Physician

Recruitment #041521-MDEB01-350500

Introduction

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Our mission at the Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) is to improve the quality of life of Delaware citizens by promoting health and well-being, fostering self-sufficiency, and protecting vulnerable populations. We prioritize personal and family independence by assisting individuals and families in a variety of life areas.

We offer numerous career opportunities and are dedicated to attracting and retaining highly talented individuals who are ready to make a difference in their community today. DHSS is a great place to kick-start your profession.

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Summary Statement

The incumbent will be the chief Physician for the statewide emergency medical system (EMS) and under whose license all EMS providers shall operate for the purpose of delivering the standing orders of the statewide standard treatment protocol. This position will supervise all EMS Medical Directors, and shall be available at all times to advise supervising physicians, EMS providers and EMS provider agencies.

Selective Requirement

Selective Requirements must be met in addition to the job requirements.  Applicants who do not possess the selective requirement will not be qualified.

  1. Board certified emergency physician by the American Board of Emergency Medicine [ABEM] OR by the American Board of Osteopathic Emergency Medicine[ABOEM]) involved in the practice of emergency medicine in Delaware.

Essential Functions

Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.

  • Performs physical examinations, assesses condition, makes diagnoses, orders laboratory tests and makes recommendations and referrals.
     
  • Prescribes treatment, monitors patient's progress and adapts treatments.
     
  • Performs outpatient surgical procedures in scheduled and emergency situations.
     
  • Makes rounds with medical and nursing personnel; explains history, course of treatment, and current status of assigned cases; takes part in conferences concerning cases; recommends future treatment or action; counsels individuals and relatives about physical, medical and mental conditions.
     
  • Prepares various records such as progress notes and summaries; writes orders.
     
  • Instructs nursing and related medical staff in specific treatments.
      
  • Develops and administers comprehensive plans to ensure the most positive prognosis available.
      
  • Provide individuals and families with information regarding physical and medical status.

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Physician
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:

  1. Possession of a Delaware Physician M.D. or Delaware Physician D.O. license or eligibility for a Delaware license.
  2. Six months experience in practicing medicine in a hospital, clinic or private practice.

Additional Posting Information

This posting may be closed on or before 10/14/2021 upon filling the vacant position(s).

Conditions of Hire

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. The State of Delaware participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. For more information refer to our Job Seeker Resources.

DHSS does not provide employment-based sponsorship.

Selection Process

The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position.  It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties.  For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content.   Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements. 

Once you have submitted your application on-line, all future correspondence related to your application will be sent via email.  Please keep your contact information current.  You may also view all correspondence sent to you by the State of Delaware in the “My Applications” tab at statejobs.delaware.gov.

Accommodations

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process.  To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) 739-5458. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance.  The State of Delaware – An Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

Click on a link below to apply for this position:

Fill out the Supplemental Questionnaire and Application NOW using the Internet.
Contact us via conventional means. For further assistance, you may contact us by phone at (302) 739-5458, or e-mail at jobs@delaware.gov.