General Summary: The Physician - Family Medicine is responsible for directing patient care of pediatric, adult and pre-natal patients. Supervision of the work of Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners assigned to the Family Practice.
Position Reports to: Chief Medical Officer for direct supervision.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provide direct patient care to Betances patients.
Supervise the work of the Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner assigned to his/her practice. Collaborate and provide supervision with other physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Medical Assistants and students as assigned by Chief Medical Officer
Adhere to documentation and quality standards set by New York State and any other standards implemented by the Chief Medical Officer
Maintain an ongoing relationship with back-up hospital and its professionals. Ultimately, have admitting privileges at that institution.
Timely completion of charts, patient care forms and billing encounters.
Special Projects to be determined by the Associate Medical Director/Medical Director.
Other tasks and responsibilities as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, EDUCATION, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
Graduate of an accredited medical or osteopathic school with MD, DO or equivalent degree. Successful completion of accredited Residency program. Community or ambulatory health experience is preferred
Must be NYS Licensed Physician MD or DO and in good standing with all regulatory agencies
Must be Board certified in Family Practice, Pediatrics or Internal Medicine and in good standing with their Board Certified Academy with 2+ years of experience
Excellent communication, interpersonal, organizational, and leadership skills required
Must be assertive, detail-oriented and able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
Computer proficiency with efficiency in using electronic health records systems
Bilingual (Spanish or Chinese) a plus
Demonstrated ability to motivate, supervise, train and work respectfully and effectively with a culturally diverse clinic staff
Commitment to prove quality health care services to a diverse community of patients. Ability to establish and maintain rapport with patients
Professional demeanor with excellent communication skills