Primary Responsibilities and Specific Duties Include:
Be familiar with CHC's program philosophies, goals, and objectives. Be cognizant of and comply with all CHC's policies and procedures, as well as state and federal regulations.
Adhere to current disease management protocols, and key clinical pathways, and use them to improve clinical performance.
Participate in collaboratives and health care programs of federal and state governments approved by the Executive Team. Work with QI to ensure compliance with clinical measures.
Complete required documentation and assigned tasks on time (jelly-beans, EHR processes, telephone encounters, locking charts, payroll sheets, etc.).
Understand the requirements of CHC's Exposure Control Plan. Assure compliance with this plan by support staff assigned to assist you. Personally utilize universal precautions when practicing in the clinical setting.
Facilitate needed referrals, including social services for patients requiring services not offered at CHC in coordination with referral services representatives and care team nurses according to CHC policy.
Participate in team member outreach and off-site health care programs pertinent to specialty. Represent CHC Values and Mission in the community.
Precept students as assigned.
Advise and assist APRNs as needed in accord with approved protocols and procedures.
Complete all duties, responsibilities, and competencies in a manner that is appropriate to the age groups to whom care/services are being provided.
Assist in the review of OB/GYN care protocols and patient education materials in collaboration with Leader and/or CMO.
Provide necessary information and signatures for participation in reimbursement arrangements such as Medicare, Medicaid, and other plans.
Review incoming reports (labs, x-rays, EKG's, etc.), sign-off, and follow up per guidelines.
Maintain up to date knowledge of coding and billing requirements. Provide accurate coding information in EHR that corresponds to care given and documented progress notes.
Rotate to other CHC centers as needed to provide coverage.
Provide off-hours and Saturday clinic coverage as assigned by Leader and/or CMO.
Report as needed to Leader and/or CMO any pertinent information or situations that impact on patient care or CHC liability.
Act as a resource for medical support staff. Provide support and encouragement to clinical staff and center Leader.
Attend and participate in mandatory CHC meetings (center specific quarterly meetings, corporate meetings, and other meetings designated by Leader).
Complete all required training courses on time and maintain proper certification
Participate in Peer Review and Quality Assurance activities as requested. Participate in obstetrical high risk chart reviews as requested by Leader and/or CMO.
Respond to requests and provide feedback for clinical support staff or center leader evaluations.
Assist with the recruitment of other physicians and clinical staff.
Make recommendations to Leadership regarding the purchase of clinical supplies, instruments, equipment, and repair and/or maintenance of these.
Demonstrate ability to work cooperatively with other members of the team. Be supportive of coworkers.
Maintain proper and professional appearance at all times.
Perform all surgical procedures using standard sterile techniques and CDC guidelines within scope of practice.
Perform other duties as assigned by Leader and/or CMO.
Graduation from an accredited school of medicine or osteopathy and completion of approved residency in specialty field
Successful completion of approved residency program in specialty
Active Florida Medical Doctor License required
DEA license required
BLS certification required
Board eligible or Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology required
Hospital Privileges required if participating in deliveries/hospital procedures
This position requires a high degree of responsibility, excellent interpersonal skills, organizational ability, problem-solving skills, and written and oral communication skills.
Ability to quickly identify problems as well as their most effective treatments.
Skilled in addressing patient care needs in a compassionate and empathetic manner.
Skilled in working in a collaborative, team-based practice.
Demonstrate respect and regard for the dignity of all patients, visitors and fellow employees to ensure a professional and courteous environment.
Adept at managing reasonable patient expectations and complaints.
Some knowledge of accreditation standards (AAAHC, HRSA) preferred.
Computer proficiency (Microsoft Office, Internet, eClinical Works related software, and online resources).
Logical, methodical approach to work and capable of meticulous record-keeping.
Commitment and ability to keep up to date with scientific and technological developments/literature.
Able to work flexible hours as assigned.
Able to work at other CHC locations as assigned