Lead Family Practice Physician
Company: Wheeler Clinic
Posted on: June 27, 2020
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Wheeler's vision is that all people will have the opportunity to
grow, change and live healthier, productive lives. Our mission is
to provide equitable access to innovative care that improves
health, recovery and growth at all stages of life.
The Lead Family Practice Physician will provide whole person
healthcare from infants to older adults in an integrated care
setting. The Physician will diagnose and treat acute and chronic
illnesses, provide routine health screenings and counseling on
lifestyle changes in an effort to prevent illnesses before they
develop. The Physician will guide and coordinate all aspects of
care as an engaged and active member of a multi-disciplinary
treatment team. The Physician will work with the team to achieve
the best possible patient outcome in the most cost-effective
Other staff include: Medical Director, Psychiatric Nurse
Practitioners, Primary Care Nurse Practitioners, Medical
Assistants, Patient Care Coordinators, front desk staff and
behavioral health staff.
This position will serve 20 patients per 8 hour day and will
provide supervision to Nurse Practitioner staff.
Up to a $10,000 sign-on bonus available! Click here to learn
Full Time or Part Time, rotating on-call.
FQHC in Waterbury, CT- a NHSC Loan Repayment approved site.
- Licensed Physician
- Board Certification in Family Practice
- Active DEA controlled substance registration
ADDITIONAL POSITION REQUIREMENTS
-Must have or be willing to obtain the suboxone waiver.
-Will be required to acquire and maintain certification in Basic
Life Support for
Healthcare Professionals no later than 90 days from date of
-Must be able to pass a respirator fit test at time of hire and on
an annual basis.
Wheeler Clinic offers access to a comprehensive array of benefits,
For Good Health
-Anthem Medical, Prescription, Dental and Vision insurance
-Health Savings Account (HSA), with company contribution
-Free annual flu shots
For a Secure Future
-Company paid Life and AD&D insurance
-Company paid long-term disability insurance
-403(b) Plan, with clinic contributions for eligible employees
For Career Advancement
-Education Reimbursement Program
-Training and development opportunities
-Paid release time and reimbursement available annually for
For Work Life Balance
-Generous paid time off, including vacation, sick and personal
-Employee Assistance Program (EAP)- Free and confidential
-Employee discounts at local spa and on cell phone services
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Obtains accurate and comprehensive health history, assess and
evaluate patient complaints and concerns and develop a plan to
address those complaints and concerns.
Develops and carries out treatment plans or alternative options as
Refers patients who need specialized treatments or treatments that
cannot be provided in the health center to an appropriate resource
or provider and prescribe and administer medication.
Provides and maintains optimal management of chronic conditions
such as hypertension, asthma/COPD, diabetes, and hyperlipidemia
that result in complications and premature death.
Provides care that maintains an ongoing engaged, relationship
focused on the patients' needs over a lifetime.
Prevents illness and premature death by providing immunizations,
screening services and support for healthy lifestyles.
Works with the multi-disciplinary team to create integrated
treatment plans that address the patient's physical and
psychological needs and address the social determinants that impact
Works directly with VP of Health Center Operations, Medical
Director and clinical staff to gather, review trends and share UDS
data; develop pertinent training related to requirements; chart
audits for compliance and work with leadership team and clinical
champions to encourage compliance and review best practices to
improve outcomes and compliance.
Maintains an understanding of the facilities and populations served
to review trends in diagnosis, demographics, care and treatment to
assist with completion of annual risk assessment, as well as
providing suggestions for new program development.
Compiles data in an organized and easily understandable method for
presentation to leadership and staff groups to evaluate trends and
report on plans for improvement.
Takes lead role with APRNs and provides day to day clinical
oversight in the absence of the Medical Director.
Assists the department vice president in developing clinical
protocols, continued quality improvement and provides
recommendations regarding clinical workflow and process
Meets direct service productivity goals of 18-20 visits per day.
Demonstrates knowledge of program/department/agency goals and
target outcomes and adheres to practice standards and to data
collection and reporting protocols.
Working with the VP of Health Center Operations and Medical
Director provides clinical oversight for the performance
improvement activities of the health center including oversight and
management of clinical performance outcomes.
Continues to develop knowledge and understanding about the history,
traditions, values, family systems, and artistic expression of
groups served as well as uses appropriate methodological
approaches, skills, and techniques that reflect an understanding of
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Wheeler Clinic is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
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