Job ID: 289174545  |  Last Updated: 4/1/2016

Family Practice/Internal Medicine Physician

Fair Haven Community Health Center
New Haven, CT
Applicant Contact
Sylviana Lopez
Director of Human Resources
(203) 777-7411
Accepts J-1 Visas

Job Description

Job Purpose:
To provide high quality health care to the patients of the Fair Haven Community Health Center in the primary care setting consistent with FHCHC policies and mission.

Duties and Responsibilities:
-Provides primary medical care by caring for all patients in accordance with the physicians medical specialty.
-Develops a plan of care for each patient, including medical history, physical examination, diagnosis and appropriate treatment and/or referral, including hospitalization if necessary.
-Uses all available resources in diagnosis and treatment, such as laboratory and others tests in an appropriate and cost efficient manner.
-Confers with other clinicians, patients families and other support staff concerning treatment and care of patients when appropriate.
-Refers those cases which require specialist services, but maintains primary care responsibility to assure continuity of care.
-Maintains accurate medical records and performs appropriate charting and follow up on patients.
-Participates in Medical & General staff meetings and appropriate clinical teams.
-Participates in the Health Centers Quality Improvement program, in other task committees as needed, and pursues continuing education opportunities to update medical knowledge and assure quality patient care.
-Performs other necessary duties as required by the FHCHC to achieve the goal of providing high quality service and health care.

Qualifications and Skills:
-Graduation from an accredited medical school with a degree of Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy
-Completion of an approved residency program in appropriate specialty
-License to practice medicine in State of Connecticut
-Ability and willingness to serve on the active medical staff of the hospitals used by FHCHC.
-Qualified in Basic Life Support techniques .
-Bi-lingual in Spanish and English is desirable.
-Experience in an ambulatory or outpatient setting preferred.

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