Physician- Pediatric & Adolescent Clinic

Confidential Company  •  Mason City, IA

Less than 5 years experience  •  Healthcare IT

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/23/17
Mason City, IA
Less than 5 years experience
Healthcare IT
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/23/17

JOB SUMMARY A Pediatric Physician in the Mercy North Iowa Network that provides quality patient care in the outpatient setting as required.

ORGANIZATIONAL SUMMARY

  • Reports to:  Senior Vice President, Vice President, Medical Director, Regional Director, & Governance  Council
  • Supervises:  Clinical supervision of nursing staff and mid-level providers  
  •   Key Working Relationships:  Regional Director, Clinic Manager, Other physicians, Administration, staff
  •    Primary Customer Groups:  Patients and their families, other physicians, clinic staff, pharmacists, vendors, other hospital departments, general public
  •    Age of Patients Served: Neonatal, Pediatric, Adolescent

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Instructs and counsels patients regarding physical and mental health.
  • Orders or supplies medication appropriate for the patient.
  • Refers patients to appropriate specialists.
  • Provides immediate evaluation and treatment for emergency medical problems. Directs emergency personnel in transport of the patient.
  • Documents all patient care activities and follow-up care.
  • Maintains knowledge of community services, agencies and resources.
  • Assists Clinic Manager in assessing/maintaining equipment, pharmaceutical and recordkeeping needs.
  • Directs other clinic staff in the provision and execution of medical care.
  • Assures quality of patient care is provided by appropriate monitoring and evaluation.
  • Participates in the formal governance process of Mercy Clinics.
  • Participates in the required activities of the medical staff of Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa and/or appropriate regional hospitals.
  • Participates in staff educational inservice meetings.
  • Represents the clinic to the media when appropriate.
  • Maintains licensure through CME certification.
  • Communicates with and performs duties following Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa Guiding Behaviors.
  • Provides competent patient care to the above indicated patient populations by obtaining and appropriately interpreting data, making appropriate decisions based on demonstrated knowledge of age-specific growth and development, and appropriately adapting procedures and treatments.
  • Supports and abides by all medical center, departmental, and safety policies and procedures. Proactively identifies safety concerns surrounding the workenvironment.
  • Acts in a professional manner reflecting the mission, philosophy and values ofMercy Medical Center - North Iowa and the Sisters of Mercy.
  • Performs other responsibilities as requested by the Medical Director, Senior Vice President or Vice President of Mercy Clinics.

POSITION QUALIFICATION

·Education

  • Graduate of a medical/osteopathic medical school is required.
  • Demonstrated competency as a physician by completion of an appropriate residency program; board certified or board eligible.
  • Must be able to obtain Mercy Medical Center – North Iowa medical staff privileges.
  • Demonstrate above average communication skills. Ability to work with a team.
  • Licensed or eligible for State of Iowa physician license; Iowa Controlled Substance Certificate, and Federal DEA Certificate

•Experience

  • Demonstrated competency as a physician by completion of an appropriate residency program or equivalent practice experience.
  • Special Skills, Competencies, and Aptitudes
  • If applicable for clinic or hospital privileging, must provide proof of Basic Life Support (BLS Healthcare Provider, American Heart Association; or American Red Cross, Professional Rescuer – LIVE class only) via current card prior toemployment or within 30 days of hire and maintains current status, unless has a current status in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Cardiac Life Support (PALS), or Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS).
  • Completes Mandatory Reporting requirement within 6 months of hire and renews this requirement every 5 years.
    • 3.  If applicable for clinic or hospital privileging, completes Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) – American Heart Association within 6 months of hire and maintains current status.
  • If applicable for clinic or hospital privileging, must complete Pediatric Advance Life Support (PALS) American Heart Association within 6 months of hire and maintains current status
  • If applicable for clinic or hospital privileging, completes Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) within 6 months of hire and maintains current status.
  • If applicable for clinic or hospital privileging, completes Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) within 6 months of hire and maintains current status.

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be able to physically assist with patient care activities.
  • Must be able to stand and/or walk for prolonged periods of time throughout the day.
  • Must be flexible since the position is subject to interruptions and changes in work priorities.
  • For a complete list of the physical/cognitive requirements, please refer tothe Working Conditions and Physical Demands Worksheet.  The original willbe maintained in the Human Resources Department and a copy at Mercy Family Clinic Administration.
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