Urgent Care Physician - Lead
Company: Community Health Association of Spokane
Posted on: June 22, 2022
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
* 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
* Participates in clinic quality improvement initiatives as
* 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
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