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Baptist Health Medical Group -Bariatric Floyd
Full Time: 40 hours
The Baptist Health Medical Group (BHMG) APC reflects the mission, vision, and values of BHMG adheres to the organization's Code of Ethics and Corporate Compliance Program, and complies with all relevant policies, procedures, guidelines and all other regulatory and accreditation standards.
The APC functions autonomously and collaborates with other health professionals to provide high quality, cost effective care to patients, manages health care systems and influence health care decision-making through expert clinical reasoning, research, theory-based practice. The APC is responsible for providing direct patient care as part of the physician led team in accordance with State Law and approved Medical Staff privileges.
Principal Duties & Responsibilities:
The following is a summary of the major functions of this individual's job. He or she may perform other duties, both major and minor, which are not mentioned below, in accordance with Medical Staff bylaws and approvals.
1. Daily management and treatment of patients in conjunction with other providers & clinical staff.
2. Helps direct appropriate clinical services, tests, and referrals
3. Performs physical exams and develops treatment plan
4. Maintains appropriate telephone contact with patients, payors, and pharmacies.
5. Complies with BHMG policies, procedures & pricing
6. Complies with clinical protocols
7. Complies with quality assurance and quality improvement
8. Participates in chart reviews and staff education when appropriate and maintains continuing education requirements.
9. Works with administration to help assure that the management program operates within appropriate medical policies and procedures
10. Gives feedback regarding treatment protocols.
11. Participates in community events and public relations when appropriate.
Minimum Education, Training & Experience:
1. Bachelor's degree and successful completion of accredited APC program - terminal degree in APC field preferred.
2. National certification from the appropriate national certifying agency for the particular APC - which must be maintained.
3. Eligible at all times to be insured for professional liability.
4. Current, valid and unrestricted license to practice as an APC in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
5. BCLS for the Healthcare Provider issued by the American Heart Association.If you would like to be part of a growing family focused on supporting clinical excellence, teamwork and innovation, we urge you to apply now! Baptist Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.
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