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SENIOR PHYSICIAN - SES - OBSTETRICIAN-GYNECOLOGIST 64027070 1 1

Date:  Jun 9, 2022
Location: 

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL, US, 33315


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Requisition No: 528202 

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: SENIOR PHYSICIAN - SES - OBSTETRICIAN-GYNECOLOGIST 64027070 1 1

Position Number: 64027070 

Salary:  $155,529.92 Annually 

Posting Closing Date: 09/30/2022 

FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH BROWARD COUNTY

OPEN COMPETITIVE OPPORTUNITY

64027070 SENIOR PHYSICIAN- Obstetrics-Gynecology

 

We request that all applications be completed with People First - no faxed or mailed applications to the agency. Experience, education, and/or training used to meet the minimum qualifications and in response to the qualifying questions must be verifiable through information contained in your application.

When completing the online application, all gaps of employment or education greater than 90 days starting from high school must be explained (approximate date, month, and year) identifying company name or if unemployed. Incomplete applications will not be considered

POSITION DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Incumbent is responsible for all supervisory duties including, but not limited to, hiring and selection, developing performance plans, conducting performance appraisals, planning and directing their work, approving leave, and taking disciplinary action as appropriate.

This individual will provide direct supervision to the Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRN) and other Department of Health (DOH) staff.  Is the supervising physician for the APRN protocols. Develops, reviews and updates APRN protocols and procedures as required. Provides training to APRNs and other staff as appropriate and required. Performs regular Quality Improvement Audits and technical skills observation of the APRNs.

Incumbent is responsible for approving direct reports’ timesheets, as well as supervising and counseling staff. Motivates employees to improve the quality and quantity of work performed. Plans workloads, workflows, work objectives and time utilization with employees. Evaluates direct reports performance through establishing performance indicators and conducting periodic performance reviews. This includes meeting with employees to ensure the established criteria are met. Trains employees in methods for performing an effective and efficient job. Communicates with employees both individually and in staff meetings. Direct the work of employees to ensure best use of time and resources.

Duties and responsibilities of this medical professional is to provide family planning services to eligible women, men, and teens in accordance to Title X Guidelines. This includes obtaining client medical history, assessment, physical history, ordering diagnostics labs, diagnosing and treating acute gynecological conditions, such as STI’s and to counsel, prescribe and manage a range of contraceptive methods. Prescribe pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV and follow-up on clients receiving non-occupational post exposure prophylaxis (nPEP) for HIV. Monitor and alter medications. Manage abnormal laboratory results and initiate primary care referrals. Maintains records and reports documenting care provided and duties performed. 

Incumbent will perform procedures such as insertion and removal of Intrauterine Devices (IUD) and Implant Devices (eg. Nexplanon); Perform colposcopy and cryotherapy.

Participates in educational, professional community activities that relate to the improvement in job performance and aid in the improvement of patient care. Attend trainings and conferences for professional development as required.

Work may be performed in a variety of sites, i.e. office/clinic and community settings and will be performed under the general supervision of the Health Center Administrator and reviewed for compliance with program and department policy and procedure. Incumbent may be required to work before, during and/or beyond normal work hours or days in the event of an emergency.  Emergency duty required of the incumbent includes working in special needs shelters, PODs or performing other emergency duties including, but not limited to, responses to or threats involving any disaster or threat of disaster, man-made or natural.
Other duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Knowledge of human anatomy and physiology.
  • Knowledge of health promotion and disease prevention.
  • Knowledge and understanding of microbiology and pathology of bacteria and viruses.
  • Knowledge of Hospital Epidemiology/Infection Control practices.
  • Knowledge of all contraceptive methods.
  • Knowledge of Sexually Transmitted Infections and management.
  • Knowledge of managing abnormal Pap smears.
  • Knowledge of current guidelines for pap smears.
  • Knowledge of Prep and nPEP medication management.
  • Skills in inserting and removing IUD and Nexplanon.
  • Skill in Colposcopy.
  • Skills in computer programs and electronic health record.
  • Ability to conduct physical assessments.
  • Ability to participate in the planning and implementing of treatment for patients.
  • Ability to work with patients having a variety of physical, social, or emotional problems.
  • Ability to observe patient’s reactions to medications.
  • Ability to understand and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments.
  • Ability to prioritize workload.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to investigate and report cases of communicable disease, suspected cases, outbreaks or unusual prevalence of communicable disease when required.
  • Ability to assist in the assessment of health status and health care needs, counseling guidance and education of assigned clients.
  • Ability to provide and/or participate in in-service and community education programs relative to communicable disease control.
  • Ability to consult with physicians, hospitals, other county health department staff, and other community groups concerned with communicable disease control and surveillance.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Licensed as a physician pursuant to Chapter 458, FL Statutes.
  • Experience performing IUD insertion and removal procedure.
  • Experience performing Nexplanon implant device.
  • Experience performing colposcopy and cryotherapy.  
  • Able and willing to work late evenings until 8:00 p.m.
  • Valid driver’s license and a willingness to travel to various sites,  determined by program needs.
  • Experience supervising professional staff.
  • Board Certified in Obstetrics-Gynecology.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Three or more years of experience in the practice of Obstetrics-Gynecology following the completion of residency.

 

 

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

 

Any misrepresentations or omissions will disqualify you from employment consideration.

 

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

 

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.

 

Incumbent may be required to work before, during and/or beyond normal work hours or days in the event of an emergency. Emergency duty required of the incumbent includes working in special needs shelter, or performing other emergency duties including, but not limited to, responses to or threats involving any disaster or threat of disaster, man-made or natural.

 

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, please visit the SSS website: http://www.sss.gov

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 upon the date of your retirement.

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.


Nearest Major Market: Fort Lauderdale
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami