REPORTS TO POSITION: SCMG Chief Medical Officer (or designee)
DEPARTMENT: SCMG Emergency Medicine
DATE LAST REVIEWED: October 18, 2019
OUR VISION: Creating America's healthiest community, together
OUR MISSION: In the spirit of love and compassion, better health, better care, better value
OUR VALUES: Accountability, Caring and Teamwork
POSITION OVERVIEW: The Emergency Medicine Physician examines, diagnoses, and treats acute and chronic medical conditions; develops treatment plans and manages patient health issues in accordance with established protocols; uses current evidence-based guidelines in creating diagnostic and treatment plans; provides compassionate care which addresses social determinants of health; maintains accurate electronic health records of patients and completes documentation in a timely manner.
Work schedule: Shifts vary from 9 hours to 12 hour shifts, depending on location. Physician will work minimum of 144 shifts per year for a fulltime contract. These shifts will be split between day, swing, and night shifts.
Call expectation: Call coverage is required. Typical call coverage is not on site but physician is expected to be ready and available to come in for a surge or coverage of a physician that is ill. Call pay is covered in the contract.
Work location: Physicians will rotate between Madras, Prineville, and Redmond.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES:
Provide coverage on weekends, holidays and nights as required by SCMG staffing.
Must be able to work in a single coverage Emergency Department environment
Must be able to work in three different locations and maintain credentials at all facilities.
Diagnose and treat diseases, injuries, and other disorders within Physician's chosen specialty.
Manage acute, emergent medical conditions.
Manage injuries and emergencies, including lacerations and some fracture care.
Participate patient education and promote patient wellness.
Perform minor surgical procedures.
Analyze reports and findings.
Utilize and coordinate both on-site and referral based medical services when appropriate.
Order or execute various tests, analyses, and diagnostic images to provide information on patient's condition.
Order, prescribe, and/or recommend drugs and biologicals or other forms of treatment such as physical therapy, inhalation therapy, or related therapeutic procedures.
In a timely manner, document patient care in its proper form.
Promote coordinated care of good health and illness prevention.
Cooperate with other SCHS physicians and caregivers to insure optimal patient care.
Be available to furnish patient care services at all times during the assigned shift coverage of emergency department.
May perform additional duties of similar complexity within the organization, as required or assigned.
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 Medical Staff Office rules and continuing privileges without restriction.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Board certified or eligible in Physician's chosen specialty. 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.
Unrestricted Federal DEA number.
Unrestricted ability to participate in Medicare / Medicaid, or other federal or state governmental health care programs.
Valid driver's license and the ability to meet SCHS driving requirements.
ACLS certification is required.
Additional certifications may be required based on privileges granted to provider by Medical Staff Services at SCHS locations.
Oregon license as MD / DO.
Federal DEA number registered in Oregon.
Experience in hospital practice environments providing care in Emergency Medicine.
Experience using EMR (Electronic Medical Records) software.
Advanced written and verbal communication skills to effectively interact with a diverse population and professionally represent St. Charles Health System.
Experience working in a team environment and proven ability to collaborate, manage facilitation and consensus building among health care professionals and agencies to achieve expected results.
Prefer two years active practice in Emergency Medicine.
Epic EMR software experience
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT
Must be able to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required to perform the job safely.
Must have excellent communication skills and ability to interact with a diverse population and professionally represent SCHS.
Strong team working and collaborative skills.
Ability to multi-task and work independently.
Attention to detail.
Excellent organizational skills, written and oral communication and customer service skills, particularly in dealing with stressful personal interactions.
Intermediate to advanced proficiency with Electronic Medical Record systems.
Intermediate in Microsoft applications (Word, Excel).
Active listener, patient, calm, reassuring, compassionate
Outstanding diagnostic and problem-solving skills
Ability to successfully interface with parents while also maintaining excellent records
Familiarity with traditional and web-based prescription systems
Proven ability to work as a medical professional in a team environment with positive engagement and contributing to the morale of the entire team in the hospital
Continually (75% or more): Use of clear and audible speaking voice and the ability to hear normal speech level.