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UFHealth Physician - Chief Anesthesiologist

University of Florida

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Job no: 521015
Work type: Staff Full-Time
Location: Volusia
Categories: Other
Department:29049300 - MD-ANEST-DAYTONA

Classification Title:

UFHealth Physician

Job Description:

This position is responsible for long-range strategic planning and day-to-day operations of the Halifax Health regional anesthesia practice. Manages and evaluates physician and anesthetist staff members. Provides and manages direct patient care, including physical examinations, evaluations, assessments, diagnoses, and treatment for a specified patient population.

The duties of this position are as follows:

Develops and directs long-range staffing plans and strategies for Halifax Health recruitment and retention.

Oversees daily clinical anesthesia staffing and contributes to cohesive clinical scheduling by cultivating and maintaining productive relationships and communications with Halifax Health leadership and colleagues in clinical specialties and subspecialties practicing at Halifax Health.

Ensures accurate and responsive billing practices, including process improvements, training, and policy compliance.

Develops, implements, and enforces policies for all aspects of the Halifax Health anesthesia practice, including provider performance, patient safety, quality improvement, clinical scheduling, and finance/billing.

Develops and leads a patient safety and quality improvement program with objective measurements to quantify practice improvements for Halifax Health anesthesia providers. Provides quarterly reports for the departmental Anesthesia Practice Improvement Committee (APIC). Participates in the departmental Morbidity & Mortality conference, including presentations from Halifax Health clinicians at least twice per year.

Abides by and enforces all policies of the University of Florida, the UF College of Medicine, the UF Department of Anesthesiology, and Halifax Health Medical Center.

Represents UF Department of Anesthesiology interests at Halifax Health. Maintains communication with UF Department of Anesthesiology leadership and enforces departmental policies and priorities. Ensures that physician and anesthetist staff members understand their rights and responsibilities as employees of the University of Florida.

  • Provides the full scope of clinical patient care and services that fall under the physician’s field of training including diagnosis, treatment, coordination of care, preventative care, and health maintenance, for patients at UF Health Regional Physicians Network clinical sites.
  • Works collaboratively with members of the healthcare team including pharmacists, nurse practitioners, and nursing staff.
  • Reviews incoming reports (e.g., laboratory, X-ray, EKG) and follows up in a timely manner.
  • Prescribes pharmaceuticals, other medications, and treatment regimens as appropriate for the patient’s assessed medical conditions.
  • Refers patients to specialists and relevant patient care components as appropriate.
  • May manage the daily operations of a specific medical program or patient care unit.
  • Directs and coordinates patient care activities of nursing and support staff as required.
  • Follows established departmental policies, procedures, and objectives; fulfills quality improvement objectives; and meets safety, environmental, and/or infection control standards.
  • As appropriate to the position, participates in specified health promotional, educational, and/or prevention programs.
  • Participates in peer review, quality assurance, provider meetings, and other clinical and operational meetings as requested.
  • Assists in updating protocols and principles of practice, as requested.
Expected Salary:

Commensurate with education and experience.

Minimum Requirements:

Licensed to practice medicine in accordance with Chapter 458, Florida Statutes* plus four years of appropriate experience.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter and resume.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

The University of Florida is committed to non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information and veteran status in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training.

This is a time limited position.

Health Assessment Required:Yes

Advertised: 18 Mar 2022 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Open until filled

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