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Primary Care Physician - Family Medicine or Medicine & Pediatrics

Primary Care Physician - Family Medicine or Medicine & Pediatrics

Full-time

Boston, MA • Medical

Description

Reporting to the Site Medical Director or Physician Floor Leader, the Fenway Health Team Physician provides health maintenance, acute episodic, and chronic disease focused patient care to assigned patients.

NOTE: Position currently involves some remote work including conducting telehealth visits with patients. Remote work hours and duties are subject to change based on patient demand, federal and state changes to work regulations, and payor reimbursement guidelines.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

1. Provides direct medical services to Fenway patients

  • Takes appropriate medical history
  • Conducts physical exam
  • Orders and interprets appropriate tests
  • Formulates differential diagnosis and treatment plans according to accepted standards
  • Prescribes medication
  • Refers to medical and/or surgical specialists for consultation as appropriate and follows up on results
  • Provides night time and weekend/holiday coverage as scheduled
  • Provides age-specific care per Fenway Health policy

2. Provides psychosocial screening and evaluation to Fenway patients

  • Provides preventative health care advice, assesses the psychosocial impact of illness, and treats or appropriately refers the patient for evaluation and treatment
  • Assesses the social status of the patient and refers for appropriate intervention as necessary
  • Screens for substance abuse, tobacco use, domestic violence, seat belt use, immunization status, nutrition and exercise as necessary and initiates appropriate interventions

3. Complies with Fenway Health Infection Control plan and ensures compliance by support staff

  • Complies with Fenway Health Infection Control plan and ensures compliance by support staff
  • Participates in peer review and quality improvement processes

4. Provides appropriate and timely documentation of clinical work

  • Maintains patient records in a timely manner in the electronic medical record
  • Completes forms and reports for insurance companies and other agencies, as needed

5. Provides and maintains credentials to practice medicine

  • Maintains full medical licensure in MA
  • Maintains controlled substance licensure in MA and federal DEA license
  • Maintains board eligibility or board certification in internal medicine, family medicine, or medicine/pediatrics (and subspecialty if applicable)
  • Maintains credentials with BIDCO and the CareGroup PSN
  • Maintains AAHVIM certification

6. Continues professional development activities

  • Completes minimum CME requirements
  • Participates in educational conferences with other practitioners
  • Actively participates in educational efforts through HMS and BIDMC
  • Participates in outreach programs
  • Provides supervision to mid-level practitioners and trainees, helps set up diagnosis and treatment plans, and helps provide back up to them

7. Meets agency participatory expectations

  • Adheres to all agency and departmental policies and procedures
  • Participates in quality assessment and improvement activities as requested
  • Adheres to the highest principles of patient and client confidentiality
  • Adheres to established safety policies, procedures and precautions; identifies potential or actual unsafe situations in the environment and takes measures to rectify the situation
  • Attends all required meetings, in-services and professional trainings
  • Maintains professional competence necessary to perform job responsibilities; maintains and provides agency with records of continuing education activities
  • Serves on agency committees and in professional organizations when requested

We offer competitive salaries, and for those who qualify, an excellent benefits package; including comprehensive medical and dental insurance plans, and a retirement plan with employer match. We also provide 12 paid holidays, paid vacation, and more.
LGBTQIA+ identified persons, Black, Indigenous, and other people of color (BIPOC), and individuals from other historically underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

Requirements

 

Required Knowledge, Experience, or Licensure/Registration

  1. MD or DO degree
  2. Current Massachusetts license
  3. Board eligibility or certification in family medicine, internal medicine, or medicine/pediatrics
  4. Current AAHIVM credentials

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements

OSHA Category 1: involves exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues

Physical Requirements

  • Regularly required: sitting; using hands to manipulate objects/tools/controls; reaching with hands and arms; talking; hearing
  • Frequently required: lifting and/or moving up to 10 lbs.
  • Occasional required: lifting and/or moving up to 25 lbs.
  • Vision abilities required: close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision depth perception, ability to adjust focus

Noise Level: usually quiet

PLEASE USE THIS LINK TO APPLY: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/Details/867325/Fenway-Health/Primary-Care-Physician---Family-Medicine-or-Medicine-Pediatrics
 

 
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