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Renown Health Physician_Urgent Care in Reno, Nevada

Physician_Urgent Care

Requisition id: 155277

Department: 510701 Administration

Facility: Hometown Health Plan

Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Varies

Category: Providers

Location: Reno,NV

Position Purpose

Employee shall provide clinical services to patients who are appropriate for the scope of an Urgent Care physician including but not limited to assessing the conditions of a variety of patients. Physician shall perform a medical exam and take a medical history to recognize more serious conditions and direct the patient to emergency consultation as needed. Physician will be expected to collaborate with and supervise mid-level providers. Physician can expect to have some involvement with telemedicine. A component of the physician’s time may be allocated to teaching residents and medical students as appropriate. The physician will help foster the mission, vision and values of Renown Health, and help to foster the quality and risk adjustment strategies of the system.

Nature and Scope

This position provides non-emergent, acute care clinical services to individuals along the pediatric to geriatric spectrum. This position requires competency with common office-based procedures such as laceration repairs, incision and drainage of abscess and basic fracture care. An occupational medicine component exists where care is provided to the post-accident injured worker. The employee will supervise mid-level practitioners within the group. The U.C. Physician is responsible for implementing organizational initiatives and fostering a collaborative environment for patient care among colleagues throughout the organization and within the community.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  1. Ability to function effectively in an integrated delivery system.

  2. Knowledge of Federal, State, and local regulatory rules;

  3. 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.

  4. Effective leadership skills (and leading by example);

  5. Ability to obtain results with minimal disruption while involving a variety of internal and external groups.

  6. Ability to work independently.

This position does provide patient care.

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