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Physician

Apply Job ID 30306 Date posted Feb. 23, 2024 Location Lake Jackson, Texas

Creating a better way. It’s more than just the philosophy we were founded on. It’s our purpose. For our employees, it means more time with patients. Unrushed visits to build meaningful relationships. And most importantly, an opportunity to empower our patients to achieve their full potential – at work and in life. Determined to make a difference? Join our health care revolution and be a part of something better.

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 QM physician, they may assume the role of Oversight Physician to support APPs in the QM system. This will be determined by need, geography and physician utilization.

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.  

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

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 plans and prognosis, based on patient’s condition, with documentation in the electronic medical record  

Provides occupational medical care to patients depending on the needs of the client.  

Provides medical treatment of work-related illnesses and injuries, conducts injury causation analysis, and provides other occupational health related medical services as needed. 

Provides onsite services and consultation to employers as needed. 

Communicates with employer(s) on return-to-work status. 

Functions as a liaison between employer’s management and safety team, and the onsite primary care medical provider. 

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 

Demonstrates 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 partnering 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. 

Advocates 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 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. 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Education: 

MD. or D.O degree from an accredited School of Medicine or Osteopathy and completion appropriate residency  

Active Board certification or eligibility required. 

Experience: 

Preferred three years occupational health or ambulatory primary care practice experience; if less than 3 years agrees to mentoring, and coaching, from another provider if assigned 

Working with pediatric patients may be preferred based 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  

Current CPR (BLS) certification or must be obtained within 60 days of hire    

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:  

Proven ability to work successfully with diverse populations and demonstrated commitment to promote and enhance diversity and inclusion 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Manual Dexterity: Work requires accuracy and moderate speed 

Physical Effort: Work requires considerable variety of steady active physical exertion with some and/or continuous standing or walking 

Working Conditions: May include exposure to conditions requiring the use of personal protective equipment 

Hazards: Exposure to hazards that may result in short-term work-related absences. Exposure to blood-borne pathogens and hazardous materials 


Harry Quadracci was determined to do things differently, and to do them better. In 1991, the visionary print manufacturing CEO founded QuadMed out of the belief that there had to be a better way to provide his employees with access to affordable, high-quality health care. And what started as doing the right thing, ended up sparking a health care revolution. Now 30 years later, we partner with employers across the nation to provide value-driven health and wellness services in or near the workplace. With a focus on breaking down cost, access and quality barriers, we empower employees and their families to live healthier, happier lives.

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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