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Clinical Staff Physician-Infectious Disease

Southern Nevada Health District

This is a Full-time position in Las Vegas, NV posted May 3, 2021.

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Clinical Staff Physician–Infectious Disease

This recruitment will remain open until a sufficient number of qualified applicants have been identified and may close at any time once that number has been reached.

To perform a variety of advanced clinical duties on an “out-patient” basis at Southern Nevada Health District (SNHD) clinics; to participate in the control, prevention, and treatment of communicable diseases and conditions, at any of the established SNHD sites, or sites of its various partners.

This position will not admit or follow clients at “in-patient” facilities including hospitals, extended care or nursing homes, except if designated by the SNHD Chief Medical Officer.

Examples of Essential Responsibilities and Duties
This class specification lists the major duties and requirements of the job and is not all-inclusive.

Incumbent(s) may be expected to perform job-related duties other than those contained in this document and may be required to have specific job-related knowledge and skills.

The duties listed below are intended as illustrations of various types of work that may be performed.

The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to this class.

Work directly with APRN, RN, PA, LPN, DIIS and other SNHD professional staff in establishing thorough assessments of clients presenting with various medical conditions, which may include physical examination; specimen collection; diagnosis; treatment and/or recommendations for treatment; referral; and recommendation for follow-up of such diseases Follow guidelines and recommendations as denoted for diagnosis and treatment of communicable diseases or conditions at the direction of the Medical Director and/or Chief Medical Officer Review medical findings and laboratory results of clients enrolled in services; advise staff as to appropriate actions for client treatment and care Order, perform, and interpret diagnostic tests Analyze records, reports, and examination information to diagnose patient’s condition(s) Manage clients attending clinical services to include prescribing medications as appropriate for treatment of communicable diseases; prescribing; administering medications as appropriate Refer patients to physicians for additional care or specialty services for follow-up and further care outside the scope of out-patient services at SNHD Clinics Serve as the collaborating physician for APRN and/or PA services within the clinic Work in other clinical environments for the control of communicable disease as assigned via SNHD contracts Serve as the physician for SNHD clinic billable services for multiple third-party sources Adhere to the highest standards of medical practice, ethics, and professionalism at all times Recommend changes in clinical area to improve patient flow, medical records, and appointment practices Cultivate and maintain relationships with community providers to promote the recommendation and guidelines for the control of communicable diseases Attend regular formal meetings and communicate through established groups, task forces, committees and agencies about services available through the NHC clinics Contribute to news alerts, bulletins, newsletters, etc., as appropriate Serve as a community consultant and liaison for education of staff and community providers; provide in-services and trainings to medical professionals, clients and members of the community Serve as a technical resource for community providers concerning diagnosis, care and follow-up of communicable diseases in individuals of all age Attend, through the SNHD, various training and educational workshops to enhance and learn additional aspects of infectious diseases and other conditions as a Nevada Licensed Physician Collaborate with the Chief Medical Officer, the Medical Director, and peers in reference to quality of services, standards of care, daily performance, and overall compliance within the scope of practice of the diseases to broaden the scope of knowledge base Participate in the strategic planning of public health services delivered by SNHD Be and remain a participating provider in the Medicare and Medicaid programs, and with any managed care program with which SNHD is now or hereafter becomes affiliated Perform additional duties as required Qualifications
Knowledge of :
Culturally diverse client base while fostering a caring and understanding environment Current principles and practices of medicine Outpatient care, including diagnosis and treatment Age specific patient care practices Pediatric/Adult infectious disease, including diagnostics and treatment Patient assessment practices Regulations and laws relating to medical practice Diagnostic, treatment and prescriptive authority of a medical doctor Principles and standards of HIPAA regulations Medical records documentation Community health services delivery systems Quality assurance and quality control standards Infection control policies and procedures Handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials Biohazard and chemical hazard guidelines Ability to : Communicate with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds.

Use scientific evidence and methods to investigate, evaluate, and improve patient care Communicate effectively both orally and in writing Read, understand and interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form Effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, custmers and the general public Listen actively in order to gather information needed to assist patients Collect and record a complete medical history Analyze information and medical test results Write a medical plan-of-action Provide medical attention and emotional support to patients Establish and maintain effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties Efficiently, effectively and safely use required equipment Cultivate, establish and maintain professional relationships with community partners
Training : Degree of Doctor of Medicine from an accredited school of medicine.

Documented completion of an Infectious Disease Residency Program training from an accredited institution.

Experience : At least two years of clinical experience
License or Certificate : Possession of an active Medical Doctor license issued by the Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners Possession of a valid Nevada State Pharmacy license and DEA valid certification Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid Nevada driver’s license Board Certified or Eligible in infectious disease Be responsible for secruing all required CMEs and other educational and professional training, along with maintaining for licensing body, all copies and required documentation
Blood Borne Pathogen Exposure Risk Assessment
Category I – Usual tasks involve exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues.

All procedures or other job-related tasks that involve an inherent potential for mucous membrane or skin contact with blood, body fluids, or tissues, or a potential for spills or splashes of them are CATEGORY I tasks.

Use of appropriate protective measures is required for every employee engaged in CATEGORY I tasks.

Air Borne Pathogens Exposure Risk Assessment:
Category I – This position involves exposure to infectious airborne droplet nuclei.

Category I employees are required to be fit tested and use proper respiratory protective equipment.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification.