As a Staff Physician he/she will examine and treat common acute illnesses, injuries, accidents and other injuries/illnesses; performs most medical services routinely handled within the scope of the physician’s practice and which the Staff Physician is competent to perform; and performs selected laboratory testing, refers to specialists as needed, writes prescriptions and performs office procedures within the scope of expertise protocols and available equipment.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provider has outpatient duties with target of 22 patients per day. See walk-in patients and manage time. Will take afterhours calls by telephone only – there are no inpatients. Will be scheduled some Saturdays as well. Call schedule is dependent on staffing and is approximately 1 week every 4-5 weeks.
Supports and implements the organization’s vision, mission and values.
- Determines priorities and method of completing daily workload to ensure that all responsibilities are carried out in a timely manner.
- Performs all job functions in a professional and courteous manner. This includes answering all general phone calls timely and providing excellent customer service to internal and external customers.
- Fosters and promotes a culture of service excellence and accountability.
- Acquires and documents relevant history and physical examination.
- Makes professionally competent assessments and documents those with all relevant problems.
- Develops reasonable plans including: treatment, referrals and use of drugs within scope of practice.
- Seeks help and guidance as necessary.
- Performs relevant procedures competently with complete documentation (see provider privileges).
- Provides and consistently documents relevant education.
- Responds to patient special needs and appropriate requests including PAP drugs.
- Works appropriate hours to minimize patient wait time as well as help to relieve overload situations/assist other providers.
- Acts and communicates in a professional manner to reduce friction with patients, providers, and staff.
- Attends appropriate meetings as requested.
- Maintains professional appearance in accordance with organizational policies.
- Participate in quarterly peer reviews and orientation activities as requested.
- Participates in committees when requested.
- Cooperates in call panels as scheduled.
- Competency of EPIC electronic medical record is required.
- Supervises FNPs/PAs adequately.
- Uses discretion and judgement in handling sensitive or confidential information.
- Complies with organizational policies and procedures.
- Performs all other duties as assigned.
- Be able to rotate and cover other sites when requested.
- On time charting and completion of EMR by end of clinic business day.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Doctorate in Medicine or Doctorate in Osteopathy.
Bachelor’s Degree from a 4-year college or university.
Board Certification/Board Eligibility in Primary Care Specialty.
Unrestricted license to practice medicine or ability to be licensed.
Previous ambulatory clinical experience above and beyond residency.
Prior experience with Patient Centered Medical Home model of care delivery.
Working knowledge of spoken Spanish.
JOB KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
- Demonstrate ability to work in other areas of the organization as needed.
- Adheres to company policies and procedures in the performance of work duties.
- Demonstrates required knowledge, skills and education for job functions.
- Maintain active licensure including required relevant continuing medical education.
- Maintain appropriate board certification as noted at time of hire.
- Perform work to level of and within defined scope of practice per licensure.
- Perform work in adherence to company’s policies and procedures.
- Maintain HIPAA and all other required safety training in accordance with current rules and regulations.
- Maintain active DEA and BLS.
Doctorate in Medicine or Doctorate in Osteopathy. Bachelor’s Degree from a 4-year college or university. Board Certification/Board Eligibility in Primary Care Specialty. Unrestricted license to practice medicine or ability to be licensed.