Company: CHAS Health
Posted on: May 22, 2020
Purpose of Job:Improve the overall health of the communities we
serve by providing primary medical services at CHAS clinics in
accordance with policies, procedures and regulations of the CHAS
Board of Directors and administration as follows:Essential Duties
and Responsibilities: --- Treats a mixed patient population, across
gender, age and ethnicity, as well as insured and un-insured
patients. --- Examines patient to determine general physical
condition. Performs physical examinations and preventive health
measures within prescribed guidelines. --- Orders or executes
various tests, analyses, and diagnostic images to provide
information on patient's condition. --- Analyzes reports and
findings and diagnoses condition. --- Prescribes or recommends
drugs or other forms of treatment such as physical therapy,
inhalation therapy, or related therapeutic procedures. Orders
inoculations and vaccinations for patients to immunize from
communicable diseases. Performs minor surgery. Refers patients to
medical specialist or other practitioner for specialized treatment.
--- Advises patients concerning diet, hygiene, and methods for
prevention of disease. --- Records and/or signs off on physical
findings, and formulates plan and prognosis, based on patient's
condition, in patient's electronic chart in accordance with
established standards. --- Reports births, deaths, and outbreak of
contagious diseases to governmental authorities. --- Participates
in provider staff meetings to develop problem-solving techniques,
and acquire team-building skills. Participates in peer reviews. ---
Represents CHAS at conferences, meetings, and continuing education
programs. --- Participates in clinic QI initiatives as requested.
--- Performs other duties as assigned or as needed. ---
Administrative and Supervisory responsibility: o Performs clinical
services as directed by the CCO. Precepts physician assistant
students, nurse practitioner students, and other identified
students as requested. Supervises assigned Physician Assistants.
Serves as a resource to mid-level providers in clinic. Advocates
for mid-levels to outside health
agencies.Qualifications:Education/Experience: Completion of
accredited medical doctor or doctor of osteopathy program required.
Board certification or board- eligible in area of specialty
(internists/pediatricians, family practice, obstetrics/gynecology)
required. Family Practice specialty strongly preferred. Previous
experience working with underserved populations highly desired.
Certification through the Drug Enforcement Agency and valid
licensure in Washington State required. BLS certification
required.Skills: Must be able to secure credentialing through
identified agencies (Medicare, Medicaid, etc.). Effective oral and
written communication skills required. Computer skills required.
EHR experience preferred.Physical Demands:Providers must be able to
move around the facility between 1/3rd and 2/3rds of the day, as
well as sit at a workstation or in patient rooms. Using hands
occurs over 2/3rds of the day, while reaching with arms occurs less
than 1/3rd of the day. Communicating is also required over 2/3rds
of the day, while climbing, stooping or crawling is minimal.
Lifting up to 10 lbs. occurs about half the time, while up to and
above 25 lbs. occurs only occasionally.The work environment
characteristics described here are representative of those an
employee encounters while performing the essential functions of
this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
Keywords: CHAS Health, Spokane , Physician, Healthcare , Spokane, Washington
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