Family Practice PhysicianApply Job ID 19979 Date posted Jun.. 21, 2021 Location Lake Jackson, Texas Full Time / Part Time Full time (FT)
QuadMed's dedicated health professionals focus on wellness and prevention, putting the patient at the center. Working as a team, we deliver high quality, integrated care while controlling ever-growing costs. QuadMed is an innovative leader in employer healthcare solutions, one of the fastest growing providers in the country. In partnership with our patients and the companies we serve, our mission is to create a culture of health.
GENERAL PURPOSE OF JOB
This physician will focus on prevention and wellness, as well as evaluating, treating, and educating patients in a clinic setting. Under the supervision of a physician medical director, performs professional medical work in the history taking, examination, diagnosis and treatment of patients according to statutory limitations. Examines and diagnoses patients and develops treatment plans. Performs testing, referral to specialists as needed, writes prescriptions, and performs administrative procedures within the scope of expertise, protocols, and available equipment.
As a QuadMed representative, in partnership with the Client (employer sponsor), the physician may present and speak to client as a QM leader at the clinical level.
Provides comprehensive patient care through interviewing, examining and treating employees and their dependents in order to meet their health and wellness needs.
Prescribes appropriate medical treatment and medications for patients and orders studies, tests and ancillary care services as required
Records history and physical findings, and formulates plan and prognosis, based on patient’s condition, with documentation in the electronic medical record
Knowledge of a variety of pharmacological agents used in patient treatment, the desired effects, side effects, and complications of their use as well as the accurate administration of the pharmacologic agent.
Educates patients and/or families about preventive care, wellness, medical issues, and use of prescribed medical treatments and/or medications
Performs physical examinations and preventive health measures within prescribed guidelines.
Orders, interprets, and evaluates diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient’s clinical problems and health care needs
Demonstrate knowledge, of growth and development, and pathophysiology of disease processes, specific to age groups served.
Follows all established rules and guidelines of evidence-based care and best clinical practice
Regularly reviews chronic medical conditions that require ongoing medical attention
Educates patients on wellness, prevention and early detection by providing materials and resources to the patients and families
Works in an independent and interdependent relationship with members of the medical staff, which allows for consultation, collaboration, or referral.
Refers to appropriate specialists both inside and outside the health center in a medically appropriate and efficient manner
Practices in a collaborative fashion consistent with the concept of a patient centered medical home, Consulting and collaborating with the other team members as needed regarding patient care, assessment, and education issues
Refers patients to and utilizes unique internal associate benefits and resources to maximize health outcomes
Demonstrates exceptional and effective collaborative partnership and communication style with both patients and staff
Actively engages in leadership and compliance
Participates in quality improvement, continuing education, and other patient care programs established by the health center requirements for QuadMed.
Advocate for clinical quality improvement in the HWC
Assists in the resolution of complaints, requests and inquiries from patients, QuadMed, and clients.
Maintains privacy and confidentiality of all patient information according to federal and state guidelines and regulations
Effectively communicates with patients through technology to include email, video, telephonic, and text while complying with QuadMed policy and practices
Demonstrates knowledge of current and emerging trends in technologies, techniques, issues and approaches in your specialty
Demonstrates the ability to maintain quality, safety, and infection control standards
Demonstrates the ability to remain calm and effective in emergency situations and establish a leadership role in an emergency
Demonstrates professional conduct within the health center and acts as a role model and professional leader for all health center employees.
MD. or D.O degree from an accredited School of Medicine or Osteopathy and completion appropriate residency
Active Board certification
Preferred three years ambulatory primary care practice experience; if less than 3 years agrees to mentoring, and coaching, from another provider if assigned
Experience working with pediatric patients may be preferred depending on the HWC demographic
Effective verbal and written communication skills including proficiency in electronic communication
Experience with an EMR preferred
Bilingual English-Spanish preferred depending on HWC demographics
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
Active and unrestricted applicable licensure, with current DEA registration
CPR with BLS Certification
Additional Company Information
We offer excellent benefits to eligible employees, including 401(k), holidays, vacations and more.
QuadMed and Quad is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We are committed to creating a place of belonging — a space where employees do not need to sacrifice who they are to exist and grow in our workplace. QuadMed and Quad does not discriminate on any unlawful basis including race, religion, color, national origin, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local laws. QuadMed and Quad also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories.
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