Centura Health Neurosurgeon for Penrose Hospital in Colorado Springs, CO in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Centura Health Physician Group (CHPG) offers providers a true opportunity to live their calling to care while experiencing the support of a built-in comprehensive network, vast resources, professional growth, trusted leadership, generous benefits and an amazing quality of life with locations that span Colorado and into Western Kansas. CHPG is proud to connect providers and consumers through state-of-the-art technology, clinical resources and professional expertise to help people live healthier. Our coordinated services represent a full continuum of care – from preventive and early diagnoses to leading-edge treatment and life-saving critical care. CHPG’s ability to deliver better health care value is the direct result of combining the best clinical tools, shared resources and medical expertise with a patient-centered approach that emphasizes Centura Health’s mission and commitment to quality, compassion and service.

*JOB DESCRIPTION/JOB POSTING ID: 123977*

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*HOURS:*

Occasional travel to other sites to meet the needs of the clinic may be required.

*Position Summary*

Full time position to solidify the neurosurgery platform. Clinic hours M-F 8:00am-4:30pm. Call requirements 5-10 days per month.

Competitive salary, with quality bonus eligible.

Provide services at or above the customary practice standards in the Community, and within the qualifications and experience of Physician and adhere to the standards and principles of medical ethics of the American Medical Association, and all recognized associations or accrediting boards concerned with Physician’s area of medical specialty.

*Minimum Education Requirements*

Board certified in Neurosurgery

Cranial or Spine fellowship preferred.

Medical Degree (MD or DO) from an accredited medical school is required. Must have successfully completed a residency or fellowship commensurate with area of specialty.

_Minimum Experience Requirements_

1 yr experience, with 5 years preferred.

Commensurate with position

*License/Certifications*

Obtain and maintain an unrestricted license to practice medicine in Colorado; Obtain and maintain an unrestricted Drug Enforcement Agency (“DEA”) registration; Be board certified or eligible in the appropriate specialty, by a board acceptable to Hospital; Obtain Medical Staff Privileges within the Centura Health system, at sponsoring institution

*Position Duties (essential functions denoted with an * )*

■ Provides highest quality patient care. Provides ambulatory care in the Clinic as designated. Services provided by the physician include seeing patients, preparing medical records, professional and administrative duties.

Updates and maintains medical records for all examinations, services and other services in accordance with policy. Physician participates and complies with the requirements of managed care programs, Medicare, Medicaid or other federal and state reimbursement plans. Physician participates and complies with the requirements of sponsoring entities ethical and religious directives (ERD), Medicare, Medicaid or other federal and state reimbursement plans. Physician will participate and lead in various activities and initiatives that will promote clinical and quality improvement for services provided. Comply at all times with Hospital’s policies and procedures; financial reviews, utilization review/quality management, compliance and integrity program; compliance and citizenship policies and the Medical Staff Bylaws, Rules, and Regulations. Comply and cooperate with reasonable programs and requirements for physician peer review, quality improvement and

utilization review which Hospital may require or to which Hospital and/or Centura becomes subject to. *

■ Participate in medical staff committees as assigned. Physician will participate in and advise the Hospital in various operational matters including personnel hiring and evaluation, business office oversight, vendor selection, equipment evaluation and other similar activities. Provide On Call Coverage if assigned per contract.*

■ Sustains compensation model and policy as defined by CHPG policy (may include wRVU targets). *

■ Keeps abreast of the latest developments in field, both academically and through applied skill. Development of personal and professional knowledge and competence through continuing medical education including maintaining applicable board certification. Physician shall, upon mutual agreement with Hospital, undertake from time to time selected related activities on behalf of Hospital, such as research, teaching, medical administrative duties, supervision of allied health care professionals, education of members of the Hospital’s

Medical Staff and such other professional activities as deemed appropriate. *

■ Physician will participate actively in providing medical services of a community benefit nature, including providing charity care. *

Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.