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Job Title: Clinical Staff Physician
Job Number: 17-08
Organization: Southern Nevada Health District
Posted: 2/15/2017
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Public Health - General
Industry: Government
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Las Vegas,  NV    USA
Compensation:
Position Description: CLINICAL STAFF PHYSICIAN

DEFINITION

Perform a variety of advanced clinical duties on an “out-patient” basis only through the SNHD clinics, participate in the control, prevention, suppression and treatment of diseases and conditions within the assigned program, or any of the established Southern Nevada Health District sites, or sites of its various medical partners; to identify patients with physical and emotional illness; and to administer medications as prescribed. This position will not admit or follow clients at “in- patient” facilities including hospitals, extended care or nursing homes, except if designated by the Chief Health Officer.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED

• Works within the Division of Clinical Services with the Division Director and receives administrative direction from the Chief Health Officer and/or any Medical Director appointed by the Chief Health Officer • May provide indirect supervision over professional and technical staff in the clinics

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES – This class specification lists the major duties and requirements of the job and is not all-inclusive. Incumbent(s) may be expected to perform job-related duties other than those contained in this document and may be required to have specific job-related knowledge and skills.

• Work directly with APN, RN, LPN, DIIS and other SNHD staff in establishing thorough assessments of clients presenting with various medical conditions, which may include physical examination; specimen collection; diagnosis; treatment and/or recommendations for treatment; referral; and recommendation for follow-up of such diseases • Follow guidelines and recommendations as denoted for diagnosis and treatment of communicable diseases including but are not limited to: Syphilis, Gonorrhea, Chlamydia, HIV, and Tuberculosis. Other diseases or conditions may be included at the direction of the Medical Director and/or Chief Health Officer • Review medical findings and laboratory results of clients enrolled in services; advising staff as to appropriate actions for client treatment and care • Order, perform, and interpret diagnostic tests • Analyze records, reports, and examination information to diagnose patient’s condition (s) • Manage clients attending clinical services to include prescribing medications as appropriate for treatment of communicable diseases; prescribing prophylactic medication for TB, HIV and STDs as appropriate; administer medications for HIV and STDs as appropriate • Refer clinic patients to physicians for primary care or specialty services for follow-up and further care outside the scope of out-patient services of the SNHD Clinics • Serve as the collaborating physician for APN services within the clinic • Work in other clinical environments for the control of TB, HIV and STDs as assigned via SNHD contracts • Serve as the physician for SNHD clinic billable services for multiple third party sources • Adhere to the highest standards of medical practice, ethics, and professionalism at all times • Recommend changes in clinical area to improve patient flow, medical records, and appointment practices • Cultivate and maintain relationships with community providers to promote the recommendation and guidelines for the control of communicable diseases • Attend regular formal meetings and communicate through established groups, task forces, committees and agencies about services available through the NHC clinics • Contribute to news alerts, bulletins, newsletters, etc., as appropriate • Serve as a community consultant and liaison for education of staff and community providers; provide in-services and trainings to medical professionals, clients and members of the community • Serve as a technical resource for community providers concerning diagnosis, care and follow-up of sexually transmitted diseases in individuals of all age • Attend, through the SNHD, various training and educational workshops to enhance and learn additional aspects of sexually transmitted diseases distributed within Clark County for areas of expertise as a Nevada Licensed Medical Physician • Accept the direction of the program Medical Director, in reference to quality of services, standards of care, daily performance, and overall compliance within the scope of practice of the diseases to broaden the scope of knowledge base • Participate in the strategic planning of public health services position expectations • Will neither admit nor follow clients at in-patient facilities including hospitals, extended care, or nursing homes, except as designated by the Chief Health Officer or the Medical Director • Be and remain a participating provider in the Medicare and Medicaid programs, and with any managed care program with which SNHD is now or hereafter becomes affiliated

QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge of:

• Current principles and practices of medicine • Outpatient care, including diagnosis and treatment • Age specific patient care practices • Pediatric/Adult care medicine, including diagnostics and treatment • Communicable diseases • Patient assessment practices • Regulations and laws relating to medical practice • Diagnostic, treatment and prescriptive authority of a medical doctor • Principles and standards of HIPAA regulations • Medical records documentation • Community health services delivery systems • Quality assurance and quality control standards • Infection control policies and procedures • Handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials • Biohazard and chemical hazard guidelines

Ability to:

• Communicate with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds. • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. • Read and understand information and ideas presented in writing. • Listen actively in order to gather information needed to assist patients. • Interpret the meaning of information • Collect and record a complete medical history • Analyze information and medical test results • Write a medical plan-of-action • Provide medical attention and emotional support to patients • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties • Efficiently, effectively and safely use required equipment • Cultivate, establish and maintain professional relationships with community partners

Qualifications: Training and Experience Guidelines

Training: • Graduation from an accredited school of medicine

Experience: • Two years of clinical experience with both adults and children

License or Certificate: • Nevada licensure as a physician • Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid Nevada driver’s license • Board Certification in adult medical care and/or pediatric care • Be responsible for securing all required CMEs and other educational and professional training, along with maintaining for licensing body, all copies and required documentation

Blood Borne Pathogen Exposure Risk Assessment

Category I – Usual tasks involve exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues. All procedures or other job-related tasks that involve an inherent potential for mucous membrane or skin contact with blood, body fluids, or tissues, or a potential for spills or splashes of them are CATEGORY I tasks. Use of appropriate protective measures is required for every employee engaged in CATEGORY I tasks.

Air Borne Pathogens Exposure Risk Assessment:

Category I – This position involves exposure to infectious airborne droplet nuclei. Category I employees are required to be fit tested and use proper respiratory protective equipment.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification.

CONDITIONS: All required licenses must be maintained in an active status without suspension or revocation throughout employment. Any employee may be required to stay at or return to work during public health incidents and/or emergencies to perform duties specific to this classification or to perform other duties as requested in an assigned response position. This may require working a non-traditional work schedule or working outside normal assigned duties during the incident and/or emergency.

New employees must complete Incident Command System training, ICS 100, ICS 200 and NIMS as a condition of continuing employment prior to the completion of the probationary period.

Organization Description:

Closing Date: 5/15/2017
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Kimberly Monahan,  Clinical Staff Physician
Contact Location: 330 S. Valley View

Las Vegas   NV  89183
USA
Contact Location: 330 S. Valley View
 
  Las Vegas   NV  89183
  USA
Contact Phone: 702-759-1109 
Contact Fax:
Contact Email: monahan@snhdmail.org
Web Address:
How to Apply: Apply on line at:

www.southernnevadahealthdistrict.org

Additional Information:

Web Site Delete Date: 5/15/2017