Oakhurst Medical Centers Inc

Family Medicine Physician Northlake Location

US-Atlanta
5 months ago
ID
2016-1162
# of Openings
1
Category
Clinical

Overview

This is a full time position in which the person has the responsibility to function as an integral member of the health care team through the provision of medical care of patients and through participation in the evaluation of center operations to ensure an effective and efficient medical care delivery system.  

Responsibilities

  • Provides primary pediatric, adult and geriatric population health care through examination and treatment of patients at OMC and in certain instances, through satellite offices.
  • Maintains hospital privileges at the hospital(s) indicated based on areas of medical practice.    
  • Treats patients in the hospital and/or coordinates the care of patients with the hospitalist.
  • Works with center’s administration to ensure the financial well-being of the center, in particular completing all necessary paperwork pertaining to a patient’s visit to ensure proper billing, participating in and providing feedback on revenue maximization, cost containment, operational efficiency and program effectiveness.
  • Refers patients for specialty care as necessary and through use of support staff and assumes that such care is received.
  • Rotates on-call emergencies or as scheduled, in the evenings and on weekends as scheduled by the Medical Director and assures continuity of care for patients under his/her care.
  • Comply with Quality Assurance policies and procedures as developed by the health center’s Quality Assurance Committee.
  • Work with the Medical Director in developing the Health Care Plan implementing clinical policies and procedures and maintaining a superior quality of patient care.

Qualifications

  • Medical Doctor (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic (DO) medicine degree from an accredited medical school.
  • Board Certified or Board Eligible in Family Medicine.
  • Current, unrestricted license to practice medicine in the state of Georgia.
  • Must have current Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) registration.
  • Current Healthcare Provider Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) course completion card.
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification for healthcare providers.
  • Experience in working in a community health center is desirable but a high level of interest in community medicine is acceptable in lieu of experience.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the health care norms and pathology in practice as a Family Medicine Practitioner and the ability to apply this knowledge in direct patient care.
  • Excellent communication, organizational and customer service skills.
  • Excellent phone etiquette.
  • Detailed oriented and efficient required.

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