Physician- Urgent Care -$10,000 sign on bonus

Employer
LOWELL COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER
Location
Lowell, MA
Posted
Nov 25, 2022
Closes
Nov 26, 2022
Ref
720387681
Specialty / Focus
Urgent Care
Position Type
Physician
Practice Type
Urgent Care Center
Hours
Full-Time
*Job Title: *Physician, MD
*Department: *Family Practice/Internal Medicine/Pediatrics/OB-GYN
*Reports to: *Chief Medical Officer

*SUMMARY**: *
Physician is responsible for the medical care, treatment and education of patients within the scope of their specialty throughout their life cycles, for their hospitalization and referral if necessary; also, for establishing and maintaining minimum standards of care and for the supervision and education of all other providers in regard to direct patient care.

*EXPERIENCE**: *
Must have completed full residency training as required by the specialty and be BE/BC

*SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS**: *
Must possess MCSR and DEA numbers to dispense restricted medications.

*SPECIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES**: *

* Provides and manages direct patient care, including physical examinations, evaluations, assessments, diagnoses and treatment for a specified patient population. Secures history and physical examination of patient in outpatient service.
* Refers patients to specialists and to relevant patient care components as appropriate.
* Directs and coordinates the patient care activities of nursing and support staff as required.
* As appropriate to the position, participates in specified health promotion, education and/or prevention programs.
* Knowledge of legal and ethical standards for the delivery of medical care.
* Knowledge of relevant drugs and non-pharmaceutical patient care aids and ability to prescribe dosages and instruct patients in correct usage.
* Ability to maintain quality, safety, and/or infection control standards.
* Ability to develop and present educational programs and/or workshops.
* Knowledge of community medical diagnostic and patient care services in area of medical expertise.
* Knowledge of current principles, methods and procedures for the delivery of medical evaluation, diagnosis and treatment in area of expertise.
* Effective verbal and written communication skills.
* Ability to supervise, advise and train clinical professionals and/or students in area of expertise.
* Demonstrates understanding and commitment of mission and values of the health center.
* Utilizes laboratory and diagnostic services as necessary.
* Performs emergency treatment in cases of serious illness or injury.
* Seeks outside advice and consultation as necessary; refers for medical surgical or other adjunct services those patients requiring specialty consultation, or for confirmation of diagnosis and treatment.
* Participates in preventive medicine activities such as immunization, disease detection and prevention.
* Assumes “on call” responsibility for hospital and outpatient service.
* Participates in regular medical component meetings.
* Ability to work both independently and in a team.
* Fulfills the expectations of the physician contract.
* Other job-related duties as assigned.

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*MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS**: *

* Medical Degree (MD or DO)
* Board certification/eligibility in Family Practice
* Current and valid licensure by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine
* Current DEA and Massachusetts Controlled Substance licensure for prescriptive authority
* Eligible for unrestricted health center and hospital privileges at facilities utilized by the health center
* Current CPR Certificate

*SUPERVISION RECEIVED**: *
Program guidance and administrative supervision are received from the Chief Medical Officer; professional guidance is received from peers, or higher trained specialist if available.

*SUPERVISION EXERCISED**: *
Professional supervision to the assigned staff of mid-level practitioners, nurse and students.

_Lowell Community Health Center offers a competitive salary with an excellent benefits program includes 4 weeks of vacation; sick, personal and paid holidays, health insurance, company paid life and long term disability, 403B, flexible spending accounts and reimbursement for license renewal and continuing education._

We're an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

*CARING FOR LOWELL. CARING FOR YOU*

Location: 161 JACKSON ST., Lowell, MA 01852

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