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Emergency Room Physician - ER Physician

Date: May 9, 2024

Location: Trujillo Alto, PR

Employment type: Independent Contractor (Professional Services)

Salary range: $80.00 - $90.00 per hour

Shifts: Saturday - Sunday (7AM-3PM, 3PM-11PM, and 11PM-7AM)

At NeoMed Center we provide integrated primary and preventive health services in order to achieve a community well-being; highlighted among the most creative and dynamic providers in Puerto Rico. As talents, we distinguish ourselves by making the experience of our patients and clients a hallmark of our brand, ensuring an accessible and responsive health care. Our institution is building a world-class primary healthcare system, aimed at improving health outcomes for our patients and building healthy communities on the island.

Are you ready for a rewarding career?

Over 450 people in Puerto Rico work at NeoMed Center, Inc.

Come and join our high performance team!

General Description

The Emergency Room Physician works in our... community health center’s emergency room department providing urgent care services. Essential responsibilities include treating patients with life-threatening illnesses, establishing effective patient care plans, and referring patients to the appropriate specialists. In general, the ER Physician stabilize and treat patients who are experiencing acute health problems or traumatic injuries, provides advice about further care and advancing treatment by recommending a course of action if an emergency medicine patient needs to be admitted in a hospital. It’s a fast-paced and ever-changing work landscape, treating various injuries and illnesses from patients of all walks of life, from children to geriatrics.

Supervisory Responsibilities

This position has no managerial duties

Minimum Education

Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree from an accredited institution

Experience and Qualifications
• Desirable experience in an Emergency Room, Urgent Care Facility and/or Primary Care Center

Licenses / Certifications
• Medical License issued by the Puerto Rico Medical Discipline and Licensure Board
• Federal (DEA) and State (AMSSCA) License for Controlled Substances
• CPR-BLS, ACLS and PALS certification
• NPI Registry

Important: The candidate must provide evidence of academic preparation or courses related to the job posting, if necessary.

Core Competencies

Strategic Thinking

Leadership and Agility

Effective Communication

Time Management

Active Listening

Teamwork and Trust

Collaboration and Flexibility

Problem Solving


Emotional Intelligence

Additional Competencies
• Team-Based Care Model
• Emergency Medicine and Urgent Care
• Knowledgeable with care guidelines
• Decision-making and knowledge transfer skills
• Ability to motivate the patient
• Effective treatment prescriptions
• General health care domain
• Management of diagnoses and diseases
• Knowledgeable with medical equipment
• Electronic health record (EHR) skills
• MS-Office 365 and technology abilities

Physical Demands

The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be considered for individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While executing the responsibilities of this position, the individual regularly sits, uses their hands and fingers, speaks and listens. The individual occasionally stands. Visual skills required for this role include near vision.

The characteristics of the work environment described are representative of those an individual encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. The individual in this role works in an urgent care setting and JCAHO facility with adequate temperatures, good lighting, and moderate to quiet noise. Protective universal measures required against blood pathogens according to the level of exposure.

Essential Worker

As recognized leaders of the comprehensive primary health in Puerto Rico, we reaffirm our commitment to always offer medical services to our patients, even during emergency events and/or natural disasters. NeoMed Center employees are considered essential workers, whose role is critical in the continuity of these important services, even in such circumstances. By applying for this position, you acknowledge that NeoMed Center may require your services during and immediately following such events.


NeoMed Center is an equal employment opportunity employer. NeoMed Center does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, military status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Type: Contract

Pay: $80.00 - $90.00 per hour

Expected hours: 8 – 24 per week

Healthcare setting:
• Community health center
• ER
• Urgent care center

Primary care specialties:
• Primary Care

• 8 hour shift
• Evening shift
• Holidays
• Night shift
• On call
• Overnight shift
• Weekends only

• Doctorate (Required)

• Medical License (Required)

Shift availability:
• Day Shift (Preferred)
• Night Shift (Required)
• Overnight Shift (Required)

Ability to Relocate:
• Trujillo Alto, PR 00976: Relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person
Trujillo Alto Puerto Rico


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