Chief Physician (Temporary Position; a locum tenens that has the potential of converting to a full-time employee)
Locations: Eastern Missouri Psychiatric Hospital System:
1. The Hawthorne Children’s Psychiatric Hospital (HCPH) located at 1901 Pennsylvania Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63133; and
2. The St. Louis Forensic Treatment Center (FTC) is located at 5351 Delmar Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63112 and 5300 Arsenal Street, St. Louis, MO 63139.
3. Various locations in the State of Missouri
The average work shift is between the hours of 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Medical services will not be expected on New Year’s Day, Easter, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, or Christmas but may be requested.
This is a licensed professional position that may function as the clinical director of a state facility, direct a statewide medical review program for physicians licensed by the State Board, and/or offer consultation on medical policies for a state agency. The position may serve as medical policy director and/or perform peer reviews for compliance and standard of care. In addition, incumbents at this level are accountable for mentoring other physicians and may act as the medical director for a designated facility.
- Perform assessment, diagnosis, evaluation, and determination of patient treatment plans and processes.
- Perform medical procedures and the delivery of patient care that requires a physician.
- Complete discharge planning, taking into consideration patient environment and skills.
- Complete required documentation according to medical policies, practices, and protocols.
1. Knowledge of general medicine principles and practices and the methods and procedures utilized in diagnosing and treating various diseases.
2. Ability to apply the principles and practices of medical science.
3. Knowledge of the principles and practices of general and/or specialized medicine,
4. Knowledge of methods and processes utilized in diagnosing and treating a variety of diseases.
5. Ability to analyze and evaluate the practices, techniques, and treatment procedures employed in a particular medical specialty for effectiveness.
6. Knowledge of agency mission and procedures and principles and practices of medical supervision.
7. Ability to supervise, plan, and coordinate the activities of health care professionals.
· Licensure as a Physician and five or more years of post-residency experience.
- Providing internal medicine services to patients
- Providing physician extender services in a physician extender model for the assigned physician(s)
- Providing primary medical care to health center patients
- Support the physician's office health care team
- Distract medical staff from patient care
- Provide patient care under the supervision of a physician
- Facilitate patient/physician/provider communication and coordination of care
- Provide primary medical care within standard of care
- Providing medical care and treatment to health center patients
- Maintain medical care for the patients to the primary care clinics seeking medical treatment
- Manage the medical care of assigned patients
- Provide direct primary care and ambulatory outpatient care to clinic patients
- Signed off by a physician
- Participate in physician team meetings
- Report obstacles in physician adoption
- Developing physician-related meeting agendas
- Managing the medical care of residents and patients
- Provide direct primary care servicesto patients
- Provide monitoring and continuity of care between physician visits
- Manage the physician recruitment program for the hospital
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