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Cardiologist

Company: Northern Arizona Healthcare
Location: Flagstaff
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Full time General Cardiologists diagnose and treat patients with heart and cardiovascular problems. Required to see patients in clinic up to 5 days a week as well as may oversee hospital based cardiology testing.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, echos, pulmonary hypertension tests and other non-invasive tests, as applicable.* 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.* 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 ofcare.* Comply with all applicable NAH Medical Staff bylaws, policies, procedures, rules and regulations, and the provisions of NAH's Corporate ComplianceProgram.* 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, orparticipation 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 atmeetings.* 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 DNVaccreditation.* 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 anddocumentation of Services for Medicare and the Arizona Medicaid program (the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System, or "AHCCCS") andabstaining 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 byNAH, including, without limitation, records and documents related to Provider's Services. Provider will prepare the records in accordance with theHospital Medical Staff Bylaws (if applicable), the policies and procedures of Hospital and NAH, and all applicable federal and state laws andregulations, 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, asapplicable 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, orsupplier 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 aprovider. Participate in good standing and without limitation as a provider under Medicare, AHCCCS, and other health programs offered by federal orstate 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 beembarrassing 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.EducationGraduate of an approved medical school as an M.D. or D.O.- RequiredCertificates and LicensureObtain and maintain board certification in the Specialty, including recertification, as required by NAH's Medical Staff Bylaws.- RequiredMaintain an Arizona medical license and DEA license without restriction.- RequiredExperienceCompleted residency or fellowship program in Cardiology- Required

Keywords: Northern Arizona Healthcare, Flagstaff , Cardiologist, Healthcare , Flagstaff, Arizona

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