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PHYSICIAN INTERNAL MEDICINE JOB

HealthEast Care System
Maplewood

Job Description

Work Hours/Schedule (For Example: 7:00am-3:30pm or Every other weekend)

Primary Function & Major Responsibilities Responsible for providing care to patients at the HealthEast Maplewood Clinic. Examines adult patients to ensure disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and recovery. Requests necessary tests, and follow-up visits, and refers patients to specialists, as necessary. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Prescribes and administers medications, performs routine vaccinations, and provides advice regarding personal health and hygiene. Ensures clinical excellence through quality patient experience and operational excellence. Physically present at designated clinic(s) and/or hospital(s) to see, diagnose, and treat patients per schedule established by the Site Medical Director or designee. Provides on call services in accordance with requirements of the Corporation and in accordance with the schedule established by the Site Medical Director or designee. Participate in extra service to provide "coverage" for colleagues during their Continuing Medical Education time or vacations. Plans and carries out medical care program for adults to aid in mental and physical growth and development. Attends and participates in the designated monthly business meeting(s). Attends and participates in special meetings as called for by the HMRI leadership, the site "clinic" manager, or the Site Medical Director. Attends all HMRI membership meetings. Participates in orientation program designed to provide information regarding coding, billing, and documentation procedures used by the corporation, including compliance with all appropriate laws, rules, and regulations regarding Medicare, Medicaid, and any other third party payer, as well as attending any required ongoing training regarding such policies and procedures. Attends Continuing Medical Education (CME) meetings to provide credit hours adequate to maintain state license and specialty society membership. All Continuing Medical Education meetings or conferences for which HealthEast (HMRI) will have a financial obligation must be approved by the Site Medical Director (content) and the site Clinic Manager (time absent from work to insure adequate number of providers). Meets regularly with Clinic Manager and Site Medical Director to establish clinic goals, address clinic issues, and formulate and implement strategies on a weekly, biweekly or monthly basis. Identifies and recommends changes that will improve service, productivity, quality and/or financial performance. Maintains status as a provider under and complying with the rules and regulations of the Medicare and Medicare programs, workers' compensation, managed care and direct contracting arrangements, and any other programs the corporation participates. Participates fully in any managed care contracts or similar agreements entered into by the corporation. Provides timely, accurate, and complete documentation of medical services in the electronic medical record in the clinic. Appropriately codes and provides timely completion of all charges representing the professional services rendered to patients, the appropriate level of documentation of such services noted in the patient's medical record to support such coding, and physician's full compliance with all approved policies and procedures related to such processes Continually examines opportunities for standardization and/or consolidation within Clinic and HealthEast. Understands and supports technology needs of clinic in association with corporate information technology department. Complies with standards and requirements of all accrediting, licensing and governmental agencies pertaining to the area of operational responsibility. Responsible for planning using appropriate planning and decision making tools. Supports overall clinic initiatives. Ensures proper utilization of human resources. Maintains professional growth in order to be informed and increase knowledge in the areas of strategic planning and group facilitation. Maintains confidentiality in all aspects of the job. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education:
Valid MD License in the State of Minnesota. Board Certified or Board Eligible in Internal Medicine.

Experience:
Demonstrated competence in practicing medicine. Minimum of three years practicing medicine preferred. SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Demonstrated clinical expertise; Demonstrated organizational, problem solving, and conflict resolution skills; Current clinical skills regarding management of medical care and use of equipment; Excellent interpersonal skills to work successfully with all disciplines including medical and support staff; BLS and ACLS; Clear understanding of Care Management and Performance Improvement approaches to clinical practice; Knowledge of local healthcare market; Previous experience with developing and maintaining effective medical staff relationships; Effective liaison with HealthEast Medical Staff; Extensive PC knowledge and skills; Excellent verbal and written communication skills; Demonstrated ability to work independently; Ability to travel to multiple work sites/facilities; Knowledge of coding/reimbursement issues; Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to patients of all age groups. Must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development through the life span, possess the ability to gather data reflective of the patient's status, identify patient needs in relation to age and to provide the care needed as described in the department's policies and procedures and this job description; Ability to stand, walk, or sit for an extended period of time. Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction. Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than whole hand(s) or arm(s). Communication skills using the spoken word. Ability to see within normal parameters. Ability to hear within normal range. Ability to stoop, bend, push or lift 50 pounds. Regular/Temporary

Status: Regular

If Temporary, Start Date:

If Temporary, End Date:

Position Status: Full Time Employee

Referral Bonus Eligible: Yes

Sign-On Bonus: No

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis
Job Segments: Geriatric, Internal Medicine, Special Medicine, Physician, Strategic Planning, Healthcare, Strategy

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