Obstetrician/Gynecologist

  • Advantage Health Centers
  • Jun 17, 2022
Full time Health Care

Job Description

OVERVIEW:
Under direction of the Medical Director, provides professional obstetrical and gynecological services in the community health center.
 
DUTIES, FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Performs physical examinations of new and existing patients and determines x-ray examinations and clinical laboratory tests required.
  • Prepares and reviews OB/GYN case histories and obtains data through interviews.
  • Diagnoses and treats diseases, disorders, and injuries of female reproductive system.
  • Prescribes prenatal and postnatal care, including diet and medications.
  • Performs as many deliveries/surgical procedures as reasonably possible for AHC patients and arrange coverage for others at SJPH and Hutzel.
  • Attend monthly Clinician meeting at least 50% of the meetings.
  • Provides post-partum and post-op surgical care.
  • Supervise Advantage Health Center Nurse Mid-wives at all locations.
  • Administers and prescribes treatment such as antibiotics, drugs and compresses.
  • Performs in-office procedures such as colposcopy, circumcision, cryosurgery and others.
  • Ensure the development, implementation and periodic review of OB/GYN clinical protocols and related outcomes in collaboration with the Medical Director.
  • Directs medical assistants in procedures for preoperative and postoperative care such as preparing operative area of patients, assisting with procedures and patient discharge instructions.
  • Instructs family practice physicians, mid-level practitioners, residents and/or medical students in obstetrical and gynecological procedures.
  • Performs in-patient surgical procedures and coordinates gynecological and obstetrical operations with hospital personnel in accordance with established standards of care.
  • Participates in after hour’s on-call schedule as directed.
  • Other related duties as required.
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
  • Knowledge of the principles and practice of obstetric and gynecological medicine.
  • Knowledge of the state and federal laws pertaining to medicine and to community
    health centers.
  • Knowledge of the structure and function of community health centers.
  • Skill in communicating effectively with patients and their families.
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with other
    employees, patients and the general public.
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • Graduation from a college or university accredited by the American Medical Association with a Doctor of Medicine degree or accredited by the American Osteopathic Association with a Doctor or Osteopathy degree.
  • Board Certified at hire in OB/GYN.
 
LICENSES OR CERTIFICATIONS REQUIRED
  • License to practice medicine in the State of Michigan
  • Current DEA registration
  • Michigan Board of Pharmacy Controlled Substance License
  • BCLS Certification
 
Other Requirements
  • Valid Michigan Drivers License
  • Must provide own vehicle for local travel; some out of state travel may be required.