MD-PRN General Surgery

Bon Secours Mercy Health

General Surgery MD-PRN

Memorial Regional Medical Center

Mechanicsville, VA

We are looking for a PRN General Surgeon to join our team at Memorial Regional Medical Center.

The general surgeons may perform operations to treat or prevent diseases, repair damage caused by injuries, correct deformities, and improve daily functions on an urgent and emergent basis.
Duties and responsibilities of the orthopedic surgeon include but not limited to:
• Diagnose internal injuries and diseases, and prescribe medication or surgery;
• Order and analyze tests like X-rays, CT scans, and MRIs;
• Decide whether surgery is warranted, based on the patient's records, tests, and examinations;
• Perform examinations to confirm that patients are strong enough to undergo surgery, explain the procedures, and discuss the risks involved;
• Perform surgical procedures to prevent or correct injury, disease, deformities and patient function while adhering to regulatory and ethical protocols
• Determine the type of surgery that is needed, and the nurses, anesthesiologists, and others who will be required;
• Order antibiotics, special diets, sedatives, and other prescriptions for pre- and post-operative treatment;
• Schedule operations, coordinate the staff, plan the procedures, and order instruments and other supplies;
• Perform operations, in accordance with accepted methods;
• Emergency and floor consultations
• Ordering and interpreting labs and diagnostic tests
• Admitting history/physicals
• Minor bedside procedures and wound care
• Create and update patient records;
• Consult with and assist other doctors;
• Refer patients to specialists and other professionals;
• Receive continuing education

About Bon Secours Mercy Health

On September 1, 2018 Bon Secours Health System and Mercy Health combined to become the United States' fifth largest Catholic health care ministry and one of the nation's 20 largest health care systems. Bon Secours Mercy Health serves communities along the east coast and in Ohio and Kentucky.

At Bon Secours Mercy Health, we are dedicated to continually improving health care quality, safety and cost effectiveness. Our hospitals, care sites and clinicians are recognized for clinical and operational excellence. By utilizing robust measurement and reporting processes, we hold ourselves accountable for enhancing care and improving outcomes for our patients, residents and clients. Through partnerships and by investing in innovative processes, technology and products, we are continually striving to drive health care quality while reducing costs and in addressing health care issues facing entire communities (such as enhancing access to behavioral health care services and fighting opioid dependency).
Bon Secours Mercy Health at a glance:
  • Not-for-profit Catholic health system sponsored by Bon Secours Mercy Ministries
  • Provides almost $2 million each day in community benefit
  • Owns, manages or joint-ventures facilities in seven states
  • 43 hospitals, more than 1,000 care sites
  • More than 57,000 employees, including 2,100 physicians and advanced practice clinicians

About Memorial Regional Medical Center

Memorial Regional Medical Center serves residents of Richmond, Hanover and Henrico counties, and Virginia's Northern Neck, providing compassionate health care of the highest quality. Memorial Regional and St. Mary's are the only hospitals in Richmond to earn 2009 Magnet Recognition® status, awarded by the American Nurses Credentialing Center for excellence in nursing.

Fully accredited by the Joint Commission (JCAHO), we have been nationally recognized for clinical excellence and stroke care, and we are ranked among the top 10 percent of hospitals in the country for cardiac surgery and overall cardiac care.

Our world-class physicians are experts at treating a wide range of medical conditions, but we also believe in treating the whole person. Our Mission is to deliver compassionate, quality health care to every patient, every time.