Job ID: 290136607  |  Last Updated: 5/12/2023

Pediatrician

Employer
Access Family Care
Location
Joplin, MO
Applicant Contact
Dr. Charles Bentlage
(417) 782-6200 ext. 110
Accepts J-1 Visas
Unspecified
Websites
http://www.accessfamilycare.org/

Job Description

SUMMARY OF POSITION:
Supporting the Mission and Core Values of ACCESS Family Care, the individual in this position will work cooperatively with the Quality Director, Director of Medical Services, Provider(s), Medical and Dental Clinic Managers, and all staff members; supporting a team effort at our clinics, serving our customers and striving to achieve our Mission through our Core Values Established for the special needs of our patients.

MISSION:
Ozark Tri County Health Care dba ACCESS Family Care is committed to improving the health of the medically underserved of greater southwest Missouri, through direct services and collaborative efforts.

CORE VALUES:
COMPASSION:
We demonstrate compassion for our patients by being sensitive to their socio-economic status and ethnic diversity by providing the healthcare they need through the best and most efficient delivery methods, which includes the chronic care model.
ACCESS:
We create access to primary dental and medical healthcare by seeing patients with or without insurance or who have Medicare or Medicaid. We offer sliding fee discounts for those who qualify financially.
RESPECT:
We respect our patients. No matter what their background or circumstance, we provide the services they need with equal respect. We as staff respect one another as we diligently serve our patients as servant-leaders.
EXCELLENCE:
We seek excellence in all we do. We are committed to continuous improvement through review, evaluation, and a performance improvement program that involves all levels of leadership.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Manages the acute and long-term medical needs of AFC patients by performing physical examinations and preventative health measures within prescribed guidelines.
Have an affinity for working with culturally and economically diverse patient populations.
Reviews patients records, charts, and other pertinent information needs in a timely manner
Formulates plan and prognosis based upon patients condition.
discusses cases with other team health professionals to prepare a comprehensive patient plan when necessary.
Ensures that patients receive appropriate education and referrals.
Interviews and advises patients regarding health maintenance, illness prevention, normal behavior, social and physical growth/development.
Provides monitoring and continuity of care between Clinic visits as required.
Provides care coordination of all hospitalized AFC patients with open access visits within 72 hours of discharge.
Participates in the on-call rotation as needed.
Provides telephone consultation including follow-up and triage calls.
Serves as a Collaborator to assigned Nurse Practitioners.
Participates in Quality Assurance activities as assigned.
Participates in peer review activities.
Remains current in advanced practice changes within specialized area and, where relevant, translates these findings into clinical practice.
Works closely with Chief Medical Officer and administrative staff to ensure individual provider productivity goals are achieved and quality of patient care.


SERVANT LEADERSHIP:
Consistently exemplifies ACCESS Family Cares Core Values (C.A.R.E.) with patients and coworkers: Compassion, Access, Respect, and Excellence.
Demonstrates a commitment to ACCESS Family Cares Mission, to serve the Underserved.
Exemplifies Servant Leadership Qualities: Trusted Servant, Humility, Respect, Forgiveness, Patience, Trustworthy

CUSTOMER SERVICE:
Consistently demonstrates a commitment to Access Family Cares Mission, to Serve the Underserved.
Provides high quality customer services to internal and external customers.
Timely communication with patients and staff.
Greets everyone with kindness, respect and resolves problems to the best of their ability; always demonstrating our organizations core values.

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