Primary Care Physician

Job Description Primary Care Physician - Niantic, CT 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. Responsibilities: \u2022 1. Examines patients, obtains medical histories and treats acute and chronic illnesses \u2022 2. Orders, performs and interprets diagnostic tests \u2022 3. Involves patients and their families in care and treatment decisions \u2022 4. Creates treatment plans and completes orders in patient''s charts \u2022 5. Collaborates on improvements in care delivery and service with staff, other physicians and management \u2022 6. Initiates appropriate specialty referrals \u2022 7. Provides clinical information to the interdisciplinary team in a clear and timely manner \u2022 8. Ensures that proper patient documentation is timely, accurate and complete \u2022 9. Works with practice management to ensure proper compliance with billing, coding and CPT code assignment \u2022 10. Achieves and maintains optimal patient access \u2022 11. Provides interdepartmental medical consultation as requested \u2022 12. Participates in the development of medical protocols, standard procedures and management of patient-care-related activities \u2022 13. Provides on-call coverage \u2022 14. Gives feedback to and accepts feedback from all staff in respectful manner \u2022 15. Acts in a positive and professional manner, complying with practice policies, procedures and federal and state laws \u2022 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 improvement 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. EDUCATION: (number of years and type required to perform the position duties): Degree of MD or DO with ABIM-recognized internal medicine residency (three years minimum) or ABFM-recognized family medicine residency (three years minimum) EXPERIENCE: (number of years and type required to meet an acceptable level of performance): 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: (how this position is held accountable for such as goals achievement, budget adherence, or other areas of 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 1794
Salary Range: NA
Minimum Qualification
Less than 5 years

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