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Primary Care Physician

  • R0003032
  • Market - Louisiana (inactive)
  • October 3, 2018

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Job Description
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
The Physician is a licensed/Board Certified/Board Eligible trained professional in a specialty medicine who plays a key role as part of the clinical operations team providing direct patient care and providing assessments primarily in the ambulatory health care center setting, or occasionally in acute care, nursing homes, skilled nursing facilities (SNF) and home settings depending on the nature of the assignment. The responsibilities include but are not limited to: geriatric assessment, medical history, physical exam, diagnosis and treatment, development of the plan of care, health education, specialty referrals, case management referrals, follow-up and clear documentation according to ChenMed standards for quality, service, productivity and teamwork. It also includes the participation in clinical rounds and conferences plus in-depth documentation through written progress notes and summaries.
The Physician will be required to demonstrate the ability to function both independently and in collaboration with other health care professionals. The Physician will consult with the applicable managers and medical directors to ensure compliance with guidelines along with participating in risk and quality management programs, clinical meetings and other meetings as required.
The Physician will adhere to strict departmental goals/objectives, standards of performance, regulatory compliance, quality patient care compliance, and policies and procedures.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
  • Provides medical patient care by interviewing, examining and treating of clinical patients in order to meet their medical needs.
  • Educates patients on wellness, prevention and early detection by providing materials and resources to the patients and families.
  • Determines which referrals are required based on examination and patient needs.
  • Determines level of urgency of follow-up, referral/consultation appointments.
  • Exercises final medical judgment in all issues of health care.
  • Prescribes medical treatment and clinical drugs to patients.
  • Orders studies, test and ancillary services.
  • Documents all services in patient medical record.
  • Reviews on a regular basis long term cases that require ongoing medical attention.
  • Assists in the resolution of complaints, requests and inquiries from patients.
  • Maintains confidentiality of all patient information according to federal guidelines and regulations.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Knowledge of and ability to apply professional medical principles, procedures, and techniques.
  • Thorough knowledge of pharmacological agents used in patient treatment.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills along with proper telephone etiquette.
  • Performs in a tactful and professional manner.
  • Fluent in English.

EDUCATION / SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS:
  • Medical degree in medicine from an accredited school and licensed to practice in state desired.
  • Current DEA and DPS Certificate of Registration.
  • Minimum two (2) years of direct work or intern experience.

<font size="14">ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:</font><br> The Physician is a licensed/Board Certified/Board Eligible trained professional in a specialty medicine who plays a key role as part of the clinical operations team providing direct patient care and providing assessments primarily in the ambulatory health care center setting, or occasionally in acute care, nursing homes, skilled nursing facilities (SNF) and home settings depending on the nature of the assignment. The responsibilities include but are not limited to: geriatric assessment, medical history, physical exam, diagnosis and treatment, development of the plan of care, health education, specialty referrals, case management referrals, follow-up and clear documentation according to ChenMed standards for quality, service, productivity and teamwork. It also includes the participation in clinical rounds and conferences plus in-depth documentation through written progress notes and summaries.<br> The Physician will be required to demonstrate the ability to function both independently and in collaboration with other health care professionals. The Physician will consult with the applicable managers and medical directors to ensure compliance with guidelines along with participating in risk and quality management programs, clinical meetings and other meetings as required.<br> The Physician will adhere to strict departmental goals/objectives, standards of performance, regulatory compliance, quality patient care compliance, and policies and procedures.<br> <b>Primary Duties and Responsibilities</b><br> <ul> <li>Provides medical patient care by interviewing, examining and treating of clinical patients in order to meet their medical needs.</li> <li>Educates patients on wellness, prevention and early detection by providing materials and resources to the patients and families.</li> <li>Determines which referrals are required based on examination and patient needs.</li> <li>Determines level of urgency of follow-up, referral/consultation appointments.</li> <li>Exercises final medical judgment in all issues of health care.</li> <li>Prescribes medical treatment and clinical drugs to patients.</li> <li>Orders studies, test and ancillary services.</li> <li>Documents all services in patient medical record.</li> <li>Reviews on a regular basis long term cases that require ongoing medical attention.</li> <li>Assists in the resolution of complaints, requests and inquiries from patients.</li> <li>Maintains confidentiality of all patient information according to federal guidelines and regulations.</li> </ul><br> <font size="14">KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:</font><br> <ul> <li>Knowledge of and ability to apply professional medical principles, procedures, and techniques.</li> <li>Thorough knowledge of pharmacological agents used in patient treatment.</li> <li>Effective verbal and written communication skills along with proper telephone etiquette.</li> <li>Performs in a tactful and professional manner.</li> <li>Fluent in English.</li> </ul><br> <font size="14">EDUCATION / SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS:</font><br> <ul> <li>Medical degree in medicine from an accredited school and licensed to practice in state desired.</li> <li>Current DEA and DPS Certificate of Registration.</li> <li>Minimum two (2) years of direct work or intern experience.</li> </ul><br>

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