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Rheumatologist, San Antonio, TX

San Antonio, TX 78205
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  • Job Code
    853129

As part of the multi-disciplinary team, the Rheumatologist 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 histories
  • Determines abnormal conditions by administering or ordering diagnostic tests, such as x-rays and laboratory studies; interpreting test results
  • Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records
  • Performs therapeutic procedures by administering injections and immunizations; suturing; managing wounds and infections
  • Instructs 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 maintenance
  • Obtains medical histories and performs physical examinations
  • Diagnoses and treats acute health problems such as infections and injuries
  • Diagnoses and treats, and monitors chronic diseases
  • Orders, performs, and interprets diagnostic studies such as lab work and x-rays
  • Prescribes medications, administers injections, and other treatments as directed by the physician
  • Interviews and advises patients regarding health and illness prevention. Recommends community resources to meet patient and family needs
  • Maintains and reviews patient records, charts, and other pertinent information. Posttest and examination results
  • Triages patient telephone calls and provides consultation
  • Manages medical and surgical emergencies
  • Attends required meetings and participates in team activities and professional development activities
  • Performs any other job-related duties as assigned


You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

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Posted: 2020-04-30 Expires: 2020-06-29

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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