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Family Medicine Physician BC/BE

Company: NCH Healthcare - Naples Community Hospital
Location: Naples
Posted on: June 17, 2022

Job Description:

Full-Time 350 7th St N Physician Day * Essential Job Accountabilities:
* Job Summary:
* The Physician reports directly to the NCH Physician Group's CMO and the Physician's primary responsibility is to insure the clinical excellence of Medical Services and to fulfill these responsibilities in a manner consistent with the fiscal responsibilities of the NCH Physician Group. This role is a broad one requiring the following types of functions: administrative, managerial, clinical and administrative supervisory, direct clinical care, educational and public relations. * Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
* Communication with Administrative/Clinical Staff. The Physician is expected to develop an active communication strategy with the medical and other staff, to keep them informed about requirements regarding the conduct of their work.
* Organizational and Medical Ethics. The Physician is responsible for defining, focusing and resolving problems in collaboration with other Physicians who are a part of the NCH Physician Group as well as other members of the clinical and administrative staff.
* Strategic Planning: The Physician, in conjunction with the Senior Leadership of the NCH Physician Group is responsible for development of their practice's strategic plan, including long and short-term goals and objectives. The strategic plan will be evaluated annually and the results reported to the NCH Physician Group's Board of Directors through the Chief Medical Officer.
* Performance Improvement: The Physician is responsible for following the performance evaluation program created by the Quality Care Committee.
* Physician Recruitment: The Physician is responsible for facilitating the recruitment of high quality physicians and other professional personnel for the NCH Physician Group.
* Contracting: The Physician is responsible for understanding the contracts into which NCH Physician Group enters which have the potential for drawing upon or significantly impacting upon clinical care.
* Litigation: The Physician is responsible for helping the NCH Physician Group administrative team prepare for and respond to all litigation in which it is involved. CLINICAL RESPONSIBILITIES * Philosophy of Care. The Physician is responsible for exemplifying in personal and professional conduct, the clinical and administrative tone that emanates for the philosophy of care and thus sets the tone for all the professional and administrative staff.
* Performance Improvement: The Physician is responsible for assuring that the NCH Physician Group's Medical Services are run in such a manner that the integrity and quality of the clinical programs are protected, fostered and improved. She/he shall implement a program of performance improvement that strives for clinical excellence and improved patient outcomes. This work entails ensuring that NCH Physician Group's Medical Services meets all standards required for necessary accreditation and appropriate regulatory reviews, and document assessments, reviews, and other operations and activities necessary to assure the highest quality of clinical operations.
* Oversees all medical care provided.
* Supervises the Advanced Practice Nurses (ARNPs) and Physician Assistants (PAs) who practice under his/her direction.
* Designs, develops and implements clinical programs fashioned to provide clinical care and activities related to medical treatment of patients in an efficient, effective, economic and feasible manner.
* Oversees the medical Services and clinical procedures to ensure their appropriateness, quality and integration as a part of the NCH Physician Group's clinical program.
* Oversees a process of effective, sufficient and efficient clinical staffing.
* Provides clinical administrative consultations necessary to effect or expedite high quality patient care and provide clinical consultations as requested by medical staff members.
* Ensures the effective protection and implementation of the patients' bill of rights.
* Provides direct patient care in those instances where it is necessary for the patient's well being.
* Serves as liaison to the medical staff to ensure matters of medical importance are conveyed to the Board of Directors.
* Clinical Supervision: The Physician is responsible for the direct supervision of the licensed clinicians and ARNPs and PAs. The Physician should also ensure a program for the supervision and orientation of all new Advanced Practice Nurses and medical staff. The Physician is also responsible for the direct clinical supervision, when necessary, for medical staff whose practice has been such that such supervision is deemed necessary to ensure integrity of the quality of patient care.
* Problem Solving: The Physician is responsible for resolving immediate clinical problems which arise affecting patient care.
* Develop policies, procedures and programs to identify the needs of the clinical and administrative staff to a) correct knowledge or skill deficits, b) to accomplish the continued professional development of the clinical and administrative staff.
* Represent NCH Physician Group in the community through interviews, lectures, organized consultation and other appropriate activities.
* Strategic Planning: It is the Physician's responsibility to be actively involved in developing long-range strategies to ensure the NCH Physician Group's future clinical and economic success. This involves both short-term and long-term planning. The responsibility is both an active one in generating ideas that will ensure NCH Physician Group's future viability as well as a protective one in identifying problematic issues that may arise from other proposals.
* Marketing Plan: The Physician should be actively involved in the development and implementation of an on-going marketing plan. The Physician should provide advice guidance regarding the appropriateness and effectiveness of this plan and be willing to play an active role in this plan through community lectures, TV or radio appearances and such other public presentations that appropriately support this work.
* Clinical Marketing: The Physician is responsible for helping to develop and implement a program of clinical marketing providing for the NCH Physician Group's participation in a variety of public health efforts geared toward educating the community regarding the nature of the medical services removing destructive barriers to care, assisting in the primary prevention of mental illness, and facilitating the appropriate referral of affected individuals to the most appropriate level of care and type of service. MANAGED CARE * Enhance administrative and medical staff awareness, knowledge and skill to operate collaboratively within a managed care environment.
* Participates as needed in managed care negotiations.
* Review all managed care contracts for clinical feasibility prior to final approval.
* Participate and assist NCH Physician Group in responding to appeals, denials and other key communications with third party payers.
* Remain personally educated and knowledgeable regarding relevant development in the contemporary management of care. Reporting directly to the NCH Physician Group's Chief Medical Officer.
* The Physician is authorized to appropriately delegate the accomplishment of the Physician's responsibilities to other competent, qualified physicians or other professional administrative personnel. The accomplishment of these tasks remains, however, the Physician's ultimate responsibility.
* It is the Physician's responsibility to carry out all other duties and responsibilities in order to meet the clinical and administrative needs necessary to achieve NCH Physician Group's goals and objectives. * Education, Experience, Qualifications:
* Experience obtained during formal education.
* Licensed in the State of Florida.
* Current certification in Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers from the American Heart Association required; ACLS may be required in specific specialty areas
* Must be Board Certified in area of specialty, or Board Eligible with completion of Board Certification within two years of employment

Keywords: NCH Healthcare - Naples Community Hospital, Cape Coral , Family Medicine Physician BC/BE, Healthcare , Naples, Florida

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