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Job Title: Clinical Staff Physician
Job Number: 19-89
Organization: Southern Nevada Health District
Posted: 11/20/2019
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Health Care - General
Industry: Government
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Las Vegas,  NV    USA
Compensation: $145,288 - $202,009
Position Description: Perform a variety of advanced clinical duties on an “out-patient” basis only through the SNHD clinics, participate in the control, prevention, suppression and treatment of diseases and conditions within the assigned program, or any of the established Southern Nevada Health District sites, or sites of its various medical partners; to identify patients with physical and emotional illness; and to administer medications as prescribed. This position will not admit or follow clients at “in- patient” facilities including hospitals, extended care or nursing homes, except if designated by the Chief Health Officer.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED • Works within the Division of Clinical Services with the Division Director and receives administrative direction from the Chief Health Officer and/or any Medical Director appointed by the Chief Health Officer • May provide indirect supervision over professional and technical staff in the clinics

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. • Work directly with APN, RN, LPN, DIIS and other SNHD 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 including but are not limited to: Syphilis, Gonorrhea, Chlamydia, HIV, and Tuberculosis. Other diseases or conditions may be included at the direction of the Medical Director and/or Chief Health Officer • Review medical findings and laboratory results of clients enrolled in services; advising 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 prophylactic medication for TB, HIV and STDs as appropriate; administer medications for HIV and STDs as appropriate • Refer clinic patients to physicians for primary care or specialty services for follow-up and further care outside the scope of out-patient services of the SNHD Clinics • Serve as the collaborating physician for APN services within the clinic • Work in other clinical environments for the control of TB, HIV and STDs 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 sexually transmitted diseases in individuals of all age • Attend, through the SNHD, various training and educational workshops to enhance and learn additional aspects of sexually transmitted diseases distributed within Clark County for areas of expertise as a Nevada Licensed Medical Physician • Accept the direction of the program Medical Director, 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 position expectations • Will neither admit nor follow clients at in-patient facilities including hospitals, extended care, or nursing homes, except as designated by the Chief Health Officer or the Medical Director • 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

Qualifications: Training: • Graduation from an accredited school of medicine Experience: • Two years of clinical experience with both adults and children License or Certificate: • Nevada licensure as a physician • Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid Nevada driver’s license • Board Certification in adult medical care and/or pediatric care • Be responsible for securing all required CMEs and other educational and professional training, along with maintaining for licensing body, all copies and required documentation.

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EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodations Available Upon Request

Organization Description: The Southern Nevada Health District was created in 1962 and is currently one of the largest local public health organizations in the United States. The health district serves more than 2.2 million residents, which represents 72 percent of Nevada’s total population. Additionally, the Health District is charged with safeguarding the public health of more than 42 million visitors to Las Vegas each year. In the past decade, the role of public health has expanded to include oversight and participation in areas such as bioterrorism and disaster and emergency preparedness.

Closing Date: 2/20/2020
Desired Starting Date: 11/20/2019
Contact Name: Kimberly Monahan,  Clinical Staff Physician
Contact Location: 280 S. Decatur Blvd

Las Vegas   NV  89106
USA
Contact Location: 280 S. Decatur Blvd
 
  Las Vegas   NV  89106
  USA
Contact Phone: 702-759-1109 
Contact Fax:
Contact Email: monahan@snhd.org
Web Address:
How to Apply: Apply on-line at: www.Southernnevadahealthdistrict.org

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