Palmetto Infusion
  • 11-Dec-2018 to 09-Feb-2019 (EST)
  • North Augusta, SC, USA
  • Part Time

Palmetto Infusion is seeking a Medical Doctor to provide clinical oversight in the North Augusta Ambulatory Infusion Clinic.  This is a part-time contract position involving approximately 2-3 days per week. Physicians are paid for travel time and mileage.

The purpose of the Physician Consultant is to provide clinical oversight for infusions being administered in Palmetto Infusion ambulatory infusion centers while also ensuring the delivery of infusion services is compliant with all payor, licensing, and credentialing bodies.

Qualifications:  Doctor of Medicine or Osteopathy with at least five years' experience in an acute care or family physician setting. Possesses strong knowledge of chronic disease states as well as current and emerging therapies.

Other duties of this position include:

  • Assess/reassess patients admitted by Palmetto Infusion for injection/infusion services and evaluate and respond to care.
  • Assist Palmetto Infusion in the development and update of the patients' plan of treatment, to include transfer and discharge planning.
  • Schedule care in coordination with Palmetto Infusion staff to meet the therapy needs of the patients.
  • Complete and sign off on required paperwork (assessments, communication notes, orders, and other related paperwork) on the day services are provided.
  • Attend quarterly meetings with Palmetto infusion's corporate Medical Director which, among other things, will include review and recommendations about:
    • Quality improvement
    • Incident reports
    • Patient concerns and patient satisfaction surveys; and
    • Other topics as listed below.
  • Provide guidance to Palmetto Infusion's administrative staff in the development of medical policies, programs, and procedures.   Physician may also provide consultation to Palmetto Infusion's quality assurance committee and to the administrative staff.
  • Recommend Palmetto Infusion protocol changes as necessary.  Review the medical necessity and appropriateness of service plans in unique cases.  Audit a sample of patient records to ensure that service plans and their delivery are consistent with Palmetto Infusion policies and regulatory guidelines.
  • Maintain current knowledge of trends in the medical field and share this knowledge with members of Palmetto Infusion's staff and other consulting Physicians and Corporate Medical Directors.
  • Assist in the development and delivery of educational programs relating to patient services.
  • Provide guidance for all services in the provision of patient care on an as-needed consultative basis for problem resolution.
  • Provide consultation with respect to Palmetto Infusion's patient service policies and procedures jointly with Palmetto Infusion administrative staff.
  • Provide consultation with respect to quality improvement, medical trends, marketing, education and related areas.
  • Identify and evaluate present and potential needs and the resources in relation to the community and Palmetto Infusion programs.
  • Attend quality assurance meetings.
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Palmetto Infusion is an equal opportunity employer.  We consider all applicants
for positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin,
citizenship, age, mental or physical disabilities, veteran/national guard status of any
similarly protected status. It is also the policy of the company to have the option of
conducting pre-employment screening before a job offer is made. If a job offer is made,
employment may be contingent upon the successful completion of a medical examination, which may
include providing body substance samples.

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