Post-Acute Care Physician in Providence, Rhode Island, and Surrounding Area
Knoxville, Tennessee, United States

Job Summary

Occupation Physician
Specialty Hospitalist
Degree Required MD/DO
Position Type Permanent/Full-Time
Work Environment Hospital Clinic/Private Practice
Location Providence, Rhode Island, United States
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 5/26/23
Come grow with TeamHealth!

Join a team of dynamic, results oriented professionals actively growing in Rhode Island.

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As a post-acute care medical director and primary care physician, you will be a part of an integrated care team providing primary care services in post-acute care facilities including skilled nursing and assisted living. Our patient population includes long-term care, short-term rehab, memory care, and clinically complex patients and residents.

Our physicians are responsible for driving high quality, safe and cost effective care of patients in our local post-acute care communities. You will work on an interdisciplinary team rounding on all patients as medically necessary as required by CMS.

This includes but is not limited to H&P, admission, progress, transfer, discharge, and acute/follow up. You will also work with the facility to transfer patients to the level & site of care most appropriate for their medical needs upon discharge including returning to home, independent living centers, assisted living, and/or memory care. Our clinicians work closely with hospice, palliative care, and home care agencies to ensure a safe transition home. Our clinicians are also responsible for timely documentation and billing through our EMR (Gehrimed) that meets Medicare guidelines.

As a TeamHealth post-acute medical director, you will provide oversight, guidance, and mentorship to our clinicians within your facilities. In this role, you will conduct clinical case reviews as needed and share tools, information, and guidelines as they relate to quality of care, represent TeamHealth on appropriate external levels identifying, engaging and establishing/maintaining relationships within the healthcare community, and collaborate with clinicians, hospital leaders and others regarding multidisciplinary care and services for patients. Other responsibilities will be to collaborate with leadership to review care coordination initiatives, develop collaborative intervention plans, and share ideas about network management issues and perform other duties and responsibilities as required, assigned, or requested.

TeamHealth will help you develop a collaborative team approach between the facilities clinical team, supervising physician in the market, and additional service providers in wound care, behavioral health, or infectious disease specialist both locally and nationally. TeamHealth is the largest post-acute care provider in the nation, with resources to support you grow a strong practice and give your flexibility in your work life balance.

If you have a background in providing primary care in internal medicine, family medicine, emergency medicine, urgent care, physiatry, PM&R or geriatrics this could be a great fit for you.

The typical schedule is Monday through Friday with flexible daily hours. We have an overnight call service provided 7pm to 7am by our advanced practice clinician call team. Clinicians rotate backup call to the call team for occasional escalation
Position Highlights:
    • Earn a salary and productivity bonus biweekly. No waiting, you get paid right away.
    • Your base salary is just a floor. We do not cap your earnings. If you have a really busy week you will earn more on your next paycheck.
    • You are free to choose 20 days PTO per calendar year or cash them in with our unique Flexbank system.
    • Multiple Health Insurance plans by Aetna
    • 50% paid by TeamHealth
    • Delta Dental plan ? 50% paid by TeamHealth
    • FSA, HSA, HRA ? options available
    • 1 X Salary Life Insurance paid by TeamHealth
    • Long Term Disability paid by TeamHealth
    • Paid professional liability insurance including tail coverage
    • 401K and SERP retirement plan options ? Save up to 85% of your income
    • Join a large, stable company practicing for over 40 years
    • Practice with confidence as a member of TeamHealth's national Patient Safety Organization
    • Access to TeamHealth's clinician wellness program and referral program