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. Creates 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.
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: (May perform additional duties of similar complexity within SCHS as required or assigned):
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.
Delivers first rate customer service and/or patient care in a manner that promotes goodwill, and is timely, efficient and accurate, and courteous.
Participates equally in identified clinic’s call duties and responsibilities.
Be familiar with the SCMG organization structure, communications systems and billing process, completing billing and coding documentation within time assigned by SCMG administration.
Keep all licenses and appropriate certifications current and unrestricted.
Maintain active privileges at a St. Charles Health System hospital sufficient to permit performance of job duties.
Increase understanding and collaboration throughout the medical community regarding Provider’s chosen specialty.
Participate in SCMG physicians meetings and assist in policy formation for SCMG and Physician’s practice.
Participates in creating a healing environment that supports all aspects of the care environment and the wholeness of each individual, patient and caregiver.
Participates in creating intentional relationships, and put a high level of focus on attitudes and behaviors that enhance the care experience.
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.).
Provides and maintains a safe environment for caregivers, patients and guests.
Conducts all activities with the highest standards 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.
REQUIREMENTS - Must maintain compliance of hospital’s Medical Staff Bylaws, Rules and Regulations, as required by SCHS Board of Directors
0-2 years of post-residency experience in Family Medicine
2+ years of post-residency experience in Family Medicine
Experience in both inpatient and outpatient practice environments
Graduation from an accredited college or university.
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.
Continuing Education & Competency:
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.
Must have current Oregon license as MD/DO (or ability to obtain)
Must be board certified or eligible in Physician’s chosen specialty. To be board certified or qualified to sit for the boards in primary area of practice at the Hospital. 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.
Maintain unrestricted DEA number.
Maintain unrestricted ability to participate in Medicare / Medicaid, or other federal or state governmental health care programs.
Current BLS certification 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.
Must have excellent communication skills and ability to interact with a diverse population and professionally represent SCHS.
Ability to effectively interact and communicate with all levels within SCHS and external customers/clients/potential employees.
Strong team working and collaborative skills.
Ability to effectively reach consensus with a diverse population with differing needs.
Ability to manage facilitation and consensus building among health care professionals and agencies and achieve expected results.
Ability to multi-task and work independently.
Pays attention to detail.
Possess excellent organizational skills, written and oral communication and customer service skills, particularly in dealing with stressful personal interactions.
Possess strong analytical, problem solving and decision making skills.
Possess excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills.
Possess basic to intermediate ability and experience in computer applications, specifically electronic medical records system and Microsoft Office
Possess basic experience in computer applications necessary to record time, obtain work directions, and complete assigned CBL’s.
Personal Protective Equipment
Must be able to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required to perform the job safely.