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Osteopathic Doctor

companyHEALTH ATLAST WEST LA
locationLos Angeles, CA, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Employee discounts
  • Wellness resources

Job description

Job Overview

We are looking for an Osteopath to join our expanding team and provide patients with high-quality treatment and diagnostic services. The ideal candidate is an intuitive healthcare professional whose diagnostic abilities are only matched by their concern for their patients and who is able to perform osteopathic manipulation or be trained to perform. The person in the Physician role will be responsible for meeting, assessing and diagnosing patients in our clinic and providing them with healthcare services that meet state and national standards for care giving. They will be responsible for prescribing patients with appropriate medication, health regimens and lifestyle adjustments that will contribute to their recovery from diagnosed health issues, prevent future health issues and/or promote a healthier life. The right candidate will have a passion for providing diagnostic services to patients and will enjoy working closely with other healthcare professionals in our organization.

Responsibilities for Physician

  • Work with the team to provide patients with osteopathy, physical medicine and general medicine.
  • Perform osteopathic manipulation.
  • Perform trigger point injections and joint injections.
  • Coordinate with PM&R doctors, Physical therapists, Chiropractors, Acupuncturists to help the patient achieve their health goals.
  • Order laboratory and radiology tests and refer patients to specialists when appropriate and called for.
  • Analyze reports, test results, medical records and examinations to diagnose condition of patients and propose treatment options.
  • Prescribe pharmaceuticals, other medications, and treatment regimens to treat identified and documented medical conditions.
  • Discuss potential side effects of medication/treatment with patients and ensure that all allergy information is up-to-date before prescribing medication/treatment.
  • Provide advice to patients for lifestyle and diet changes that may improve their health or help to treat the health issue they are experiencing.
  • Adhere to departmental policies, procedures and objectives, ongoing quality improvement objectives and safety, environmental, and infection control standards.
  • Maintain patient confidentiality and comply with all federal and state health information privacy laws.
  • Record complete, timely and legible medical records.

Qualifications for Physician

  • Experience providing feneral medicine, physical medicine, osteopathy and diagnostic services in a clinical setting.
  • Experience prescribing appropriate medications, treatments and health regimens to treat patient health issues.
  • Experience collaborating with specialists to explore patient health conditions and diagnose health issues.
  • Experience working in a team of healthcare professionals and collaborating with them to ensure positive, effective patient experiences with our organization.
  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills.
  • M.D or D. O. degree from an accredited United States medical school.
  • Current State Medical Practitioner License.
  • Current Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) and Department of Public Safety (DPS) registration, for prescription writing.

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