Morris Heights Health Center

Position Title: Internist
Position Location:
85 W Burnside Avenue
Bronx, NY 10453
USA

County: Bronx

Contact Name: Yvette Woodley
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 718-483-1206
Contact Fax: 718-294-0783

CHCANYS Member Info: Member - Organizational

Position Description:

SUMMARY

MHHC is seeking a dynamic Internal Medicine Physician (Internist) to join our expanding Health Center in the Bronx.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Examines patients, orders or performs appropriate diagnostic tests, formulates diagnosis, directs or performs appropriate therapeutic treatment, and counsels patients
  • Counsels patients on diet, hygiene and preventive health care with accountability for clinical outcomes.
  • Provides patient medical follow-up and assists specialist in providing treatment for such patients.
  • Consult with appropriate medical specialist when necessary; refer patient to subspecialists when indicated
  • Ensure performance improvement initiatives are supported with timely and accurate data and consistent actions
  • Provides medical supervision to assigned staff or nurse, nurse practitioner, physician assistants, medical residents, students and other paraprofessionals.

REQUIREMENTS:

The position requires a medical degree from a medical college approved by the AMA along with experience in patient care in a large primary care environment.

  • Completed internship and residency training from an approved medical facility
  • Board certified or board eligible by specialty board
  • Must have strong focus on wellness and prevention, effective communication skills, compassion for engaging patients and EMR experience

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Focused on collaborative team-based care
  • Comfortable working in a high accountability environment and receiving and providing constructive feedback
  • Passionate about providing high quality care to low-income, underserved residents and those lacking access to health care
  • Spanish and/or Bengali language skills are very useful

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

-Must have a valid New York State license

-Must have Infection Control certification by a State approved facility

-Must have current copy of DEA Certificate

-Must have CPR/BLS certification

MHHC is an approved site for the National Health Service Corp Loan Forgiveness Program www.nhsc.org



Special Instructions:

Please e-mail your resume to Yvette Woodley - ywoodley@mhhc.org OR to jobs@mhhc.org

 



Compensation Range: commensurate w/ experience

Compensation Type: Salary

Travel Desired: No Travel


Job Type: Physicians


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