Primary Care Physician - Westerly, RI

Westerly, RI
Oct 31, 2018

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Outpatient Primary Care Physician - Westerly, RI
Summary:
Responsible for providing appropriate non-surgical primary and continuing care to all patients in Northeast Medical
Group, as well as leadership, coordination, and administration duties. The Physician leads an interdisciplinary team
of primary caregivers and administrative support staff to perform assigned duties while displaying the highest
standards of ethical and moral conduct as well as acting in the best interest of Northeast Medical Group supporting
our mission, vision and values to optimize the health and well-being of our patients.
EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran.
Responsibilities:
  • 1. Examines patients, obtains medical histories and treats acute and chronic illnesses
  • 2. Orders, performs and interprets diagnostic tests
  • 3. Involves patients and their families in care and treatment decisions
  • 4. Creates treatment plans and completes orders in patient''s charts
  • 5. Collaborates on improvements in care delivery and service with staff, other physicians and management
  • 6. Initiates appropriate specialty referrals
  • 7. Provides clinical information to the interdisciplinary team in a clear and timely manner
  • 8. Ensures that proper patient documentation is timely, accurate and complete
  • 9. Works with practice management to ensure proper compliance with billing, coding and CPT code assignment
  • 10. Achieves and maintains optimal patient access
  • 11. Provides interdepartmental medical consultation as requested
  • 12. Participates in the development of medical protocols, standard procedures and management of
    patient-care-related activities
  • 13. Provides on-call coverage
  • 14. Gives feedback to and accepts feedback from all staff in respectful manner
  • 15. Acts in a positive and professional manner, complying with practice policies, procedures and federal and
    state laws
  • 16. Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned
    16 .1 Promotes health education in conjunction with other health professionals
    16 .2 Efficiently uses group practice and healthcare resources
    16 .3 Contributes to quality improvement activities by actively participating in the medical staff activities ,
    serving on various committees and suggesting and supporting process improvements
    16 .4 Advises the Chief Medical Officer of any problems that can affect the efficiency of the organization
    To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values-integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.
    EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran
    For more information please contact Natasha Rotella, Physician Recruiter at Natasha.rotella@ynhh.org or (203) 502-6515

    EDUCATION:
    Degree of MD or DO with ABIM-recognized internal medicine residency (three years minimum) or ABFM-recognized
    family medicine residency (three years minimum)

    EXPERIENCE:
    Preferred: Professional clinical experience in primary care practice, either family medicine or internal medicine

    LICENSURE:
    Valid American Board certification in either internal medicine or family medicine and renewed (if needed) prior to
    expiration
    Valid and unrestricted Connecticut medical license
    BLS certification
    Valid DEA registration and Controlled Substance Certificate

    SPECIAL_SKILLS:
    Knowledge of and ability to apply professional medical principles, procedures and techniques. Thorough knowledge
    of pharmacological agents used in patient treatment. Ability to effectively manage and direct medical staff support
    activities while providing quality patient care. Ability to receive detailed information and express and exchange ideas
    orally. Ability to perform under stress.
    Possesses excellent written and oral communication, listening and social skills. Ability to interact effectively with
    people of varied educational, socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds, skill levels and value systems. Professionally
    performs in a tactful manner. Taps experience and uses independent judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
    ACCOUNTABILITY:
    Reports to the Chief Medical Officer or designee
    COMPLEXITY:
    Will come in contact with clinical staff, patients, providers, volunteers, vendors, community agencies, advocates and
    regulatory agencies.
    PHYSICAL_DEMAND:
    Must possess the physical and mental abilities to perform the tasks normally associated with the practice of internal
    and family medicine.

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    Job Info

    Job: 1712

    Department: LMP PC 45 Wells Wst
    Category: Physicians
    Status: Full Time
    Shift: DAYS
    Hours: 40.00