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Primary Care Physician

Company: InnovAge
Location: Pueblo
Posted on: September 6, 2020

Job Description:



Job Summary
Under the supervision of the Lead Medical Director, this position is responsible for the medical care of InnovAge participants across a variety of settings, including but not limited to the ADHC clinic, participants' homes, the nursing home, assisted living facilities and personal care boarding homes. Direct hospital inpatient care is not required but close coordination of care with hospital based providers is essential.
Essential Functions and Work Responsibilities
Functional Category: Primary Care

Estimated Percent of time Spent - (Approximately 80% of Time)

-- Provide medical care to Innovage PACE participants, including the evaluation, diagnosis and management of their medical conditions, including but not limited to taking of a medical history, performance of physical examination, ordering and interpretation of diagnostic tests, formulation of an assessment of condition and a treatment plan, writing prescriptions, ongoing follow up of same, and management of medical information from specialists and hospital teams.

-- Document medical care in the participant's medical record, in compliance with InnovAge PACE documentation policies. May include involvement with the establishment of electronic medical records and providing the Lead Medical Director with input around needed ongoing EMR enhancements.

-- Provide after-hours medical coverage as assigned by the Chief Medical Officer and/or Lead Medical Director to assure that a physician is available 24 hours a day, 365 days per year.

-- Participate within the interdisciplinary team in the formulation of Plans of Care for InnovAge PACE participants, as well as in other interdisciplinary team settings that further the care of InnovAge PACE participants.

-- Contribute in the quality improvement initiatives of InnovAge PACE programs

-- Presents input into, initiates and/or facilitates new medical programs and processes in support of InnovAge PACE's strategic goals.

Functional Category: Supervision

Estimated Percent of time Spent - (Approximately 20% of Time)

-- Effectively supervises and manages direct reports and provides, by example and leadership, motivation and direction to employees of the organization.

-- Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable state and federal employment laws.

-- Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; recognizing and rewarding employees; corrective disciplinary procedures and practices (under direction of supervisor and in partnership with Human Resources), addressing complaints and resolving problems.

-- Ensures annual employee performance reviews are conducted in a timely and effective manner. Evaluates performance of employees for compliance with established policies and objectives of the organization and contributions in attaining objectives.

-- Helps set the tone of the department to ensure morale, team work, and that the positive employment culture of the organization is maintained.

-- Regularly schedules leadership/management, department, and staff 1:1 meetings to provide leadership, development, and a forum for communication to ensure coordination and collaboration in meeting organization and individual goals.

-- Additional work functions and duties may be assigned


Job Qualifications


Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

REQUIRED

Education

-- Doctor of Medicine or Osteopathy degree required.

Licensure, Certification, Registration or Designation

-- Current active state Medical License

-- DEA number

-- Adequate malpractice coverage

-- Board Eligible or Certification required, If Board Eligible, certification required within 2 years

Work Experience and Qualifications

-- A minimum of one year working with the frail or elderly is required

PREFERRED

Education

-- Postgraduate training in a primary care specialty, including but not limited to internal or family medicine and completion of post-residency training in geriatric medicine preferred, but not required.

Licensure, Certification, Registration or Designation

-- Board Eligible or Certification preferred in primary care
Other Knowledge Skills and Abilities Required
Computer Skills


  • Must be computer proficient and possess experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Must be able to quickly learn specific software and new applications.

    Mathematical/Financial Skills

    • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
    • Able to analyze data and statistics and draw reasonable conclusions and compile accurate reports.
    • Experience with P/L and developing and managing budgets.

      Language Skills

      • Ability to read, analyze and interpret regulations and other documents.
      • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to effectively and tactfully present information to, and communicate with, co-workers, employees, and others.
      • Possess exceptional English written and verbal communication skills, including accurate grammar and business correspondence knowledge.
      • Ability to read and write memos, reports, and correspondence that conform to prescribed style and format.

        Reasoning Ability

        -- Ability to define problems, collects data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

        Other Skills and Abilities:

        -- Strong management ability and capable of setting clear objectives for staff and motivating them to achieve those objectives on time and according to plans.

        • Able to establish and maintain cooperative and positive working relationships.
        • Organized, detail-oriented, diplomatic, proactive, self-motivated, dependable, and driven by excellence.
        • Even-tempered and able to balance multiple tasks in accordance with changing deadlines and priorities in a fast-paced environment.
        • Ability to work sensitively and effectively with individuals of diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds.


          InnovAge Service Standards Requirements
          Safety

          -- Safety- Maintains a safe work place. Reports all unsafe work conditions to supervisor and/or Safety & Loss Control Manager and works in conjunction with supervisor, Safety & Loss Control Manager, and staff to correct unsafe work conditions. Follows and enforces all safety policies.

          Accountability

          • Commitment - Commits to his/her job and to the success of the company. Continuously puts forth the effort to achieve goals and continuous quality improvement. Degree to which employee goes the extra step to ensure job/task completion. Takes initiative to offer ideas to improve processes or results.
          • Cooperativeness - Consistently supports management decisions as demonstrated by his/her actions. Demonstrates a "can do" attitude by responding positively to instructions. Follows instructions and works harmoniously with others to complete the job or task.
          • Attendance - Meets or exceeds punctuality and attendance expectations/requirements. Faithfully reports to work and conforms to scheduled work hours. When necessitated, follows call-in procedures and informs others of absences.

            Caring

            • Customer Service - Embraces the organization's commitment to internal and external customer service and demonstrates a customer-centric approach when interacting with co-workers, participants, clients, and all other business contacts.
            • Confidentiality - Maintains confidentiality of employee, participant, and client data/information, and any other sensitive organization information as appropriate.

              Integrity

              • Adherence to Company Policy - Follows and enforces guidelines as established by policies. Conforms to company and job standards and requirements. Shows respect for others. Acts in the best interests of the company at all times. Serves as an example for others. Conducts business in an ethical fashion.
              • Reliability - Completes responsibilities with minimal direct supervision. Follows through with assigned jobs and tasks all the way through completion. Puts forth the effort to achieve goals and objectives under varying circumstances.
              • Alignment with Company Goals & Objectives - Supports the organization's mission, vision, and values and holding self-accountable for applying these principles daily and personally living them when working with co-workers, participants, clients, and all other business contacts.

                Quality

                • Quantity of Work / Productivity - Produces at a high volume. Always puts forth the effort to maximize productivity. Meets or exceeds established work deadlines. Engages in a productive work effort whenever possible. Meets goals and objectives.
                • Quality of Work - Produces work that is accurate and reliable. Accomplishes work quickly and efficiently. Works in a thorough and organized manner while minimizing down time. Results are consistently within acceptable quality standards.
                • Job Knowledge - Demonstrates a thorough understanding of his/her job processes and procedures. Integrates knowledge to efficiently accomplish job requirements. Efficiently uses resources (including staff and management) to obtain additional knowledge.
                • Communication - Exhibits good interpersonal skills. Develops and fosters professional relationships with co-workers, participants, clients, and vendors. Keeps others informed as directed by operational demands and need-to-know. Keeps self informed of announcement made via established company venues


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