Internal Medicine Doctor Job Description


Internal medicine doctors and specialists and use scientific knowledge and clinical expertise to the diagnose treatment and special care of adults across the spectrum from health to complex illness. The doctors have to be well trained in the diagnosis of puzzling medical issues in the ongoing care of chronic illness and the care of patients suffering from more than one disease. They specialize in health promotion and disease prevention. Internal medicine doctors are also known as internists and they may act as primary care physicians, family practitioners, or general practitioners. They provide routine checkup of patients with a condition such as heart disease, hypertension, diabetes, obesity, and chronic lung disease. They may consult with doctors in another field of medicine or they may consult patients with another specialist. To become an internal medicine doctor, they must have completed graduation from medical school and residency in internal medicine.

Internal Medicine Doctor Job Titles:

  • Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Physician
  • Physician, Internal Medicine
  • Family Medicine Physician
  • Associate Physician – Internal Medicine

Internal Medicine Doctor Job Summary:

We are looking to hire a successful candidate who has a degree in medicine and specializes in internal medicine. The clinicians we seek are those who practice medicine with a focus on patient care, not volume. We want our doctor to take the time needed to truly address the patients’ need and we are looking for great individuals who are ready to start working for an organization whose quality metric measures compared to another medical group nationwide. You would be working in the middle of a highly adverse environment with quick access to a popular destination. We see mostly adult patients providing routine primary care.

Internal Medicine Doctor Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Treat internal disorder such as heart disease, diabetes, and problems of lungs, brain, and kidney
  • Treat chronic disease or disorder
  • Administer medication, therapy, and other specialized medical care to treat or prevent illness
  • Administer non-intravenous medications
  • Prescribe treatment or therapies
  • Explain procedures and discuss test results or prescribed treatment with patients
  • Manage and treat common health issues such as infection, influenza, and pneumonia
  • Perform minor procedures both surgical and nonsurgical;
  • Attend regular meetings involving professionals who are a part of the health care team
  • Customize a treatment plan unique to each patients symptoms and diagnosis

Internal Medicine Doctor Skills and Qualification:

  • Bachelor degree in biology, physical science, or related field
  • Must possess a minimum of 3 to 7 years of internship and clinical residency training specializing in internal medicine
  • Successful completion of the internal medicine certification examination
  • Certification by the American board of internal medicine
  • Valid and active medical license in the state you wish to practice
  • Flexible working hours
  • Able to perform effectively and accurately in an often chaotic environment
  • Punctual, reliable and must have strong communication skill
  • Strong verbal and oral communication skills
  • Self-motivated and strong analytical skills
  • Attention to detail, prioritization skill, and time management
  • Quick learner with a positive attitude
  • Maintain a strong relationship with key groups
  • Motivational and communication skill

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