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Family Medicine Physician

Company: Quad
Location: Gulfport
Posted on: February 14, 2020

Job Description:

Nearly thirty years ago, QuadMed was born out of the idea that health care should be simple. By providing employers and their employees with quality onsite and near-site primary care, with a focus on wellness and prevention, we make a culture of health and well-being possible. Our caregivers working as a team, and with ample appointment times, have the opportunity to build meaningful patient relationships that produce measurable health improvement results. We're proud to be a nationally recognized leader committed to transforming health care for the better. At QuadMed you can showcase your skills and your passion for patient care. QuadMed is actively looking for a full time Family Medicine Physician for our clinic in Pascagoula, MS. This physician will focus on prevention and wellness, as well as evaluating, treating, and educating patients in a clinic setting. Under the supervision of a physician, performs professional medical work in the history taking, examination, diagnosis and treatment of patients according to statutory limitations. Examines and diagnoses patients and develops treatment plans. Performs testing, referral to physicians as needed, writes prescriptions, and performs administrative procedures within the scope of expertise, protocols, and available equipment. As a QM physician, they may assume the role of Oversight Physician to support APPs in the QM system. This will be determined by need, geography and physician utilization. (See oversight JD for further definition of roles and responsibility) As a QuadMed representative, in partnership with the Client (employer sponsor), the physician may be utilize in presenting and speaking to client as a QM leader at the clinical level. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Provides comprehensive clinical patient care through interviewing, examining and treating associates and their dependents in order to meet their health and wellness needs. Prescribes appropriate medical treatment and clinical medications for patients and orders studies, tests and ancillary care services as required

  • Records history and physical findings, and formulates plan and prognosis, based on patient's condition, with documentation in the medical record
  • Knowledge of a variety of pharmacological agents used in patient treatment, the desired effects, side effects, and complications of their use as well as the accurate administration of the pharmacologic agent.
  • Educates patients and/or families about preventive care, wellness,medical issues, and use of prescribed medical treatments and/or medications
  • Performs physical examinations and preventive health measures within prescribed guidelines.
  • Orders, interprets, and evaluates diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient's clinical problems and health care needs
  • Demonstrate knowledge, of growth and development, and pathophysiology of disease processes, specific to age groups served.
  • Follows all established rules and guidelines of evidence based care and best clinical practice
  • Regularly reviews chronic medical conditions that require ongoing medical attention
  • Educates patients on wellness, prevention and early detection by providing materials and resources to the patients and families Works in an independent and interdependent relationship with members of the medical staff, which allows for consultation, collaboration, or referral.
  • May refer patients to physician for consultation or to specialized health resources for treatment.
  • Refers to appropriate specialists outside the health center in a medically appropriate and efficient manner
  • Practices in a collaborative fashion consistent with the concept of a patient centered medical home, Consulting and collaborating with the other team members as needed regarding patient care, assessment, and education issues
  • Refers patients to and utilizes unique internal associate benefits and resources to maximize health outcomes
  • Demonstrates exceptional and effective collaborative partnership and communication style with both patients and staff
  • Actively engages in quality improvement, leadership and compliance
    • Participates in quality improvement, continuing education, and other patient care programs established by the health center requirements for QuadMed.
    • If less than 3 years' experience, proactively engages in mentoring, and coaching, from another provider within QuadMed.
    • Advocate for clinical quality improvement in the HWC
    • Assists in the resolution of complaints, requests and inquiries from patients, QuadMed, and clients.
    • Maintains privacy and confidentiality of all patient information according to federal and state guidelines and regulations
    • Effectively communicates with patients through technology to include email, video, telephonic, and text. While complying with QuadMed policy and practices
    • Demonstrates knowledge of current and emerging trends in technologies, techniques, issues and approaches in area of expertise
    • Demonstrates the ability to maintain quality, safety, and infection control standards
    • Demonstrates the ability to remain calm and effective in emergency situations and establish a leadership role in an emergency JOB REQUIREMENTS Education:
      • MD. or D.O degree from an accredited School of Medicine or Osteopathy and completion appropriate residency
      • Active Board certification or eligibility required
      • Bilingual in Spanish preferred Experience:
        • Preferred three years ambulatory primary care practice experience,; if less than 3 years agrees to mentoring, and coaching, from another provider if assigned
        • Experience working with pediatric patients may be preferred depending on the HWC demographic
        • Effective verbal and written communication skills including proficiency in electronic communication
        • Experience with an EMR preferred
        • Bilingual English-Spanish preferred depending on HWC demographics Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
          • Active and unrestricted applicable licensure, with current DEA registration
          • CPR with BLS Certification Additional Company InformationWe offer excellent benefits to eligible employees, including 401(k), holidays, vacations and more. In select states, patient care is provided by an independent physician-owned corporation.Quad/Graphics is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company's policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, military or veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories.Drug Free Workplace

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