*PHYSICIANS (KAUAI -KR399) ***Continuous recruitment***

DATE POSTED: October 5, 2022

POSITION TITLE: PHYSICIAN

This position functions as a physician for the HHSC- Kaua’i Region, a public benefit corporation of the State of Hawaii. HHSC Kauai Region consist of Kaua’i Veterans Memorial Hospital, Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital and Kauai Region Clinics which consist of Clinic at Waimea, Port Allen, Kalaheo, Specialty Clinic at Kalaheo, Urgent Care at Poipu, Specialty Clinic at Waimea. 

The position provides and manages direct medical evaluation, diagnosis, procedures, and care for patients within a recognized area of practice. or for a specified patient population. 

This position reports to the Kaua’i Region Chief Medical Officer.

STATUS: Varies.

LOCATION: This position is located at Kaua’i Veterans Memorial Hospital of Kaua’i Region Healthcare Enterprises. The Kaua’i Region Healthcare Enterprises is a 501c3 tax exempt organization of which the HHSC –Kaua’i Region is its sole member. The HHSC Kaua’i Region consists of Kaua’i Veterans Memorial Hospital (KVMH), Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital (SMMH), and Kaua’i Region Clinics, which are part of the Hawai’i Health Systems Corporation (HHSC), a public benefit corporation of the State of Hawai’i.

SALARY: Negotiable

***IMMEDIATE VACANCIES IN THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS – CONTINOUS RECRUITMENT UNTIL NEEDS ARE MET***

HHSC- Kaua’i Region (KVMH, SMMH & Kauai Region Clinics)

  • Internal Medicine- Full Time (1.0 FTE)- posted 10/5/2022
  • Internal Medicine- Full Time (1.0 FTE)- posted 10/5/2022
  • Staff Physician Urgent Care- Full Time (1.0 FTE)- posted 10/5/2022
  • Pediatrician- Full Time (1.0 FTE)- posted 10/5/2022
  • Per Diem Pediatrician- posted 10/5/2022
  • Hospitalist- Full Time (1.0 FTE)- posted 10/5/2022
  • Per Diem Hospitalist- posted 10/5/2022

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS 

To qualify, you must meet all of the following requirements.  Please note that unless specifically indicated, the required education and experience are credited based on a 40-hour workweek. 

***Possession of specific certifications and level of experience may be required for certain positions.***

Education: Graduation from an accredited school of medicine/osteopathy with a degree of Doctor of Medicine/Osteopathy.

Licensure: Possession of an unencumbered license to practice medicine in the State of Hawaii.

Current registration with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) and a current State Controlled Substance license from the State of Hawaii Department of Public Safety’s (DPS) Narcotics Enforcement Division (NED).

Experience: Two (2) years of professional experience as a practicing physician.

Certifications: Current certification from the American Heart Association for Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Workers. 

Selective Certification: Specialized knowledge, skills and abilities may be required to perform the duties of some positions. In such positions, applicants may be restricted to those who possess the pertinent experience and/or training required to perform the duties of the position. 

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must be physically able to perform, efficiently and effectively, the essential duties of the position which typically require the ability to read without strain printed material the size of typewritten characters, glasses permitted, and the ability to hear the conversational voice, with or without a hearing aid, or the ability to compensate satisfactorily.

Mental/Emotional Requirements: All applicants must possess emotional and mental stability appropriate to the job duties and responsibilities and working conditions.

Physical Demands: Moderate physical effort (lift/carry up to 25 lbs.)

Vision Requirements: Accommodation: ability to adjust vision to bring objects into focus.

Working Conditions

  • May be exposed to infections and contagious diseases
  • Regularly exposed to the risk of blood borne diseases
  • Subject to hazards of flammable, explosive gases
  • Occasional exposure to unpleasant patient or unit elements
  • Contact with patients under a wide variety of circumstances
  • Exposed to unpleasant elements (accidents, illness, injury, and death)
  • Subject to varying and unpredictable situations
  • Handles emergency or crisis situations
  • Subject to many interruptions and irregular hours
  • Proficient in Electronic Medical Records system
  • Requires judgment/action which could result in the death of a patient
  • Handles absentee replacement on short notice

Nature of Available Guidelines Controlling the Work

Basic guidelines include the Hawaii Revised Statutes, Hawaii Health Systems Corporation Personnel Rules & Regulations, collective bargaining unit agreements and memoranda of agreements thereto, policies and procedures of the medical facility, Equal Employment Opportunity and non-discrimination guidelines, both State and Federal, Medicare/Medicaid regulations, OBRA regulations, and requirements of the Joint Commission.

Tools, Equipment & Machines

  • Personal computers & associated software
  • Diagnostic equipment

    COVID-19 VACCINATION REQUIREMENT 

    COVID-19 vaccination is a condition of employment for Hawaii Health Systems Corporation.  After receiving a conditional offer of employment, all prospective new HHSC employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.  New employees are required to provide confirmation of their full vaccination status by presenting their CDC vaccination card or VAMS Certificate prior to their start date.

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To apply for this job email your details to aacob@hhsc.org