Immediate need for a Family Med Physician to join a well established and growing community Health / Primary Care group in Chicago. Lets discuss
Multiple locales / Multiple opportunities
20K sign on bonus
Provide the full scope of services which fall under providers field of training, including but not limited to diagnosis, treatment, coordination of care, preventive care, and electronic health record (EHR) maintenance, while following guidelines contained within the quality management, risk management, infection control, customer service and safety programs
Duties and Responsibilities:
Obtains health history and perform physical examinations.
Diagnoses, treats, counsels, and coordinate care for each patient.
Reviews and update problem list and longitudinal plan of care at every visit.
Meets documentation standards and completes all progress notes within 24 hours following the patient visit.
Fulfills on-call responsibilities in accordance with the schedule developed and responds to calls within 20 minutes.
Prescribe medication in accordance with Illinois statute and professional practice guidelines.
Performs all duties in conformity with the quality standards and clinical guideline established.
Meets Meaningful Use standards which is defined as using certified EHR technology to improve quality, safety, efficiency, and reduce health disparities, engage patients and families in their health care, improve care coordination, improve population and public health; all the while maintaining privacy and security.
Manages EHR In-Basket, transfers In-Basket responsibilities to colleagues when appropriate, and responds to messages (e.g. lab results, refills, patient calls, patient messages, co-sign orders, co-sign charts, and open charts) within 72 hours.
Recognizes patients families as an integral part of patients care teams.
Ensures that patients and families needs are met and clinic policy is followed through.
Encourage patients and families to voice questions and/or concerns.
Works with patients and their families as appropriate to encourage care self-management.
Conducts patient education activities, including pre and post instruction exams and procedures, instructions related to illness and treatment, and reinforcement of providers follow-up instructions.
Utilizes printed health education materials as appropriate and document all instructions given; while giving consideration to an individual varying level of understanding and adjusts level of presentation to ensure the patient is knowledgeable of medical condition and plan of care.
Monitors and ensure the cost-effective utilization of clinical resources.
Works with care team and case management to provide for coordinated delivery of case management services.
Ensures patients presenting with greater acuity than what is clinically appropriate within the health center are trans