Job ID: 290128731  |  Last Updated: 3/1/2023

Primary Care Physician-KRC.0123.0816.19

Kansas Recruitment and Retention Center
South Central, KS
Applicant Contact
Natalie Olmsted
(316) 293-2649
Accepts J-1 Visas

Job Description

This south central Kansas medical center is looking for a Primary Care Physician who is passionate about providing direct, comprehensive primary, preventative and therapeutic medical care to individuals across a broad spectrum of age and development within a high-risk population. Our PCP will also coordinate with community partners to help ensure comprehensive, integrated care.

We believe everyone deserves the highest quality, personalized health care. Our whole person care integrated services approach serves as a change agent for our patients and community. To this effect, a qualified candidate must display these necessary skills:

ability to communicate effectively with vulnerable populations, including those made vulnerable by financial status, personality characteristics, place of residence, health status, and/or age.
Understand health literacy levels or other approaches to addressing communication needs.
Demonstrate a high level of customer service both internally and externally.
Successfully work with others to achieve desired results; contribute to team projects; exchange ideas and opinions; help prevent, resolve conflicts; develop positive working relationships; is flexible and open-minded; and promotes mutual respect.
As an integrated health care center, Physician responsibilities also include:

carrying out patient-centered health promotion and disease prevention activities including education and shared decision-making
providing appropriate periodic mental health assessments, screenings, counseling and treatment for mental illness, family violence, and diseases of addiction
consult and coordinate care with collaborating physicians, Advance Practice clinicians (APRNs and Pas); Dentists; care team support (RNs, LPNs, MAs); Integrated Care Coordinators; Pharmacy; Lab and all other integrated services.
Assist in program development, maintenance, and quality assurance as outlined by HRSA, IHS and Clinic policies and procedures.
Maintain privileges at Via Christi and Wesley hospitals and membership on the active medical staff of these area hospitals.

Kansas State License required.
Must be Board Eligible/Board Certified.
Current, valid, unrestricted Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) License.
Proper completion and verification of residency and/or other training.
Healthcare at the Heart of Our Community

This FQHC was founded in 1976 to focus on caring for our communitys Native American Community. Today, we welcome and serve all people who need care across Sedgwick County and nearby communities, no matter your background or status. We know that when everyone is cared for as individuals, our communities become healthier and stronger together.

Community Description:

We are located in the largest city in Kansas and right at the point where the Big and Little Arkansas Rivers join together. The arts have always prospered here. A dozen museums are scattered throughout the city, each with a distinctive or historic cast. This city is considered the economic hub of the region and is home to corporate headquarters for leading producers of aircraft, aviation components and all-American consumer products. There are plenty of fun things to do and see with more than 136 municipal parks and playgrounds covering nearly 3,000 acres. The Park Board offers a bike system of more than 100 miles and landscaped picnic areas. Shopping opportunities include indoor shopping malls and outdoor plazas, antique shops and a host of specialty stores. First-rate restaurants in every sector of the city offer an abundant choice of cuisine, ranging from Asian, Mexican, French, and Continental to various American fares.

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