Internal Medicine Physician
Delivers primary care to patients in outpatient settings. The scope of the problems managed will include those conditions which the physician's specialty training usually would encompass. This does not exclude further training and skills individual physicians may acquire.
ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Provides direct patient care as per contract with CHC, maintaining an adequate clinical volume to support the CHC mission.
2. Supervising APCs, this involves but is not limited to, clinical teaching, providing direct feedback on patient encounters, and signing charts. While on call, physicians will be available to back up the APC taking phone call.
3. May supervise residents or students, providing appropriate back-up and chart review. 4. Attends provider meetings and other meetings as required.
5. Maintains hospital privileges at hospitals used by CHC, as needed per usual CHC clinical operations.
6. Completes patient records, billing sheets, and leave requests in accordance with the policies of CHC. Physicians will respond to requests for information regarding these issues in a timely fashion.
7. Participates as requested in Quality Assurance activities.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
1. Physician is to be Board eligible for his/her specialty when hired.
2. Within 18 months of hire, board certification is to be complete. After certification, the physician will meet CME and recertification standards for his/her specialty.