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Primary Care Provider - MD or Nurse Practitioner - Union City

Responsibilities:

Provides quality, comprehensive outpatient primary health care services to the Medical Center s patients. Reports directly to the Medical Director regarding clinical issues and activities related to the delivery of medical care. Primary Care Providers are expected to be familiar with the philosophy, goals and objectives of the Center and work collaboratively to achieve them. They must be cognizant of, and comply with, all Center policies and procedures, as well as pertinent state and federal regulations. Primary Care Providers are expected to practice 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 of their patients.

  • Obtain health history and perform physical examinations
  • Diagnose and direct counseling for each patient on a plan for treatment
  • Prescribe medication in accordance with State statute and professional practice guidelines
  • Maintains a problem oriented health record for each patient seen in accordance with the Center s established Health Information Management policies and procedures
  • Assures continuity of care by providing comprehensive medical services on a timely basis as per Clinic schedule within the Center s scope of practice and the provider s training
  • Provides excellent internal/external customer service via telephone, fax or face-to-face contact to assist patients with their health care needs
  • Perform minor surgical procedures
  • Arrange referral for patients requiring services not offered at Medical Center
  • Review incoming reports (e. g. lab, x-ray, EKG), sign, date and follow-up in a timely manner
  • Follows established departmental and medical center policies, procedures, and objectives; continuous quality improvements objectives and safety, environmental, and/or infection control standards
  • Participates in specified health promotion, education and/or prevention programs as needed i. e. diabetes collaborative/health fairs etc.; attends and participates in medical center meetings / departmental meetings and other medical center functions as required by the Center
  • Assist in updating protocols and principles of practice as requested
  • Assist in outside medical public relations functions

Qualifications

  • Current unrestricted State Medical or Nurse Practitioner License
  • Current D. E. A. Certificate
  • For MD - Board Eligible or Board Certified in Internal Medicine/Family Practice. If Board Eligible at the time of hire, must be Board Certified within 3 years of hire date.
  • Annual continuing medical education as required by Board specialty
  • BLS and ACLS valid certificate
  • Bi-lingual fluency in English and Spanish (preferred)


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