REPORTS TO POSITION: SCMG Surgery Clinical Division Director
DEPARTMENT: St. Charles Surgical Division
DATE LAST REVIEWED: June 25, 2021
OUR VISION: Creating America's healthiest community, together
OUR MISSION: In the spirit of love and compassion, better health, better care, better value
OUR VALUES: Accountability, Caring and Teamwork
DEPARTMENTAL SUMMARY: St. Charles Surgical Division employs board certified surgeons with varying levels of experience and fellowship training and certifications as well as physician assistants and nurse practitioners. The Surgical Division provides surgical care throughout Central Oregon with clinics located at each of our St. Charles hospital locations (Bend, Redmond, Madras and Prineville).
POSITION OVERVIEW: The Breast Surgeon is responsible for providing medical, surgical, and postoperative management of patients experiencing diseases and disorders of the breast. The Breast Surgeon will work in collaboration with other medical specialties to assess and manage patients following established standards and practices.
Work schedule: Physician must have 40 hours per week; this will be a blend of hospital rounding, procedure block time, scheduled clinic visits and Interdisciplinary clinic with radiology including charting of patient care, attending multidisciplinary Breast conference, and administrative time for program development, recognizing that the minimum requirement may fluctuate up and down based on direct patient care.
Call expectation: Physician will participate in after-hours practice call for their patients.
Work location: Physician will work primarily out of the Bend Hospital and clinic but may also provide clinical and surgical services in Redmond as well.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES: (May perform additional duties of similar complexity within SCHS as required or assigned)
Examine, diagnose, and provide surgical care of patients with breast diseases and disorders.
Perform patient examinations, obtain and record pertinent medical history, subjective, and objective findings.
Order and interpret appropriate laboratory, imaging, and other diagnostic procedures.
Interpret and integrate data to determine diagnosis, and therapeutic plan.
Administer and prescribe medications in compliance with state law and practice guidelines.
Order and perform appropriate medical and surgical procedures in accordance with State law and practice guidelines.
Instruct patients and their family regarding medications and treatments.
Educate patients regarding health, illness prevention, and healing. Recommend community resources to meet patient and family needs.
Maintain and review patient records, charts, and other pertinent information, documenting clearly and concisely.
Triage patient telephone calls, providing consultation as needed.
Communicate effectively with colleagues, patients, physicians, and administration.
Maintain quality of clinical practice by selecting appropriate avenues for professional growth.
Document all patient care within the Electronic Medical Record (EMR) and complete all necessary tasks in compliance with health system policies and regulatory agencies to ensure timely and accurate billing.
Be familiar with the SCHS organization structure.
Participate in SCMG physicians' meetings and assist in policy formation for SCMG and Physician's practice.
Keep medical knowledge and skills current through regular CME activity. Must attest to having adequate (CME) to meet maintenance of board certification and compliance with MSO rules and continuing privileges without restriction.
Keep all licenses and appropriate certifications current and unrestricted.
Maintain active privileges at St. Charles Health System hospitals sufficient to permit performance of job duties.
Participate in creating a healing environment that supports all aspects of the care environment and the wholeness of each individual patient and caregiver.
Provide and maintain a safe environment for caregivers, patients, and guests. Conduct all activities with the highest standards of professionalism and confidentiality.
Deliver first-rate customer service and/or patient care in a manner that promotes goodwill, and is timely, efficient, accurate, and courteous.
Educate, counsel, and assist patients and families regarding current health problems, health maintenance activities and preventive behaviors.
Provide a therapeutic presence in service to others by purposefully responding to the needs of patients/customers in a caring way.
This includes introducing oneself and stating your purpose, asking the patient their preferred name, spending time with the patient to determine their care goals, active listening, and using skillful communications (appropriate touch, eye contact, etc.).
Comply with all applicable laws, regulations, policies, and procedures, supporting the health system's corporate integrity efforts by acting in an ethical and appropriate manner, reporting known or suspected violations of applicable rules, and cooperating fully with all health system's investigations and proceedings.
Graduation from an accredited medical school.
Successful completion of an accredited residency program in General Surgery.
Successful completion of a Fellowship Program in Breast Surgery.
Successful completion of additional educational programs necessary to enable Physician to acquire and maintain privileges to perform the range of services contemplated. This includes board eligibility/certification in the specialty being practiced.
Oregon license as MD/DO
Fellowship-trained in Breast Surgery
Board certified in General Surgery with added certification in Breast Surgery.
Valid driver's license and the ability to meet SCHS driving requirements.
Maintain unrestricted DEA number.
Maintain unrestricted ability to participate in Medicare / Medicaid, or other federal or state governmental health care programs.
>5 years' experience in hospital and outpatient practice environments providing care in Breast Surgery.
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT
Must be able to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required to perform the job safely.
Must have excellent communication skills and ability to interact with a diverse population and professionally represent SCHS.
Strong team working and collaborative skills.
Ability to multi-task and work independently.
Attention to detail.
Excellent organizational skills, written and oral communication and customer service skills, particularly in dealing with stressful personal interactions.
Intermediate to advanced proficiency with Electronic Medical Record systems.
Intermediate in Microsoft applications (Word, Excel).
Continually (75% or more): Use of clear and audible speaking voice and the ability to hear normal speech level.