Physician-Rheumatology

  • Requisition ID: 179127
  • Department: 510701 Administration
  • Schedule: Full Time - Eligible for Benefits
  • Shift: Day
  • Category: Provider

Position Purpose

As an Adult Rheumatologist, employee is trained to diagnose and treat musculoskeletal and systemic autoimmune conditions including but not exclusively systemic connective tissue diseases, vasculitides and related disorders, seronegative spondyloarthropathies, rheumatic disorders associated with metabolic, endocrine and hematological disease, bone and cartilage disorders, and hereditary, congenital and inborn errors of metabolism associated with rheumatic syndromes. Employee must have knowledge and training in arthrocentesis and soft tissue injections with or without ultrasound guidance. Employee must also be knowledgeable and trained regarding use and management of chemotherapeutic modalities used in the treatment of the above-stated conditions including DMARD therapy, the use of biologics and small molecule medications. This position is responsible for delivering care in an ambulatory and occasional inpatient setting. The ambulatory setting may also include reaching out to remote ambulatory settings through the use of tele-health medicine. A component of the physician’s time will be allocated to teaching residents and medical students as appropriate.

 

 

 

Nature and Scope

The incumbent obtains history, examines, diagnoses, counsels, and treats patients within the physician’s area of specialty and experience. The incumbent makes critical decisions regarding medical care. The incumbent works closely and in cooperation with the management staff, directs comments and questions to the appropriate management person and follows administrative policies. The incumbent actively participates in physician governance meetings, management decisions, and follows policies adopted by Renown Health and its medical staff. The incumbent stays abreast of current advances in medicine by reviewing recent publications, attending in-services and educational meetings, and attending continuing medical education programs in the appropriate field.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

Ability to function effectively in an integrated delivery system.

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

2. 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.

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

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

5. Ability to work independently.

 

This position does provide patient care.

 

 

Disclaimer

The foregoing description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the job.

 

 

 

Minimum Qualifications
Requirements - Required and/or Preferred

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Education:

Must have working-level knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing and speaking English. Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree or foreign equivalent (such as MBBS or MBChB), or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) degree.

Experience:

ACGME-accredited Residency training in Internal Medicine and Fellowship training in Rheumatology, required. Prior experience in referenced specialty, preferred.

License(s):

Must possess and maintain a current and valid State of Nevada Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic (DO) medicine license. Controlled substance License to Prescribe issued by the State of Nevada and Controlled Substance Registration Certificate issued by the DEA, required.

Certification(s):

Board Eligible or Board Certified in Rheumatology through the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). If Provider is Board Eligible at time of hire, Certification must be obtained within two (2) years of employment.

 

Basic Life Support (BLS) or Advanced Certification Life Support (ACLS) required. Prefer American Heart Association (AHA) approved certification but will accept online certification from American Red Cross Training Services, Advanced Medical Certification, or ACLS Certification Institute.

Computer / Typing:

Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel and Word and have the ability to use the computer to complete online learning requirements for job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies, complete online benefits enrollment, etc.

 

Ability to credential through Renown's Medical Staff and/or payor credentialing, as applicable.

 

 

Benefits

Renown Health exists to make a genuine difference in the health and well-being of the people and communities we serve. And it is through your passion that this mission is made real every day. The relationship with employees is the foundation for success as we proceed with our strategic direction. We strive to build upon this solid partnership by offering a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that meets the diverse needs of employees and their family members.

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    Education Assistance

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    Paid Time Off

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    401(k) Company Match

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    Flexibile Work Environment