Top Emergency Medicine Specialist Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for an Emergency Medicine Specialist. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Emergency Medicine Specialist resumes they appeared on. For example, 18.8% of Emergency Medicine Specialist resumes contained Patient Care as a skill. Let's find out what skills an Emergency Medicine Specialist actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Emergency Medicine Specialist resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Patient Care

high Demand
Here's how Patient Care is used in Emergency Medicine Specialist jobs:
  • Monitored quality and appropriateness of patient care.
  • Lead the resident reviews of clinical data, clinical trials and all current information on drugs used for ongoing patient care.
  • Experience in hospital and outpatient patient care, Rotations in ER and Cardiac ICU Acting Chief Resident Experience with clinical trials
  • Collaborated with other members of the team including nursing and case workers to manage patient care.
  • Full lifespan patient care under the supervision of Attending Physicians both in Inpatient and Outpatient setting.
  • Provided primary patient care (including meetings with allied health care team and families).

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2. Physical Examinations

high Demand
Here's how Physical Examinations is used in Emergency Medicine Specialist jobs:
  • Obtained focused health histories and physical examinations on patients in the acute care setting.
  • Conducted history and physical examinations and determined necessary treatment modalities for a variety of emergency presentations.
  • Performed and documented focused and complete physical examinations for newborns through geriatric patients.
  • Performed physical examinations, women's health examinations and pediatric well-child examinations.
  • Performed problem-focused history and physical examinations.
  • Performed, documented and presented history and physical examinations and participated in emergency codes.

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3. EKG

high Demand
Here's how EKG is used in Emergency Medicine Specialist jobs:
  • Interpreted imaging and lab studies including x-ray, CT scan, EKG, ultrasound, CBC, CMP and urinalysis.
  • Interpreted diagnostic studies including: x-ray, MRI/CT EKG, urinalysis, and venipuncture results.
  • Ordered and interpreted lab data, radiologic exams, EKGs and diagnostic studies.
  • Ordered appropriate diagnostic tests such as EKG, venous duplex Doppler, routine labs.
  • Performed the following procedures: knee injections, EKG interpretation, x-ray interpretation.
  • Performed Flu tests, strep test, A1C, EKG, and vaccinations to general population.

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4. Emergency Room

high Demand
Here's how Emergency Room is used in Emergency Medicine Specialist jobs:
  • Worked in different specialties with over 850 hours per year in the emergency room.
  • Performed complete history and physical exams to admit patients from the emergency room
  • See patients of all ages and acuity levels in one of the top 5 busiest emergency rooms in California.
  • Lead Physician in a rural emergency room setting with single coverage.
  • Treated pathologies in an emergency room setting - Monitored final-year medical students in the emergency room
  • Triaged and admitted patients from the emergency room.

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5. IV

high Demand
Here's how IV is used in Emergency Medicine Specialist jobs:
  • Provided emergency medical care to diverse population.
  • Write and prepare individualized programs such as emergency response plans for companies based on their duties.
  • Sutured lacerations, splinted fractures and sprains, and placed IV lines.
  • Received 12 educational contact hours in Neurology through ACCP-PREP course.
  • Received 6-year accreditation for the program from ASHP in 2015
  • Monitor and report on departmental activities and trends.
  • Verified with insurance companies that policies were active.
  • Served as resident advisor to hospital executive committee.

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6. Internal Medicine

high Demand
Here's how Internal Medicine is used in Emergency Medicine Specialist jobs:
  • Performed history and physicals at a busy out-patient internal medicine/PCP clinic, managing/diagnosing variety of disease states and psychiatric illnesses.
  • Performed routine patient management tasks as directed by attending physicians in a post-graduate medical training program specializing in internal medicine.
  • Rotated in the Department of Internal Medicine evaluating and managing outpatients and inpatients.
  • Supervised medical students, junior internal medicine residents and doctor of pharmacy students.
  • Practiced internal medicine as a resident physician across both inpatient and outpatient settings
  • Completed Internal Medicine residency during this period.

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7. Emergency Department Physicians

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Here's how Emergency Department Physicians is used in Emergency Medicine Specialist jobs:
  • Consulted with emergency department physicians.

