OB/GYN for Beautiful Page, Arizona

Employer
Canyonlands Healthcare
Location
Page, Arizona
Posted
Nov 11, 2021
Closes
Nov 11, 2022
Ref
2125417
Specialty
Obstetrics
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Basic Function:  Under the direction of the Chief Medical Officer, the Obstetrics/Gynecology Physician (OB-GYN), provides medical care related to pregnancy and/or childbirth and diagnoses, treats, and helps prevent diseases of women, particularly those affecting the reproductive system. May also provide general medical care to Agency female patients all within the scope of licensing, training, and privileging/credentialing.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Provides direct patient care to clinic patients as outlined in the physician’s current work agreement. May provide medical services in local hospitals per their credentialing/privileging policies as directed/approved by the CMO.

 

  • Elicits information related to the patient’s medical history and records into the Agency’s approved EMR/EHR system. Provides information for inclusion into Agency spreadsheets and worksheets for data reporting purposes.

 

  • Examines the patient for symptoms or to determine physical information. Orders, interprets, and executes various tests and diagnostic images to provide information on patient’s condition. Analyzes reports and findings of tests and examinations to present accurate diagnoses. Refers patients to medical specialist(s) for consultant services when necessary for further evaluation and treatment.

 

  • Provides colposcopy and other gynecological procedures appropriate in the outpatient setting.

 

  • Provides required gynecological and obstetrical surgical & non-surgical procedures for patient, both inpatient and ambulatory; or arranges for other physicians to provide these services.

 

  • Provides prenatal services for high-risk pregnant patients.

 

  • Supervises or participates in patient emergencies as required.

 

  • Completes paperwork for disability or time-off-from-work claims.

 

  • Administers or prescribes treatments.  Prescribes medications, dosage and schedule in accordance with patient diagnoses, condition, and allergies.

 

  • Promotes health and wellness by advising patients about family planning, diet, physical activity, and hygiene along with methods for prevention of disease.

 

  • Participates in peer review activities as directed by the CMO and advises management on performance deficiencies of medical providers and clinical auxiliary personnel.

 

  • Complies with CHC Standards of Conduct, Code of Conduct, and Corporate Compliance.

 

Secondary Functions:

  • Contributes to the training and proficiency of clinical personnel including medical students and residents.

 

  • Participates in community outreach activities such as health fairs, classes, and community events.

 

  • Attends meetings, seminars, and conferences as appropriate to ensure skills and knowledge remain current and requests CME time and reimbursement per current Agency policy.  Completes required annual Agency training.

 

  • May travel to other sites to provide coverage.

 

  • Follows CHC’s policies and procedures, and patient/practitioner protocols not otherwise addressed in employment and responsibilities and follows appropriate infection control procedures using Standard Precautions as outlined in the CHC’s current policy.

 

  • Understand role in Disaster Plan and that safety is a condition of employment.

 

  • Use PPE as appropriate

 

  • Serves on various CHC and community committees as required/requested.

 

  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ability to perform each essential function duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodation. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

  • Graduate of an accredited medical school with a current, unencumbered Arizona state license to practice medicine.

 

  • Valid DEA number.

 

  • Board Eligible/Board Certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

 

  • Ability to become privileged/credentialed at local hospitals and credentialed with Canyonlands’ contracted health plans.

 

  • Must not be excluded from participation in federal health care programs (as determined by the OIG).

 

  • CPR certified (BLS/ACLS).

 

  • Possess a valid driver’s license.

 

  • Ability to read, write and speak clearly understandable English. 

 

  • Good interpersonal and human relations skills are required. Must possess skills to empathize and care for a variety of patients, including low-income and diverse cultures and treat everyone (internal and external customers) with respect and dignity.

 

  • Is comfortable with the pace of community health centers, working with an interdisciplinary team, and must possess strong communication skills.

 

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times in all situations and follow the laws and intent of the most current HIPAA laws and regulations and Canyonlands’ security and privacy policies. 

 

  • Above average computer skills to operate and/or learn Agency’s current EMR/EHR system.

 

  • Above average ability to quickly analyze, comprehend, and create written/verbal medical and business communication and documentation.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Three (3) plus years of directly related clinical experience at a community health center.

 

  • Multi-lingual (English/Spanish/Navajo) language skills.

 

  • Extensive working knowledge of the NextGen EMR system. Knowledge of Microsoft programs with the ability to effectively communicate using Outlook.

 

BENEFITS INCLUDE:

Relocation assistance available

Professional liability coverage provided via FTCA

Loan repayment qualified

Generous CME stipend plus one week paid CME per year

Vacation/Sick time

Medical, dental, vision, life, short-term disability, long-term disability

Company paid professional license and membership fees

Company paid DEA

9 1/2 paid holidays

Retirement plan offered

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