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Urologist - San Diego, CA - Chula Vista, CA, USA

Job Description

Job Purpose:

The Medical Urologist will responsible for diagnosing, treating, and help prevent benign and malignant medical and surgical disorders of the genitourinary system and the renal glands.

Major Responsibilities:

               

Diagnose or treat diseases or disorders of genitourinary organs and tracts including erectile dysfunction (ED), infertility, incontinence, bladder cancer, prostate cancer, urethral stones, or premature ejaculation.

  • Diagnose medical conditions.
  • Administer cancer treatments.
  • Treat chronic diseases or disorders.

Document or review patients' histories.

  • Gather medical information from patient histories.
  • Record patient medical histories.

Order and interpret the results of diagnostic tests, such as prostate specific antigen (PSA) screening, to detect prostate cancer.

  • Analyze test data or images to inform diagnosis or treatment.
  • Order medical diagnostic or clinical tests.

Perform abdominal, pelvic, or retroperitoneal surgeries.

  • Operate on patients to treat conditions.

Examine patients using equipment, such as radiograph (x-ray) machines and fluoroscopes, to determine the nature and extent of disorder or injury.

  • Operate diagnostic imaging equipment.

Treat lower urinary tract dysfunctions using equipment such as diathermy machines, catheters, cystoscopes, and radium emanation tubes.

  • Operate diagnostic or therapeutic medical instruments or equipment.
  • Treat chronic diseases or disorders.

Prescribe or administer antibiotics, antiseptics, or compresses to treat infection or injury.

  • Administer non-intravenous medications.
  • Prescribe medications.

Provide urology consultation to physicians or other health care professionals.

  • Advise medical personnel regarding healthcare issues.

Treat urologic disorders using alternatives to traditional surgery such as extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy, laparoscopy, and laser techniques.

  • Treat chronic diseases or disorders.

Direct the work of nurses, residents, or other staff to provide patient care.

  • Supervise patient care personnel.

Refer patients to specialists when condition exceeds experience, expertise, or scope of practice.

  • Refer patients to other healthcare practitioners or health resources.

Perform brachytherapy, cryotherapy, high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU), or photodynamic therapy to treat prostate or other cancers.

  • Administer cancer treatments.

Teach or train medical and clinical staff.

  • Train medical providers.

Prescribe medications to treat patients with erectile dysfunction (ED), infertility, or ejaculation problems.

 

Prescribe medications.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • MD or MD/PhD with medical training specifically in urology
  • Must be Board certified and/or Board eligible in urology with a state license in good standing.
  • If Board eligible, must be willing to take the boards and pass
  • Ability to interpret clinical, genomic and efficacy data.
  • Motivated to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Technical skills to operate medical equipment and tools related to urology treatment
  • Ability to effectively communicate with patients, technicians, fellow medical professionals and other clinic team members.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.

Required Competencies

Strong leadership and team building skills. Excellent judgment, dependability, conscientious performance.  Detail oriented.  Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.  Caring and empathetic.  High ethical standards. Self-confidence.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, employee is required to walk; sit; use hands to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach hands and arms; talk and hear.  Employee must lift and/or move 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distant vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, speech clarity, climb, balance, and stoop, kneel, and bend.

Work environment :  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to environmental risk of radiation exposure, and biohazard exposure.

Contact Email: thenry@ionetwork.com
Employer: Integrated Oncology Network
Location: Chula Vista, CA, USA
Position Type: Physician (MD, DO, Resident)
Employment Type: Permanent
Specialty: Urology
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