Join the NorthShore Health Center Team of Medical Providers

NorthShore Health Center is currently seeking qualified enthusiastic individuals to join our team. The following positions are currently available.

Obstetrician

Manages obstetrical and gynecological services
Provides appropriate health care to NorthShore Health Centers pregnant patients (prenatal, postnatal and natal) and women who are in need of surgery and or gynecological services. Delivers infant, and cares for mother for prescribed period of time following childbirth.

Performs cesarean section or other surgical procedure as needed to preserve patient’s health and deliver infant safely. May treat patients for diseases of generative organs.

Examines patient to ascertain condition, utilizing physical findings, laboratory results, and patient’s statements as diagnostic aids. Determines need for modified diet and physical activities, and recommends plan.

Periodically examines patient, prescribing medication or surgery, if indicated and educates women on preventive health care.

Treats diseases and injuries of female reproductive system by surgical and conservative means.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prescribes prenatal and postnatal care, performs deliveries in maternity cases.
  • Oversees and collaborates with NorthShore’s Nurse Midwife in the provision of care and deliveries she performs.
  • Provides back-up care for Nurse Midwife and will cover at all times for Emergency C-Sections.
  • Will schedule necessary c-sections at an appropriate time at the facility (St. Mary or Methodist) chosen by patient unless the patient choice is detrimental to the health of mother or baby
  • treats diseases and injuries of female reproductive system.
  • Prepares and review case histories and obtains data through interviews.
  • Examines patients and determines x-ray examinations and clinical laboratory tests required.
  • Interprets test results and evaluates examination findings. Prescribes prenatal and postnatal care, including diets and medication.
  • Directs nurses in procedures for preoperative and postoperative care such as administering sedatives, prescribing diets, and preparing operative area of patients.
  • Performs surgical procedures and coordinates gynecological and obstetrical operations with anesthesiologist.
  • Administers and prescribes such conservative measures of treatment as antibiotics, drugs, and compresses. Treats patients suffering from surgical shock, postoperative hemorrhages, and other complications.
  • Manages obstetrical and gynecological services. Formulates plans and procedures for obstetrical and gynecological services.
  • Schedules operation of obstetrical and gynecological services with other medical activities.
  • Instructs interns and student residents in obstetrical and gynecological procedures.
  • Serves as consultant on obstetrics and gynecology for NorthShore patients
  • All other duties as assigned by Chief Medical Officer or Chief Executive Officer.

Specialty Qualifications:

Education: Fulfillment of education requirement for licensure in the state of Indiana for Ob/Gyne services satisfies the educational requirements
Office of Inspector General: Ensure ability to bill through Medicaid and Medicare and no history of fraud
National Practitioner Data Bank: In good standing
Board Certification: for Obstetrical and Gynecological health care.
Licensure in the State of Indiana: CSR Certificate, Medical License in good standing with the state, DEA license, and certifications current.
Hospital Credentialing with Local Hospitals as outlined by the CEO

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Pediatric Physician

JOB SUMMARY

Providing care from birth to early adulthood – pediatricians are concerned with the health of infants, children, and teenagers. They specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of a variety of ailments specific to young people and track their patients’ growth to adulthood.

Must be board certified or board eligible in the field of pediatric medicine, licensed in the State of Indiana and have the ability to become credentialed at affiliated hospitals in Porter, and Lake Counties in Indiana.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Most of the work of pediatricians involves treating day-to-day illnesses that are common to children—minor injuries, infectious diseases, and immunizations—much as a general practitioner treats adults.

  1. Assessment of health status:

    1. Obtains an age relevant health and medical history.
    2. Identifies medical health risks and needs.
    3. Updates and records changes in health status.
    4. Assures all immunizations and records of immunizations are up to date
    5. Determines plan of care, orders appropriate testing and makes referral to specialist as necessary.
  2. Diagnosis:

    1. Formulates a differential diagnosis based on the history, physical examination and clinical findings.
  3. Develops and implements appropriate treatment plan designed to maximize the Pediatric patient’s health:

    1. Orders appropriate diagnostic tests.
    2. Prescribe appropriate pharmacological agents, when required.
    3. Prescribe non-pharmacological agents, when required.
    4. Develops a growth plan with appropriate preventive measures for pediatric patient.
    5. Makes appropriate referrals to other health professionals and community agencies, if needed.
  4. Maintains a process for systematic evaluation of client status by:

    1. Determining the effectiveness of the plan of care through documentation of client outcome.
    2. Reassessment and modification of care plan as necessary to achieve goals.
  5. Seeks to promote maximal health among clinic pediatric patients through:

    1. Prevention
    2. Early Detection
    3. Proper growth evaluations
  6. Participates as a team member in the provision of medical care by collaborating with other pediatric providers at NorthShore Health Centers to provide comprehensive care.
  7. Participates in quality assurance review on a periodic basis, including systematic review of records and treatment plans.
  8. Prepares reports and other documentation as required.
  9. Attends meetings and training sessions as required.
  10. Executes EMR reporting, other written or verbal specific assigned tasks, requiring similar or lesser skills and abilities, some of which are continuing while others are occasional in nature.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Graduate of a medical school approved by the council of Medical
Education and Hospitals of the American Medical Association in fulfillment of education requirement for licensure in the state of Indiana.
Office of Inspector General: Ensure ability to bill through Medicaid and Medicare and no history of fraud
National Practitioner Data Bank: In good standing
Board Certification: for Pediatric health care.
Licensure in the State of Indiana: CSR Certificate, Medical License in good standing with the state, DEA license, and certifications current.
Hospital Credentialing with Local Hospitals as outlined by the CEO

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS

Work requires sitting, standing and lifting. Can be subjected to high stress situations.

MACHINES, TOOLS, EQUIPMENTS AND WORK AIDS

Clinical diagnostic equipment such as glucometer, EKG, etc. Computer, fax machine, copier, and multi-line telephone system

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