Primary Care Physician

Location: Montgomery, AL
Date Posted: 04-25-2013
My client is looking for a primary care physician for a 1 year placement.  Mon-Fri 8a-4:30pm  

Qualifications are BE or BC, hold an active state license (any state will suffice), current DEA, and updated BLS.

a. The contract physician will work as a member of a multi-disciplinary health care team, collaborating
with other members of the team to provide medical care to a panel of up to 1400 patients.
b. The contract physician is expected to demonstrate advanced competencies and skills in assessing the
physical and psychosocial status of patients and family members, play an active role in the multidisciplinary
health care team, promote preventive health measures, manage the acute and chronic
conditions of assigned panel of patients and those assigned to other team members when
circumstances require.
c. The contract physician will provide comprehensive assessment, diagnostic work-up and clinic
intervention, including comprehensive patient assessment, health history, physical examination, and
patient education to patients in the Primary Care setting.
d. The contract physician is required to make physician-to-physician contact calls with private and client
physicians regarding referral of patients and to make telephone arrangements with
appropriate physicians at tertiary care medical centers to arrange for referral of patients to other
medical centers.
e. The contract physician will be required to enter all notes, request diagnostic tests, consultative
requests, order medications and resulting reports into the computerized patient record system (CPRS)
on the day of the visit. In the event of computer system failure, the physician must maintain sufficient
written or typed information to allow for entry in CPRS at a later time. Documentation is expected to
meet medical center policies/Clinical Practice Guideline and Joint Commission/HCFA
standards for documentation and subsequent coding. The physician needs a strong working
knowledge of computers/skills to access the computerized patient record system (CPRS) utilized by the
client. CPRS orientation will be provided to the new provider, but this training cannot compensate for
limited exposure to computers and poor data entry skills.
 
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