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City of Austin

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Austin, TX

$210,000 to $220,000

Physician resource for EMS system, providing medical control, field care delivery, program development, clinical review, policy implementation, education, research, and collaboration.

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Duties, Functions and Responsibilities: - Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. - Serves as a physician resource for the City of Austin/Travis County EMS System. - Provides direct medical control, field clinical care delivery, and development and implementation of patient-focused programs. - Responds to emergency calls as needed. - Performs clinical review of care provided identified by random review or specific inquiry or complaint. - Develops, reviews, validates, and implements clinical policies, procedures and operating guidelines. - Credentials system providers and assists in oversight of all system accreditation. - Develops and delivers educational programs for all specialty areas and organizations. - Participates in system-wide meetings. - Facilitates and mediates inter-organizational conflicts. - Participates in dialogue with partners in the medical community to explore innovative programs focused on patient care and alternative delivery of appropriate medical care. - Supports and participates in system-wide scientific research projects. Responsibilities – Supervisor and/or Leadership Exercised: None. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: - Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. - Skill in establishing and maintaining good working relationships with other agencies and departments. - Skill in the application of supervisory and management practices. - Ability to utilize effective problem solving, build a sense of team, lead teams, and communicate effectively with coworkers, direct supervisor, other medical agency professionals, and the general public. - Ability to educate, mentor and coach employees in a variety of styles and environments. - Ability to make effective presentations to internal and external medical staff and prepare documents and papers of publication quality. - Ability to direct/guide individual and team performance in a direction consistent with OCMO mission, vision and values. - Ability to perform the skills and procedures essential to providing patient care. - Ability to provide data oversight/interpretation/reporting as appropriate for performance improvement purposes.
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