Supervising Physician

November 7, 2019


A physician (MD/DO) who is dedicated to Ryan Health’s School Based Program and will supervise nurse practitioners. The goal is to ensure delivery of comprehensive health care to Pediatric and Adolescent patients within the Center, as well as eligible children and adolescents attending the contracted schools. This work is carried out in support of the mission and goals of Ryan Health. This position reports to the Associate Medical Director or Medical Director at Ryan Health Women’s and Children’s.



  • Coordinates and ensures alignment with strategic direction from the School Based Program Manager

  • Supervise clinical care of Nurse Practitioners (NPs)


a minimum of six (6) hours per month of in person

collaboration/consultation only to those NPs who have less than 3600 hours

of practice, with the following provisions:


to face consultation/collaboration with NPs must occur at each SBHC site

not less than once every two weeks


supervising physician must maintain documentation of meeting minutes and

calendar invites of all face-to-face consultations that occur with the

NPs with less than 3600 practice hours


chart reviews of NPs with less than 3600 practice hours; 5 charts every

three months.


supervising physician must maintain documentation of all chart reviews


clinical oversight for NPs who have practiced for more than 3600 hours as

needed through communication in person, by telephone, or through written

and/or electronic means


more extensive supervision as needed based on NP experience, training, and

ability, while coordinating with the School Based Health Program


Provides once monthly clinical education sessions to all SBH NPs in a group setting, including topics agreed upon by the School Based

Health Program Manager

Physician will not

enter into practice agreements with more than four NPs who are not

located on the same physical premises as the collaborating physician

  • Assist in patient care in emergency circumstances

Practice accepted infection

control measures in accordance with OSHA Bloodborne pathogens standards

and Center policies and procedures.

Prepare and periodically review

medical policies and protocols for pediatric/adolescent health care.

Maintain proper record keeping

systems; oversee maintenance of all forms requested by Ryan and the New

York City and New York State Department of Health.

Participate in Peer Review

sessions/audits and other Quality Improvement activities.

Immediately report any

problems/unusual occurrences to the supervisor.

Practice accepted infection

control measures in accordance with OSHA Bloodborne pathogens standards

and Center policies and procedures.

Attend all meetings and/or

training sessions as required.

Be available and accessible

when assigned to 24-hour telephone coverage.

Other duties and projects as



  • Clinical experience as a treating physician for a minimum of 2 years


MD or DO certification

Current New York State License

Board Certification in Pediatrics or Family Medicine


The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. This position may be required to perform other duties. If such work becomes a permanent and regular part of the job, a new description will be prepared.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Ryan Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate because of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital or family status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, military veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to attracting, retaining and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce.

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