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Mercy Medical Center Clinton Nephrologist in MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center-West Campus - Mason City, Iowa

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Full time

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JOB SUMMARY

A Physician in the MercyOne North Iowa Network provides quality patient care in the outpatient and inpatient setting as required.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

A. Instructs and counsels patients regarding physical and mental health.

B. Orders or supplies medication appropriate for the patient.

C. Refers patients to appropriate specialists.

D. Provides immediate evaluation and treatment for emergency medical problems. Directs emergency personnel in transport of the patient.

E. Documents all patient care activities and follow-up care.

F. Maintains knowledge of community services, agencies and resources.

G. Assists Clinic Manager in assessing/maintaining equipment, pharmaceutical and recordkeeping needs.

H. Directs other clinic staff in the provision and execution of medical care.

I. Assures quality of patient care is provided by appropriate monitoring and evaluation.

J. Participates in the formal governance process of Mercy Clinics.

K. Participates in the required activities of the medical staff of Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa and/or appropriate regional hospitals.

L. Participates in staff educational inservice meetings.

M. Represents the clinic to the media when appropriate.

N. Maintains licensure through CME certification.

O. Communicates with and performs duties following MercyOne-North Iowa Guiding Behaviors.

P. Provides competent patient care to the above indicated patient populations by obtaining and appropriately interpreting data, making appropriate decisions based on demonstrated knowledge of age-specific growth and development, and appropriately adapting procedures and treatments.

Q. Supports and abides by all medical center, departmental, and safety policies and procedures. Proactively identifies safety concerns surrounding the work environment.

R. Acts in a professional manner reflecting the mission, philosophy and values of Mercy Medical Center - North Iowa and the Sisters of Mercy.

S. Performs other responsibilities as requested by the Medical Director, Senior Vice President or Vice President of Mercy Clinics.

POSITION QUALIFICATION

A. Education

  1. Graduate of a medical/osteopathic medical school is required.

  2. Demonstrated competency as a physician by completion of an appropriate residency program; board certified or board eligible.

  3. Must be able to obtain MercyOne – North Iowa medical staff privileges.

  4. Demonstrate above average communication skills. Ability to work with a team.

  5. Licensed or eligible for State of Iowa physician license; Iowa Controlled Substance Certificate, and Federal DEA Certificate

B. Experience

  1. Demonstrated competency as a physician by completion of an appropriate residency program or equivalent practice experience.

C. Special Skills, Competencies, and Aptitudes

  1. If applicable for clinic or hospital privileging, must provide proof of Basic Life Support (BLS Healthcare Provider, American Heart Association; or American Red Cross, Professional Rescuer – LIVE class only) via current card prior to employment or within 30 days of hire and maintains current status, unless has a current status in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Cardiac Life Support (PALS), or Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS).

  2. Completes Mandatory Reporting requirement within 6 months of hire and renews this requirement every 3 years.

  3. If applicable for clinic or hospital privileging, completes Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) – American Heart Association within 6 months of hire and maintains current status.

  4. If applicable for clinic or hospital privileging, must complete Pediatric Advance Life Support (PALS) American Heart Association within 6 months of hire and maintains current status.

  5. If applicable for clinic or hospital privileging, completes Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) within 6 months of hire and maintains current status.

  6. If applicable for clinic or hospital privileging, completes Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) within 6 months of hire and maintains current status.

VI. ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS

A. Must be able to physically assist with patient care activities.

B. Must be able to stand and/or walk for prolonged periods of time throughout the day.

C. Must be flexible since the position is subject to interruptions and changes in work priorities.

D. For a complete list of the physical/cognitive requirements, please refer to the Working Conditions and Physical Demands Worksheet. The original will be maintained in the Human Resources Department and a copy at Mercy Family Clinic Administration.

Must provide proof of Basic Life Support (BLS Healthcare Provider, American Heart Association; or American Red Cross, Professional Rescuer-LIVE class only) via current card prior to employment or within 60 days of hire and maintains current status.

Completes Mandatory Reporting: Child and Dependent Adult Abuse requirement within 6 months of hire and renews this requirement every 3 years.

Completes Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) – American Heart Association within 6 months of hire and maintains current status.

Completes Pediatric Advance Life Support (PALS) – American Heart Association within 6 months of hire and maintains current status.

Completes Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) – American Heart Association within 6 months of hire and maintains current status.

Completes MANDT Training within 6 months of hire and maintains current status.

Completes Trauma Nurse Core Course (TNCC) within 6 months of hire and maintains current status.

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation, serving diverse communities that include more than 30 million people across 22 states. Trinity Health includes 94 hospitals, as well as 109 continuing care locations that include PACE programs, senior living facilities, and home care and hospice services. Its continuing care programs provide nearly 2.5 million visits annually.

Based in Livonia, Mich., and with annual operating revenues of $17.6 billion and assets of $24.7 billion, the organization returns $1.1 billion to its communities annually in the form of charity care and other community benefit programs. Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians.

Committed to those who are poor and underserved in its communities, Trinity Health is known for its focus on the country's aging population. As a single, unified ministry, the organization is the innovator of Senior Emergency Departments, the largest not-for-profit provider of home health care services — ranked by number of visits — in the nation, as well as the nation’s leading provider of PACE (Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly) based on the number of available programs. For more information, visit www.trinity-health.org at http://www.trinity-health.org/ . You can also follow @TrinityHealthMI on Twitter.

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