Primary Care Physician needed for a full-time opportunity in Missouri
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Job Summary

Occupation Physician
Specialty Internal Medicine
Degree Required MD/DO
Position Type Permanent/Full-Time
Work Environment Hospital
Location Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 1/25/23
An outcomes-focused, value-based organization located in St. Louis, Missouri is in need of primary care providers that are seeking to fulfill purpose and personal opportunity to join its growing family.

Job Quick Facts
* Specialty: Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, Geriatric Medicine
* Facility Location: St. Louis, MO
* Board Requirement: BC/BE
* Certification Requirement: BLS and DEA
* No. of patients per day: 18 - 21
* Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
- Independently provides care for patients with acute and chronic illnesses encountered in the older adult patient.
- Will take full accountability for patient care and outcomes and will appropriately seek consultation from specialists when needed, though will still stay involved in, and be responsible for, the detailed care of the patient.
- It is expected that the PCP will engage with the hospitalist whenever one of their patients is in the hospital (regardless of whether the hospitalist works for the organization or not).
- Responsible for assessment, diagnosis, treatment, management, education, health promotion and care coordination and documentation for patients with acute and complex chronic health needs.
- Leads their care team consisting of care promoter (medical assistant), care facilitator, and care coordinator for patients able to come to the office.
- For patients that are unable to come to the office—in hospital, SNF, LTC or homebound, PCP will engage with the transitional care team and others including case managers, acute and transitional-care physicians, and other resources that may be available depending on the market.
- Will have an active role in the management of their center and will help cover for other providers who may be out for various reasons. It is also expected that each PCP will take an active role as needed in recruiting patients for the center and additional providers for the company.
- Performs other duties as assigned and modified at manager’s discretion.

Competitive base salary and benefits

Organization Information
This physician-led and mission-driven, primary care organization, is currently one of the most successful full-risk Medicare Advantage providers in the nation and has a vision to be America’s leading primary care provider, transforming care of the neediest population. Their mission is to honor seniors with affordable VIP care that delivers better health.

Community Highlights
St. Louis, being one of America's most historic cities, is home to 303,000 tight-knit residents. It is known as the "Gateway to the West" and described as a big city with a small-town charm. On a report that analyzed major cities in the US based on several factors including quality of living, St. Louis ranks among the best places to live in. There are a number of free and low-cost attractions in St. Louis. It has a family-friendly atmosphere and boasts an impressive school system.