The Physician is a member of a health care team, which includes, a provider, a behavioral health consultant, a licensed practice nurse (LPN), a registered medical assistant (RMA), a care coordinator, and a patient service representative (PSR) that have been assigned a panel of patients. Physician delivers ambulatory care services and inpatient services, if applicable according to a Patient Centered Medical Home Model. May serve as attending faculty for residency training programs. Participates in quality improvement activities. Assumes responsibility for delivery of services consistent with PCMH standards. Participates in the development of the health care plan; makes recommendations in regards to health services/programs to be offered, delivery sites, and hours of operation.
Responsibilities and Essential Functions:
Delivery of Medical Care
Provides direct patient care to ambulatory patients and inpatients, if applicable.
Identifies needs of the individual, family or community as a result of the evaluation of the collected data.
Provide professional oversight for advanced practice nurses' collaborative practice agreements.
Serves as a resource for consultation and referral for providers from other disciplines.
Ensures continuity of care for services for inpatient admissions.
Initiates and supports efforts to promote wellness concepts and self-responsibility for health.
Management of Quality of Medical Care -
Participates as the team leader in the key components of the PCMH Model
Participates in the development of a quality improvement system incorporating process and quality outcome indicators as specified by KTCH's quality improvement plan
Participates in development and maintenance of medical care protocols and procedures.
Participates in quality improvement studies.
Participates in review of patient satisfaction surveys and in resolving patient complaints.
Operational Efficiency of Organization -
Participates in utilization management and risk management activities.
Supports diagnostic and E&M coding accuracy, adherence with the corporate compliance plan, attainment of productivity targets, and claims preparation for third party reimbursement.
Administrative Activities -
Participates in recruiting providers.
Attends all mandatory provider meetings. May attend other specialty practice meetings.
Participates in the development of the medical expense budget and supports delivery of services within budgetary guidelines.
Participates in peer to peer review process.
Participates in information system planning.
Assists in development of clinical staffing plans.
Serves as collaborator for nurse practitioners.
Supports medical director and leadership team through sharing of knowledge and expertise for clinical processes and procedures.
Bilingual in Spanish preferred.
Graduate of an accredited school of medicine and licensed as a physician in the State of Missouri.
Experience in practice and in serving patients from low-income economic status.
Board-certified or Board Eligible.
Active or Associate privileges at a local hospital.
Demonstrated professional commitment to providing services to medically under-served persons and the PCMH
model of care.
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Computer literate in electronic mail, word processing, and office management system software.
Adequate vision, sight, speech and hearing to meet core duties of the position. Ability to reach, stoop, walk,
and lift 25 pounds.
Must have the ability and means to travel on a flexible schedule as needed, proof of liability and property
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