- $185,000 to $250,000 Yearly
Job Title: Family Practitioner
Position Class: Exempt
Supervision Received: Chief Medical Officer
Supervision Exercised: N/A
Salary Range: $185,000- $250,000
Cabin Creek Health Systems (CCHS) is looking for a Family Practitioner to join our Medical Team.
Examine and treat patients with a wide range of conditions and refer those with serious ailments to a specialist or appropriate facility. Typical job duties include taking patient histories, performing or requesting diagnostic tests, making diagnoses, prescribing treatment, administering vaccinations and performing follow-up examinations, as well as educating patients in disease prevention and health maintenance. Additional duties include preparing medical records, clinical reports and correspondences. Commit to train future family physicians to deliver quality health services to patients of diverse cultural, ethnic and economic backgrounds. You will teach the residents to treat all patients with dignity regardless of the patient’s background.
Responsibilities and Skills Required
- Prescribe or administer treatment, therapy, medication, vaccination, and other specialized medical care to treat or prevent illness, disease, or injury.
- Order, perform, and interpret tests and analyze records, reports, and examination information to diagnose patients' condition.
- Collect, record, and maintain patient information, such as medical history, reports, or examination results.
- Monitor patients' conditions and progress and reevaluate treatments as necessary.
- Explain procedures and discuss test results or prescribed treatments with patients.
- Advise patients and community members concerning diet, activity, hygiene, and disease prevention.
- Refer patients to medical specialists or other practitioners when necessary.
- Coordinate work with nurses, social workers, rehabilitation therapists, pharmacists, psychologists, and other health care providers.
- Direct and coordinate activities of nurses, students, assistants, specialists, therapists, and other medical staff.
- Plan, implement, or administer health programs or standards in hospitals, businesses, or communities for prevention or treatment of injury or illness.
- Deliver babies.
- Operate on patients to remove, repair, or improve functioning of diseased or injured body parts and systems.
- Train residents, medical students, and other health care professionals.
- Prepare government or organizational reports which include birth, death, and disease statistics, workforce evaluations, or medical status of individuals.
- Provide quality care to patients according to clinical medical protocols and funding source guidelines;
- Initiate an appropriate assessment of patient's health status, ranging from focused to comprehensive, depending upon the setting;
- Provide and manage comprehensive medical care, including diagnosis and nonsurgical treatment of diseases, common health problems, such as infections, influenza and pneumonia, as well as serious, chronic, and complex illnesses for patients of all ages;
- Provide prenatal care for uncomplicated OB patient;
- Monitor patients' conditions and progress and reevaluate treatments as necessary;
- Explain procedures and discuss test results or prescribed treatments with patients;
- Advise patients and community members concerning diet, activity, hygiene, and disease prevention and educate patients about preventative measures to avoid illness;
- Collect, record, and maintain patient information, such as medical history, reports, and examination results and prepares reports and correspondence related to the work;
- Refer patient to medical specialist or other practitioner when necessary;
- Prescribe medication in accordance with West Virginia statue and professional practice guidelines;
- Immunize patients to protect them from preventable diseases;
- Participate in formulating, interpreting, implementing, and evaluating objectives, policies, and procedures;
- Assist with quality improvement activities as required and participates in Quality Assurance and Utilization Reviews;
- Perform diagnostic tests and procedures and therapeutic procedures, within the scope of practice, including but not limited to venipuncture; intradermal tests; intramuscular and subcutaneous injections; electro-cardiogram; application of dressings and bandages; administration of medications; cardiopulmonary resuscitation; auditory screening; visual screening; and aseptic techniques;
- Analyze accumulated health information and collects additional observational, interview, historical, physical examination, and diagnostic data, modifying treatment as appropriate;
- Have a working knowledge of ICD10, CPT and HCPCS coding and managed care, and be available for training as necessary;
- Maintain and complete patients health records or charts legibly, concisely and close it within 48 hours and/or by the end of serviced week;
- Participate in the on-call/Saturday rotation schedule as needed;
- Be flexible to work between different sites;
- Comply with the regulations and policies required of a Federally Qualified Health Center;
- Complete administrative assignments as requested by Medical Director and/or Clinic Manager;
- Report to the Medical Director;
- Perform other duties as assigned to support CCHS’ Mission, Vision and Values.
- At CCHS, we are deeply committed to fostering a culture of community engagement and support, a principle that guides not only our patient care but also our team dynamics. Our dedication to community focus is reflected in our collaborative and educational initiatives, which are designed to enrich both the professional growth of our employees and the learning experiences of future healthcare professionals. The employee is actively encouraged and expected to embrace opportunities to mentor and guide students from a diverse array of schools and programs in the forms of job shadowing and on-site instructional learning as part of a structured educational program.
- Successful completion of an accredited Family Medicine Residency with 3 or more years of experience;
- Current D.E.A certificate;
- Previous experience in a hospital and/or clinic setting;
- Understanding of West Virginia mandated reporting laws;
- Ability to relate to culturally diverse patients and communities;
- Keep up with CME requirements for West Virginia License and Board Certification.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
- Doctor of Medicine (MD or DO);
- Current board certification by the American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM) or the American Osteopathic Board of Family Medicine (AOBFM);
- Experience working in Family Practice environment, community health experience preferred;
- Valid West Virginia State Medical License.
CCHS is a Federally Qualified Healthcare Center (FQHC) and an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Cabin Creek Health Systems, Inc.Clendenin, WV
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