Position : General Surgeon
General Office Procedures
Holiday coverage required
Examine patient to obtain information on medical condition and surgical risk.
Examine patients to assess general physical condition.
Follow established surgical techniques during the operation.
Follow protocols or regulations for healthcare activities.
Operate on patients to correct deformities, repair injuries, prevent and treat diseases, or improve or restore patients' functions.
Operate on patients to treat conditions.
Analyze patient's medical history, medication allergies, physical condition, and examination results to verify operation's necessity and to determine best procedure.
Analyze patient data to determine patient needs or treatment goals.
Prescribe preoperative and postoperative treatments and procedures, such as sedatives, diets, antibiotics, and preparation and treatment of the patient's operative area.
Prescribe treatments or therapies.
Diagnose medical conditions.
Advise medical personnel regarding healthcare issues.
Direct and coordinate activities of nurses, assistants, specialists, residents, and other medical staff
Supervise patient care personnel.
Refer patient to medical specialist or other practitioners when necessary.
Refer patients to other healthcare practitioners or health resources.
Manage surgery services, including planning, scheduling and coordination, determination of procedures, and procurement of supplies and equipment.
Schedule patient procedures or appointments.
Manage healthcare operations.
Order medical supplies or equipment in collaboration with Surgery Supervisor.
Sterilize medical equipment or instruments.
Conduct research to develop and test surgical techniques that can improve operating procedures and outcomes.
Conduct research to increase knowledge about medical issues.
This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and it may be amended from time to time as management may deem necessary.
Position is .50 FTE (half-time), salary pro-rated: Two weeks on, two weeks off (24 hour call)