Physician - Skilled Nursing Facility

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Rye Brook, NY
Jun 18, 2020


Job Description






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.

The Extensivist must be able to competently care for NEMG or referred patients during their admissions to designated extended care facilities. This starts with the formulation of a comprehensive care plan reflective of best practices and evidence based guidelines, developed in coordination with the patient, family, and the interdisciplinary care team. A schedule of follow up visits will be maintained, during which the patient's medical condition and progress is addressed and the comprehensive care plan appropriately modified. The Extensivist is also responsible for the timely evaluation and triage of more urgent changes in condition that may arise during a patient's rehab stay. The Extensivist must possess excellent communication skills and exhibit these through communication with primary medical doctors as well as in house consultant physicians and colleagues. The Extensivist must interact in a professional manner with all members of the patient care team. The Extensivist will work closely with advanced practice providers and should be comfortable as the collaborating physician. The Extensivist should recognize the importance of transitions of care both upon admission and discharge from the rehab facilities. The Extensivist will work with the referring hospitals and community based providers to optimize these transition of care processes. The Extensivist shall deliver the above with service excellence and patient satisfaction in mind.


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  • 1. Provides direct patient care in accordance with best practices and regulatory guidance for patients within subacute and longterm care facilities.
    • 1.1 Admits adult patients to the facility from referring hospitals, homecare agencies, and assisted living settings for either short term or long term care.
  • 2. Teaches and Role Models
    • 2.1 Provides leadership in the facility as an expert in the medical care of the elderly, chronically ill patient.
  • 3. Evaluates Outcomes of In-patient Medical Care
    • 3.1 Identifies problem prone clinical practices and initiates solutions to maximize desired outcomes.
  • 4. Demonstrates Leadership Skills
    • 4.1 Works collaboratively with the site medical directors and the regional medical director to develop new inpatient programs and services.




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




Professional clinical experience in primary care practice, either family medicine or internal medicine preferred.




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




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.




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: 15620

Department: GH SNF NY MD
Sub Category: DOCTOR
Status: Full Time Benefits Eligible
Shift: D/E