Physician_Hematology Oncology

Renown Health

Posted Under: Reno, Nevada jobs in Healthcare; Healthcare jobs in zipcode 89501
Posted On: 2019-01-13 00:00:00

Position Purpose Diagnosis and management of adult malignancies and hematologic disorders, both benign and malignant, including use of chemotherapy, immunotherapy, and targeted treatment. Oversight of infusion therapy and management of disease-related symptoms. Work closely with advance practice providers for continuity of care within the clinic. Nature and Scope The incumbent obtains history, examines, diagnoses, counsels, and treats patients within the physician's area of specialty and experience. The incumbent makes critical decisions regarding medical care. The incumbent works closely and in cooperation with the management staff, directs comments and questions to the appropriate management person and follows administrative policies. The incumbent actively participates in physician governance meetings, management decisions, and follows policies adopted by Renown Health and its medical staff. The incumbent stays abreast of current advances in medicine by reviewing recent publications, attending in-services and educational meetings, and attending continuing medical education programs in the appropriate field. Specific Responsibilities: Clinical Provides clinical management and services of patients with identified diagnoses: Malignancies, both liquid and solid tumors Hematologic, both benign and malignant Provides clinical oversight and supervision of the Medical Oncology Advance Practice Practitioners as requested, including Medical Oncology and Specialty Clinics, as requested Inpatient Rounding, when appropriate Provides medical supervision of infusion services, as assigned Performs daily (7 days/week as assigned) hospital rounding and consultations hematology/oncology patients Perform on-call coverage for inpatient consultations and the Emergency Department, according to the on-call coverage/schedule to be set by the Renown Health Cancer Service Dyad or their designee, in collaboration with other Medical Oncology Groups Assures clinical collaboration with the interdisciplinary team of physician specialists, advanced practice providers, and ancillary support staff Administrative Responsible to Section Chief, Medical Oncology and Area Practice Manager of the Renown Medical Group Medical Oncology practice. Assists in accomplishment of Medical Oncology and Infusion Center goals/objectives/tactics in collaboration with the other IFC physicians and administrators. Act as a liaison and collaborator with other providers within Medical Oncology practice. Quality Improvement: Participate in peer/continuous quality review (CQR) as requested Participate, as requested, in quality studies and quality improvement activities. Collaborates with Infusion and Pharmacy, as requested, to assure protocols are up-to-date. Serves as member, or chair, of the following committees: Multidisciplinary cancer conferences (Tumor Boards) and program workgroups, as assigned Section of Oncology Committee, member Other Oncology workgroups as assigned Epic Beacon Protocol Build/Steering Committee, member Renown Regional Medical Center Medical Staff Quality Committee, as requested Research: Serves as a resource for cancer research, infusion and medical oncology staff and actively enrolls patients that meet criteria for a clinical trial Teaching and Education Provide monthly lectures to UNR students, interns and residents, as requested Serves as a mentor, proctor, and/or preceptor for student, interns and residents Citizenship: Services will be provided on a courteous and prompt basis and shall be readily available to provide services to patients Demonstrates knowledge and utilizes all programs and procedures used by Renown in its medical and administrative operations KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES : Ability to function effectively in an integrated delivery system. Knowledge of Federal, State, and local regulatory rules; Capable of operating business units in conformance with good quality and business practices as may be outlined by agencies such as The Joint Commission, NCQA, MGMA, etc. Effective leadership skills (and leading by example); Ability to obtain results with minimal disruption while involving a variety of internal and external groups. Ability to work independently. This position does provide patient care. Disclaimer The foregoing description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the job. Minimum Qualifications Requirements - Required and/or Preferred Name Description Education: Must have working-level knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing and speaking English. Board-Eligible or Board-Certified in medical specialty. Experience: Specialty: Hematology and/or Medical Oncology License(s): Ability to obtain and maintain a State of Nevada Medical Doctor license. Current and valid Nevada Medical License required. Certification(s): Medical staff privileges at Renown Health. Current BLS certification by The American Heart Association standards. Computer / Typing: Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel and Word and have the ability to use the computer to complete online learning requirements for job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies, complete online benefits enrollment, etc.