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Primary Care Physician - Office Division

Essen Health Bronx County ,NY
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Essen Health Care is an integrated healthcare delivery organization that provides high quality, compassionate, and accessible medical care to many of the most under-served residents of New York State. Guided by a population health model of care delivery, Essen’s patient-centric approach is focused on meeting patient needs in all care settings. Founded in 1999, Essen clinicians provide care in all five boroughs of New York City. With 150 primary and specialty care physicians and almost 100 advanced clinicians, Essen Health Care is one of the largest, most comprehensive private medical groups in New York City, and is recognized for excellence in patient satisfaction and clinical care. With five clinical divisions, patient care is provided in medical offices, 16 urgent care centers, hospitals, and nursing homes, as well as directly to patients in their homes. The Care Management division cares for the community by addressing social determinants of health through RNs, care managers and care coordinators. Essen clinicians provide quality care for nearly 30,000 patient lives across our five clinical divisions. Essen was one of the initial practices to have achieved ‘Level 3 Patient Centered Medical Home’ designation in New York by the National Committee for Quality Assurance. In 2018, Essen Health Care was nominated for the Heritage Innovation Award. Essen continues to expand and grow in the five boroughs while extending its breadth of services and continuing to provide the communities with leading edge care.

Essen is currently seeking Board Certified or Board Eligible Physicians for our Office Division. We are an expanding primary care team and provide patients with high-quality treatment and diagnostic services. The Physicians role will be responsible for meeting, assessing and diagnosing patients and providing them with healthcare services that meet state and national standards for caregiving. They will be responsible for prescribing patients with appropriate medication, health regimens and lifestyle adjustments that will contribute to their recovery from diagnosed health issues, prevent future health issues and/or promote a healthier life. The right candidate will have a passion for providing diagnostic services to patients and will enjoy working closely with other healthcare professionals in our organization.

The selected candidate will be responsible to perform daily Physicians duties including but not limited to:

· Work with the primary healthcare team to provide patients with primary medical care services within the standard of care for Nursing Home patients.

· Order laboratory and radiology tests and refer patients to specialists when appropriate and called for.

· Analyze reports, test results, medical records and examinations to diagnose condition of patients and propose treatment options.

· Prescribe pharmaceuticals, other medications, and treatment regimens to treat identified and documented medical conditions.

· Discuss potential side effects of medication/treatment with patients and ensure that all allergy information is up-to-date before prescribing medication/treatment.

· Provide advice to patients for lifestyle and diet changes that may improve their health or help to treat the health issue they are experiencing.

· Adhere to departmental policies, procedures and objectives, ongoing quality improvement objectives and safety, environmental, and infection control standards.

· Maintain patient confidentiality and comply with all federal and state health information privacy laws

· Record complete, timely and legible medical records

The successful candidate will have the following Qualifications:

· BC/BE in Geriatrics, Internal Medicine, Palliative Care/Hospice or Family Practice, Infectious Disease, Urology, Endocrinology

· Medical Doctor(MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic(DO) degree from an accredited United States medical school

· Board Certified or Board Eligible

· Successful completion of residency and at an accredited healthcare institution.

· Board certification

· Active License

· Current New York State Medical Practitioner License

· Current Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) and Department of Public Safety (DPS) registration, for prescription writing.

· Experience providing primary care and diagnostic services in a clinical setting

· Experience prescribing appropriate medications, treatments and health regimens to treat patient health issues

· Experience collaborating with specialists to explore patient health conditions and diagnose health issues

· Experience working in a team of healthcare professionals and collaborating with them to ensure positive, effective patient experiences with our organization

ESSEN HEALTH CARE IS PROUD TO BE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Essen Health care is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and we seek candidates who desire to work in and serve an ethnically diverse population

Company Description
Essen Health Care is a growing community healthcare network provides high quality, compassionate, and accessible medical care to some of the most vulnerable and under-served residents of New York State. Guided by a ‘population health’ model of care, Essen has five integrated clinical divisions offering services in primary & specialty offices, urgent care centers, and nursing homes, as well as house calls for home bound patients; all clinical services are also offered via telehealth. Our Care Management division supports patient-centered care through care coordination, complex care management and helping address health-related social needs.
Founded in 1999, Essen provides care in all five boroughs of New York City, with a primary focus in the Bronx. Staffed by over 300 primary and specialty care physicians and advanced clinicians, Essen Health Care is one of the largest, most comprehensive private medical groups in New York City. Essen maintains a Clinical Information Services team that maintains our enterprise-wide electronic medical record system, data repository, clinical analytics and population health capabilities. Our Community Services teams creates and sustains relationship with community organizations and agencies and health plans.
Essen is dedicated to ensuring the quality of care for all patients and has been designated ‘Level 3 Patient Centered Medical Home’ by the National Committee for Quality Assurance. Essen has won awards for its patient care innovations and recently launched Intention Health Ventures to develop and commercialize our technology innovations.

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Essen Health Care is a growing community healthcare network provides high quality, compassionate, and accessible medical care to some of the most vulnerable and under-served residents of New York State. Guided by a ‘population health’ model of care, Essen has five integrated clinical divisions offering services in primary & specialty offices, urgent care centers, and nursing homes, as well as house calls for home bound patients; all clinical services are also offered via telehealth. Our Care Management division supports patient-centered care through care coordination, complex care management and helping address health-related social needs. Founded in 1999, Essen provides care in all five boroughs of New York City, with a primary focus in the Bronx. Staffed by over 300 primary and specialty care physicians and advanced clinicians, Essen Health Care is one of the largest, most comprehensive private medical groups in New York City. Essen maintains a Clinical Information Services team that maintains our enterprise-wide electronic medical record system, data repository, clinical analytics and population health capabilities. Our Community Services teams creates and sustains relationship with community organizations and agencies and health plans. Essen is dedicated to ensuring the quality of care for all patients and has been designated ‘Level 3 Patient Centered Medical Home’ by the National Committee for Quality Assurance. Essen has won awards for its patient care innovations and recently launched Intention Health Ventures to develop and commercialize our technology innovations.

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Bronx County, NY
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