St. Charles Cancer Center brings together leading research, technology and personalized guidance to deliver the highest quality patient care—both physically and emotionally. Our hospital-based Cancer Centers, located in Bend and Redmond, are places of healing —where research, technology and human interaction come together in a collaborative effort of medical excellence.
POSITION OVERVIEW: The Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon will work in collaboration with other cancer center leadership to develop and support a Reconstructive Oncology Program. Working within our surgical oncology team, the Plastic and Reconstructive surgeon assess and manage patients following established standards and practices and is responsible for providing medical, surgical, and postoperative management of patients requiring reconstructive surgery.
- Work schedule: Physician must have 40 hours per week; this will be a blend of hospital rounding, procedure block time, scheduled clinic visits and Interdisciplinary clinic with radiology including charting of patient care, attending multidisciplinary breast conference, and administrative time for program development, recognizing that the minimum requirement may fluctuate up and down based on direct patient care.
- Call expectation: Physician will participate in after-hours practice call for their patients.
- Work location: Physician will work primarily out of the Bend Hospital and clinic but may also provide clinical and surgical services in Redmond as well.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES: (May perform additional duties of similar complexity within SCHS as required or assigned)
- Examines, diagnoses, and provides surgical care of patients in need of plastic and reconstructive surgery
- Performs patient examinations, obtains and records pertinent medical history, subjective, and objective findings.
- Orders and interprets appropriate laboratory, imaging, and other diagnostic procedures.
- Interprets and integrates data to determine diagnosis, and therapeutic plan.
- Administers and prescribes medications in compliance with state law and practice guidelines.
- Orders and performs appropriate medical and surgical procedures in accordance with State law and practice guidelines.
- Instructs patient and family regarding medications and treatments.
- Educates patients regarding health, illness prevention, and healing. Recommends community resources to meet patient and family needs.
- Maintains and reviews patient records, charts, and other pertinent information, documenting clearly and concisely.
- Triages patient telephone calls, providing consultation as needed.
- Communicates effectively with colleagues, patients, physicians, and administration.
- Maintains quality of clinical practice by selecting appropriate avenues for professional growth.
- Document all patient care within the Electronic Medical Record (EMR) and complete all necessary tasks in compliance with health system policies and regulatory agencies to ensure timely and accurate billing.
- Be familiar with the SCHS organization structure.
- Participate in SCMG physicians meetings and assist in policy formation for SCMG and Physician’s practice.
- Keep medical knowledge and skills current through regular CME activity. Must attest to having adequate (CME) to meet maintenance of board certification and compliance with MSO rules and continuing privileges without restriction.
- Keep all licenses and appropriate certifications current and unrestricted.
- Maintain active privileges at St. Charles Health System hospitals sufficient to permit performance of job duties.
- Participates in creating a healing environment that supports all aspects of the care environment and the wholeness of each individual, patient and caregiver.
- Provides and maintains a safe environment for caregivers, patients and guests. Conducts all activities with the highest standards of professionalism and confidentiality.
- Delivers first-rate customer service and/or patient care in a manner that promotes goodwill, and is timely, efficient and accurate, and courteous.
- Educates, counsels, and assists patients and families regarding current health problems, health maintenance activities and preventive behaviors.
- Provide a therapeutic presence in service to others by purposefully responding to the needs of patients/customers in a caring way.
- This includes introducing oneself and stating your purpose, asking the patient their preferred name, spending time with the patient to determine their care goals, active listening, and using skillful communications (appropriate touch, eye contact, etc.).
- 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.
- Graduation from an accredited medical school.
- Successful completion of an accredited residency program in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
- 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.
- Successful completion of a Fellowship Program in Microsurgery.
- Oregon license as MD/DO
- Board certified/eligible in Plastic and Reconstructive
- Valid driver’s license and the ability to meet SCHS driving requirements.
- Maintain unrestricted DEA number.
- Maintain unrestricted ability to participate in Medicare / Medicaid, or other federal or state governmental health care programs.
- Fellowship-trained in Microvascular
- >5 years’ experience in hospital and outpatient practice environments providing care in plastic and reconstructive surgery
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