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Family Medicine Physician - Georgia

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Christ-Community-Health
Job Location: Augusta, Georgia
Job Type: Permanent
Date: 01/19/2018
Practice Type:Community Health Center
Job Ref: FP-CCH-AugustaGa
Discipline:
Physician - Family Medicine

Job Description

Must be able to manage complex medical issues in highly uninsured, low-resource, populations. Ability and willingness to provide inpatient care is desired. Long-term commitment to community, teaching, and discipling valued. Willingness to live in neighborhood served is valued. Must fully embrace our Mission and Vision. Opportunity for HIV disease management and program development for prenatal care primarily for Spanish speakers.

General Summary: Provide the full scope of primary care services which fall under his/her field of training, including but not limited to diagnosis, treatment, coordination of care, preventive care and health maintenance to patients.

As a member of the Christ Community Health team, physicians are expected to be familiar with the mission, vision and philosophy of ministry of Christ Community Health and work collaboratively within their scope. About Christ Community Health Services Augusta: Mission: To proclaim Jesus Christ as Lord and demonstrate His love by providing affordable, quality primary healthcare to the underserved. Christ Community Health is a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) and Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC). We are honored to provide primary medical and dental care to more than 10,000 patients from 10 counties in and around the Augusta, GA area. Christ Community Health is a growing non-profit organization that seeks to serve. More than 70 employees make possible the operation of two medical clinics and newly opened dental clinic.

Downtown Augusta Georgia

Major Areas of Responsibilities · Obtain health history and perform physical examinations. · Diagnose and direct medical, behavioral & spiritual counseling for each patient within a plan for treatment. · Prescribe medication in accordance with the State of Georgia and professional practice guidelines. · Perform minor surgical procedures as appropriate. · Make referrals for patients requiring services not offered at Christ Community Health. · Review incoming reports (e.g. diagnostic imaging, labs, x-ray), sign, date & follow-up in a timely manner. · Participate in outreach and off-site health care programs as assigned by the Medical Director. · Participate in peer review, quality improvement, provider meetings, and other clinical meetings. · Adhere to Christ Community Health productivity standards and meet at least the minimum requirement. · Supervise students and residents in training at Christ Community Health, as assigned by the Medical Director and Student Rotation Coordinator. · Facilitates daily Care Team Huddles and delegates patient care responsibilities that fall under the scope of practice of other Care Team members to those individuals (medical assistant, nurse, clinical facilitator). · Supervise mid-level providers

 

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: · Eager and able to embody the mission and vision of Christ Community Health. · Interest and desire to work in general primary care. · Able to work as a member of a Care Team. · Good physical stamina and an ability to stand most of the day. · Excellent interpersonal skills are a necessity, including an ability to work well with the variety of ages, cultures, & temperaments represented among Christ Community Health staff and patients, treating others with compassion and professionalism. · Commitment to demonstrating personal integrity through punctuality, honesty, the ability to follow instructions, proper attention to detail in all work matters, and a willingness to learn from others. · Able to adapt to frequent changes in workload and adjust priorities quickly as circumstances dictate. · Proficient computer skills, including working knowledge of e-mail systems, electronic medical records, and web-based programs Education and Experience: · Doctor of Medicine from an accredited institution · Completion of residency program · Current Georgia State Medical License · Current DEA Certificate · Board Certified (or eligible) in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, and/or Pediatrics. · Insurability (malpractice) · Current, active Basic Life Support (BLS) certification · ACLS or Advanced Life Support within 6 months of employment 

Community Details

Websites of Interest: www.cchsaugusta.org https://realestate.usnews.com/places/georgia/augusta

Contact Details

Contact First Name: Lenka
Contact Last Name: Phommachanh
Contact Phone: 706) 922-0600
Company Website: http://www.cchsaugusta.org

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