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Urgent Care Physician - Lead

Company: Community Health Association of Spokane
Location: Spokane
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

AMAZING Benefits Package! Medical, Dental, Vision Paid Time Off (PTO) CHAS Health offers up to 6 weeks of PTO per anniversary year for full time employees. Loan Reimbursement Program that provides reimbursement for student loan payments up to $5,250 per year for CHAS Health employees working a minimum of 30 hours a week who have completed 90 days of employment and are in good standing. This program is for employees with qualified student loans that are not eligible for state or federal loan repayment programs. Flexible Work Arrangements This CHAS Health benefit provides employees the opportunity to work modified schedules, work part-time, or work from home. This structure allows employees in eligible positions more flexibility with balancing work and personal life. Retirement Plans CHAS Health will match the employee's contribution, up to 6% of gross wages. Both 401(k) Traditional and Roth retirement plans are offered. Purpose of Job: Improve the overall health of the communities we serve by providing primary medical services at CHAS Health clinics in accordance with policies, procedures and regulations of the CHAS Health 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, minor procedures, 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. 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 Health at conferences, meetings, and continuing education programs.
* Participates in clinic quality improvement initiatives as requested.
* Performs other duties as assigned.
* Administrative and supervisory responsibility: o Performs clinical services as directed by the Chief Clinical Officer. Precepts physician assistant students, nurse practitioner students, and other identified students as requested. Supervises assigned Physician Assistants. Serves as a resource to Physician Assistant and Nurse Practitioner providers in clinic. Advocates for Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners 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 state of practice 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 functions.

Keywords: Community Health Association of Spokane, Spokane , Urgent Care Physician - Lead, Healthcare , Spokane, Washington

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