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Interventional Cardiologist Position in Cottonwood, AZ

Location
Cottonwood, Arizona
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
21 Jul 2022

Full time Invasive Interventional Cardiologists specialize in treating a range of heart and vascular conditions through outpatient management, catherization, and inpatient management. Pursuant to NAH's Medical Staff Bylaws, cardiologists are required to take an equitable amount of unrestricted call on a monthly basis.


Clinical Expectations
* Provide cardiac health management in a hospital and outpatient setting.

* Diagnose and treat diseases and conditions of the heart and cardiovascular system.

* Perform non-invasive tests such as stress tests, EKGs, and invasive tests such as catherization.

* Provide medical oversight of outreach services provided to underserved communities.

* Provide medical oversight of patient care plans as needed for accreditation of cardiac rehabilitation services.

* Provide medical evaluation / reads on echocardiogram and vascular studies.

* Participate as appropriate in affiliate services provided to non-NAH sites.


Non-clinical Expectations
*Provide the Services promptly and efficiently, using Provider's best efforts, in accordance with good medical practices and the community standard of care.

* Comply with all applicable NAH Medical Staff bylaws, policies, procedures, rules and regulations, and the provisions of NAH's Corporate Compliance Program.

* Follow all current professional standards and at all times act in a manner consistent with all principles of professional ethics.

* Cooperate with Administration and other employed providers to ensure appropriate coverage during Provider's absence due to vacations, illness, or participation in continuing medical education (CME) activities, and other such times when coverage is required.

* Perform any duties required by virtue of Provider's membership on the Hospital Medical Staff, including committee assignments and attendance at meetings.

* Actively participate in quality improvement, utilization review, clinical protocols, risk management, and compliance activities as requested by NAH.

* Cooperate fully with and assist NAH personnel in fulfilling the requirements for state licensure, Medicare and AHCCCS certification, and DNV accreditation.

* Provide CME to NAH's nurses and other personnel as reasonably requested by NAH.

* Comply with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations, including, without limitation, the rules and provisions relating to the billing and documentation of Services for Medicare and the Arizona Medicaid program (the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System, or AHCCCS ) and abstaining from unethical and unprofessional conduct as defined by Title 32, Arizona Revised Statutes.

* Prepare accurate and timely medical records and other documents as requested by NAH utilizing the Electronic Medical Record (EMR) selected by NAH, including, without limitation, records and documents related to Provider's Services. Provider will prepare the records in accordance with the Hospital Medical Staff Bylaws (if applicable), the policies and procedures of Hospital and NAH, and all applicable federal and state laws and regulations, including all regulations relating to billing for the Services.

* Satisfy all qualifications for insurability under NAH's insurance program, including self-insurance and NAH's professional liability coverage policy, as applicable for the particular specialty practiced by Provider.

* Refer all patients to NAH facilities and providers, and to such non-NAH providers, practitioners, or suppliers as may be indicated by NAH, unless: (i) the patient expresses a preference for a different provider, practitioner, or supplier; (ii) the patient's insurer determines the provider, practitioner, or supplier the patient must use; or (iii) the referral is not, in the best clinical judgment of the Provider, in the patient's best interest.

* Submit a Conflict of Interest Disclosure, when indicated.

* Take all actions necessary to apply for, obtain and maintain credentials to participate in any managed care plan in which NAH participates as a provider. Participate in good standing and without limitation as a provider under Medicare, AHCCCS, and other health programs offered by federal or state governments, and commercial payers as requested by NAH.

* Refrain from engaging in activities that are disruptive to the operations and workflow of any NAH location, or other NAH activities, or that would be embarrassing to NAH.

* Monitor NAH email on a daily basis when not on approved leave.

* Assign to NAH all rights to patient billing and collections for any and all of the services provided while in the employ of NAH.

* Treat the health information of all patients as confidential protected health information.


Compliance/Safety
* Responsible for reporting any safety related incident in a timely fashion through the Midas/RDE tool; attends all safety related training programs; performs work in a safe manner; monitors work environment for possible safety issues and ensures others are also performing work in a safe manner.

* Stays current and complies with state and federal regulations/statutes and company policies that impact the employees area of responsibility.

* If required for position, ensures all certifications and/or licenses are up-to-date and valid prior to expiration dates.

* Completes all company mandatory modules and required job specific training in the specified time frame.


Education

Graduate of an approved medical school as an M.D. or D.O.- Required

 

Certificates and Licensure

Obtain and maintain board certification in the Specialty, including recertification, as required by NAH's Medical Staff Bylaws.- Required

 

Maintain an Arizona medical license and DEA license without restriction.- Required

 

Experience

Completed residency or fellowship program in Cardiology- Required


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Details

  • Job Reference: 663207024-2
  • Date Posted: 21 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Northern Arizona Healthcare
  • Location: Cottonwood, Arizona
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent