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Internal Medicine job in Lafayette, LA

Company: Archway Physician Recruitment
Location: Lafayette
Posted on: September 17, 2023

Job Description:

Internal Medicine opening in Lafayette, LA1 hour to Baton Rouge, LAFull time, permanent positionSUMMARY: Individual shall function as a physician member of the health care team rendering quality medical services to all patients in accordance with appropriate standards of medical care specific for the specialty. Individual shall also function as physician of the health care team at the facility.QUALIFICATIONS: The staff physician must be fully licensed to practice in the State of Louisiana with valid DEA license. Board eligible/Board certified in a Primary/Family or Internal medicine specialty. CPR certification strongly encouraged.EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:Medical degree from an accredited medical school or DO degree from an approved osteopathy school.Completed a residency for board eligibility; board certification preferred.Current valid Louisiana medical license and DEA license.Demonstrated knowledge of medical practice principles of specialty.Sensitive to the needs of people of diverse cultural and economic backgrounds.Must give the same level of importance to health maintenance and disease prevention as cure and restoration.Must participate in Centers provider staff meetings, general staff meetings/activities and Quality Assurance.Must continue to meet appropriate standards as required by the Center for Health Services and Health Provider By-Laws.Must be proficient in the use of the Centricity/ EMR and capable of creating accurate, complete medical records in a timely manner.Must fulfill all NCQA, JCAHO, and Center for Health Services EMR requirements accurately and within the allowed time frames.JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:Maintain patient confidentiality and patient rightsDisplay punctuality and good attendance at workWork and communicate with patients to satisfy the patient expectationsExamine patients to determine presence of disease and to establish preventive health practices. Maintain clinical tracking data for continuity of careAssist the Medical Director with the planning, management and evaluation of health care delivery at the Center for Health ServicesProvide continuous care by obtaining hospital privileges and emergency room coverageActively participate in local, state and national medical associations/societies.Participate in quality assurance patient review committeeRecords on medical record using POMR systemCollect appropriate data for clinical decision-makingMaintain current medical recordsDevelop and implement individual work plansMay conduct periodic formal assessments and reviews of subordinates performancePromote health by advising patients concerning diet, hygiene and methods for prevention of diseaseParticipates in community education, staff in-service and committee meetingsExhibit judgment to prevent delays in service provision and avoid serious adverse impact on health status of individualsParticipate in Center for Health Services infection control programAssist in other departments/centers affiliated with Center for Health Services as needed and/or assignedServe as laboratory supervisor of the on-site clinic laboratoryPerform other related duties as assigned within the realm of clinical training/experienceCollaborate with Nurse Practitioners in the same department.

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