Randstad Emergency Medicine Practitioner - Family Medicine / Internal Medicine in Shiprock, New Mexico

Emergency Medicine Practitioner - Family Medicine / Internal Medicine


Shiprock, NM

Date Posted:

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

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Randstad Healthcare

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Contractor physician care shall cover the range of emergency room care typically provided in a rural civilian practice of similar size. The following list is an example of the types of cases, but is not all-inclusive:

  • Type of cases that get shipped: they send out major trauma, orthopedics (when not on call), ophthalmology and psychiatry (when not on call) to nearby Farmington or Albuquerque, New Mexico.

  • Subspecialties they have for backup - we have backup from Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Behavioral Health, OB/GYN, Pediatrics, General Surgery, Orthopedics and Podiatry.

  • Major medical emergencies such as cardiac arrest, myocardial infarction, respiratory failure, diabetic ketoacidosis, shock;

  • Obstetrical emergencies such as deliveries of single or multiple births, acute pregnancy complications, vaginal bleeding;

  • Pediatric emergencies

  • Acute psychiatric problems, including suicide attempts

  • Lower-acuity complaints including viral illnesses, ear infections, other infections, minor orthopedic problems, minor trauma, alcohol abuse (e.g., "urgent care" patients).

  • The physician shall be responsible providing Emergency Room coverage for the inpatient service until the inpatient doctor becomes available.

They have 10 hour shifts. There is single coverage, except for 4-5 PM and 9PM-2AM. Day shift is 7AM-5PM. Evening shift is 4PM-2AM. Night shift is 9PM-7AM. Available shifts can come from a combination of weekday, weeknight and/or weekend shifts, including Holidays.

They prefer providers who can work in block schedule (i.e. 5 on, 5 off; 4 on 3 off; etc).

BC/BE in EM or BC in IM or FP

Pay approx $140

Must have ACLS, ATLS and PALS

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