SUMMARY: Test, treat, diagnose, and monitor disorders and illnesses related to women’s health and their reproductive systems. Perform exams and procedures, counsel patients, and treat women through their entire pregnancy terms, during childbirth and into postpartum. Provides care following medically acceptable treatment regiments using evidence based medicine.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Interview new patients to assess their symptoms, needs, or problems; record and utilize their medical history for diagnosis*
Perform well-women exams that include pap smears, pelvic, and breast exams*
Conduct follow-ups with patients to monitor and track their condition*
Counsel patients on safe sex practices and preventative medicine practices*
Monitor and treat patients during pregnancy and childbirth, including prenatal advising up to delivery and postnatal care.
Order and analyze necessary tests, screenings, biopsies, scans, etc. to effectively diagnose a problem*
Direct, advise, and supervise women’s health medical staff including nurses, physician assistants, med techs etc. on proper procedures and protocol*
Continue personal education on current medical practices and innovations by reading medical journals, attending conferences, etc.*
Evaluation, examination and treatment of patients within scope of practice deemed appropriate by center affiliated professional organizations*
Maintains confidentiality of all client information*
Takes after hour calls*
Obtains privileges at local hospital(s)*
Performs other related duties incidental to the work described herein
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
M.D. or D.O degree from an accredited medical school. Completion of four (4) year OB/GYN Residency program. Must be licensed to practice medicine in the State of South Carolina. Certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology or Board Eligible and plans to become Board-Certified within a reasonable time period. At least two (2) years practicing medicine in hospital or outpatient setting. CPR certification required.
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, patients, customers, employees, and the general public.
Ability to use mathematics to solve problems.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES:
Desktop PC, word processor software, fax, copier, and telephone. Proficient at patient charting and knowledgeable in relevant charting computer programs. Ability to develop and maintain personable yet professional relationship with patients and staff is required. Exemplary bedside manner. Sound judgment and expert decision making abilities.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and stoop or kneel.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities
required by this job include close vision.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations
may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.