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OPS SENIOR PHYSICIAN - 64941434

Date: Nov 6, 2021

Location: BRADENTON, FL, US, 34208

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Requisition No: 441163 

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: OPS SENIOR PHYSICIAN - 64941434

Position Number: 64941434 

Salary:  $60.00 Per Hour 

Posting Closing Date: 02/10/2022 

Thank you for your interest in career opportunities with the Florida Department of Health in Manatee County.  If you are looking to establish a successful career in Public Health, you have come to the right place.  Many of our innovative and successful health programs are recognized throughout Florida.  We hope you decide to join our team!  Applicants will be contacted directly if selected for an interview.

 

**This position requires an unrestricted Florida medical license.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

The incumbent is part of a global public health organization and is expected to support the Florida Department of Health in Manatee County in its mission to protect, promote and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county and community efforts and its vision to be the Healthiest State in the Nation.  Furthermore, the incumbent is expected to incorporate the agency values of Innovation, Collaboration, Accountability, Responsiveness and Excellence in all aspects of their work.

 

Duties will include, but not limited to a broad range of health delivery services to adults and children. This employee will have direct patient care responsibilities including the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of pre-natal clients, and clients seeking family planning and/or STD services. This will include reviewing prior medical records, reports, test results, and examination information.

 

  • Rotates as required through all clinics, i.e., adult health, child health, family planning, communicable disease, etc.  Due to a dynamic work environment, with changes in technology, the economy and demographics, staff patterns and responsibilities may change as circumstances dictate. 
  • Provides consultations and assistance to registered nurses working in the CHD clinics.
  • Performs physical exams, medical diagnosis and prescribing medication and recommending dietary and activity programs as indicated by diagnosis.

 

  • Prescribes or administer treatment, therapy, medication, vaccination and other specialized medical care to treat or prevent illness, disease, or injury.
  • Explains procedures and discuss test results with patients. 

 

  • Refer patients to medical specialists or other practitioners when necessary. 

 

  • Clear documentation in the electronic health record, and occasional paper format is expected.  Accurate CPT coding and diagnosis coding must be performed for each patient visit and documentation in the chart must support this coding. 

 

  • Provides input and review of local health department protocols and will also assist in quality control. 
  • Assists with the design and implementation of health promotion programs.   
  • Assists in assessing the health needs of citizens and in planning and implementing the revision of programs to meet these needs.

 

  • Updates clinical knowledge skills as required by state re-licensure and dictated by clinic rotations.
  • Assists in developing demographic data pertaining to the health of the community in order to assess community needs; assisting in the assessment of and updating of existing programs.
  • Utilizes the Trak-IT and People First systems.
  • Maintains quality of services delivered in all tasks associated with this position.

 

ADDITIONAL JOB-RELATED REQUIREMENTS INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING:

 

  • Emergency Duty - Incumbent may be required to work during or beyond normal work hours or days in the event of an emergency. Emergency duty required for the incumbent includes working in special needs or Red Cross Shelters, or to perform other emergency duties including, but limited to responses to or threats involving any disaster, or threat of disaster, man-made or natural.
  • Trainings/Meetings- Attend all mandatory meeting/trainings as assigned by the position.
  • Confidentiality- Ensure all information held in the health records is confidential with access governed by state and federal laws during projects assigned. Will keep confidential information including the client's name, address, medical, social, and financial data and services rendered

 

 

Knowledge, skills and abilities, including utilization of equipment, required for the position:

  • Knowledge of human anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology
  • Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat injuries, diseases, and deformities.  This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures.
  • Ability to talk to others to effectively convey information. 
  • Ability to listen to what other people are saying and ask questions as appropriate.
  • Ability to teach others how to do something.
  • Ability to know how to find information and identify essential information.
  • Ability to perform computer skills to enable navigation in an electronic health record, and to allow access to e-mail, such as Microsoft Outlook.
  • Ability to supervise people.
  • Ability to prioritize work load.
  • Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate work assignments.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision.

 

 

Licensure/registration/certification requirement (If applicable, list the appropriate Florida Statute or federal regulation cite):

  • This occupation requires licensure as a physician pursuant to Chapter 458, Florida Statutes; or licensure as an osteopathic physician pursuant to Chapter 459, Florida Statutes; or a current Public Health Certificate issued by the Florida Board of Medical Examiners pursuant to Chapter 458.316, Florida Statutes.
  • Board eligibility or board certification in obstetrics and gynecology is preferred. Training in family medicine with additional training in ObGyn is acceptable.
  • Valid Florida driver’s license or the ability to obtain one within 30 days of hire.

 

 

***Note: Your responses to qualifying questions for this position must be verifiable by documentation provided through the electronic application process. 

***Note: Confidentiality: Incumbent may have access to records containing Social Security numbers in the performance of their job duties.

 

Incumbents may be required to perform emergency duty before, during, and/or beyond normal work hours or days.

Current State Employees - Salary for current employees is based on employee’s current payband/ paygrade. 

Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962 will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS.  For more information, visit http://www.sss.gov.

This position requires a security background check and/or drug screening and participation in direct deposit.

Note: You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) in order to conduct this background check.

If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida.  Your current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended, or deemed ineligible depending on the date of your retirement.

The successful candidate will be required to complete the Form I-9 and that information will be verified using the E-Verify system. E-Verify is operated by the Department of Homeland Security in partnership with the Social Security Administration to verify employment eligibility.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.


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