice the profession
Medical Specialty
Primary Care

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