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.
Provides primary OB and GYN care through examination and treatment of patients at the Center and in certain instances, through home visits.
Admits and treats patients in the hospital and coordinates the care of patients by support staff.
Refers patients for specialty care as necessary and through use of support staff and assures that such care is received.
Rotates on-call for emergencies or as scheduled in the evenings and on weekends as scheduled by the Medical Director and assure 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.
Work with Center Administration to ensure the financial well-being of the center, in particular completing 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.
Other medical duties may be required from time to time as a result of the Center’s participation in the primary care network or affiliated managed care entities.
Medical Doctor (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic (DO) medicine degree from an accredited medical school.
Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology.
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.