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Phoenix Children's Pediatrics Physician Lead North Phoenix

Location: Phoenix, AZ
Company: Phoenix Children's Hospital
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Phoenix Children's Pediatrics Physician Lead North Phoenix
Position Details
Department: PCP | North Phoenix
Category: Medical Staff/Physicians
Location: Phoenix
Posting #: 618455
Date Posted: 9/20/2021
Employee Type: Regular
Position Summary
Posting Note:Phoenix Children's Pediatrics (PCP) North Phoenix is looking for a Pediatric Lead Physician to join their exceptional team. Phoenix Children's Pediatrics (PCP) Physician Leads help drive and support PCP's clinical leadership with initiatives and standardizations necessary to optimize patient care delivery in the community pediatric primary care setting. While in this role, Physician shall continue to provide the patient care services for which he/she is clinically privileged. Physician shall also assist with the administration and coordination of all section activities. In 2017, Phoenix Children's created a new Primary Care division solely focused on providing pediatric-only primary care service in a community setting. This includes comprehensive pediatric care from birth to 21 years, immunizations, well-child visits, sports physicals, behavioral health services, lactation and more. Phoenix Children's Pediatrics is pro-vaccination and supports the immunization schedule as outlined by the American Association of Pediatrics (AAP) and the Center for Disease Control (CDC). We believe in patient safety and best-practice for our patients, their families, and our staff. Today PCP has 11 clinic locations, 32 Physicians, 14 Advanced Practice Providers and 114 staff. All PCP practices have access to the medical specialties of Phoenix Children's Hospital and more than 1,000 providers that are part of the clinically integrated organization of Phoenix Children's Care Network. (PCP) North Phoenix is located at 3805 E. Bell Rd Phoenix, AZ 85032 PCP offers an outstanding work environment, a competitive compensation/benefits package including paid malpractice insurance coverage, paid time off and access to CME including professional development course through UptoDate. Required Certifications • Current, unrestricted Arizona Medical License with which to practice medicine or the ability to obtain such license prior to start date. • Board certification Experience • Minimum 3 years post-graduate practice experience.
Phoenix Children's Pediatrics (PCP) Physician Leads help drive and support PCP's clinical leadership with initiatives and standardizations necessary to optimize patient care delivery in the community pediatric primary care setting. While in this role, Physician shall continue to provide the patient care services for which he/she is clinically privileged. Physician shall also assist with the administration and coordination of all section activities
PCH Values
- Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team
- Excellence in clinical care, service and communication
- Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals
- Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future
- Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way.
Position Duties
- Physician shall provide patient care services as assigned by the section's clinical leadership to which Physician is assigned, including but not limited to:
- Direct patient care services on an outpatient basis.
- Diagnostic and therapeutic services/procedures.
- Physician shall assist with sectional administrative duties as assigned by the section's clinical leadership, including but not limited to:
- Assisting with the supervision of Sectional staff.
- Assisting with the professional and fiscal management of the Section.
- Assisting with the development and implementation of policies and procedures to ensure Sectional compliance with all external regulatory agencies including, but not limited to the Arizona Department of Health Services and AHCCCS.
- Assisting with the development and implementation of Sectional policies and procedures to ensure that clinical resources are utilized efficiently and in accordance with responsible clinical and fiscal management principles.
- Assisting with the development, implementation and evaluation of policies, procedures, and standards of care for the Section to ensure quality patient care delivery.
- Development and management of programs, projects, etc. under the supervision of the Section's clinical leadership or designee.
- Physician shall support the PCP outpatient clinic location to which they are assigned by the following activities which include but are not limited to:
- Completing physician and APP annual performance reviews for providers at the same outpatient clinic location.
- Assisting with chart audits to identify clinical, financial and/or documentation improvement opportunities.
- Managing providers through availability for any questions/concerns.
- Providing availability to management and clinical leadership for any quality, performance or professionalism concerns regarding another provider.
- Representing the outpatient clinic location in the Governance Structure for the Community Pediatrics Section.
- Participating in monthly electronic medical record meeting or the like.
- Participating in monthly Business Affairs meeting or the like.
- Onboard new providers to the Lead Physician's clinic.
- Administrating and providing appropriate attending on-call coverage for the clinic.
- Providing availability to the office manager for any concerns, questions.
- 11. Development, monitoring and implementation of annual quality goals for the outpatient clinic location.
- 12. In conjunction with the Office Manager, development, monitoring and implementation of annual practice goal for the outpatient clinic location.
- 13. In conjunction with the Office Manager, manage external complaints and keep Medical Director or Section Chief abreast of such complaints.
- Physician shall participate in the development and implementation of protocols consistent with applicable institutional standards and guidelines.
- Physician shall support the Chief/Medical Director in his/her role as liaison to the private practice community, PCH's referral sources and the general public.
- Physician shall represent PCH in the medical and business communities and before the general public in a professional manner.
- Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.
Phoenix Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, or other protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Phoenix Children's also provides aids and services to people with disabilities to communicate effectively with us.
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