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Overview

Eastern Shore Emergency Medicine Physicians affiliated with University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) is seeking a BE/BC Emergency Medicine Physician to practice on the Eastern Shore and Prince George's County, Maryland.

Duties

Perform directed histories and physical exams on Emergency Department patients at the University of Maryland Shore Medical Center at Dorchester, the University of Maryland Shore Medical Center at Easton, the University of Maryland Shore Medical Center at Chestertown, the University of Maryland Shore Emergency Center at Queenstown, and Prince Georges Hospital Center. Work occasional shifts on an as-needed basis at Laurel Regional Hospital and Bowie Health Center. Write orders for appropriate laboratory EKG and radiology studies. Order appropriate treatments including IV fluids and medications. Request consultations as indicated by patients clinical presentation and acuity. Communicate with primary and consulting physicians. Perform urgent and emergency procedures as stated by the clinical presentation and Emergency Medicine core content. Make patient dispositions to home, inpatient admission, or transfer as clinically indicated. Generate clear and complete patient records on every patient encounter. Generate clear and complete discharge instructions, prescriptions, and follow-up information for discharged patients. Follow hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Attend departmental and medical staff meetings when scheduled. Fulfill usual medical staff responsibilities in accordance with bylaws. May be asked to work overtime, on-call, evening, night, weekend, holiday and other shifts as needed. Perform other related duties as assigned.

Requirements

Medical degree or foreign equivalent;
Completion of residency program in Emergency Medicine;
Possession of, or eligibility for, Maryland medical license; and
Possess board certification in Emergency Medicine or be certified by residency director as eligible to sit for board exams.

For more information, please contact Pearce Ames, Physician Recruitment Specialist pames@em.umaryland.edu

UMMS hospitals and health care facilities are equal opportunity employers and proud of an environment of diversity.

Location Description

Emergency Medicine

University of Maryland Shore Regional Health is comprised of four community facilities:

University of Maryland Shore Regional Emergency Center at Queenstown,
University of Maryland Shore Regional Medical Center at Easton,
University of Maryland Shore Regional Medical Center at Dorchester, and
University of Maryland Shore Regional Medical Center at Chestertown

All located in beautiful waterfront communities seeking a BP/BC Emergency Medicine Physician to staff its community hospitals.

Located in Queen Anne's, Talbot, Dorchester, and Kent Counties our hospitals are about 70 miles from Baltimore, MD; 76 miles from Washington, DC; and 81 miles from Philadelphia, PA.

We strongly desire candidates to live on the Eastern Shore. This region is largely agricultural and offers unlimited access to water sports in the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries.

Community Description

The Eastern Shore is comprised of nine Maryland counties each with their own special history and rich heritage. The waterfront lifestyle and rural community provide an unspoiled and vibrant way of life on the Eastern Shore of Maryland.

The Eastern Shore has many different types of Environments, from the saltwater marshes along the bay to the old growth forests inland. The Chesapeake Bay to the west and the Atlantic Ocean to the east serve to moderate the temperature, with winter averaging in the mid-30's, producing an annual snowfall of less than 12 inches and summer in the upper 80's.

There are Country Clubs, places for fishing, Golf Courses and Tennis Courts. There are numerous beautiful state parks including Turner's Creek State Park. The area provides a wide variety of activities including sailing, boating, rowing, hunting, fishing, hiking, biking, horseback riding, camping, and swimming.

There are many things for your children as well. Spend the day on Sultana tall ship, on the beach or have an educational day at the Rock Hall Waterman's Museum. However you prefer to enjoy your day with children, they are sure to have a memorable experience.
University of Maryland Medical System is a multi-hospital system that has genuine impact throughout our State...and beyond. Our twelve outstanding hospitals and numerous ambulatory centers not only offer you a choice of locations from urban to suburban and rural but also a choice of practice settings, including academic, teaching, and community. Since our inception as a private, not-for-profit corporation in 1984, we have pursued a clinical vision of providing measurably safe and quality care to the citizens of the State and region. Our goal is and always has been that every patient receives the same high standard of care, no matter where or when they make use of our services. Our focus on excellence in care quality and safety is evident in everything we do: from our application of evidence-based medicine aimed at reducing hospital-acquired infections, to continuous improvements in our operational design, facilities, and technologies. In fact, our efforts in quality improvement have allowed us to achieve mortality and unplanned readmission rates below benchmarks available from other Maryland hospitals. We're extremely proud of our successes to date. However, we know that achieving our clinical vision cannot happen without active physician leadership and support. To that end, we strive to recruit physicians committed to excellence in both clinical quality and service. And we give them the support they need to take their career and to take patient care to new levels together.