Physician

Location
Littleton, Colorado
Posted
Mar 22, 2021
Closes
Apr 21, 2021
Specialty
Family Medicine
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING

The following statements are illustrative of the essential duties of the job and do not include other nonessential or peripheral duties that may be required. We retain the right to modify or change the essential and additional functions of the job at any time.

Physician's duties include, but are not limited to:
1. Serving as an educational preceptor for the clinical staff including:
a. Responding to questions/consultations of the staff,
b. Planning and teaching in-services,
c. Developing and approving medical protocols, handouts and clinical standards,
d. Developing proficiency guidelines for mid-level medical providers (clinicians),
e. Reviewing and co-signing medical charts of patients who the mid-level medical providers have seen and about whom they have consulted with the physicians,
f. Meeting with individual mid-level medical providers to analyze their clinical practice and evaluate their individual needs,
g. Assisting in expanding the competencies of the clinical staff,
h. Developing a master plan in conjunction with the mid-level staff that outlines the educational goals which are to be met each semester and a time table for achieving,
i. Meeting weekly with a mid-level representative to plan and coordinate the educational and clinical needs of the staff;

2. Providing medical services to the patients of the clinic, inclusive of all functions necessary to provide quality medical care;

3. Serving as supervisory physician for the mid-level providers regarding clinical issues and State regulatory requirements;

4. Serving as the Health Center's physician with responsibility for any area of the practice that requires physician oversight (i.e. CLIA regulations, Drug Outlet, etc.); assisting the Director of the Health Center as requested on various projects and issues as they arise;

5. Serving as co-chair of the Health Center quality assurance committee; participating in the ongoing functions associated with quality assurance providing direction/advice as needed.

ADMINISTRATIVE EXPECTATIONS

Primary Job Functions
1. Practice using sound medical judgment and adhere to all ethical considerations of the practice of medicine; know limitations and seek consult when advisable; keep abreast of current technologies and industry standards;

2. Precept and teach mid-level medical providers enhancing their professional experience; advise clinical supervisor of any associated issues and provide ongoing performance assessments;

3. Participate in out-reach and research activities, as assigned and/or of interest (if approved by administration), that enhance the reputation of the Health Center and are associated with the department's mission;

4. Monitor and mentor the other staff physician to ensure continual performance improvements (Medical Director only);

5. Meet all clinical obligations of the Health Center's medical practice: CLIA medical supervision, drug outlet, co-signing, HIPAA, State and Federal regulations, etc.;

6. Follow all internal policies and procedures; be accountable for completion of all operational tasks according to departmental guidelines to ensure appropriate clinical processing/documentation;

7. Continually advise administration of any issues that may impact the practice;

8. Assist Health Center administration on an as requested basis regarding a multitude of dept. needs;

9. Effectively collaborate with Counseling Center personnel and other associated departments on campus, providing essential interactive synergy.

10. Primary Care Physicians assigned to the Health Center will be capable of performing the primary care services listed below (or willing to learn those services that they may not be proficient in):
a. Minor surgery (toe nail removal, mole and cyst removal, foreign object removal, etc.),
b. Suturing,
c. Fine Needle Aspirations,
d. Casting/Splinting,
e. General Orthopedic Evaluations/Management,
f. Review of x-rays (Radiologist reports usually available),
g. Basic rehabilitation for musculoskeletal injuries,
h. General Dermatology,
i. General Eye Problems and Use of Slit Lamp on site,
j. General EKG interpretations - Cardiologist review of faxed tapes can be set up with University Hospital for cases needing such review,
k. Emergency management skills - use of defibrillator on site,
l. Allergy shot administration; patients who are under the care of an allergist have their shots given at the Health Center,
m. Primary Care Physician's General GYN Expertise - thorough knowledge of managing patients on various birth control pills and associated complications is essential as well as knowledge of pap smears and sexually transmitted diseases.


QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required for this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Minimum Education/Experience
• Must possess a Medical License through the State of Colorado
• Board Certification for specialty
• Strong computer skills required. EMR experience preferred
• Basic Life Support card
• Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) card
 

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