Job Description

Job Title:                          Physician

Reports To:                       Chief Executive Officer

Job Summary:                  Provides and manages a high standard of health care for patients in area of specialty.

                                                                                                                                                                                                         

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

The job duties and responsibilities listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Other duties that fall within the broad scope of this classification may be assigned.

  • Provides and manages direct patient care, including physical examinations, evaluations, assessments, diagnostic evaluations of labs and imaging or other diagnostic procedures, and treatment for patients within scope of practice.
  • Prescribes pharmaceuticals, other medications, and treatment regimens as appropriate.
  • Refers patients to specialists and to relevant patient care components as appropriate.
  • Directs and coordinates the patient care activities of nursing, care coordinators, and support staff.
  • Ensures completion of tasks, patient labs, imaging, and reports, as well as required paperwork in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Maintains patient records and provides accurate billing data.
  • Participates in in specified health promotion, education and/or prevention programs as appropriate.
  • Participates in providing regular and meaningful peer review and feedback to other medical providers.
  • Assists in facilitating and providing training and mentorship to improve and advance professional skills and competence of Physician's Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, and other clinical and outreach providers and staff.
  • Participates in education of clinical students, as well as community partners and undergraduate students, per the guidelines of CCHCI medical education programs.

 

Minimum Qualifications - Education, Experience, Certificates & Licenses:

  • Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO) in General Practice, Family Practice, or Internal Medicine with current Arizona State License as a Medical Doctor or Doctor of Osteopathy.
  • Any combination of education and/or experience that provides the necessary skills and sensitivity.
  • Current CPR certification.
  • Participates in continuing medical education programs to maintain professional competence and skills.
  • Valid Fingerprint Clearance Card.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Board Certification in specified profession preferred.
  • Three or more years of clinical experience preferred.
  • Driver's License and Proof of Insurance may be required if requesting mileage reimbursement.

 

Required Language Skills:

  • Ability to comprehend and compose effective instructions, correspondence, and communications in English in both oral and written format.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred, but not required.
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to patients, internal providers and staff and other agency staff working in cooperation with the organization.
  • Ability to communicate technical information to non-technical personnel.

 


Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to occasionally exert enough force to move objects weighing up to 25 pounds.
  • Ability to continuously remain in a stationary position.
  • Ability to constantly move about inside the workplace to assist patients, operate office or medical equipment, etc.
  • Possesses hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity necessary to constantly operate computer, telephone, and other office machinery.
  • Possesses close visual acuity necessary to accurately record and view information on a computer monitor, handwritten and typed documents.
  • Ability to discern the nature of sounds at a normal spoken volume.
  • Possesses range of body motion and ability to exert enough force to lift and move adult patients.

 

Other Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to perform medical math that may include the use of ratio/proportion, dosage calculation, metric and household equivalents, roman numerals, abbreviations, and general math including percentages, etc.
  • Ability to draw and interpret graphs.
  • Ability to skillfully gather and analyze data.
  • Ability to perform a variety of assignments and make decisions requiring considerable independent judgment.
  • Ability to resolve challenges and work under pressure.
  • Displays high level of critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Knowledge of HIPAA and Corporate Compliance rules and regulations.
  • Knowledge of current principles, methods, and procedures for the delivery of medical evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment within the scope of field of specialty.
  • Knowledge of current, evidence-based preventative primary care within the scope of field of specialty.
  • Knowledge of relevant drugs and non-pharmaceutical patient care aids.
  • Knowledge of health care plans and community health centers.
  • Computer literacy required.
  • Ability to employ motivational techniques to train, mentor, and lead staff.
  • Ability to develop and present educational programs and/or workshops.
  • Ability to prioritize and plan work activities, use time efficiently and develop realistic action plans.

 

Work Environment & Conditions:

  • Work environment is typical of a health clinic setting with occasional exposure to communicable diseases, bodily fluids, and hazardous chemicals.
  • Work occasionally involves use of needles and other medical equipment with proximity to electrical current, and exposure to moving mechanical parts and some hazardous chemicals.
  • Work requires reliable transportation as position requires occasional travel and extended hours to include early mornings, evenings, and weekends.
  • Work requires ability to be contacted by cell phone during or outside of regular work hours.