Job ID: 289778183  |  Last Updated: 1/20/2021

Medical Doctor

Community Health Network
Freeport, TX
Applicant Contact
Cherra Parker
HR and Credentialing Officer
(281) 824-1480 ext. 1591
Accepts J-1 Visas

Job Description

Are you a value-driven and empathetic Family Medicine Physician that believes in providing quality care that has a positive effect on our communities? Does working close to the beach in a family and community-oriented organization sound enticing? Do you desire to work for an organization with alluring benefits, a four-day workweek, no required hospital coverage or calls, and student loan assistance? If the answer is YES, the Community Health Network (CHN) may be the right fit for you!

At Community Health Network, we are driven to create extraordinary experiences for our patients and our employees. Our objective is to provide opportunities that develop and grow careers in a team-oriented environment focused on patient care.

Community Health Network is seeking a full-time Family Medicine Physician to provide family medicine, chronic disease management, pediatrics, women's health including prenatal care, medication-assisted treatment, treatment for anxiety and depression, with a willingness to lead in this area. The ideal candidate will assist with the development of staff and possess a strong desire to deliver outstanding care and education to patients of all ages. This position will be housed at our Freeport office, where your expertise will be embedded in an integrated care clinic that follows patient-centered medical home (PCMH) guidelines and principles.

As a federally qualified health center (FQHC), Community Health Network provides dental, medical, behavioral health, and pharmacy services within the Freeport, Clute, Angleton, Alvin, Pearland, League City, Galveston, Houston, and Bacliff areas.

Work closely with the Medical Director and other appropriate staff to identify, develop, and implement comprehensive clinical services and preventive services.
Assist the Chief Medical Officer in the evaluation and supervision of clinical staff by collaborating with Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Nursing assistance, and the clinical team.
Participate in team and evidence-based approaches for health care by providing appropriate patient and family education about illness needed treatment, medications, immunizations, care coordination, population management, and development and implementation of a written care plan.
Participate in quality assurance and performance improvement activities to work toward the CHN clinical measure program goals to achieve quality health care.

Must be Board Certified and possess a current and unrestricted license by the Texas Medical Board as a Family Medicine Physician
Must be eligible for Medicare and Medicaid provider participation at the time of hire and maintain eligibility while employed with CHN
At the time of hire, qualify for or possess an active and unrestricted DEA
Possess a current PALS certification
Minimum of 2 years of experience in family medicine including pediatrics, gynecology, obstetrics, and medication-assisted treatment, required
Five years of clinical experience preferred.
Experience working in a high-volume clinic
Enjoy working in a multi-cultural environment
Knowledge of professional and ethical standards of health care delivery
Ability to work with people of all socioeconomic levels.
Knowledge of public health principles and practices preferred
FTCA coverage or private professional malpractice insurance obtainable.
Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret complex documents.

Standards of Behavior: Acts in a manner that supports the standards of communication, respect, privacy, and teamwork by demonstrating a commitment to professional and ethical conduct.
Customer Service: Demonstrates commitment to service excellence by promptly addressing internal/external customer issues/requests, resolving concerns while maintaining a professional image and behavior to build and enhance the patient/family/customer experience.
Accountability: Accepts ownership of job roles and specific assignments/goals; works independently, takes responsibility for own actions; admits mistakes and judgment errors; and accepts constructive feedback. Connects personal work results to the accomplishment of the team and organizational goals.
Responding to Change: Accepts change and adapts in a positive and productive manner; handles unexpected situations and changes in direction calmly and with confidence. Views new assignments and job responsibilities as an opportunity for growth.
Effective Communication: Communicates effectively with various audiences using the most appropriate method for the situation.
Time Management: Completes assigned tasks by designated deadlines, responds to communication requests (email, IM, etc.) in a timely manner, and appropriately prioritizes work according to importance and demand.


The position is physically comfortable, the individual has discretion about walking, standing, etc. There are no major sources of discomfort, i.e., essentially normal office environment with acceptable lighting, temperature, and air conditions.

This position is subject to drug testing, professional reference verification, a physical examination, and background screening

Compensation package includes:
Progressive time-off
401K with company matching
Fully paid health and dental coverage
Loan assistance program
Ongoing training/development and access to a variety of resources and tools
Annual CE hours and stipend
Eligibility to participate in CHN's incentive bonus program
Malpractice coverage, Federal Tort Claim Act
And More!

Factors used in determining the salary offered include the candidate's qualifications as well as the pay rates of other employees in similar positions.

Four-day work schedule, 8:00am 6:00pm, 36 hours of direct patient care and 4 hours of direct patient care
See an average of 20 patients a day

EEO Equal Employment Opportunity
CHN is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination, harassment, and bullying based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.

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