The Consultant Physician is responsible for applying medical knowledge and skills to the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of illnesses for patients within the Respiratory and Critical Care Institute . This position treats patients directly and/or may make referrals to different members of the healthcare professional team.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Monitors and provides care to patient.
Prescribes or administers medication, therapy, and other specialized medical care to treat or prevent illness, disease, or injury.
Interacts with patient to gather additional history and information about medical condition.
Analyzes records, reports, and test results to diagnose patient’s medical condition.
Provides specific treatments and/or performs operations to treat patient medical conditions.
Explains procedures and discusses test results or prescribed treatments with patient.
Evaluates patient and records applicable notes about patient’s condition for purposes of serving as a record of treatment and/or making a possible referral to another member of the healthcare professional team.
Performs surgical procedures and operations as appropriate.
Liaises with other medical and non-medical staff to ensure quality patient treatment.