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Position title
Physician
Description

Reports to the CMO:

Responsible for coordination & quality assurance of clinical programmatic & operational activities including diagnosis & treatment of illness, & patient education under medical protocols.

General Purpose:

Provides professional medical services to complement the delivery of primary health care services; provides clinical leadership and supervision of midlevel providers and medical support staff. Works closely with the Chief Medical Officer and the Operations Director.

 

Responsibilities

Clinical:

  • Provides medical evaluation, treatment and consultation services to patients of the health center.
  • Responds to emergencies and answers medical questions.
  • Obtains and documents, or causes to be obtained and documented; appropriate chief complaint, past medical, family and social history, review of systems, examination, medications and allergies, assessment and plan for each patient.
  • Provides medical orders for prescription refills, administration of medications, ancillary testing, and/or referrals.
  • Reviews ancillary test results and coordinates notification to the patient.
  • Provides patient education as needed.
  • Supervises patient care by non-health center agencies such as home health care, nursing home, or hospice.
  • Available to patients personally or through clinical staff to answer questions and relay information regarding their care.
  • Completion of appropriate paperwork/computer documentation to comply with insurance and reimbursement guidelines.
  • Completion of all documentation and paperwork in a timely manner.
  • Participates in on-call schedule.

Medical Administrative:

  • Responsible for approving and maintaining treatment protocols utilized by midlevel staff.
  • Assists with orientation and training of midlevel providers.
  • Medical Doctor shall review an adequate sample of mid-level medical records with particular emphasis on the appropriateness, efficiency, and quality of care provided. When the review of said medical records shows that corrective steps are necessary, Medical Doctor shall take appropriate corrective steps, in collaboration with the appropriate administrative, supervisory or clinical personnel.
  • Participates in public relations and community outreach activities, as center shall from time to time reasonably request.
  • Provides assistance with OSHA, emergency preparedness, infection control and regulatory compliance.

Organizational

  • Adheres to the organizations mission, vision and values.
  • Adheres to the organization’s policies regarding time and attendance.
  • Complies with accepted dress code and maintains a professional image.
  • Demonstrates reliability and trustworthiness.
  • Manages time and other resources to meet established goals within the agreed upon time frames.
  • Demonstrates flexibility in the acceptance and completion of work assignments.
  • Participates in the department’s performance improvement activities.
  • Maintains patient/employee confidentiality in the management of information.
  • Observes the Health Care System’s compliance policies.
  • Demonstrates a strong attention to detail.
Qualifications
  • Medical Doctor or Doctor of Osteopathy degree required.
  • Current State of Pennsylvania MD or DO licensure required.
  • Current DEA certificate required.
  • Board Certification in Specialty preferred.
Experience
  • Previous medical office experience preferred.
  • CPR, and all applicable certifications required
  • Understands ethics of confidentiality.
  • Previous computer experience or training preferred.
  • Must submit to TB testing and any vaccinations recommended by OSHA Guidelines.
Compliance Provision
  • This position requires compliance with Health Center’s written standards, including its Standards of Conduct and policies and procedures (“Written Standards”). Such compliance will be an element considered as part of the employee’s regular performance evaluation.
  • Failure to comply with Health Center’s Written Standards, which may include the failure to report any conduct or event that potentially violates legal or compliance requirements or Health Center’s Written Standards, will be met by the enforcement of disciplinary action, up to and including possible termination, in accordance with Health Center’s Compliance Program Policy and Procedure: Addressing Instances of Non-Compliance Through Appropriate Disciplinary Actions.
Americans with Disabilities Act Statement

External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled, must be able to perform the essential job specific functions (listed within each job specific responsibility) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by the organization on a case-by-case basis.

Employment Type
Exempt – Salaried
Job Location
Date posted
January 22, 2020
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Position: Physician

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