Provider - MD - Family Practice, Geriatrician or Internal Medicine

Piedmont Heart Institute   •  

Burlington, NC

Industry: Healthcare

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Less than 5 years

Posted 36 days ago

Provider - MD - Family Practice, Geriatrician or Internal Medicine

SeniorCare - Burlington CHC

JOB SUMMARY

The primary responsibility of the Physician is to provide direct primary medical care to all participants of the program.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education/Experience: Graduate from an accredited school of medicine; fellowship training in Geriatrics is preferred. At least 2-3 years clinical experience, or a minimum of 2 years’ experience in community-based primary care medicine or PACE experience and a minimum one year experience working with the frail/elderly population.

Proven clinical leadership and be able to get along with others in a team environment, and be able to deliver service to physicians, patients and fellow employees with compassion in a responsive and courteous manner in accordance with PACE policies and procedures. Must have the ability to effectively handle difficult and unusual interpersonal situations and only act within the scope of authority to practice.

Meet a standardized set of competencies established by Piedmont Health SeniorCare and approved by CMS before workingindependently.

Type of Employees Supervised: None, except clinical perception of nurse practitioner staff.

Licensure, Registry or Certification Required: Current license to practice medicine in NC and valid NC driver license and reliable transportation.

Immunizations: Be medically cleared for communicable diseases and have all immunizations up-to-date prior to beginning employment.

PATIENT POPULATION SERVED

Adult Geriatric

PHYSCIAL DEMANDS/WORKING CONDITIONS

Require frequent sitting for long periods and operation of standard office equipment, such as computers, telephones and copiers. Require eye-hand coordination, manual dexterity and normal vision. Work is performed in an office, hospital and homeenvironment and exposes workers to potential environmental and health contaminants via contact with staff and patients. Additionally, this position requires routine driving for home visits and attending medical appointments with patients. Require lifting of up to 25 pounds.