Richford Health Center, Inc.

d/b/a Northern Tier Center for Health (NOTCH)

A Federally Qualified Health Center

















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Bill pay now available in Patient Portal


STAFF PHYSICIAN


JOB SUMMARY

Provide medical direction for all activities of the office, including but not limited to acute and chronic medical care, education, referral, consultation and medical supervision of the health care staff.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Interacts with patients and members of the care team to provide a range of care services.  

Provide health care and treatment to office patients

Evaluate a patient using standard subjective and objective data findings to make an accurate assessment and formulate a plan including standard medications and treatment / therapy modalities.  This will be done according to recognized standard approach and protocols of care for various disease states, age guidelines, and gender guidelines.

Reinforces patient education and instructions, self-management tools, and counseling on healthy behaviors

Collaborate with the mid-level practitioner in development of the written policies and services offered to all patients at the office.

Periodically review patient records, provide orders and be available to the Physician’s Assistant / Nurse Practitioner for consultation for patients.

Be available for direct telephone consultation to assist with medical emergencies and to accept and direct patient refer.

Participates in Quality Improvement projects under the direction of the Nursing Supervisor and/or Office Manager.  Participation may include:  participating in a new process or change, providing feedback to the tests of change, and providing suggestions for the next tests of change

Participates in training sessions, monthly and daily staff meetings

Trains, mentors and supervises students and clinical support staff as appropriate


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Must be able to work independently and make excellent clinical judgments.

Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Must have a working knowledge of diagnostic equipment used in a medical office, i.e. EKG.

Ability to function within a team environment to achieve stated objectives


EDUCATION / CERTIFICATE / LICENSE

Must be Board eligible or Board certified, professionally competent practitioner of medicine.


EXPERIENCE

One year experience in physician office setting is preferred.