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Physician - Family Practice or Internal Medicine

Company: Primary Health Care
Location: Ames
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Job Description:

Physician - Family Practice or Internal Medicine
Requisition Number: PHYSI001580
Job Details
Description
Reporting to the Medical Director, the Physician provides patient care services to the Primary Health Care, Inc. (PHC) patient population in assigned PHC clinic sites, and on occasion including any of the various Outreach Project sites, including, but not limited to, patient homes, school based clinics, mobile unit(s), shelters, street sites, and any other current or future designated location or PHC site. Works collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team to provide, delegate, evaluate, and coordinate comprehensive professional care for patients of all cultures and backgrounds. Meets ever changing healthcare challenges while engaging patients in holistic care. Promotes a clinic environment in which medical providers retain independent judgment and responsibility of the practice of medicine.
Essential Functions

  • Provides medical care in accordance with established standards, regulations, and policies and procedures of PHC.

  • Obtains medical histories and performs complete and/or appropriate examination to diagnose and treat patients in person or vial telemedicine as appropriate.
  • Orders appropriate diagnostic tests including radiology and laboratory studies and interprets results.
  • Writes medical orders and prescriptions.
  • Performs approved procedures.
  • Provides patient and family education and counseling.

  • Accurately codes patient encounters. Maintains and monitors electronic medical records including history, physical exams, progress notes, and discharge summaries. Ensures complete documentation of medical records within the designated time frame established by PHC.
  • Completes appropriate correspondence, phone calls, referral documentation, prior authorizations, refills, and letters to patients and referring providers within the designated time frame established by PHC.
  • Actively participates in process improvement work and quality measures consistent with organizational priorities.
  • Ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements including, but not limited to, risk management, medical records/peer review, accreditation requirements and federal, state, and local regulations.
  • Provides clinical supervision for Physician Assistant providers and consultation to any advance practice clinicians as needed.
  • Participates in clinic and didactic instruction and provides consultation, leadership, mentoring, coaching, training, orientation, and education for employees, students, and residents. Participates in research as desired.

    Minimum Qualifications
    Education: Graduate of an accredited medical school.
    Experience: N/A
    License/Certifications:

  • Licensed Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) in the state of Iowa.
  • Board Certified as appropriate for license/specialty (Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, etc.). Physicians must be board certified within five years of residency completion.
  • Current registration with the Federal Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and Iowa Board of Pharmacy Examiners (CSA).
  • *Current Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers Certification recognized by the American Heart Association.
  • *Current Mandatory Reporter Training: Child and Dependent Adult Abuse recognized by the Iowa Department of Public Health.

    * Must be obtained with Introductory Period if not current
    Typical Work Hours
    This position typically works 24 hours per week, potential for additional hours in the future. The schedule for this position will vary and could include days, evenings, weekends, and holidays.
    Compensation & Benefits
    Compensation is dependent on education and experience.
    PHC offers a comprehensive benefits package, including:

  • Qualified individuals are eligible for up to a $500 quarterly retention bonus as part of special funding through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). Bonuses are time limited through the Spring of 2023.
  • Generous PTO accrual (equal to 5 weeks at end of 1st year) plus paid holidays
  • License/certification fee reimbursement
  • Paid time off for continuing education & continuing education reimbursement
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • 401k with company match
  • Medical insurance - PHC Pays, on average, 80% of medical premiums for all plan types (employee, employee + family, etc.)
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Life & disability insurance
  • Flexible spending & health savings accounts
  • Supplemental accident & critical illness insurance
  • Discounts on pet insurance

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Keywords: Primary Health Care, Ames , Physician - Family Practice or Internal Medicine, Healthcare , Ames, Iowa

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