Job Summary: Provides medical leadership for the Orthopaedic and Neurosurgical departments by assisting in the planning, development and implementation of program goals and operations, as outlined in contract. Position will have call responsibilities in addition to standard and agreed upon office hours. Assures compliance with all Joint Commission and other regulatory agency guidelines. Assist with the strategic plans of the organization for growth and development of the department. Attends at least 75% of quarterly medical staff meetings; attends any meeting as directed by medical director or his/her designee.
Education: M.D. or D.O. degree. Completion of an approved residency and, if applicable, fellowship program.
Licensure: Licensed to practice in the State of Tennessee and other states as required by Erlanger.
Certification: Board Certification in practice specialty.
Represent Orthopaedic and Neurosurgery Departments as an Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon and work to assure that the quality of care delivered is appropriate.
Establish in writing and implement measures to achieve the goals of the Product Line.
Assist in the development of strategic plans for the growth of the programs and within the Orthopaedic and Neurosurgery Practices.
Participates in the monthly chart review process for the Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant, as applicable, and the annual review of NP or PA protocols as necessary.
Perform such other duties as reasonably requested by Erlanger or otherwise necessary to properly assist in the operations of Neurosurgical Services.
Assures compliance with all Joint Commission and other applicable regulatory agency guidelines.
Complete chart dictation as required in a timely manner.
Meets timeliness goals: In the practice providing care to outpatients, or providing care in other areas as assigned and as scheduled. When on call, arrives within appropriate amount of time.
Meets or exceeds productivity goals as defined in contract.
Completes billing forms accurately, completely, and within 24 hours of ser
Attends at least 75% of quarterly medical staff meetings; attends any meeting as directed by medical director or his/her designee.