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Family Medicine/ Med-Peds Physician

at Westside Family Healthcare in Bear, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Westside Family Healthcare is a community-minded, non-partisan health center located in Delaware. Since opening our doors in 1988, Westside has been driven by our mission to improve the health of our communities by providing equal access to quality healthcare, regardless of ability to pay.  We believe our talented team of clinicians and support staff is vital to achieving our mission and serving our community.

With 240 team members, five health centers, and over 27,000 patients serving all of Delaware, Westside is committed to improving health, one patient, one family, one community at a time.

 

Westside Family Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values diversity. We offer competitive salaries and benefit packages including health, dental and vision insurance, 401K savings retirement plan and more.

The Family Medicine / Med-Peds Physician delivers quality primary medical care in an efficient manner with emphasis on health promotion/disease prevention, collaborates with the clinical team of providers and allied health professionals and participates in the development of new programs, review of existing programs, and quality improvement activities.

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Provide primary medical care to patients, including collecting and recording patient information in the EMR in a thorough and timely manner; prescribing or administering treatment; ordering, performing, and interpreting tests and analyzing records, reports, and examination information to diagnose patients' conditions; monitoring patients' conditions and progress and reevaluating treatments as necessary; explaining procedures and discussing test results or prescribed treatments with patients; advising patients concerning diet, activity, hygiene, and disease prevention; referring patients to medical specialists or other practitioners when necessary; and participating in hospital admission and follow-up of patients, making arrangement for services as needed

2. Coordinate work with other members of the care team, including nurses, social workers, rehabilitation therapists, pharmacists, psychologists, and other health care providers

3. Provide emergency medical treatment to WFH patients as needed, and provide emergency medical treatment as requested or appropriate to non-WFH patients who are at or near a location where the physician is present for the purpose of providing services to WFH patients

4. Provide medical consultation and collaborative practice with certified nurse practitioners and cooperate in the development and implementation of nurse practitioner guidelines and patient management protocols

5. Train residents, medical students, and other health care professionals

6. Participate in newborn rounding and after-hours call rotation as needed

7. Implement clinical department policies, protocols, and procedures that are in compliance with the most current, accepted professional standards, as well the standards of The Joint Commission

8. Participate in activities to increase appropriate utilization of available services by patients of Westside Family Healthcare, Inc.

9. Participate in staff education and professional development activities, including continuing education credit requirements to maintain licensure and Basic Life Support certification

10. Participate in WFH performance improvement programs and in community education and outreach programs offered by Westside

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Job Posting: 873727

Posted On: Nov 18, 2021

Updated On: Dec 18, 2021