Physician / Borgess Medical Ctr / FT Days / 40 Hours Weekly

Ascension Health Kalamazoo, MI

About the Job

**Job ID: 151403** **Physician / Borgess Medical Ctr / FT Days / 40 Hours Weekly** **Kalamazoo, Michigan** **Regular/Day** **Additional Job Information** **Title:** Physician **City, State:** Kalamazoo, MI **Location:** Borgess Medical Ctr **Department:** Palliative Care **Additional Job Details:** FT Days, 40 Hours Weekly Full time days, will include some weekends and call schedule **Marketing Statement** **Your Connection to Wellness** Borgess isn’t only a place where people go to get well. It’s a place where people learn to stay well and live well. It’s where caregivers and patients connect for lasting wellness. We believe connecting with people at many different levels fosters an environment for better healing. Together, through sharing compassionate care and medical expertise, we’ve touched hundreds of thousands of lives in meaningful ways. **Job Description** **Job Summary:** The Physician provides medical services to patients in an assigned area. **Responsibilities:** + Evaluates and treats patients with appropriate medical diagnostic and treatment skills. + Promptly communicates significant changes in patient condition to Primary Care Provider and/or Specialist. + Coordinates discharge planning with case management. + Recommends, participates in, and works to ensure the success of efforts to improve cost effectiveness of care provided to patients. + Accepts patient referrals from other physicians. + Acts as admitting, attending and/or consulting physician for patients who require hospitalization for primary medical diagnoses, depending on needs of patients, medical staff and hospital. + Coordinates coverage schedule in collaboration with others that will provide coverage 365 days per year. + Provides coverage for unexpected absences or during exceptionally high patient volumes. + The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements. **Qualifications** **Licenses/Certifications/Registration:** + **Required Credential(s):** + Current Controlled Substance Registration Certification required as of hire date. + Current Drug Enforcement Administration License required as of hire date. + Fingerprinting is required as of hire date. + Physician MD/DO Current Physician MD/DO License required as of hire date. **Education:** + MD/DO Degree is required as of hire datePost-graduate degree of medical management is preferred. **How To Apply** If you have any questions about the application process at Borgess or require a reasonable accommodation to complete the application, please contact the Ascension Health Ministry Service Center at 1-855-562-2824 between the hours of 7:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. EST M-F. **Equal Employment Opportunity** Borgess Health is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the nondiscrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, handicap, disability, veteran or marital status. Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.