Physician

Position:Physician

Reports to: 
Chief Medical Officer

Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Treats a mixed patient population, across gender, age and ethnicity, as well as insured and uninsured patients.
  • Interviews and examines patient to determine health history and general physical condition.  Performs physical examinations 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 from labwork and imaging ordered by providers
  • Diagnoses conditions as appropriate
  • Prescribes or recommends drugs or other forms of treatment such as physical therapy, inhalation therapy, or related therapeutic procedures.  
  • Orders vaccinations for patients as appropriate  
  • Performs minor surgery.  
  • Refers patients to medical specialist or other practitioner for specialized treatment.
  • Educates patients on a variety of health topics as appropriate during patient encounters
  • Provides accurate and timely documentation of all patient encounters including phone encounters
  • Completes Electronic Superbills on a daily basis that includes accurate ICD-10 and CPT codes 
  • 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.
  • Represent CMCF at conferences, meetings, and continuing education programs
  • Performs other duties as assigned or as needed.
  • Take call at both Bibb Medical Center as well as obstetric call at UAB Medical West; also, will take phones call for Cahaba Medical Care
  • Helps precept medical students and residents during their OB rotation 
  • Assists with attending at CMC - Centreville
  • Assists with didactic lectures to residents as assigned
  • Participates in QI projects, MU, and other quality projects as introduced by the CMO / QIO
  • Administrative and Supervisory responsibility:
Will perform clinical and/or other organizational related services as directed by the Medical Director.  Will also participate in precepting medical students and residents as assigned by the CMO. Serves as a resource to mid-level providers in clinic.  
Will be responsible for reviewing and cosigning notes for the shifts of attending that she is assigned

Qualifications
  • Must be able to secure credentialing through identified agencies (Hospitals, Medicare, Medicaid, etc.)
  • Board certification in field of residency training
  • Previous experience working with target population highly desired.  
  • Certifications through the Drug Enforcement Agency and valid licensure in Alabama 
  • Must maintain board certification and a license in good standing with the state
  • Must submit to the necessary privileging requirements including peer review, background checks, random drug tests, attestation by the physician and CMO that the physician is fit to perform his / her duties, participating in necessary quality improvement projects including PQRS, MU, and METRIC

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