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Intensivists- CA

Company: Advanced ICU Care
Location: Irvine
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Hicuity Health (new name for Advanced ICU Care), the leading high acuity telemedicine provider in the United States, is seeking a highly motivated and talented individual to join our team as an Intensivist. In conjunction with the attending physician and other consultants, the Intensivist assumes responsibility for the care of all patients in the intensive care unit. The Intensivist provides continuous vigilance; early intervention and ongoing care with the goal to decrease ICU related morbidity and mortality. In addition, the Intensivist proactively communicates with the other members of the team to assure optimal results. Furthermore, the Intensivist attempts to decrease unnecessary nighttime burdens upon the attending physician staff. Finally, the Intensivist responds to life threatening emergencies and other duties as assigned.

Hicuity Health is the nation's leading provider of high acuity telehealth services, contracted to provide care to more than 100 hospitals in 27 states on a 24 x 7 x 365 basis. We are an organization that rewards creativity, collaboration, innovation and results. For more information, visit http://www.hicuityhealth.com/.

Clinical Patient Management - Tele-ICU

Typical Duties include, but are not limited to the following:

+ Evaluate and treat new adult admissions and intervene to prevent further deterioration.

+ Diagnose and stabilize critically ill medical and surgical patients with impending or active organ failure (respiratory, cardiac, neurologic, hepatic, gastrointestinal, hematologic, renal, etc.) or life-threatening electrolyte and acid-base disturbances, or poisonings

+ Initiate advanced cardiac life support until the code team arrives, then supervise and support the code team.

+ Use data from appropriate monitoring devices to titrate therapy in the ICU.

+ Initiate, manage, and wean patients from mechanical ventilation using a variety of techniques and ventilators.

+ Act as the ICU team leader where appropriate and increase the clinical skill of ICU nurse practitioners, nurses and ancillary personnel in caring for critically ill patients.

+ Institute best practices

+ Respond to patient alarms and alerts

+ Proactively communicate changes in patient status to the appropriate physician(s)

+ Effectively communicate with members of the tele-ICU team in a collegial manner to provide safe and error-free care during routine care and emergent conditions.

+ Participate in the educational programs for the critical care unit personnel as well as the medical staff.

+ Participate in monitoring the quality, safety and appropriateness of patient care as requested by the director or designee.

+ Graduation from an accredited School of Medicine

+ Board Certification or eligibility in Critical Care Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine or Anesthesia or the American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine or Anesthesia.

+ Ability to obtain state medical license in all states where services are provided as well as current Federal Drug Enforcement Agency license and state-controlled substance license.

+ Ability to obtain staff privileges at all the hospitals for which coverage is being provided.

+ Current ACLS certification.

Hicuity Health (new name for Advanced ICU Care) fuses a friendly and collegial work environment with high performance standards. Our compensation plans include base pay, bonus opportunity and competitive benefit programs.

Hicuity Health provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

External Company URL: http://www.icumedicine.com

Keywords: Advanced ICU Care, Irvine , Intensivists- CA, Other , Irvine, California

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