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Primary Care Physician - Women's Health

Company: Greater New Bedford Community Health Center
Location: New Bedford
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

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.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
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 treatment plans.
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 and procedures.
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 License
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 principles/practices

Keywords: Greater New Bedford Community Health Center, New Bedford , Primary Care Physician - Women's Health, Healthcare , New Bedford, Massachusetts

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