Primary Care Physician - Women's Health
Company: Greater New Bedford Community Health Center
Location: New Bedford
Posted on: January 11, 2022
We are seeking an experienced physician to provide comprehensive
primary care women's health. You will be responsible for
coordinating, delivering and participating in the development of
clinical health care programs including innovative teen, HIV/AIDS,
substance use disorders, WIC, lactation and family planning.
Responsible for conducting individual patient health history,
physical assessments and screenings to include various diagnostic
testing as needed. -Management of complex medical illnesses within
the scope of Internal Medicine practices.
May provide initial interpretation of X-Rays, which are officially
studied and reported by a consulting Radiologist. -Interprets
Laboratory reports and Electrocardiograms within the scope of
medical practice. -Responsible for interpreting the results and
providing feedback to patient and/or designated family member.
Responsible for prescribing/performing various treatment modalities
- including, but not limited to: medications, injections, wellness
counseling, suturing, and ancillary testing.
Responsible for development, implementation and evaluation of
Consults and collaborates with a variety of health care
professionals and makes referrals as necessary.
Monitors and ensures patient satisfaction.
Facilitates appropriate utilization of the healthcare system and
encourages appropriate follow-up care.
Provides educational opportunities for the patient and/or family
related to health status, utilizing additional resources when
indicated. Responsible for facilitating patient's participation in
medical and health care by providing information needed to make
informed appropriate healthcare decisions.
Maintains accurate, legible, timely documentation of patient
encounters. -Promptly responds to all inquiries and documentation
of medical services provided.
Serves on and actively participates as a member on committees as
assigned. Attends a variety of meetings, discussions, conferences,
seminars, and workshops, both within and outside the organization
as applicable to own position's responsibilities. Maintains
certification in compliance with current State law. -Fulfills other
requirements for maintaining a license to practice medicine in the
Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Able to demonstrate the knowledge and skill necessary to manage and
provide the care appropriate to the ages of patients served on
his/her assigned practice setting. Incumbent must demonstrate
knowledge of the principles of growth and development relative to
the patient's specific age. Additionally, incumbent must be able to
provide the care needed as described in the Health Center policies
Performs other duties as assigned by the Chief Medical Officer
and/or Director of Women's Health
REQUIRED EDUCATION & OTHER CREDENTIALS:
Medical Degree and current and unrestricted Massachusetts Physician
DEA and Massachusetts Controlled Substance Registration
Internal Medicine Board Certification/Board Eligibility
Current CPR/BLS Certification
Maintain continuing medical education
Knowledge of community health and public health
Keywords: Greater New Bedford Community Health Center, New Bedford , Primary Care Physician - Women's Health, Healthcare , New Bedford, Massachusetts
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