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Physician-Internal Medicine

Company: United Community & Family Services Inc
Location: Norwich
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

Description:UCFS is looking for candidates who are passionate about making a difference in the lives of others! We are seeking a highly skilled and compassionate Physician of Internal Medicine to join our team. As a Physician of Internal Medicine, you will be responsible for providing comprehensive medical care to adult patients, managing chronic conditions, and diagnosing and treating acute illnesses.Supervisory Responsibilities:Directly supervises assigned medical students; Provides collaborative guidance to APRN as assigned; Provides input into the adult primary care clinical team performance evaluations (clinical team including NCC, RN, LPN, Medical assistants)Responsibilities:Provides patient centered medical care to clients/families of all ages in accordance with standards of professional ethics and practice, NCQA guidelines, AMA standards of care and WWBH hospital privileging standards and UCFS policies and procedures; Meets documentation standards; analyzes records, reports, test results or examination information to diagnose patient medical condition; ensures patient communication with clinical findings, recommendations, and treatment plansProvides continuity of care for clients and families through participation in on-call rotation; when appropriate, provides care in the acute care setting in which one has admitting privileges and provides back up coverage for other primary care providers; Makes referrals and follows up on education, counseling and self-care management strategies.Ensures that special and holistic needs of clients/families are met through utilizing preventive health screening, treating common health problems, referring to specialists, utilization of primary care team members and other providers of care (i.e., dental, behavioral health, etc.), participating in interdisciplinary case conferencing and collaborating with other departments within UCFS and the communityIdentifies and respond to potential and/or high risk situations inclusive of notification of such agencies as Department of Elderly Affairs, Department of Children and Families as appropriate; participates in the development of health risk management protocols;Participates in the organizational plan for clinical operations, including but not limited to, identification of activities designed to respond to community health need, epidemiological trends, access issues, etc.Why UCFS?Be part of a team where you can advance your clinical skills, make vital connections, and become an advocate for your clients and the community. You will have opportunities to cultivate and enhance your clinical skills through individual and group supervision, in-house training, and outside training. Our team is passionate about the services we provide and is committed to making a difference, while striving to become more culturally competent and affirming each day. At UCFS, a Federally Qualified Health Center, we specialize in integrated care which means having access to essential services to meet the complex needs of those we serve. We work collaboratively across programs at our agency to remove barriers and streamline access to services including behavioral health services, primary care, dental, case management and more.Requirements:Education and ExperienceDoctoral degree (MD) or DO (Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine)Valid DEA licenseBLS and ACLS requiredA strong community health/public health orientation, patient care management experienceCertificates, Licenses, RegistrationsPhysician Licensed to practice in the state of ConnecticutValid DEA licenseBLS and ACLS requiredBoard certified or board eligible in a primary care specialtyMust maintain credentialing requirements for acute care hospital, third party payers and standards as may be needed by agency accrediting bodyAll employees at UCFS are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19UCFS offers a comprehensive Physician benefits package including -Flexible schedulesCompetitive salariesGenerous paid time off including 4 weeks vacation, 5 floating holidays and 10 sick days each yearMedical, dental and vision insurance401(k) plan with 6% employer contributionPaid life and disability insuranceIf you are a dedicated and skilled Physician of Internal Medicine looking for a challenging and rewarding career opportunity, we encourage you to apply for this position. We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages, as well as opportunities for professional growth and development.

Keywords: United Community & Family Services Inc, New England , Physician-Internal Medicine, Healthcare , Norwich, Northeast

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