OB/GYN

Overview

Date Posted:
9/1/2017
Location:
Brighton Womens Center
Address:
30 S. 20th Ave
City:
Brighton
State:
CO
Country:
United States of America

Description

 

General Description of Duties:

 Performs a professional service in the examination, diagnosis and treatment of SALUD patients.  This would include patients in the ambulatory setting as well as the corresponding hospital.  The OB/GYN Physician approaches his/her tasks in a team based care fashion that supports patients and their families in self-management, self-efficacy and behavior change.   Adheres to the spirit of the SALUD mission statement while performing assigned duties.

Supervision Received:

 All physicians are ultimately under the supervision of the Chief Medical Officer.  The OB/GYN Physician will also receive administrative supervision from the Center Management Director or Center Manager.

Supervision Exercised:

The OB/GYN exercises supervision over clinic staff as assigned. 

 Specific Duties:

Renders medical services to patients including history, examination, diagnosis, and treatment plan and enters this information into the electronic health system

Responsible for general medical care for women, but also providing care related to pregnancy and the reproductive system. Prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of general health problems, with a focus on ailments specific to the female anatomy, such as breast and cervical cancer, urinary tract and pelvic disorders, and hormonal disorders.

Responsible for treating and counseling women throughout their pregnancy, from giving prenatal diagnoses to delivery and postpartum care. The OB/GYN Physician will track the health of, and treat, both mother and fetus as the pregnancy progresses.

The OB/GYN Physician acts as a patient advocate for our vulnerable population by ensuring that the patient is fully informed and comfortable with their visit to SALUD.

 Responsible for maintaining clinic charts in which he or she records the progress of patients, charts must be completed within 24 hours of patient visit.  Maintains the accepted level of medical records requirements (i.e., problem lists, medication lists, flow sheets, etc.).

Responsible for maintaining active attending status at his/her corresponding hospital and remaining in good standing.  Also responsible for attending hospital committee meetings and functions as assigned for the hospital by-laws.

Follows procedures for the electronic health record system.

Must participate in clinic committees as assigned.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

 Working knowledge of the principles and practices of general medicine and surgery.  Thorough knowledge of the diagnosis and treatment of a variety of diseases and injuries.  Ability to gain the confidence of patients and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with them and with other employees.  Must work well with the other patient care team members.

Ability to speak Spanish strongly preferred. 

Sensitivity to low income and ethnic minority community a must.

 Education:

Completion of an Accredited OB/GYN Residency program.

 Experience:

No prior experience is required.

 Licensure:

Possess a license to practice medicine in good standing in the State of Colorado.

Bloodborne Pathogen Risk Level:

High risk exposure of bloodborne pathogens

 Environmental Conditions:

Normal Medical and Dental office environment

 Physical Requirements:

Requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination.  Requires standing and walking for prolonged periods of time.  Occasionally lifts and carries items.  Requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record data electronically and communicate with patients. Requires normal visual acuity and hearing.  Requires exposure to communicable diseases and bodily fluids.  Requires working under stress in emergency situations or irregular hours.