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Physician / Family Practice / Texas / Permanent / Physician Family Practice / Texas/ Permanent Job

Company: Tejas Health Care
Location: La Grange
Posted on: June 19, 2022

Job Description:

Job Summary
The Staff Physician is responsible for delivery of quality medical care to patients of the Center and functions as a member of the multi-disciplinary health care team within the scope of his or her medical practice.

Duties and Responsibilities
1.Provides clinical services.
a.Maintains clinical expertise and competency (to include age specific competency) as well as demonstrates thorough knowledge of procedures to deliver quality primary health care.
b.Provides clinic sessions, as scheduled, in direct patient care at clinic site, including extended hours clinics.
c.Provides a minimum of Twenty (20) medical encounters for the contract day and provides services equaling to at least forty (40) hours per week in clinic.
d.Examines, diagnoses, treats and/or refers patients assigned to physicians panel, on an in-patient and out-patient basis (as per individual employment agreements); prescribes pharmaceuticals, other medications, and treatment regimens as appropriate to assessed medical conditions.
e.Refers clients for appropriate specialty care services, lab and x-ray and any other ancillary services that are appropriate for patients management and care. Reviews all lab and x-ray reports for patients under his/her care on a timely basis and makes medical management decisions appropriately. Follows appropriate standards of care for each patient.
f.Provides continuity of care to center patients on his or her patient panel and other patients as assigned, including routine in-patient and nursing home care to center patients.
g.Maintains a problem oriented health record for each patient seen in accordance with the Centers established Health Information Management policies and procedures.
h.Ensures that patient and family/significant others are educated about diagnosis and the plan of care. Acts as a resource for facilitating communication when necessary.
i.Participates in specified health promotion, education and/or prevention programs as needed i.e. diabetes collaborative/health fairs etc.; attends and participates in clinic meetings / departmental meetings and other clinic functions as required by the Center.
2.Provides clinical oversight under the supervision of the Medical Director.
a.Assumes responsibility/accountability for delegating, directing, and supervising patient care activities. Trains, mentors and supervises students and clinical support staff engaged in activities and procedures, as appropriate.
b.Participates in the analysis of community health problems and assists in the development of the community health care plan.
c.Participates in Compliance and Performance Improvement activities for continuous care quality improvement and risk management purposes.
d.Participates in the review and development of patient care policies, including health maintenance schedules and continuity of care.
e.Participates in the review and development of protocols and standing orders.
f.Implements the plans, procedures and protocols for the medical team.
g.Serves as a resource and positive, proactive leader for the department.
h.Accepts responsibility for remaining current with medical and health care trends and information that impact the medical practice.
i.Leads the health care team in identifying, evaluating, and prioritizing patient and family needs to develop a plan of care.
j.Participates in the evaluation of products, procedures, and patient care standards.
3.Maintains professional courtesy at all times.
4.Performs all other related duties as assigned.

Keywords: Tejas Health Care, Bryan , Physician / Family Practice / Texas / Permanent / Physician Family Practice / Texas/ Permanent Job, Healthcare , La Grange, Texas

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