VIPcare | Primary Care Physician - Pensacola, FL

Overview

Position Objective:

The Physician is an administrative and operational role that will provide exceptional medical care to patients by conducting physical exams, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests, and developing patient treatment plans. This role is a safety sensitive position as it involves direct patient care and administering medication. The incumbent will report to the Regional Manager (or similar role) and will work closely with other healthcare professionals to provide quality care to patients collaborating with other clinical teams to support team function.

Responsibilities:

  • Practice medicine using sound medical judgment and adhere to all ethical considerations of the practice of medicine; know limitations and seek consult when advisable; keep abreast of current technologies and industry standards
  • Meet all clinical obligations of the medical practice: Accrediting Agency compliance, CLIA compliance, drug prescription compliance, HIPAA, State and Federal regulations, Safety Regulations, etc
  • Independently provide care for patients with acute and chronic illness encountered in the older adult patient
  • Accountable for patient care and outcomes and will appropriately seek consultation from specialists when needed, though will stay involved in, and be responsible for, the detailed care of the patient
  • Engage with hospitalists whenever a patient is in the hospital
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations
  • Assess, diagnose, treat, manage, educate, promote health, and provide care coordination and documentation for patients with acute and complex chronic health needs using evidence-based medicine and practice guidelines
  • Maintain complete and detailed records, electronically in the EMR, of patients' health care plans and prognosis, completed within 48 hours of each patient's visit
  • Provide quality evidence based medical care in a managed care environment, focused on prevention, and outcomes
  • Exhibit behavior that emphasizes compassion, quality, loyalty, and conscientiousness
  • Interpret data and diagnostic results for an appropriate course of action including but not limited to blood gasses, radiology, EKG, etc.Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, their families, and team members
  • Oversee and supervise Nurse Practitioners and/or Physician Assistant when requested
  • Responsible for ensuring that patients are seen at least every other visit by Physician
  • Additional duties as assigned


Position Requirements/ Skills:

  • Medical Degree from an accredited medical school
  • Active medical license in in the state of practice
  • Excellent diagnostic skills and ability to interpret medical tests and results
  • At least 3 years of experience in outpatient primary care experience
  • Prior experience working in an electronic medical records system
  • Provide 5 Star service in accordance with Better Health Group's mission
  • ACLS/BLS certification required as mandated by state
  • Excellent organizational, time-management, and multi-tasking skills with strong attention to detail
  • Demonstrate ability to handle emergency situations calmly and effectively
  • Demonstrated resourcefulness, initiative, and results-oriented capabilities
  • Must be able to work professionally with confidential information
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work cross-functionally with multiple teams
  • Ability to shift focus, multi-task, and prioritize in a rapidly changing environment
  • STRONG reasoning and critical thinking required
  • MUST be results oriented with a focus on quality execution and delivery
  • Working knowledge with Google Suite (Drive, Docs, Sheets, Slides) and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) for real-time collaboration


Physical Requirements:
  • Full range of body motion, including handling and transferring patients, manual and finger dexterity; including eye-hand coordination
  • Requires standing, walking, pushing, bending, kneeling, and reaching at arm's length and overhead in a clinic for prolonged periods of time
  • Must be able to lift and move patients and medical equipment as needed
  • Requires ability to lift/carry up to 15 lbs
  • Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range
  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time
  • Ability to operate a motor vehicle and have own means of transportation


Key Attributes/ Skills:

  • Has a contagious and positive work ethic, inspires others, and models the behaviors of core values and guiding principles
  • An effective team player who contributes valuable ideas and feedback and can be counted on to meet commitments
  • Is able to work within our Better Health environment by facing tasks and challenges with energy and passion
  • Pursues activities with focus and drive, defines work in terms of success, and can be counted on to complete goals
  • Demonstrated ability to handle data with confidentiality
  • Ability to work cross-functionally with multiple teams; ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Excellent organizational, time-management, and multi-tasking skills with strong attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; must be comfortable communicating with senior-level leadership, providers, and health plans
  • Strong interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Must be results-oriented with a focus on quality execution and delivery
  • Appreciation of cultural diversity and sensitivity toward target patient populations
  • Diagnose and manage chronic diseases, such as Diabetes, Atherosclerotic Disease, COPD, CHF, Obesity, etc in the senior population