Position Summary: To deliver high quality, efficient and appropriate medical care to Children’s Clinic patients and to provide medical leadership and guidance for medical provider and clinic staff.
Provide appropriate patient care services including examination, diagnosis, treatment and/or referrals according to established pediatric standards and protocols.
Establish formal collaborative relationship with clinic nurse practitioners; be available for consultation during clinic hours. Obtain physician consultation back-up as needed.
Staff night on-call according to rotation schedule.
Work with medical staff, clinic director and executive director to develop, review and revise agency clinical/medical standards including standing orders, emergency procedures, protocols, medical staff policies, patient education materials and clinic manuals.
Serve as coach/mentor/trainer to providers, giving guidance in best practices, troubleshooting of medical services and operations issues.
Monitor quality and appropriateness of medical care.
Oversee documentation and care planning.
Participate with the executive director and clinic director in hiring and training new medical and clinical staff as well as delivering routine performance appraisals and feedback and arranging periodic in-service training.
Participate in the development and monitoring of the Pediatric practice budget.
Provide leadership for quality assurance and HIPAA standards.
Support the development of grant applications as requested.
Keep abreast of current literature pertinent to clinical services, apprising the Executive Director of new developments in technology or health care delivery as appropriate.
Staff Berwyn Health Department (an IWS sub contractor) well- child visits for eight (8) hours per month
Lead a minimum of four medical staff meetings per year; Participate in monthly Executive Staff meetings. Be available for Infant Welfare Society meetings as needed.
Participate in the development and implementation of new programs, which may include participation in preparation of grant proposals involving medical services.
Collaborate with the Children’s Clinic Oral Health Director, clinic director, and behavioral health director to optimize the appropriate integration of care.
Ensures compliance with standards, laws, and regulations as created by regulatory and accrediting organizations such as: BPHC, JCAHO, CLIA, OSHA, State and Federal Governments, etc.
Maintain the spirit of team work in the effort to provide a caring respectful environment for the patient, families and clinic staff.
Responsible for performing other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Ability to successfully interact with all levels of personnel and public. Knowledge of outpatient ambulatory clinic management or experience in public health is desirable.
Board certified in Pediatrics with current Illinois license. One to three years post-residency training or experience in ambulatory medical care. Ideally have experience working with underserved populations.
Internal Number: 7088480528
About OPRF Infant Welfare Society
About The Oak Park River Forest Infant Welfare Society
The Oak Park River Forest Infant Welfare Society (IWS) is a diverse, member-driven organization with the mission of assuring the health and well-being of children. Through The Children’s Clinic, the IWS provides the highest quality medical, dental and social services to those who are unable to afford the cost of private health care. With total revenues of more than $2.3 million, OPRFIWS currently employs approximately 40 professionals and provides over 10,700 visits for over 3,300 patients every year.
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