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Endocrinologist- Trans Care

Company: Chase Brexton Health Care
Location: Columbia
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY: The Endocrinologist provides clinical care to patients, based upon his/her specialty training, through an interdisciplinary and collaborative approach that takes into consideration the psychosocial aspects of both health and disease. Specifically, this position will provide direct trans-related medical care (hormone therapy), as well as primary care to trans-identified patients.MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Analytical and Critical ThinkingProvides high quality clinical care in a multidisciplinary environmentCoordinates evaluations and referrals of trans people for the appropriate clinical servicesMaintains the standard of clinical care, using diagnostic testing appropriately and providing appropriate treatmentProvides hormone treatment, as well as primary care to trans-identified patientsUses diagnostic testing appropriately yet cost-effectively, and providing appropriate treatmentConsiders the psychosocial aspects of both health and diseaseWillingness to LearnSeeks consultation and makes referrals when appropriatePatient FocusEffectively engages patients in their careAssures patients receive education and informed consent regarding hormone treatment and potential side effectsCoordinates and assures effective clinical access and flow for hormone readiness evaluationsProfessionalismDemonstrates professionalism and integrity in all aspects of patient careWorkplace Computer and EquipmentMaintains complete and comprehensive documentationCompliance, Policy, and Procedure Shows meaningful progress toward quality improvement goalsSKILLS AND ABILITIES:Ability to work effectively and respectfully as part of a multidisciplinary, culturally diverse staffAbility to build and maintain effective relationshipsAbility to develop, initiate and maintain clinical programsAbility to coordinate, organize and remain flexibleKnowledge of hormone treatment and primary care issues of transgendered peopleKnowledge of LGBT issuesKnowledge of HIV and common co-morbiditiesComputer skills including Microsoft office suite, electronic medical records and practice management systemAbility to work harmoniously with diverse groups of individuals requiredExcellent communication and team skills required.EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:M.D. or D.O. in a primary care specialty with completion of an accredited residency training programBoard Certified/Board EligibleAppropriate Maryland licensure and clinical certification, DEA and Maryland CDS, X license.Experience in providing LGBT health care required, including trans-specific care and HIV.Expertise in trans care preferred.interest in and/or experience in community health settingsExperience working in a diverse environmentIND1

Keywords: Chase Brexton Health Care, Baltimore , Endocrinologist- Trans Care, Healthcare , Columbia, Maryland

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