The Physician is responsible for the delivery of patient care services, including assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning and coordination, monitoring, and evaluation of medical care to individual patients in a variety of setting including clinic, hospital and nursing facilities.
- Provides direct physician services to patients including examination, diagnosis, treatment planning and coordination, and evaluation of progress. Reviews and follows up on all reports of ancillary services provided to patients.
- Provides outpatient, inpatient and extended care services to patients.
- Arranges for appropriate coverage of his/her patients when unavailable.
- Uses SOAP format for recording patient contacts and maintains problem-oriented clinical records. Keeps records that are adequately detailed, truthful, clear and accurate to allow good continuity of patient care and accurate billing (coding of diagnoses, services provided, and charges). The physician’s clinical notations should facilitate another provider’s assuming follow-up care. Assures a summary of services given, generally referred to as “health maintenance”, is kept up-to-date in individual patient records. Notations should be completed on the day that services are provided. Dictated notes should be read, corrected and signed or initialed by the provider in accordance with clinic protocol.
- Provides billing information relative to all billable services, i.e., completed encounter forms and hospital charge sheets.
- Demonstrates appropriate work habits which include:
- Arriving on time for clinical sessions and/or meetings – unless detained by an emergency.
- Communicates appropriately with patients and other providers and returns patient/provider phone calls as promptly as possible:
- Utilizing appropriate infection control measures;
- Maintaining appropriate patient confidentiality.
- Shares call coverage for Health Help patients. Shares hospital call coverage to meet hospital active staff requirements.
- Cooperates in promoting the team concept of health care delivery. Available for phone consultation for Health Help’s mid-level and ancillary staff as needed.
- Maintains Kentucky and specialty specific requirements of approved continuing medical education and secures Clinic Director’s approval of CE reimbursed by Health Help within defined benefit parameters.
- Collaborate with Medical Director and other provider staff members in development and periodic updating of standards of care, principles of practice, standing orders and/or clinical protocols (including those governing mid-level providers).
- As requested, participates with professional and allied health training programs in student and resident rotations.
- Assists in recruitment and orientation of new staff.
- Assists in health care planning. Maintains familiarity with Health Help’s mission, goals, and objectives and works with Medical Director and staff to assure these are met. Helps assure clinic productivity, efficiency and financial objectives are met.
- As assigned, attends meetings or makes presentations to community groups, associations or other health organizations as Health Help’s representative.
- Attends Health Help staff meetings as requested.
- Maintains unrestricted Kentucky Medical License, DEA certification, and privileges to appropriate hospitals and long-term care facilities.
- Performs related work and responsibilities as assigned.
- Participates in fulfilling Health Help’s mission in meeting the health needs of the community.
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Board Certified/Board Eligible M.D.; D.O.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age or disability.
|This listing expires on: 3/9/2024