Physician-Observation Unit

Sparrow Health System Lansing , MI 48907

Posted 2 weeks ago

Description:

Positions Location: Lansing, MI

Job Description

Essential Duties:

This job description is intended to cover the minimum essential duties assigned on a regular basis. Caregivers may be asked to perform additional duties as assigned by their leader. Leadership has the right to alter or modify the duties of the position.

  • Devote time, attention and energy to providing professional medical services that are representative of the highest quality, compassionate medical care that can be provided to Hospital's patients.

  • With respect to assigned clinical responsibilities, report to Vice President Sparrow Medical Group (SMG) or designee.

  • In accordance with Physician's Employment Agreement, be available not less than the required number of hours per week for patient contact time, call coverage, and other responsibilities as assigned by Vice President SMG or designee or SMG Board.

  • Utilize and conform to the billing, collection and accounting systems and practices maintained by Hospital and Sparrow Health System and as designated by the SMG Board.

  • Supervise the medical care of those patients of Hospital who are assigned for supervision.

  • Refer patients requiring medically necessary care to an affiliate of Sparrow Health System, if such services are available at Sparrow Health System affiliate facility, unless (i) a patient expresses a different choice, (ii) the patient's insurer requires a different provider, or (iii) the best medical interest of the patient demands a different referral in the physician's judgement.

  • Supervise, evaluate and make recommendations regarding office personnel and actively participate in SMG and practice level management and operations, including, without limitation, attendance at SMG all-physician meetings, practice group meeting and other such meetings related to SMG or Physician's practice group.

  • Assist with the recruitment and development of additional or replacement physicians.

  • Perform such additional services as requested by Vice President, SMG as well as those designated by the SMG Board, which are not inconsistent with the foregoing duties and other terms of Employment Agreement.

  • Engage in such educational programs, including teaching residents, interns and medical students as requested or directed by the Vice President, SMG as well as those designated by the SMG Board.

  • Complete all medical record entries within a reasonable time after patient contact and comply with additional requirements related to documentation and coding, if any, as set forth by Contract Agreement and Hospital Medical Staff Bylaws; provided that these deadlines may be extended by Hospital for reasonable time in light of unforeseeable events such as Physician's illness.

  • Participate in the ongoing development of Physician's practice specialty within Hospital, including assisting in connection with the development of policies, procedures and protocols and operation matters in conjunction with the SMG Board.

  • Assist as requested by the SMG Board or Hospital in developing, reviewing and implementing revisions to Hospital's and SMG's quality assurance, quality improvement and related programs as they relate to Physician's practice specialty

  • Demonstrate good medical citizenship, which includes the following:

  • Have complete, legible, timely, and appropriately coded outpatient and inpatient charts and billing documentation.

  • Exhibit courteous civility in dealing with staff, patients, families, and peers.

  • Exhibit cooperative attitude in dealing with all aspects of Sparrow Health System.

  • Be constructive, creative, and proactive in dealing with issues that need to be addressed either personally or professionally.

  • Exhibit cooperative behavior in handling telephone messages, medication refills, call backs to patients, and other activities, as needed.

  • Be cognizant, knowledgeable, and compliant with Hospital and Sparrow Health System policies on Conflict of Interest and Corporate Compliance.

  • Demonstrate, via action, the ICARE values.

  • Be a member in good standing of the Sparrow Medical Staff.

  • Recognize the inherent duty and responsibility to assist in all aspects of patient care related to Physician's specialty and assist the SMG Board and/or Hospital's Vice President, SMG in seeing that these needs are met in accordance with the Sparrow Way principles.

  • Have complete, legible, timely, and appropriately coded outpatient and inpatient charts and billing documentation.

  • Exhibit courteous civility in dealing with staff, patients, families, and peers.

  • Exhibit cooperative attitude in dealing with all aspects of Sparrow Health System.

  • Be constructive, creative, and proactive in dealing with issues that need to be addressed either personally or professionally.

  • Exhibit cooperative behavior in handling telephone messages, medication refills, call backs to patients, and other activities, as needed.

  • Be cognizant, knowledgeable, and compliant with Hospital and Sparrow Health System policies on Conflict of Interest and Corporate Compliance.

  • Demonstrate, via action, the ICARE values.

  • Be a member in good standing of the Sparrow Medical Staff.

  • Recognize the inherent duty and responsibility to assist in all aspects of patient care related to Physician's specialty and assist the SMG Board and/or Hospital's Vice President, SMG in seeing that these needs are met in accordance with the Sparrow Way principles.

Job Requirements

General Requirements Eligible for Board Certification within five (5) years of completing an accredited residency program Education MD or DO Specialized Knowledge and Skills Demonstrates ability to use a keyboard as may be required to perform the essential duties of the job.

Sparrow Medical Group (SMG) is seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated, full-time BC/BE Internal Medicine/Emergency Medicine Physician to join its Observation Unit. SMG is fully committed to improving access to top quality medical care throughout the area. We encourage you to experience all that Sparrow and mid-Michigan have to offer.

  • No calls or procedures

  • Closed ICU

  • Flexible scheduling with 12 hour shifts

  • Membership in the Mayo Clinic Care Network

  • EPIC EMR

  • Hospital employed, competitive salary and benefits including malpractice and tail coverage

Location: Sparrow Medical Group

Activation Date: Monday, July 29, 2019

Expiration Date: Wednesday, January 1, 2020

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