Will work with Pediatric and OB/GYN physicians in an outpatient clinic setting located in Pocatello, ID.
A Health West Provider shall be a fully accredited physician, physician assistant or nurse practitioner licensed to practice medicine in the State of Idaho. Providers must have the ability to work smoothly with others, helping to implement programs, workflows, and quality measures in the Health West clinic(s) in which they work. A provider should act as a clinic champion for programs such as Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) and other programs required in a successful community health center. Providers are expected to help teach and support less experienced clinical staff as staff strives to comply with Health West workflows. Providers should be exemplary role models in the way they treat patients and staff.
Providers must be computer literate with credible typing, texting, and e-mail skills. They should take extra time learning the EMR system in order to become EMR super-users to maximize clinical efficiency and be able to provide quality data in a meaningful way, including UDS and PCMH measures to the Health West network.
In the required daily duties of this position reasonable exposure to bloodborne pathogens is anticipated by association with patients, trauma, and performing lab work. Protective procedures are defined by the Exposure Control Plan and Universal Precautions statement in the Health West Personnel Manual.
- Assist the Chief Medical Officer by observing the day to day clinical operations, noting processes that might be implemented to make things run more efficiently.
- Work closely with the Clinic Administrator and Team Leads of the clinic(s) to assist in establishing proper clinical activities and quality measurements. Clinical activities include, but are not limited to, Patient Centered Medical Home and Meaningful Use requirements.
- Support the Health West Director of Quality, the Director of Behavioral Health, the Chief Operations Officer, and other personnel as they implement workflows and other processes aimed at improving nursing, reception, behavioral health, prescription assistance, and Outreach care.
- Note areas of medical deficiency within the clinic(s) and suggest ways to make improvements.
- Be a cheerful team player, helping to maximize the good of the team.
- Provide consultation and peer review for all providers of Health West.
- Be amenable to clinic schedule changes so that Health West can maximize patient care for the good of the patients and their respective communities.
- Review quality of care provided by Health West medical personnel through periodic chart review and other review as required by the Chief Medical Officer.
- Assist the Chief Medical Officer in determining the need and arranging for continuing education opportunities for medical personnel.
- Periodically present medical topics in provider meetings for the edification of all Health West providers.
- Periodically meet with the Chief Medical Officer and the Chief Executive Officer to define clinical goals, personal goals, and review the progress of Health West operations.
- Assume additional duties as required by the Chief Medical Officer.
- Current licensure with the Idaho State Board of Medicine or Idaho State Board of Nursing
- Current BLS
NHSC Loan Repayment Program
Licensed health care providers may earn up to $50,000 toward student loans in exchange for a two-year commitment at an NHSC-approved site through the NHSC Loan Repayment Program (NHSC LRP).
Accepted participants may serve as primary care medical, dental, or mental/behavioral health clinicians and can choose to serve longer for additional loan repayment support.