Primary Care Physicians Needed in the Greater Phoenix Area

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Greater Phoenix Metro, AZ  
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Specialty: Family Medicine
Internal Medicine 
Candidate Type: MD, DO 
Visas Accepted: No J1 or H1
Loan Repayment: Not Specified
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ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSBILITIES

  1. Provides comprehensive medical services for members of family, regardless of age or sex, on continuing basis.
  2. Elicits and documents patient information about medical & social history in VMD EMR.
  3. Orders or executes various tests, analyses, and diagnostic images to provide information on patient’s condition.
  4. Analyzes reports and findings of tests and examination, and diagnoses condition of patient.
  5. Administers or prescribes treatments and medications.
  6. Promotes health by advising patients concerning diet, hygiene, and methods for prevention of disease in conjunction with integrated care team.
  7. Provides prenatal care to pregnant women and provides postnatal care to mothers and infants.
  8. Performs surgical procedures commensurate with surgical competency.
  9. Refers patients to medical specialist for consultant services when necessary for patient’s well-being.
  10. Works continually to assure deliverance of quality clinical care in a safe, efficient, competent, and effective manner.
  11. Participate and Assist in obtaining and completing population health metrics requested for Value Based Contracts.
  12. Complete Documentation and Billing information in a timely basis.
  13. Attend and participate in any and all VMD patient care conferences, team conferences, professional staff conferences and other appropriate professional activities only to the extent that such attendance and participation is relative to his/her assigned cases and/or performance of services as determined by the supervisor.

DUTIES INCLUDE

  1. Examination of patients, formulation of diagnostic plans, defines and orders required diagnostic testing.
  2. Interpretation of examination findings and test results, and implementation of treatment plans and timely communication back to the patient.
  3. Determines need for consultation and assists in medical care and treatment provided at the direction of other specialists.
  4. Approving/disapproving subspecialty referrals.
  5. Answering patient telephone consults with the assistance of clinic staff.
  6. Providing primary and secondary preventive maintenance care.
  7. Be capable of adequately diagnosing and treating a wide-range of pediatric and adult acute and chronic diseases and injuries including but not limited to conditions of the:
    • Skin, Pulmonary System, Gastrointestinal System, HEENT problems, Musculoskeletal System, Genitourinary System, Reproductive System, Lymphatic System, Central Nervous System, Cardiovascular System, Endocrine System, Psychiatric and Behavioral Health

    • Have sufficient experience to be able to adequately perform medical procedures to include, but not limited to, the following: Basic Life Support, Advanced Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, Cardioversion of life-threatening arrhythmias

    • Simple minor surgical procedures: punch biopsies, excision of skin lesions, Simple abscess incision and drainage, Nail trephination, Sling or swath injuries, Suture simple laceration, Suture removal, Tube thoracotomy, Cryotherapy, Nebulizer treatment, Urine catheterization, Cultures (throat, wound), Suprapubic tap, Remove ocular, nasal and ear foreign bodies, Clearing of ears by flush technique, Reduce simple dislocations and fractures, when appropriate, Bandaging of sprains, minor burns, and minor lacerations, Perform venous punctures for lab studies and interpret results (primarily MA role), Draw arterial blood gases for evaluation and interpret results, Administer intravenous, intramuscular and subcutaneous medications as appropriate.

Additional duties include but are not limited to the following:

  1. Shall provide outpatient health care to qualifying beneficiaries as scheduled by the Government
  2. Care shall include but not be limited to continuing, comprehensive health maintenance and medical care to entire family regardless of sex, age, or type of problem.
  3. Will maintain a program of comprehensive health for the family unit, to include preventive medicine, behavioral sciences, and community health.
  4. May become the primary care provider for a panel of patients. As a PCP, will be the primary person responsible for the management of the health and wellness of his/her assigned patients.
  5. Work with your integrated care team to help assess, treat, and utilize all VMD resources to impact overall patient care and health outcomes.

About Us

VillageMD is a leading provider of health care for organizations moving toward a primary care-led, high-value clinical model. The VillageMD solution provides the tools, technology, operations, and staffing support needed for physicians to drive the highest quality clinical results across a population. VillageMD works with physician groups, independent practice associations, and health systems to improve quality, deliver a first-rate patient experience, and lower costs in the communities they serve. We have grown to include more than 2,700 physicians across eight markets and are responsible for approximately 500,000 lives and over $3 billion in healthcare spending.

At VillageMD, we see diversity and inclusion as a source of strength in transforming healthcare. We believe building trust and innovation are best achieved through diverse perspectives. To us, acceptance and respect are rooted in an understanding that people do not experience things in the same way, including our healthcare system. Individuals seeking employment at VillageMD are considered without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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Contact: Sam Martinez 
Phone: 773-677-8985
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