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Family Medicine Physician

Kalamazoo, MI
  • Vision , Medical , Dental , Paid Time Off , Life Insurance , Retirement
  • Full-Time
Job Description
MISSION: To provide clinical excellence with outstanding patient experience while ensuring that all members of the community have access to quality, comprehensive, patient-centered health care.

We Serve. We Grow. We Achieve.


As a federally qualified health center (FQHC) we serve all people with quality healthcare, dignity, and respect. We envision a seamless health care delivery system that is proactively responsible for the medical, dental and psychosocial needs of underserved individuals, children and families residing in Kalamazoo County.

We advocate for the rights of all people to experience comprehensive healthcare that is delivered through a collaborative community network focused on quality standards of care. Our aim is to decrease health care disparities by increasing access to care through culturally sensitive medical attention, education and outreach. We work to reflect this simple motto: "Together, we are improving quality of life by providing excellent health care to all people in an environment of dignity & respect."


  • Clinicians of the Family Health Center have the opportunity to apply for up to $50,000 in loan repayment through the National Health Service Loan Repayment Program.
  • Highly competitive pay
  • Excellent (cost effective) Health Insurance
    • PPO or PPO High Deductible Plan with Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Vision & Dental Insurance
  • Company paid Life & accidental death
  • Company paid long term disability Insurance
  • Voluntary life, accidental death, short term disability, and other supplemental offerings
  • Pre-tax 403(b) retirement plan (Discretionary employer contribution based on FHC financial performance)
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • 8 Paid Holidays


At Family Health Center of Kalamazoo, we seek a passionate Family Medicine Physician with passion and desire to serve our diverse population. Our Family Medicine Physicians leads the interdisciplinary health care team to provide high-quality treatment with dignity and respect for all community members. Our Primary care teams include Physicians, Physician Assistants/Family Nurse Practitioner, Medical Assistants, Triage Registered Nurses, Referral Specialists, and Behavioral Health Therapist.

The Family Medicine Physician provides continuous quality patient-centered care to patients of all ages throughout their lifespan, following the Family Health Center's standards and practices. Family Medicine Physicians embrace a team-oriented approach in providing healthcare and be comfortable working with and overseeing Physician Assistants and providing collaboration with Nurse Practitioners.

Please note, the Flu and COVID-19 vaccines are minimum work requirements at the Family Health Center.


  • Provides healthcare and health management for patients of all ages
  • Diagnoses and treats or appropriately refer to health problems for the patient population. Orders interpret and evaluate diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient's clinical problems and health care needs.
  • Establishes and facilitates plan of care related to patient's identified problems, needs, and strengths, including medication, diet, therapeutic procedures, counseling, education, and teaching needs of patients, families, and groups.
  • Assess and formulates a plan of care related to preventative, acute, and chronic needs identified by the patient and health care team in a manner that provides continuity of care. It includes coordinating care with patients' primary care physicians (PCP) when identified and identifying an available PCP when one is not currently designated.
  • Conducts physical examinations to provide the information needed for admission to the school, consideration for jobs, or eligibility for insurance coverage.
  • Participates in all required departmental and organizational meetings.
  • May participate on various committees within the organization and community.


  • Requires 80% or more of time spent standing/walking. Independently mobile. Requires full range of motion, manual and finger dexterity, and eye-hand coordination.
  • Requires normal visual acuity and hearing.
  • Ability to occasionally transfer and position patients, reposition equipment, and lift supplies weighing up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to adapt and function in varying environments of workload, patient acuity, worksites and work shifts.
  • Work is performed in a clinical setting. Contact with patients and staff.
  • Exposed to communicable disease, toxic substances, medicinal preparations, and other conditions common to a clinic environment.
  • Requires working under stress, in emergency situations or during irregular hours


  • Minimum of three years of experience working as a Physician after the completion of a residency program
  • Demonstrated ability to assess clinical needs and work in an integrated, holistic approach to care, including case management, disease management and/or population health programs
  • Experience with office-based surgical procedures
  • Ability to work within a high volume medical practice with multiple interruptions and busy work schedule and respond to urgent and emergent situations.
  • Knowledge of managed healthcare systems, medical quality assurance and quality improvement, and risk management,
  • Proven excellence working in an interdisciplinary collaborative team environment.
  • Effective interpersonal skills, leadership skills, and clinical expertise in inpatient care


  • Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy degree
  • Board Certified or Board Eligible in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, or other comparable training programs
  • Satisfactory completion of an accredited residency program
  • Possession of a State of Michigan and Federal Narcotics and Controlled Substance license
  • Possession of a current license to practice medicine in the State of Michigan

Family Health Center has the right to modify the job description's duties and functions based on the organization's needs.



Kalamazoo, MI
49007 USA



Posted date

27 days ago

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