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Physician
Summary
Title:Physician
ID:1114
Location:Memphis, TN - Midtown
Department:Health Center
Description

POSITION TITLE:                   Physician and Program Director

REPORTS TO:                       Chief Medical Officer (CMO)

STATUS:                                Full-time/Exempt


ABOUT PPTNM:

Planned Parenthood of Tennessee and North Mississippi is one of Tennessee's oldest and largest private, non-profit health care agencies. For over 75 years, PPTNM has remained committed to providing high-quality, affordable reproductive services and education throughout Tennessee, north Mississippi, and parts of Arkansas and Kentucky. We have four health center locations in Tennessee - Memphis - Midtown, Memphis - Summer/I-240, Knoxville and Nashville.

Our mission is to improve health and well-being by providing high-quality, nonjudgmental sexual health care, honest and accurate sexuality education, and reproductive health and rights advocacy.

 

JOB SUMMARY
 

Serves as a Physician for Planned Parenthood of Tennessee and North Mississippi.  In collaboration with the CMO, provides clinical leadership and guidance of patient care activities.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 

  • In partnership with CMO, provides direction of medical activities at PPTNM’s Nashville health center to ensure regulatory compliance and adherence to high-quality, evidence-based clinical practices.
  • Provides clinical leadership for implementation of PPTNM’s clinical policies, protocols and procedures.
  • Serves as Program Director of clinical services as assigned by the CMO.
  • In collaboration with the CMO and other management staff, participates in the planning and evaluation of PPTNM’s health services and programs.
  • Provides direct patient care services on a scheduled basis (on average, no more than 4 days per week). Travels to Nashville and Knoxville Health Centers as required to ensure patient access as directed by the CMO.
  • Serves as a first-line physician resource on problem and emergency care for PPTNM patients and ensures 24/7 emergency coverage via use of an off-hours call service system.
  • With the CMO, provides physician leadership for PPTNM’s Risk Quality Management (RQM) Program.   Duties include reviewing complications data on a regular basis, preparing and reviewing occurrence reports, implementing corrective actions and systems improvements, leading root cause analyses, conducting chart audits and individual case conferences, and other duties as appropriate.
  • Serves as liaison to hospitals providing back-up services to PPTNM for all matters related to the transfer, referral, and care of PPTNM’s patients.
  • Participates in collaborative agreements with mid-level practitioners as required by state regulations and as assigned by the CMO. Serves as Lab Director as directed by the CMO.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by CMO.

COMPENSATION/BENEFITS PROGRAM:

  • Competitive base salary commensurate with experience
  • 100% Employer paid Medical, Dental, Basic Life/AD&D, STD, LTD (Employee Only Coverage)
  • Voluntary Vision, “Buy-Up” options on Basic Life, Spouse, & Dependent
  • 401(k) plan with matching opportunity
  • Plum Benefits & Pet Insurance
  • Starting PTO of 15 vacation days within first year (pro-rated based on start date), 2 Floating Holidays and 9 Paid Holidays

This job description is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, or working conditions associated with this position. While intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to review and change this description as needed to maintain business goals and accomplishments. Job descriptions are reviewed periodically.  This job description is not a contract.

 

NON-DISCRIMINATION STATEMENT/ACKNOWLEDGEMENT:

Planned Parenthood of Tennessee and North Mississippi does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, citizenship, disability, atypical hereditary cellular blood trait, genetic predisposition or carrier status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.  PPTNM will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990; and any subsequent revisions or additions to related law/regulations.

 

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Planned Parenthood of Tennessee and North Mississippi is one of Tennessee's oldest and largest private, non-profit health care agencies. For over 75 years, PPTNM has remained committed to providing high-quality, affordable reproductive services and education throughout Tennessee, north Mississippi, and parts of Arkansas and Kentucky.

Our mission is to improve health and well-being by providing high-quality, nonjudgmental sexual health care, honest and accurate sexuality education, and reproductive health and rights advocacy.

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