REPORTS TO POSITION: Clinical Division Director, Primary Care
DEPARTMENT: St. Charles Family Care - Prineville
DATE LAST REVIEWED: 3/24/21
OUR VISION: Creating America's healthiest community, together
OUR MISSION: In the spirit of love and compassion, better health, better care, better value
OUR VALUES: Accountability, Caring and Teamwork
POSITION OVERVIEW: Family Practice Physician provides medical and appropriate basic surgical care to patients. Such care includes evaluation, diagnosis, treatment, and documentation. Coordinates medical, surgical, ancillary, nursing, and other services to achieve the best and most cost-effective outcomes for patients under his/her care. Create treatment plans that incorporate therapy, medication, nutritional changes or surgery to manage patient illnesses and injuries. Monitor patients' recovery and refer them to specialists based on their assessment of patients' progress and condition.
DEPARTMENT SUMMARY: Family medicine is the medical specialty which provides continuing, comprehensive health care for the individual and family. It is a specialty in breadth that integrates the biological, clinical and behavioral sciences. The scope of family medicine encompasses all ages, both sexes, each organ system and every disease entity.
WORK SCHEDULE: This position requires a 40 hour work week. Schedule may vary days and shifts. Typically providers work four 10 hour days with a day off during the week.
CALL EXPECTATION: Weekday after hour's office call rotation is shared across all providers, and may vary depending on provider availability and coverage need, usually one night every two weeks. This includes inpatient call one night every two weeks. Shared inpatient hospitalist coverage Monday-Friday 7am to 5pm, one in every 7 or 8 weeks. Additional weekend coverage of inpatient may be assigned based on coverage needs if situation warrants it. May be required to cover shifts for other St. Charles Family Care clinics if situation warrants it.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES:
Practice and role model excellence in the Family Practice domains of diagnosis, aligning treatment goals to patient values, definitive treatment, supportive care treatment, follow-up care, promote good health and prevent illness.
Practice medicine within the scope of license, training and credentialing. Cooperate with other SCHS physicians and caregivers to insure optimal patient care.
Assess, plan, implement and evaluate individual patient care while demonstrating expert knowledge of evidence-based, Family Medicine care.
Collaborate with other members of the Family Medicine care interdisciplinary team and referring providers to ensure a world-class patient experience.
Calculates dosages and administers medications accurately in accordance with SCHS policies and procedures for medication administration.
Document all patient care in the proper form and in a timely manner in compliance with hospital policies and regulatory agencies.
Participates equally in identified clinic's call duties and responsibilities.
Performs surgical procedures commensurate with surgical competency.
May perform additional duties of similar complexity within the organization, as required or assigned.
Acts as a leader and supports departmental goals and the vision, mission and values of the St. Charles Health System in all respects.
Provides customer service in a manner that promotes goodwill, is timely, efficient and accurate.
Creates a healing environment that supports all aspects of care, respects the wholeness of the individual, and demonstrates therapeutic presence through attitudes and behaviors that enhance the safety and care experience for patients, caregivers and guests.
Supports Value Improvement Practice (VIP- Lean) principles of continuous improvement with energy and enthusiasm, functioning as a champion of change; Contribute as necessary to assist in policy formation for the organization.
Participates in creating intentional relationships, and put a high level of focus on attitudes and behaviors that enhance the care experience.
Is familiar with the organization structure, communications systems and billing process, completing billing and coding documentation within time assigned.
Conducts all activities with the highest standard of professionalism and confidentiality.
Complies with all applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures, supporting the health system's corporate integrity efforts by acting in an ethical and appropriate manner, reporting known or suspected violations of applicable rules, and cooperating fully with all health system's investigations and proceedings.
Keep all licenses and appropriate certifications current and unrestricted to maintain privileges at a St. Charles Health System hospital sufficient to permit performance of job duties.
Increases understanding and collaboration throughout the medical community.
Maintain compliance of hospital's Medical Staff Bylaws, Rules and Regulations, as required by SCHS Board of Directors.
Graduation from an accredited medical school.
Successful completion of an accredited residency program in Physician's chosen specialty (ies).
Successful completion of additional educational programs necessary to enable Physician to acquire and maintain privileges to perform the range of services contemplated. This includes board eligibility/certification in the specialty being practiced.
Complete annual fire/safety, etc. education in-services as required.
Attend mandatory educational offerings as described in SCHS policies/procedures and/or as required by other regulatory bodies.
Complete annual CME as required to maintain license and appropriate Board certification.
Complete in a timely manner assigned Computer Based Learning modules.
Current license as MD / DO.
Board certified or eligible in Physician's chosen specialty. Those applicants who are not board certified at the time of application but who have completed their residency or fellowship training are required to become board certified within seven years of residency or fellowship training.
Unrestricted Federal DEA number.
Unrestricted ability to participate in Medicare / Medicaid, or other federal or state governmental health care programs.
Valid driver's license and the ability to meet SCHS driving requirements.
Current ACLS certification required.
Ventilator Management Training Required.
If provider will practice sedation, moderate or deep, ACLS certification is also required.
Additional certifications may be required based on privileges granted to provider by Medical Staff Services at SCHS Inpatient locations.
Oregon license as MD / DO.
Federal DEA number registered in Oregon.
Experience in hospital and outpatient practice environments providing care in Family Medicine.
Experience using EMR (Electronic Medical Records) software.
Advanced written and verbal communication skills to effectively interact with a diverse population and professionally represent St. Charles Health System.
Experience working in a team environment and proven ability to collaborate, manage facilitation and consensus building among health care professionals and agencies to achieve expected results.
Prefer two years active practice in Family Medicine practice experience
Epic EMR software experience.
ADDITIONAL POSITION INFORMATION
This position requires a 40 hour work week. Schedule may vary days and shifts. Typically providers work four 10 hour days with a day off during the week. Weekday afterhours office call rotation is shared across all providers, and may vary depending on provider availability and coverage need, usually one night every two weeks. Unassigned inpatient call one night every two weeks. Shared inpatient hospitalist coverage Monday-Friday 7am to 5pm, one in every 7 or 8 weeks. Additional weekend coverage of inpatient may be assigned based on coverage needs. May be required to cover shifts for other St. Charles Family Care clinics if situation warrants it. (This re-iterates the above paragraph with similar changes needed)
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT
Must be able to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required to perform the job safely.
Continually (75% or more)
Standing & Walking
Using a Clear and Audible Speaking Voice
Hearing at Normal Speech Levels.
Lifting, Carrying & Pushing / Pulling up to 25 lbs.
Bending, Stooping, Kneeling, Crouching
Lifting, Carrying & Pushing / Pulling 25lbs. to 50 lbs.
Grasping / Squeezing
Hearing at Whispered Speech Levels
Exposure to Wet / Slippery areas
Exposure to Chemical Solutions
**Nothing in this job description is intended, nor shall be interpreted, as a grant or approval of medical staff membership or clinical privileges. By law and applicable accreditation standards, medical staff membership and clinical privileges can be granted or approved only by a hospital's medical staff and governing body. Employment processes and requirements, which are governed primarily by the human resources policies of St. Charles, are separate and distinct from medical staff membership and clinical privileging processes and requirements, which are governed primarily by the bylaws and policies of the hospital medical staff. Accordingly, employed physicians and providers of St. Charles are required at all relevant times not only to satisfy the requirements and perform the duties set forth in this job description, but, also, to satisfy the requirements and perform the duties for obtaining and maintain appropriate medical staff membership and clinical privileges.