Reports to: Chief Medical Officer
Responsibilities and Duties:
Provide primary care to patients under supervision of a physician and following established medical protocols. Collaborates with physician preceptor to formulate and review medical protocols. Assists medical director in supervising other clinic staff. Obtains complete or interval history of the patient, identifies patient risk factors, identifies health hazards in the patient's environment and provides health education. Performs appropriate physical exams as indicated, obtains appropriate laboratory specimens and analyzes clinical data for appropriate diagnosis and treatment. Assures treatment and/or plan of care are consistent with established protocols and treatment is revised as necessary according to patient outcome. Documents all pertinent information accurately, legibly, and in a timely manner. Assures appropriate consent forms are signed and dated. Refers patients to appropriate services which exceed services of the clinic or scope of practice of the practitioner. Assists in assuring that adequate patient health records are maintained and transferred as required when patients are referred. Seeks out community resources to meet or assist with the patient's needs.
Identifies and considers the cultural patterns, economic status and patient resources in plan of care.
Participates in studies, audits, and surveys as requested. Assists in coordinating group visit programs (Pregnancy, Parenting, and Diabetes). Assists with care of a panel of Nursing Home patients including weekly rounds and follow-up documentation. Assists with home visits as needed.
Performs a daily review of the patients who have no-showed for appointments on the day prior to ensure the appropriate follow-up is rescheduled. Performs a daily review of labs that have resulted as well as images and referral notes that have been sent to ensure the proper documentation in the patient’s chart as well as appropriate follow-up has been scheduled. Assists with group home visits at Pineview Mental Health in coordination with physician oversight. Assists with prenatal care by performing the initial OB visit and then follow-up visits as needed on a walk-in basis or as directed by a physician. Participates in taking night phone call with other clinic providers.
Benefits include Health Insurance, ETO and 401K