Geriatrics

Milwaukee, WI

Job Description

Aurora UW Academic Medical Group, Inc. - Milwaukee, WI

Job Title: Geriatric Medicine Physician

Duties: The Geriatric Medicine Physician at Aurora UW Academic Medical Group, Inc. in Milwaukee, Wisconsin will provide and manage diagnostic, therapeutic, preventative and rehabilitative care to elderly patients with medical concerns affecting the heart, blood, kidneys, joints, and digestive, respiratory and vascular systems who are admitted for care in a hospital setting.

Services will include the examination, assessment, diagnosis, non-surgical treatment and management of both common and complex acute and non-acute illnesses and disorders affecting the nervous, reproductive, digestive/excretory, respiratory, circulatory and vascular systems of elderly patients. Analyze records, reports, test results and/or examination information to diagnose and assess medical condition(s) of patients and then treat patients by prescribing or administering medication, therapy, vaccination, development programs/activities, palliative care or other specialized medical care; collect, record and maintain patient medical history; refer patients to medical specialists when necessary; and advise patients concerning wellness and healthy lifestyle, development concerns, activity, disease and injury prevention and mental health. Duties also include providing clinical instruction, guidance and counseling to Geriatric medical students and fellows.

Minimum Requirements: Medical Degree (M.D.), or its foreign equivalent, completion of an accredited residency program in Internal or Family Medicine, completion of an accredited fellowship program in Geriatric Medicine and possession of a State of Wisconsin medical license.

Aurora UW Academic Medical Group, Inc.'s ongoing employee referral program does apply to this position.