Provides high quality primary care to patients at Corktown Health Center, Michigan’s first LGBTQ focused medical home. The physician works in conjunction with the medical director to lead an interdisciplinary team of primary caregivers and administrative support staff to perform assigned duties while displaying the highest standards of ethical and moral conduct as well as acting in the best interest of the organization supporting our mission, vision and values to optimize the health and well-being of our patients.
Provides all aspects of primary care, HIV care, STI treatment, PrEP, PeP and hormone therapy in an affirming practice. The physician will assist in developing policies, procedures and standards relating to patient needs.
In collaboration with Wayne State University School of Medicine, Corktown Health provides graduate medical education opportunities for resident physicians. The physician will supervise resident physicians and medical students during their rotations at the clinic.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Provides quality treatment including preventive care and screenings to all patients in a professional manner
- Examines patients, obtains medical histories, treats acute and chronic illnesses
- Orders, performs and interprets diagnostic tests
- Involves patients in care and treatment decisions
- Creates treatment plans and completes orders in patients’ charts
- Collaborates on improvements in care delivery and service with staff, other providers and administration
- Initiates appropriate specialty referrals
- Provides clinical information and collaborates with the multidisciplinary team in a clear and timely manner
- Ensures that proper patient documentation is timely, accurate and complete
- Works with administration to ensure proper compliance with billing, coding and CPT code assignment
- Achieves and maintains optimal patient access
- Participates in the development of medical protocols, standard procedures and management of patient-care-related activities
- May provides on-call coverage
- Gives feedback to and accepts feedback from all staff in a respectful manner
- Acts in a positive and professional manner, complying with practice policies, procedures and federal and state laws
- Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned
- Promotes health education in conjunction with other health professionals
- Efficiently uses organization and healthcare resources
- Contributes to quality activities by actively participating in quality reporting and improvement activities
- Communicate with the Medical Director, administrators, staff and providers to facilitate efficient and high quality clinical operations
- Participate in the teaching/training program(s)
- Adheres to the organization’s Code of Conduct, corporate compliance program, professional Code of Ethics, policies and procedures and all applicable laws and regulations
- Maintains current professional license to practice in the State of Michigan and DEA license
- Attends meetings and trainings as required including participation in mandatory training in such areas as: recipient rights, confidentiality, corporate compliance, prevention of violence and management of unsafe behaviors, cultural competence, patient experience, and others.
- Complies with all confidentiality standards as required by all federal, state, regulatory and organization policies
- Participate in professional development activities and keep current with healthcare trends and practices
EDUCATION: Degree of MD with ABIM-recognized internal medicine residency (three years minimum) or ABFM-recognized family medicine residency (three years minimum)
EXPERIENCE: Professional clinical experience in primary care practice, either family medicine or internal medicine for at least 3 years
LICENSURE: Valid American Board certification in either internal medicine or family medicine and renewed (if needed) prior to expiration Valid and unrestricted Michigan medical license, BLS certification, Valid DEA registration and Controlled Substance Certificate
SPECIAL SKILLS: Knowledge of and ability to apply professional medical principles, procedures and techniques. Thorough knowledge of pharmacological agents used in patient treatment. Ability to effectively manage and direct medical staff support activities while providing quality patient care. Ability to receive detailed information and express and exchange ideas orally. Ability to perform under stress. Possesses excellent written and oral communication, listening and social skills. Ability to interact effectively with people of varied educational, socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds, skill levels and value systems. Professionally performs in a caring and affirming manner. Taps experience and uses independent judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
Full-time work schedule, consistent with a 1.0 FTE, hours and days to be determined by the business needs of the organization. Additional hours may be required.
Must possess the physical and mental abilities to perform the tasks normally associated with the practice of internal and family medicine.
Corktown Health Center (CHC) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values a diverse workforce. CHC does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, national origin, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, physical or mental disability and any other categories protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Applicants who identify as LGBTQ+ and those who represent minority and/or underserved communities are strongly encouraged to apply.