LPG Internal Medicine / Family Medicine - Housecalls Physician

Lee Memorial Health System   •  

Fort Myers, FL

Industry: Patient Care


Not Specified years

Posted 299 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Job Requirements     Employed Physician Requirements:

Fully licensed M.D. or D.O. in the State of Florida
Able to work Full time
Specific training and background---Internal Medicine or Geriatrics background
Board Certified in Family Medicine/Internal Medicine
Legally authorized to work in the United States
Visa Waiver available: NO

Benefits include:
• Market Competitive Salary
• Generous Vacation
• Continuing Education Allowance
• Market Competitive Sign-on Bonus
• Relocation Allowance
• Robust Health Benefits
• 403 B Retirement Plan
• Malpractice through articles of Florida Sovereign Immunity
Job Description     Come work where people vacation! Fort Myers is a beautiful city located on the gulf coast of Florida south of Tampa. Lee Health is large heath system comprised of 5 hospitals and over 60 physician offices and we are growing!

Physician Opportunities: House Calls

The Physician for the House Calls program visits patients that cannot get out of their home, Assisted Living Facility or Independent Living Facility due to medical reasons; the Physician will be responsible to complete assessments, admission to program and review of plan of care execution. The Physician will directly oversee medication management, reconciliation and medication order placement for patients assigned to their service (patient census).

The Physician will serve as the patient’s Primary Care Physician, completing the H & P, ROS, Plan of Care and signs off on death certificates when required. The collaborating ARNP/PA's work in partnership with the Physician to sustain care plans and complete the follow up visits, while the physician actively manages new admits, new presenting problems, interventions and discharges. Shares call back coverage with SNF team and House calls team.

This physician will have Family/Internal medicine background geared towards the geriatric patient. He or she will enjoy making a true connection with the patient and enjoy variable complexity when treating patients.

We are currently seeking physicians who have a passion for medicine to join our multispecialty physician group that consists of more than 548 primary and specialty care physicians and advanced providers. We have access to leading edge equipment and technology connectivity with hospitals and outpatient centers through EPIC-the premier electronic health record (EHR) system. /external-frame.asp