Provide medical care related to pregnancy or childbirth and diagnose, treat, and help prevent diseases of women, particularly those affecting the reproductive system. May also provide general medical care to women.
*Obtains complete medical history and physical data on patients.
*Interprets and integrates data to determine appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic procedures as needed.
*Performs a complete physical exam and records findings.
*Collaborates with providers in managing acute and long-term medical needs of patients.
*Orders appropriate laboratory and diagnostic procedures.
*Synthesizes data to determine diagnosis and therapeutic plan utilizing principles of prevention.
*Administers medications and injections. Sutures minor lacerations.
*Interviews and advises patients regarding health and illness prevention. Recommends community resources to meet patient and family needs.
*Instructs patients and family regarding medications and treatment instructions. Provides patient education.
*Maintains and reviews patient records, charts, and other pertinent information. Posts tests and examination results. Notes need to be co-signed by physician.
*Triages patient telephone calls and provides consultation.
*Manages medical and surgical emergencies.
*Provides monitoring and continuity of care between visits.
*Have a working knowledge of ICD9, CPT and HCPCS coding and managed care, and be available for training as necessary.
*Attends required meetings and participates in committees/pilot projects as requested.
*Participates in professional development activities and maintains professional affiliations.
*Follows the Legacy guidelines related to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), designed to prevent or detect unauthorized disclosure of Protected Health Information (PHI).
*Maintains strict confidentiality.
*Uses oral and written communication skills to effectively convey ideas in a clear, positive manner that is consistent with the LEGACY Mission.
*Maintains established Legacy
*Participates in the Performance Improvement Program
EDUCATION & TRAINING REQUIREMENTS:
Medical Doctorate with current licensure in the state of Texas.
WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Previous experience in a hospital and/or clinic setting