Job ID: 290130466  |  Last Updated: 5/24/2023

Internal Medicine Physician (AP)

Central Florida Health Care, Inc.
Avon Park, FL
Applicant Contact
Joe VanDyke
HR Generalist
(863) 291-5112 ext. 2513
(863) 291-5119
Accepts J-1 Visas

Job Description

Provide out-patient comprehensive adult primary care services including: preventive and health maintenance services, acute and chronic care, clinical evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment as well as primary care consultation services to CFHC clinical staff and outside specialists who see CFHC patients. In the event hospitalization is required will refer to hospitalist at local hospital and will monitor care upon discharge.

Education: Residency trained Physician
Board Eligible / Certified in Internal Medicine
Licensure: Florida License
DEA Certificate
Insurability (malpractice)
Medical staff privileges at appropriate hospital if designated by CFHC
BLS certification
Computer literacy

RESPONSIBILITIES AND PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS include, but are not limited to, the following:
Be familiar with CFHCs program philosophies, goals, and objectives. Be cognizant of and comply with all CFHCs policies and procedures, as well as state and federal regulations.
Adhere to disease management protocols, and key clinical pathways, and use them to improve clinical performance. Participate in Collaboratives and health care programs of federal and state governments approved by the Senior Management. Work with QI/RM to insure compliance with clinical measures.
Complete all required paperwork on time. (Payroll sheets, encounter tickets, hospital encounter sheets, evaluations, progress notes, etc.)
Understand the requirements of CFHCs Exposure Control Plan. Assure compliance with this plan by support staff assigned to assist you. Personally utilize universal precautions when practicing in the clinical setting.
Facilitate needed referrals, including social services for patients requiring services not offered at CFHC in coordination with referral clerks and nurses according to CFHC policy.
Participate in staff outreach and off-site health care programs requiring Internal Medicine services as requested by the CCO or CEO. Represent CFHC in the community.
Precept Medical Students as assigned by CCO.
Advise and assist ARNPs as needed in accord with approved protocols and procedures.
Complete all duties, responsibilities, and competencies in a manner that is appropriate to the age groups to whom care / services are being provided.
Assist in the review of primary care protocols and patient education materials in collaboration with CCO and DON.
Provide necessary information and signatures for participation in reimbursement arrangements, such as Medicare, Medicaid, and other plans.
Review incoming reports (lab, x-ray, EKG, etc), sign-off, and follow up when indicated.
Maintain up to date knowledge of coding and billing requirements. Provide accurate coding information on encounter tickets that corresponds to care given and documented in progress notes.
Rotate to other CFHC centers as needed to provide coverage.
Provide off-hours and Saturday clinic coverage as assigned by CCO.
Report as needed to CCO any pertinent information or situations that impact on patient care or CFHC liability.
Provide a leadership role for medical support staff. Provide support and encouragement to Nurse Supervisor and Patient Service Coordinator.
Attend and participate in mandatory CFHC meetings (Center Specific quarterly meetings, Corporate meetings, and other meetings as designated by the CCO or CEO).
Participate in Peer Review activities as requested by CCO.
Assist with the recruitment of other physicians and clinical staff in collaboration with HR and CCO.
Make recommendations to the CCO regarding the purchase of clinical supplies, instruments, and equipment, and repair and/or maintenance of these.
Demonstrate ability to work cooperatively with other members of the clinical team. Be supportive of coworkers.
Maintain neat and professional appearance at all times.
Perform all surgical procedures using sterile techniques and CDC guidelines.
Carry out any other activities deemed appropriate by the CCO or CEO.

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