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Physician/M.D.

Company: First Choice Community Health Centers
Location: Lillington
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description The Physician utilizes a team-based approach to care delivery for patients of the healthcare facility by directing the health care team comprised of nurses, medical assistants, ancillary support staff and administrative staff to deliver care in a planned, efficient and organized manner. The Physician ensures that the team's role includes care coordination, care management, and patient self-management support. In addition, Staff Physicians, unless specifically exempted by the Medical Director, shall be qualified to serve on the active Medical Staff of a local hospital, provide inpatient care services, assume "on call" after hours responsibilities and supervise health center PA's or NP's as appropriate. ESSENTIAL DUTIES Include the following; other duties may be assigned. Provides primary medical care by caring for all patients in accordance with the physician's medical specialty; Develops a plan of care for each patient, including complete medical history, physician examination, diagnosis, appropriate treatment and/or referral, including hospitalization where necessary; Stresses the importance of preventive health care measures; Uses all available resources in diagnosis and treatment, such as laboratory and radiological testing, in an appropriate and cost efficient manner. Confers with consulting physicians, nurses, patients and patient's families concerning treatment and care of patients; Refers cases, which require specialist services, but maintains responsibility, assuring that continuity of care is provided; Participates in the development and implementation of a regularly updated quality assurance plan for the consortium and participates in the health Promotion/Disease Prevention activities required by the US Public Health Service; Attends medical staff meetings and participates in the health center's Q/A program; Performs other necessary duties as required by the health center to meet the goals of providing primary health care. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES Directly supervises mid-levels, students, and residents as appropriate. The Physician may be asked to serve as the Physician in Charge at a particular clinic site and, as such, will supervise the medical team at that site. QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE Graduation from an accredited medical school with a degree of Doctor of Medicine or Osteopathy. Completion of residency training. LANGUAGE SKILLS Ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints. Ability to write speeches and articles using original or innovative techniques or style. Ability to make effective and persuasive speeches and presentations on controversial or complex topics to top management, public groups, and/or Board of Directors. REASONING ABILITY Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems. Ability to deal with nonverbal symbolism (formulas, scientific equations, graphs, musical notes, etc.) in its most difficult phases. Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables. COMPETENCY/SKILLS REQUIREMENTS Competency required in the areas of interpersonal communications, excellent verbal and written skills, and knowledge of credentialing criteria and standards. CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS Current medical license to practice in North Carolina. Board Certified in specialty. OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES Ability to analyze and critique clinical judgment; ability to manage clinic flow of patients and establish time management principles; ability to assess equipment needs for a rural clinic; ability to evaluate personnel for recommendations regarding retention, pay or promotion; ability to perform outpatient procedures; ability to articulate instructions to low-income people; bilingual (Spanish) highly desirable. PHYSICAL/MENTAL DEMANDS The physical/mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disability to perform the essential functions. Performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear, sit, and use hands to finger handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch or reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Mental demands include the ability to learn and adapt to changes, pay close attention to detail, exercise discretion and good judgement, gather and analyze facts, develop options and solutions, courteous and professional, deal with stressful situations, and adhere to company policies and procedures. WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Powered by JazzHR ygM3Uf

Keywords: First Choice Community Health Centers, Fayetteville , Physician/M.D., Healthcare , Lillington, North Carolina

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