MD- OB/GYN Hospitalist

Presbyterian Healthcare Services Albuquerque, NM

Type of Opportunity: Per Required Need

FTE: 0.001000

Exempt: Yes

Work Schedule: Varied Days and Hours

Shift: 1

Location: US:NM:Albuquerque

Education:

Essential:

* Medical Degree

Credentials:

M.D. in OB/GYN. New Mexico State M.D. License required. Three to five years experience in OB/GYN. Prefer board certified or eligible.

Summary:

Follow in labor, and deliver maternal transport patients, in consultation with PANM (Perinatal Associates of NM). Provide surgical assistance as needed on the Family Birthing Center. Provides emergency back up care to patients on the obstetrical service; Cares for unassigned OB patients requiring evaluation and hospital care, including delivery. Cares for unassigned GYN patients requiring hospital care. Makes all professional medical judgments in care of patients seen

Responsibilities:

* First assist C-sections.

* Covers unattended deliveries by other physicians/CNMs when they are unavailable.

* Provide OB Emergency backup.

* Care for unassigned OB patients.

* Care for unassigned GYN patients.

* Multi-disciplinary board rounds @ 0700 with Charge RN, Anesthesia, PANM.

* Work with Charge Nurse/Triage Nurse to prioritize inductions, help with throughput of patients as needed.

* Review fetal heart rate strips/mentor nurses/chain of communication/command.

* Assist with operative vaginal deliveries as needed.

* Makes all professional medical judgments in the care of patients seen.

* Manages and oversees the physician/patient relationship.

* Participates in system-wide health management initiatives.

* Receives and resolves patient complaints.

* Participates in the recruitment and replacement of other providers.

* Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, literature review, in-services, and workshops.

* Oversees and is accountable for the overall quality of care and clinical outcomes within the assigned facilities.

* Attend and participate in all regularly scheduled OB hospitalist meetings.

* Attend and participate in requested QI and Peer Review.

* Maintain coding and encounter data standards for completeness, accuracy, timeliness and reimbursement level, including legible documentation.

* Meet and maintain all provider credentialing and QI standards.

* Participate in the development, adoption, and implementation process for clinical standards for inpatient care.

* Knowledgeable of NICHD nomenclature for electronic fetal monitoring (EFM).

* Work with Medical Director to assure proper provider staffing, including vacation coverage.

* Completion of medical records in a timely fashion.

Competencies and skills:

Nonessential:

* SKILL-Ability to effectively interact with customers to understand their needs and explain data

* SKILL-Microsoft Office

* SKILL-Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in person and via telephone with members, employer groups, brokers, physicians, and physician office staff using strong dialogue and customer service competencies.

* SKILL-Written communication

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Presbyterian Healthcare Services is a drug-free and tobacco-free employer with smoke free campuses.