Physician

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NEW HAVEN, CT
May 28, 2020

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Job Description

Overview

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 primary function of the Physician employed by Northeast Medical Group - YNH Geriatric Services is to provide high quality medical care to older patients in affiliated nursing homes, rest homes and retirement communities. The physician coordinates care with other clinicians (ie: specialists, community pcp's) and with Yale-New Haven Hospital for admissions.

EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

Responsibilities

  • 1. Clinical Practice:
    • 1.1 As patients are assigned in the nursing home setting or switch to one of the primary care practices the M.D. is to admit the patient to the practice in a timely manner and to ensure safe, high quality and efficient care that is coordinated with other clinical professionals.
  • 2. Education:
    • 2.1 Identifies information needs of team members, patients and families.
  • 3. Quality Improvement/Customer Satisfaction
    • 3.1 Participates in team-based quality improvement and patient/customer satisfaction initiatives.
  • 4. Patient Safety
    • 4.1 Practices medicine in a manner to maximize patient safety.
  • 5. Operations
    • 5.1 Follows all Northeast Medical Group - YNH Geriatric Services policies and procedures.

Qualifications

EDUCATION


M.D. degree, full residency training and Board eligibility/certification in internal medicine mandatory. Internal Medicine Board certified with Added Qualifications in Geriatrics preferred. Must have attending medical staff privileges at Yale-New Haven Hospital, hold a valid Connecticut medical license, Connecticut Controlled Substance Registration and Federal Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) Certification.


EXPERIENCE


Two years of experience in primary care or nursing home care and/or completion of fellowship in primary care or geriatric care.


LICENSURE


Current MD license


SPECIAL SKILLS


Excellent clinical, interpersonal and organizational skills. Ability to work independently.


PHYSICAL DEMAND


MMR is required. Varivax (chicken pox vaccine) or evidence of prior chicken pox is required. Hepatitis B (or signed declination) is required for those with potential exposure to blood/body fluids. Tdap and influenza vaccination are strongly encouraged.


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Job Info

Job: 18877

Department: YNHH Geriatric Serices PC
Category: PHYSICIANS
Sub Category: DOCTOR
Status: Full Time Benefits Eligible
Shift: D
Hours: 40

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