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Family Practice Physician

Kenosha Community Health Center Kenosha, WI
  • Posted: 15 days ago
  • Part-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, Dental

Kenosha Community Health Center is seeking a Full or Part Time Family Practice Physician to work in our various medical facilities in Kenosha.

POSITION SUMMARY

Provide the full scope of primary care services which fall under his/her field of training, including but not limited to diagnosis, treatment, coordination of care, preventive care and health maintenance to patients regardless of age or sex, on continuing basis. Manage health problems and coordinate health care for the patient in accordance with State and Federal rules and regulations and standards of care (assessment of health status, diagnosis, development of plan of care and treatment, implementation of treatment plan, and evaluation of patient status).

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

The list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities, as management may deem necessary from time to time.

Provides medical treatment to KCHC patients as evidenced by compliance with the following standards:

  • Prescribe medication in accordance with Wisconsin statute and professional practice guidelines
  • Prescribes laboratory testing and radiology studies
  • Obtain health history and perform physical examinations
  • Diagnose and direct counseling for each patient on a plan for treatment
  • Perform minor surgical procedures
  • Arrange referral for patients requiring services not offered at KCHC, including hospitalizations
  • Respond to patients’ messages and correspondence in a timely manner according to KCHC policies
  • Participate in peer review, quality assurance, provider meetings, and other clinical meetings
  • Review incoming reports (e.g. lab, x-ray, EKG) sign, date and follow-up in a timely manner according to KCHC policies
  • Assist in updating protocols and principles of practice as requested
  • Assist in outside medical public relations functions as requested
  • Supervises students in training at KCHC as assigned by the Chief Medical Officer
  • Serve as collaborating physician to physician assistants and Nurse Practitioners
  • Provide coverage for after clinic hours as scheduled (shared with other providers)
  • Comply with continued medical education policy
  • Participate in the development/review of office policies and support the Chief Medical Officer in their duties
  • Thoroughly, accurately, and promptly documents all services rendered in the electronic medical record for every patient
  • Develops and maintains a basic knowledge of services available at the Kenosha Community Health Center
  • Provides education and direction to clients, family members and or significant others
  • Develops and maintains a working knowledge of individual Emergency Preparedness roles
  • Demonstrates adherence to National Patient Safety Goals
  • Participates in mandatory in-services and drills, attends staff meetings and other trainings, including appropriate, age specific educational trainings offered on a regular basis for professional development
  • Reports all unusual occurrences that may involve the safety and well-being of the clients, patients and/or co-workers, directly to the supervisor and/or Risk and Compliance personnel
  • Performs duties in a prioritized, organized and orderly manner to maximize clinic efficiency and productivity
  • Maintains orderliness and cleanliness of clinic and work area
  • Other duties as assigned

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

Education and/or Experience

Must be a graduate of an accredited school of medicine and U.S. Residency program. Minimum of five years of experience required. Must be licensed to practice in the state of Wisconsin, have a valid DEA license, and a current CPR certification. Board certification preferred, board eligible required. Ability to speak Spanish preferred. Also, current on OSHA and HIPAA guidelines. Also, NRP certified (FP/OB providers).

WHAT WE OFFER:

As a full time employee, you will receive an impressive portfolio of benefits designed to help you maintain a comfortable lifestyle for you and your family, including Major Medical, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending Account, Short-term Disability, Long-term Disability, 403(B), Life Insurance, Paid Vacation and Holidays.

Additional Benefits:

CEU/CME Credits: KCHC provides a generous allowance of additional paid days along with an annual dollar amount to be used towards CMEs.

State License / DEA Reimbursement: KCHC will pay for your state license and DEA certification annually.

Professional Liability Insurance: As an FQHC, KCHC provides Professional Malpractice coverage to all eligible providers through the Federal Tort Claims Act.

Kenosha Community Health Center is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Kenosha Community Health Center

Why Work Here?

Rewarding Opportunity Within Close Knit Community

Grant funding to pursue innovative models of care. As a Federally Qualified Health Center, we are locally managed and federally funded. Because of our structure and sustainability, we can grow while remaining innovative. We are not a large company but a capable one. We move together as a cohesive team to obtain our highest priority- the best in patient care for anyone who needs it! Because of our success we are now growing and seek only the best to join our team.

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