Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION
CASA GRANDE MAIN - CASA GRANDE, AZ
ESSENTIAL FUNTIONS

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:

A Physician provides health care services to patients under the direction and responsible supervision of the Medical Director.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Under the general supervision of the Medical Director, examines patients, takes medical history, records results, and makes preliminary diagnosis of disease, illness and injury and decides care plan, or follow-up procedures
  • Assess patient health by interviewing patients, performing physical examinations, obtaining, updating and studying medical histories
  • Identify short-term and long-range patient care issues that must be addressed; providing information; recommends options and course of action
  • Administer or order diagnostic tests such as X rays, electrocardiograms, and blood work, and interprets test results
  • Perform therapeutic procedures, such as immunizations, injections, suturing and wound care, and managing infection
  • Instruct and counsel patients by describing therapeutic regimens, giving normal and abnormal development information, and promoting wellness and health maintenance
  • Exercise professional judgment regarding consultation with other Physicians concerning appropriate treatment
  • Provide continuity of care by developing and implementing patient care plans, instructing and counseling patients, and recording progress
  • Work in triage and makes decisions on patient care needs
  • Maintain outpatient records by documenting patient care services
  • Record statistics and conduct research and compiles reports as deemed necessary by the organization
  • Perform referrals to specialists as needed, write prescriptions for medications and equipment, and perform office procedures within the scope of expertise, protocols, and available equipment
  • Provide general health education regarding matters such as proper diet, family planning, emotional problems of daily living, and health maintenance
  • Perform emergency treatment and complex procedures as deemed necessary
  • Instruct nurses, medical assistants, back office assistants regarding assistance with patient care
  • Protect patients and employees by following policies and protocols regarding infection control, medication administration, storage procedures and controlled substance regulations
  • The Physician will be Board certified with their recognized certifying organization. In the event the provider is not certified, but board eligible for certification, the provider agrees to obtain certification within two years of the contract effective date

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Supervise Medical and PA students during their clinic training
  • Act as a Supervising Physician for Physician Assistants employed by the Center
  • Acts as a resource person for decisions, planning, and policies affecting the health of patients
  • Develop the health care team by providing information, educational and experiential growth opportunities
  • Aide medical and executive directors by serving on committees aimed at compliance, quality assurance, management, and performing confidential peer reviews as requested
  • Contribute to team effort by fulfilling on-call duties and hospital hours
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks and participating in professional societies
  • Participate in in-service/education regarding Quality Improvement
  • Perform all other related duties as assigned or requested

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Accountability- Role Model, mission, vision and shared values
  • Customer Focus:
    Has a clear understanding of internal customers needs, preferences, timelines and decision-making criteria
    Recognizes that building long-term customer satisfaction is the key to employee engagement
  • Teamwork - If someone needs help, help them
  • Initiative - Be innovative, apply fresh ideas and continuously improve how you do your work
  • Confidentiality - Maintains strict confidentiality and respect the privacy of others
  • Ethical -Demonstrate consideration and appreciation for co-workers and customer
  • Respect - Demonstrate consideration and appreciation for co-workers and customer
REQUIREMENTS

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Demonstrated competencies in dealing with all age groups including neonates, infants, children, adolescents, adults, and geriatric patients

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Completion of a four-year undergraduate, 4 years Medical School earning a MD or DO degree, 1 year rotating Internship, 2 years Residency
  • Board certification or Board eligible in Family Practice
  • Completion of annual CME requirements

BASIC REQUIREMENTS

Education

[x] High School Diploma or GED

[ ] Technical Certification: ________________________

License/Certification

[x] License: Current Arizona State M.D. or D.O. license

Current DEA

[x} Board Certified with recognized certification organization

or

[ ] 10 years experience in [ ] addition to cert/degree;

[ ] in lieu of cert/degree

Specific Degree

[x] Degree: M.D. or D.O.

Skills:

[x] Bilingual (English-Spanish) Preferred

[ ] Computer literate

[ ] Typing

[x] Filing and charting procedures

[ ] Money handling

[ ] Calculator, office machines, etc.

Physical demands

[x] Balancing [x] Carrying [ ] Climbing

[ ] Crawling [x] Crouching [x] Feeling

[x] Fingering [x] Grasping [x] Kneeling

[x] Lifting 50 lbs. [x] Pulling [x] Hearing (communicate)

[x] Talking (communicate) [x] Sitting [x] Standing (mobility)

[x] Walking (mobility) [x] Vision: far [x] Vision: near

[x] Vision: color [x] Vision: depth [x] Vision: (w/assistance)

Exposures

[x] Airborne particles [x] Muscular strain

[x] Chemicals [x] Caustics

[x] Electrical current [x] Fumes

[x] Noise [x] Odors

[x] Sharps [x] Body fluids

The above statement reflects the general duties considered necessary to perform the principal functions of the job as identified, and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job.

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