Lead Provider Acute Respiratory Team (Interim Position)
- ALL PHS Locations, NC, 27510 - All PHS Medical Providers
- Full Time
The lead provider for acute respiratory clinics is an interim role as we do not anticipate such clinics needing to exist long term. The lead provider will work in one or more of Piedmont's ten locations and coordinate policy, procedure and workflows for all Piedmont Health Services (PHS ) locations that are performing COVID testing and evaluation of respiratory patients. Together with the Director of Nursing, ensures that infection control practices are sufficient to reduce the risk of spread of COVID infection. Medical Providers at Piedmont Health Services, Inc. deliver the full range of ambulatory primary care services, including diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic illness in all age groups, preventative care, well-child care, minor surgical procedures, and occasional medical emergencies. They are responsible for seeing their scheduled patients as well as walk-ins and add-ons; providing coverage during the operating hours of the Center; providing telephone consultation as needed; performing administrative tasks associated with the provision of medical care; participating in quality improvement activities; and, providing community service. Medical providers are expected to manage all patients and conditions within the scope of their training and approved privileges.
Physicians: Primary source verified Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy degree and completed residency. All medical providers shall be board certified or board eligible with certification pending.
Advanced Practitioners: Must have completed an approved Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner program and receive certification as appropriate.
Competency in the practice of medicine with at least 5 years clinical experience preferred.
The following licenses/certifications are required and must be kept current. If the physician does not possess the following items, they should be obtained as soon as practical and thereafter maintained. NC privilege license is required by the state of NC and must be posted in the provider's office.
• North Carolina license to practice as a physician
• Controlled Substance Registration Certificate from the Drug Enforcement Administration ("DEA certificate")
• A North Carolina license to practice as a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner
• Controlled Substance Registration Certificate from the Drug Enforcement Administration ("DEA certificate") is required and must be kept current.
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification is required and should be renewed every 2 years.
Acceptance of the principles of community health care which include but are not limited to the following: commitment to serve patients regardless of their ability to pay, commitment to culturally competent care, commitment to quality cost-effective healthcare, and commitment to practices of health promotion and disease prevention. Requires and skill or aptitude in the management healthcare providers including conflict resolution, building effective teams and carrying out quality improvement activities.
PATIENT POPULATION SERVED
Pediatric, Adolescent, Adult, Geriatric (specific age groups for which the lead physician/provider ART will provide medical care will be based on his/her scope of training and approved privileges).