In this role, the selected candidate will provide medical care related to pregnancy or childbirth; diagnose, treat, and help prevent disease in women, particularly those affecting the reproductive system; and provide general medical care to women.
Conducts thorough medical histories, performs complete physical examinations (where indicated), initiates appropriate lab, radiology tests or other special tests required for evaluation of illness, and scrutinizes lab data on new and former clinic patients and hospital admissions to establish a record of the patient's current health status and to develop a working diagnosis and treatment plan with direct review by a physician.
Work includes responsibility for maintaining the continuity of the health care and medical treatments and guiding individuals and their interdisciplinary habilitative treatment team members in formulating and implementing comprehensive individual habilitative care and treatment program plans.
The Physician Advisor will work closely with the medical staff, including house staff, hospital leadership, and all utilization management (UM) personnel to develop and implement methods to optimize the use of hospital services.
The provider will support family medicine and acute care medical visits making professional judgments, ordering appropriate diagnostic tests, reviewing results, counseling patients, making appropriate recommendations, and prescribing medications all in accordance with hospital mission and values.