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15 Jan 2019

Full-Time Primary Care Physician- Family Medicine

Apicha Community Health Center – Posted by ApichaHR@apicha.org Anywhere

Job Description

Our mission at Apicha Community Health Center is to improve the health of our community and to increase access to comprehensive primary care, preventive health services, mental health, and supportive services. We are committed to excellence and to providing culturally competent services that enhance the quality of life. We advocate for and provide a welcoming environment for underserved and vulnerable people, especially Asians and Pacific Islanders, the LGBT Community and individuals living with and affected by HIV/AIDS.

Position Title: Primary Care Physician – Family Medicine
Reports to: Medical Director
FSLA Status:Exempt
Location: Jackson Heights, Queens
Schedule: This full-time position is 5 days a week including 1 evening or weekend session and 1 administrative session.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
•Provide comprehensive medical care to a panel of patients on a continuing basis including but not limited to:

o Evaluation and management of acute and chronic medical conditions for adults, and children
o Advising patients on treatment recommendations, lifestyle modifications, and age-appropriate preventive screenings
o Ordering and analyzing necessary diagnostic tests using high value care principles and EBM to inform clinical decision-making
o Prescribing appropriate treatment and/or medication in an evidence-based manner and within the scope of licensure
o Referring patients for consultant services when necessary
• Engage in health promotion activities
• Maintain accurate and detailed medical records about each patient, including observations during examinations
• Complete EMR documentation, billing, and patient-related paperwork in a timely manner, we use ECW
• Comfort working with diverse populations including recent immigrants to the United States
• Participate in night and weekend call shared among clinicians
• Collaborate with multidisciplinary team
• Attend and participate in clinic, provider, and all staff meetings
• Participate in pre-visit planning activities with the other members of the care team
• Participate in center wide and clinic-specific quality improvement projects and PEER Review
• Participate in appropriate certification/maintenance of certification and continuing medical education activities
• Maintain updated license and DEA
• Work continually to assure deliverance of quality clinical care in a safe, efficient, competent, and effective manner
• Comply with all laws applicable to the practice of your specialty including HIPAA and mandated reporting
• Perform other duties as required or assigned

Qualifications:
• Experience with pre-natal care and postpartum care is preferred
• Successful completion of an accredited residency training program in internal medicine, pediatrics, medicine- pediatrics, or family medicine
• BC/BE in specialty
• Current and valid NYS license
• Current DEA certificate
• Updated BLS and infection control certificate
• Excellent bedside manner
• Proficiency in Spanish or an South east Asian language is preferred
• Working knowledge of primary HIV medical care and LGBTQI care is a plus

Apicha CHC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V/SO

How to Apply

If you are interested in the role please apply at our Apicha Community Health Center website below: https://www.apicha.org/healthcare-jobs-in-new-york-city/

Job Types: Full-Time.

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