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8. Treatment Plans

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Here's how Treatment Plans is used in Emergency Medicine Specialist jobs:
  • Reviewed labs and imaging tests, established differential diagnosis and treatment plans under direction of physician assistants.
  • Assisted in performing/implementing treatment plans, prescribing medications, laboratory/imaging studies, and preventative care.
  • Develop assessment, diagnosis and treatment plans to provide optimal patient medical management.
  • Developed treatment plans, prescribed medications, provided patient counseling and education.
  • Assisted in wound care and inpatient treatment plans at a physical rehabilitation hospital
  • Performed history and physicals and developed patient treatment plans.

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9. Trauma

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Here's how Trauma is used in Emergency Medicine Specialist jobs:
  • Provided emergency care for acute coronary syndrome, loss of consciousness, acute infection and multiple trauma.
  • Trained at two, Level I trauma Centers in Kalamazoo, Michigan
  • Attended weekly trauma and ER lectures.
  • Managed ED and trauma patients, and assisted specialist physicians and PAs in complex surgical procedures.
  • Participated in many resuscitation situations including: cardiopulmonary arrest, stroke, blunt/penetrating trauma.
  • Completed 18 months of family medicine residency training with emphasis on OB care and ED rotations in level one trauma center.

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10. Diagnostic Studies

average Demand
Here's how Diagnostic Studies is used in Emergency Medicine Specialist jobs:
  • Ordered and read diagnostic studies such as blood work, x-rays, ultrasounds, and CT scans.

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11. Medical Records

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Here's how Medical Records is used in Emergency Medicine Specialist jobs:
  • Utilized electronic medical records to gain a better understanding of a patient s medical history.
  • Review prior medical records to obtain PMH information, and prior labs, ECG and radiographic studies for comparison.
  • Maintained accurate medical records and documented patient case history in detail.
  • Participated in extensive training for electronic medical records and Medicare/Medicaid regulations.
  • Request medical records as needed from other Military Treatment Facilities.
  • Prepared medical records and clinical reports.

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12. Acls

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Here's how Acls is used in Emergency Medicine Specialist jobs:
  • Participated in numerous in-house training courses and obtained certification in ACLS/BLS and basic medical procedures.
  • Certified in BCLS, ACLS and also in majority of invasive procedures.
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) instructor.
  • Observed and assisted with multiple PALS and ACLS codes.
  • Participated in ACLS codes and other procedures including central line placement, lumbar puncture, and paracentesis.
  • Assisted with management of acute cardiac arrest, including intubation and ACLS protocol.

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13. Laceration Repair

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Here's how Laceration Repair is used in Emergency Medicine Specialist jobs:
  • Performed minor procedures such as laceration repair, abscess drainage, foreign body removals, etc.

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14. Lumbar Punctures

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Here's how Lumbar Punctures is used in Emergency Medicine Specialist jobs:
  • Perform emergency procedures - Lumbar Punctures, Central vein catheterizations, Intubation, Splint and Wound repairs, etc.

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15. Fast Track

average Demand
Here's how Fast Track is used in Emergency Medicine Specialist jobs:
  • Assessed patients in the main emergency room and fast track and presented assessments and plans concerning the care of patients.
  • Assessed and provided care to patients in Fast Track and Urgent care.
  • Worked 250+ hours in Fast Track and on the emergency room (ER) floor seeing 400+ patients.
  • Treated patients with lower-acuity problems similar to a "Fast Track."

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16. ECG

average Demand
Here's how ECG is used in Emergency Medicine Specialist jobs:
  • Performed and interpreted ECG's.
  • Interpreted labs, plain films, ECGs, and CT scans.
  • Performed routine ECG's, ICD (diagnostic) coding.
  • Perform ECG's, Pulmonary Function Test and Uroflows.

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17. Copd

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Here's how Copd is used in Emergency Medicine Specialist jobs:
  • Optimized COPD medications in hospital stay through discharge and rounded with hospital teams
  • Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnoses including COPD and asthma.

