Variety Care, Inc Physician - Women's Health in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Department: Women’s Health
Position: Physician - Women’s Health
Employee Category: Exempt
Reporting Relationship: Director Women’s Health
Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:
Physician (M.D. or D.O.) cares and addresses health care issues that are specific to women of all ages and are specially trained to provide care during pregnancy, childbirth, the postpartum period, and care of the newborn. Provides health care to the patients of VARIETY CARE, following the standards of the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) and at the direction of the Medical Director and/or Supervising Physician.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
1.) Provides quality, comprehensive, accessible and cost-effective patient care through clinical expertise, role modeling, mentoring, consultation, interdisciplinary collaboration and utilization of research.
2.) Performs clinical decision-making that is professional, innovative synthesis of knowledge, clinical evidence, research, scientific theory and nursing process.
3.) Practice excellence and technical assistance is promoted through helping relationships among nursing staff and across other disciplines - nurses, support staff and administrative staff.
4.) Follow protocols which provide medical authority when such are indicated in providing care.
5.) Performs physical examinations, screenings and assessments of patients.
6.) Selects orders and/or perform tests and procedures to augment physical findings.
7.) Utilizes appropriate laboratory tests using prescribed methods and techniques; determines normal and abnormal test results; and develops a health care plan based upon analyzed data.
8.) Define/document differential diagnoses and list differential diagnoses with most likely diagnoses included.
9.) Perform diagnostic and therapeutic procedures as deemed necessary and appropriate for plan of care.
10.) Interpret data and diagnostic results for appropriate course of action including but not limited to blood gases, radiology, EKG, etc.
11.) Secures health histories from patients and notate findings and treatment course in patient electronic health chart including follow-up notes.
12.) Under direct and indirect supervision of a physician, diagnoses, plans and implements a comprehensive medical care plan based upon the patient’s health needs.
13.) Provides continuity to an individualized health care program for patients by referring to or collaborating with VARIETY CARE physicians and other members of the health care team.
14.) Provides instruction and counseling to individuals, families and/or groups and respects the patient’s personal desires in support of a caring environment focused on healing and preventive care.
15.) Identifies health care needs within the community and makes recommendations on comprehensive health care for patients.
16.) Assists in planning and providing in-service training as needed.
17.) Follows HIPAA guidelines and VARIETY CARE policy and procedures as it relates to privacy.
18.) Support Variety Care’s accreditation as a Patient Centered Medical Home and our commitment to provide care to all Variety patients that is Safe, Effective, Patient Centered, Timely, Efficient, and Equitable.
19.) Provide leadership and work with all staff to achieve the goals of the “Triple Aim” of healthcare reform—to improve the experience of care, improve health outcomes, and decrease healthcare costs
20.) Performs related duties as required and assigned by the Director of Women’s Health.
Requirements, Special Skills or Knowledge:
1.) Doctor of Medicine or Osteopathy licensed in the state of Oklahoma prior to hire date.
2.) Completion of three-year Women’s Health practice residency.
3.) Board-eligible; board certification required within 2 years after completion of residency training.
4.) Outstanding “bedside manners”: patient-centric with empathy, excellent active listening and communication skills, engaging and efficient. Outstanding clinical capabilities and judgment.
5.) Focused on collaborative team-based care. Comfortable receiving and providing constructive feedback.
6.) Responsive and comfortable working in a past-faced, high accountability environment.
7.) Engaged in learning and continuous quality improvement.
8.) Passionate about providing high quality primary health care to low-income, under-served residents and those lacking access to health care.
9.) Possesses knowledge of the theory and practice of the women’s nursing specialty; of medical diagnostic techniques, methods and procedures; of community health programs and resources; and of supervisory principals and techniquesutilized at VARIETY CARE.
10.) Demonstrates the ability to work effectively and tactfully with the public and co-workers.
11.) Exercises good judgment in evaluating situations and making decisions; and in expressing ideas effectively both orally and in writing. Proficient in EHR systems.
12.) Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred, but not required.
Job ID: 2021-2135
External Company Name: Variety Care, Inc.
External Company URL: http://www.varietycare.org/
Street: 1025 Straka Terrace