Urologist - Tarrant County, TX (828451)

United Health - College Fort Worth, TX

About the Job

Position Description Do you have compassion and a passion to help others? Transforming healthcare and millions of lives as a result starts with the values you embrace and the passion you bring to achieve your life’s best work.(sm) As part of the multi-disciplinary team, the Urologist will provide medical diagnostic and therapeutic care and service, referring consultations for specialty care, and education and preventive care advice to all patients served. The performance will be tracked and comparatively reported using metrics related to the strategic direction and operational needs of the organization.Primary Responsibilities:Assesses patient health by interviewing patients; performing physical examinations; obtaining, updating, and studying medical historiesDetermines abnormal conditions by administering or ordering diagnostic tests, such as x-rays and laboratory studies; interpreting test resultsDocuments patient care services by charting in patient and department recordsPerforms therapeutic procedures by administering injections and immunizations; suturing; managing wounds and infectionsInstructs and counsels patients by describing therapeutic regimens; giving normal growth and development information; discussing family planning; providing counseling on emotional problems of daily living; promoting wellness and health maintenanceObtains medical histories and performs physical examinationsDiagnoses and treats acute health problems such as infections and injuries Diagnoses and treats, and monitors chronic diseases such as diabetes and high blood pressureOrders, performs, and interprets diagnostic studies such as lab work and x-raysPrescribes medications, administers injections, and other treatments as directed by the physicianInterviews and advises patients regarding health and illness prevention. Recommends community resources to meet patient and family needsMaintains and reviews patient records, charts, and other pertinent information. Posttest and examination results Triages patient telephone calls and provides consultationManages medical and surgical emergenciesAttends required meetings and participates in team activities and professional development activitiesPerforms any other job-related duties as assigned