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Company: Knewin
Location: Chicago
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

We're unique. You should be, too. We're changing lives every day. For both our patients and our team members. Are you innovative and entrepreneurial minded? Is your work ethic and ambition off the charts? Do you inspire others with your kindness and joy? We're different than most primary care providers. We're rapidly expanding and we need great people to join our team. The Cardiologist is integral part of Cardiovascular Care (CVC) who is responsible for implementing, reviewing, and developing Cardiovascular Care clinical protocols, performance objectives, productivity benchmarks, compliance measures, provider workflow planning under the Guidance of Medical director CVC and Regional leaders. In addition, cardiologist is responsible for troubleshooting of medical services and operations issues in priority of urgency. The Cardiologist CVC also represent the Clinic at required meetings with affiliated agencies. He/She is responsible for overseeing the diagnosis and treatment of Cardiac diseases work in collaboration of other cardiologist / PCP and nurse practitioners.ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Directs patient care for the region's patients including the following: cardiovascular disease, device checks, vascular disease evaluations, cardiovascular-related procedures, interpretations of echocardiograms and Holter monitors for coordination with hospitalists/interventionalists, and close communication with PCP's and care teams.
  • Reviews PCP requests for external cardiology referrals and participates in delegated utilization authorizations; determines level of urgency of follow-up, referral / consultation appointments.
  • Limits external cardiovascular care where high quality internal care can be appropriately provided to members.
  • Determines the most appropriate treatment for patient, i.e., individualized treatment, etc.
  • Provides continuous leadership and support in the areas of: patient education related to heart disease, wellness, prevention, and early detection, including supporting market CHF clinics, and other patient education initiatives.
  • Ensures new or urgent cardiovascular consultations are screened within two (2) business days.
  • Develops Care team members and nurse practitioners; sets the example as a clinical leader.
  • Coaches, educates, develops other PCPs on appropriate diagnosis and treatment of acute and preventative cardiac cases.
  • Participates and contributes to morbidity and mortality meetings.
  • Cultivates a market presence and develop positive relationships with local specialists and the medical community.
  • Collaborates with MC CVC on standard operating procedures on coding and evidence-based medicine.
  • Cultivates a uniform clinical culture, clinical values, clinical approach,
  • Coordinates as needed with the transitional care team, hospital, skilled nursing facility, post-acute, utilization management, and home-based services for the market.
  • The position will have 100% direct patient care responsibilities, and echo reading time.
  • Performs other duties as assigned and modified at manager's discretion. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
    • Current, relevant, and substantial knowledge of areas related to health center licensing and operations, e.g., legal/regulatory, administrative, policy, protocols, and other clinical issues, especially within a managed care environment, strongly recommended
    • Knowledge and understanding of mid-level supervision agreements and regulations
    • Demonstrated ability to work effectively independently and as part of a team, in collaborative settings, required
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required
    • Understands and is committed to maintaining highest level of confidentiality
    • Demonstrated ability to provide leadership to staff and to build the trust and respect of patients, staff, colleagues, external contacts, and other MT members
    • Able to motivate staff; promote team building; assume leadership role within clinical arena
    • Excellent critical thinking skills required, including creativity, resourcefulness, timeliness, and technical knowledge related to analyzing and resolving medical/administrative problems
    • Sensitivity to needs of culturally and linguistically diverse patient and employee population
    • Excellent emotional coping skills, adequate to confront difficult emotional situations and emotional responses of others
    • Demonstrated ability to utilize computer technology and to willingness to develop and adapt to the evolving technological requirements of modern medical health center practices required
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite products including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook, database, and presentation software
    • Ability and willingness to travel locally see patients in multiple centers
    • Spoken and written fluency in English
    • This job requires use and exercise of independent judgment EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE CRITERIA:
      • MD or DO in Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, Geriatrics or similar specialty required
      • Board certification in Cardiology required but, may have other sub-specialty training and board certification as well
      • Current, unrestricted and active license to practice medicine in state of employment
      • Current DEA and DPS Certificate of Registration required
      • A minimum of 2 years' experience as a Cardiologist required
      • Prior experience working with interdisciplinary teams in quality improvement and or medical/healthcare leadership activities preferred
      • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification from the American Heart Association (AMA) or American Red Cross required w/in first 90 days of employment We're ChenMed and we're transforming healthcare for seniors and changing America's healthcare for the better. Family-owned and physician-led, our unique approach allows us to improve the health and well-being of the populations we serve. We're growing rapidly as we seek to rescue more and more seniors from inadequate health care. ChenMed is changing lives for the people we serve and the people we hire. With great compensation, comprehensive benefits, career development and advancement opportunities and so much more, our employees enjoy great work-life balance and opportunities to grow. Join our team who make a difference in people's lives every single day. Current Employee apply HERE Current Contingent Worker please see job aid HERE to apply

Keywords: Knewin, Chicago , Cardiologist, Healthcare , Chicago, Illinois

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