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18. Diagnostic Tests

average Demand
Here's how Diagnostic Tests is used in Emergency Medicine Specialist jobs:
  • Performed and interpreted diagnostic tests, developed diagnosis, suggested appropriate treatment, administered vaccinations and performed follow-up examinations.
  • Performed physical exams, evaluated and treated inpatient and outpatient populations, hospital rounds, ordered and interpreted diagnostic tests.
  • Ordered and executed diagnostic tests and analyzed diagnostic images to further investigate patient conditions.
  • Blood extractions and intravenous fluid administration and interpret results of diagnostic tests.
  • Recommended the required diagnostic tests based on medical history and results of physical examination.
  • Ordered and interpreted labs/diagnostic tests.

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19. IM

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Here's how IM is used in Emergency Medicine Specialist jobs:
  • Developed and implemented discharge care plans and provided patient education.
  • Position: PA Full time and now Per Diem in Emergency Medicine
  • Processed timesheets and expenses to the proper departments.

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20. Lab Results

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Here's how Lab Results is used in Emergency Medicine Specialist jobs:
  • Scheduled medical screenings and diagnostic tests and followed up on lab results
  • Performed patient charting and entered vitals, medication and lab results through of EMR 5.
  • Obtained histories and physical exams Reviewed lab results with patients Counseled patients on diet and physical activity

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21. Physician Assistants

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Here's how Physician Assistants is used in Emergency Medicine Specialist jobs:
  • Managementreplaced the medical doctors with Physician Assistants.
  • Supervised nurse practitioners, physician assistants, first responder trainees and medical students.

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22. NG

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Here's how NG is used in Emergency Medicine Specialist jobs:
  • Identified proper equipment and machine use, including goal-directed focused ultrasound to accurately diagnose and quickly resuscitate patients.
  • Assisted attending physicians in performing procedures including splinting, laceration repairs and tracheal tube placement.
  • Diagnosed and treated common adult and pediatric emergency room problems after performing focused exams.
  • Assisted and independently performed minor procedures, including suturing, incision and drainage.
  • Developed a problem focused plan including appropriate prescription and non-pharmaceutical treatments.
  • Provided minor wound care including local anesthesia and suturing.
  • Arrange and provided continuing education for targeted providers.
  • Completed charting and documentation for Emergency Medicine Providers
  • Performed suturing and suture removal.
  • Develop and implement auditing protocols.
  • Provided acute care by performing assessment of patients, formulating a diagnostic plan, and ordering appropriate labs and imaging.
  • Maintain up-to-date database to document sales calls information, trends, future calls objectives, sampling and overall territory performance.
  • Recorded medical history, exam findings, and test results in real time as the Physicians evaluated the patients.
  • Provide occupational health services - injury management, DOT physicals, specialty referrals, and provide continuing follow-up care.
  • Worked with great level of autonomy to evaluate, diagnose, and treat patients with varying level of complaints.
  • Interpret lab values and image results and participate in the care of critical patients along with PA or attending.
  • Experience included management of acute illnesses, splinting, suturing, incision and drainage, and sports physicals.
  • Performed and assisted with suture lacerations, obtaining venous and arterial blood samples, immobilization techniques and splinting.
  • Performed suturing, abscess drainage, pelvic exams, splinting and a variety of other tasks independently.
  • Advanced clinical skill in suturing techniques, wound cleaning, orthopedics skills, and started intravenous lines.

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23. Epic

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Here's how Epic is used in Emergency Medicine Specialist jobs:
  • Gained experience with Epic EMR.
  • Provided clinic statistics for quality management by using Epic and created a monthly report for the operations committee.
  • Send referrals , enter referrals in epic system.

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24. Laboratory Studies

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Here's how Laboratory Studies is used in Emergency Medicine Specialist jobs:
  • Selected, ordered, and interpreted appropriate diagnostic and laboratory studies.

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25. Emergency Care

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Here's how Emergency Care is used in Emergency Medicine Specialist jobs:
  • Provide emergency care in a busy Emergency Department with an annual volume of approximately 50,000.

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26. Radiology

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Here's how Radiology is used in Emergency Medicine Specialist jobs:
  • Selected and interpreted radiology and laboratory diagnostics.
  • Organized patients' charts, lab results, radiology reports, and inform doctors when abnormal.
  • Completed Second Year Elective in Radiology and Anesthesia and one rotation in Acute Rehabilitation and Detoxification Unit.
  • Progress notes may pertain to laboratory studies, radiology studies, interventions, and medications.

