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Organization:

Charlotte Community Health Clinic

Location:

Charlotte, North Carolina • Mecklenburg County

Date Needed:

September 28, 2020

Type Of Position:

Full Time

Education Required:

MD

Experience Required:

3-5 year(s)

Date Of Job Posting:

September 13, 2020

Job Description:

Charlotte Community Health Clinic offers high-quality medical, dental and behavioral health services for children and adults. We are currently seeking a Physician to join our team. Responsibilities include providing high quality medical care, patient education, high quality EHR documentation, strict adherence to HIPPA guidelines, enjoy working in team environment, and involvement in Quality Improvement activities. This is a full-time position and will report to the Chief Medical Officer.

Duties:
• Provides reasonable and prudent medical care to patients, inclusive of all functions necessary to provide high-quality care
• Develop treatment plans for acute and chronic diseases
• Educate and guide patients on disease prevention, disease management and healthy lifestyle habits
• Provide monitoring and continuity of care between patient visits
• Provides accurate and high-quality documentation in the EHR and appropriate billing/coding in a timely manner
• Contribute to teamwork and communications.
o Work within a care team to achieve patient and team goals, and function as the leader of a clinical team, including MA and front desk staff
o Work within the provider team, including participating in regular staff meetings and collaborating with other providers to achieve desired outcomes for the clinic’s patient population as a whole and provide sufficient coverage for other staff as needed
• Maintains confidentiality in regards to patients, staff and program matters at all times
• Provides supervision and guidance for junior staff as needed, including clinical supervision for advanced practice providers
• Participates in teaching and precepts NP students, PA students, and residents
• Participates in Quality Improvement activities
• Obtains continuing medical education opportunities in keeping with best practices to maintain knowledge and skills
• Performs all other duties as required and requested by supervisor

Required Skills and Values:
• Core values consistent with a patient and family centered approach to care and commitment to being part of the provision of a patient-centered medical home
• Shared commitment to our organizational values of providing accessible, culturally-appropriate, high quality health and wellness services with sensitivity, respect and trust
• Passionate and longitudinal commitment to being part of reducing health disparities through your work
• Professional, appropriate, effective, and tactful communication skills, including written, verbal and nonverbal
• Positive attitude and respectful, professional customer service
• Acknowledges patient’s rights on confidentiality issues, maintains patient confidentiality at all times, and follows HIPAA guidelines and regulations
• Proactive patient advocate, responding with empathy and respect to resolve patient and family concerns, and recognizes opportunities for improvement to meeting patient concerns
• Collaborative community advocate for community health for vulnerable patient population, growing knowledge of the community resource network for low-income and other vulnerable patients and making referrals as needed for patient care and with consideration of limited patient resources
• Continuous self-educator on providing quality care and improving professional skills
• Team orientation
• Openness to evolution and change in how we deliver care, as Charlotte Community Health Clinic continuously evolves to advance the wellbeing of our patients and community

Qualifications:
• Degree from an accredited Medical School. Documented completion of Residency training from an accredited institution.
• Possession and active status of all licensing, certification, and other requirements as set forth by state, federal, professional, hospital, accrediting and health payer entities on an ongoing basis. This will include but is not limited to state medical license, payer credentialing and BLS/CPR
• Local knowledge about and connections to community health care and social resources is desirable
• Bilingual in Spanish and English preferred
• 2-7 years’ experience in a clinical setting preferred, with experience practicing in a federally qualified health center, free clinic or other organization serving low-income and uninsured patients strongly valued
• Experience with health IT systems required and EPIC EMR preferred

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