Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all. The Hematology/Oncology physician functions as an independent healthcare provider who, working collaboratively within a multidisciplinary health team is responsible for providing comprehensive care to both well and ill patients in a dual role of outpatient and inpatient setting. He/she demonstrates a high degree of clinical expertise in working with patients with acute and chronic illnesses, specifically cancer patients in active treatment. He/she is responsible for assessment, diagnosis, treatment, management, education, health promotion and care coordination for patients and families with acute and chronic health needs. The Physician demonstrates an advanced level of medical/nursing clinical knowledge, communication and interdisciplinary collaboration, professionalism and systems-based practice. He/she works with administrative, nursing, advance practice providers to assure safe, effective, quality patient care and to promote our mission. The Physician will provide care within his/her scope of practice as outlined by applicable state law, licensing, regulations, institutional policy and practice agreements.
Demonstrates knowledge of etiologies, risk factors, pathophysiology, presentation and epidemiology of medical conditions. Performs history and physical assessments of patients that are accurate, complete, concise, relevant and appropriate for age, gender and clinical problem. Orders appropriate diagnostic studies and correctly interprets the results. Utilizes critical thinking to synthesize and analyze collected data. Develops, implements, evaluates and alters the plan of care as needed. Manages general medical and surgical conditions based on knowledge of the indications, contraindications, side effects, interactions and adverse reactions of pharmacologic agents and other relevant treatment modalities. Counsels and educates patients and families. Demonstrates proficiency in procedural skills pertinent to practice area. Maintains accurate, complete, concise and timely documentation in the electronic medical record.
Provides care that is patient and family centered, compassionate, appropriate and effective for the promotion of health, prevention of illness and treatment of disease throughout the lifespan. Facilitates consistent, coordinated care and clear communication among all members of the healthcare team. Incorporates the patient and family in care planning and treatment across settings. Serves as an advocate for patients and families in navigating the health care system.
Practice Based Learning and Clinical Improvement
Demonstrates insight into own strengths, limitations and knowledge deficits. Demonstrates initiative to meet identified learning needs using multiple resources. Actively participates in self-evaluation by seeking and utilizing guidance and constructive feedback in a professional manner. Continuously seeks opportunities for clinical advancement and knowledge and skill attainment Participate in research opportunities to advance the care and treatment of patients with breast cancer.
Communication and Interdisciplinary Collaboration
Communicates and collaborates effectively with physicians, other health professionals and health related agencies. Works effectively with multidisciplinary team members. Promotes mutual respect and trust working within a team model. Communicates effectively with patients and families, incorporating gender, age, culture, race, religion, disabilities and sexual orientation.
Follows ethical principles regarding patient confidentiality, informed consent and unanticipated adverse outcomes.
MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
REQUIRED BEHAVIORAL SKILLS:
A personal presence which is characterized by a sense of honesty and the willingness to do the right thing.
The ability to role model, inspire and motivate others to promote the philosophy, mission, vision, goals and values of Hutchinson Regional Healthcare System.
A personal presence which is characterized by a sense of caring that is reflected in a high level of empathy and customer service with all that we come in contact.
Ability to manage conflict, consider other points of view, and offer alternative solutions without jeopardizing overall project direction and the ability to manage customer expectations.
Demonstrated track record of ownership of situations, projects and issues.
Able to work autonomously and have a high degree of flexibility to adapt to changing projects, priorities and work volumes.
Demonstrated ability to collaborate with a diverse population.
Treat all internal and external customers with a positive, proactive service orientation.
Strong communication and presentation skills with a proven ability to influence and lead teams to conclusion/decision making.
Proven ability to think strategically but also must be able to lead day-to-day tactical processes.
Demonstrated ability to manage and provide coaching and leadership on complex projects.
Must be able to lead and/or facilitate process improvement.
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
We offer competitive pay, a generous benefit package and a reason to be proud of what you do, every day.
Hutchinson Regional Medical Center, Inc.