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27. Hospital Admissions

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Here's how Hospital Admissions is used in Emergency Medicine Specialist jobs:
  • Performed history and physicals on new patients Prepared hospital admissions, progress notes, and discharge orders.

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28. CTS

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Here's how CTS is used in Emergency Medicine Specialist jobs:
  • Demonstrated thorough knowledge of pharmaceutical products and competitors products to further educate my targeted providers.
  • Verified patient profile, including address, phone numbers, and emergency contacts were up to date.
  • Interpreted labs, x-rays, CTs, MRIs, and ECGs.

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29. Chronic Illnesses

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Here's how Chronic Illnesses is used in Emergency Medicine Specialist jobs:
  • Participate in the maintenance of chronic illnesses and medication management.
  • Offered comprehensive preventative health maintenance and care for a wide variety of diseases, and diagnosis for acute and chronic illnesses.

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30. MRI

low Demand
Here's how MRI is used in Emergency Medicine Specialist jobs:
  • Ordered and interpreted labs, x-rays, CT's, MRI's and ultrasound.
  • Scheduled MRI's, CT scans, Cardiology tests etc.

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31. Appropriate History

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Here's how Appropriate History is used in Emergency Medicine Specialist jobs:
  • Performed appropriate history and physical examination to a diverse caseload of patients and ordered appropriate diagnostic lab work and studies.
  • Performed appropriate history and physical exam on patients, formulated differential diagnosis and management plans.

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32. High Volume

low Demand
Here's how High Volume is used in Emergency Medicine Specialist jobs:
  • Provide emergency medical services and life saving care in a high volume Emergency Department with an annual patient volume over 75,000.

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20 Most Common Skill For An Emergency Medicine Specialist

Patient Care20.4%
Physical Examinations10.8%
EKG7.7%
Emergency Room7.3%
IV7.2%
Internal Medicine7%
Emergency Department Physicians6.4%
Treatment Plans5.7%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For An Emergency Medicine Specialist

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Patient Care
Patient Care
18.8%
18.8%
2
2
Physical Examinations
Physical Examinations
9.9%
9.9%
3
3
EKG
EKG
7.1%
7.1%
4
4
Emergency Room
Emergency Room
6.7%
6.7%
5
5
IV
IV
6.6%
6.6%
6
6
Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine
6.5%
6.5%
7
7
Emergency Department Physicians
Emergency Department Physicians
5.8%
5.8%
8
8
Treatment Plans
Treatment Plans
5.2%
5.2%
9
9
Trauma
Trauma
5%
5%
10
10
Diagnostic Studies
Diagnostic Studies
3%
3%
11
11
Medical Records
Medical Records
2.9%
2.9%
12
12
Acls
Acls
2.2%
2.2%
13
13
Laceration Repair
Laceration Repair
2.1%
2.1%
14
14
Lumbar Punctures
Lumbar Punctures
2.1%
2.1%
15
15
Fast Track
Fast Track
1.9%
1.9%
16
16
ECG
ECG
1.6%
1.6%
17
17
Copd
Copd
1.2%
1.2%
18
18
Diagnostic Tests
Diagnostic Tests
1.2%
1.2%
19
19
IM
IM
1.1%
1.1%
20
20
Lab Results
Lab Results
1%
1%
21
21
Physician Assistants
Physician Assistants
1%
1%
22
22
NG
NG
0.9%
0.9%
23
23
Epic
Epic
0.7%
0.7%
24
24
Laboratory Studies
Laboratory Studies
0.7%
0.7%
25
25
Emergency Care
Emergency Care
0.7%
0.7%
26
26
Radiology
Radiology
0.6%
0.6%
27
27
Hospital Admissions
Hospital Admissions
0.6%
0.6%
28
28
CTS
CTS
0.6%
0.6%
29
29
Chronic Illnesses
Chronic Illnesses
0.6%
0.6%
30
30
MRI
MRI
0.5%
0.5%
31
31
Appropriate History
Appropriate History
0.5%
0.5%
32
32
High Volume
High Volume
0.5%
0.5%

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