Physician

Visiting Physicians Association   •  

Portage, MI

Industry: Hospitals & Medical Centers

  •  

Not Specified years

Posted 33 days ago

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Delivers primary health care and patient care management in a residential setting.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Take history, examines, determines diagnoses, and treats scheduled patients.
  • Provides written documentation of patient's visit, per NCQA standards.
  • Takes patient vital signs, as necessary, if Medical Assistant is unable to obtain.
  • Performs phlebotomy (venipuncture only), as necessary, if Medical Assistant is unable to complete draw. Performs injections and/or immunizations. May perform ECG, Holter and/or Pulse Oximetry occasionally.
  • Instructs patients/caregivers on proper medication and treatment regimens.
  • Performs minor surgeries, as necessary, limited to I&D, removal of foreign body, suture removal, minor lacerations, minor aspirations.
  • Works with Patient Care Coordinator to assure orders and referrals are properly/timely placed.
  • Communicates with patients, caregivers, agency nurses, other providers and vendors as necessary to assure proper diagnosis and treatment.
  • Performs all clinical duties with observing OSHA Universal Precautions.
  • Maintains patient confidentiality.
  • Attends required meetings and in-services and participates in committees, as requested.
  • Participates in professional development activities and maintains professional licenses and affiliations.
  • Performs related work as required

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Experience in Geriatrics or complex patients preferred
  • Active/unrestricted medical license and DEA
  • EMR experience