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Physician – Family Medicine




Kinston Community Health Center


Kinston, North Carolina • Lenoir County

Date Needed:

March 02, 2020

Organization Website:

Type Of Position:

Full Time

Education Required:


Experience Required:

3-5 year(s)

Date Of Job Posting:

January 21, 2020

Job Description:

Kinston Community Health Center level Patient Center Medical Home; mid-size primary care, multi-specialty, Federally Qualified Community Health Center that is currently seeking a full-time Family Medicine physician to provide quality health care in an outpatient-only setting.

We are dedicated to providing affordable and accessible healthcare to Lenoir and surrounding counties through Family Medicine, Dental, OB/GYN, Pediatrics, Behavioral Health, Outreach and Laboratory services. We offer patient support programs such as:

Community Outreach, Prescription Assistance, 340b Prescription, Diabetes Health Education, RN Case Manager/Community Care and Transportation.

Successful candidates will demonstrate KCHC Core Competencies, which include:

Judgment/Decision Making
Accountability & Self-Management
Problem-Solving & Analysis

Minimum Qualifications:
• Graduation from an accredited medical school with a degree of Doctor of Medicine or Osteopathy. Satisfactory professional references.
• Completion of an approved residency program in Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Family Practice or Obstetrics
• Board certified or Board eligible
• Must have an active license to practice in the State of North Carolina
• Experience: A minimum of 5 years medical experience; ability to work with and provide healthcare to individuals of varied economic and social backgrounds.


• Complete health risk assessments as a foundation for developing individualized care plans and outcomes goals for patients and their families.
• Staff physician shall follow the correct OSHA and HIPAA guidelines and take measures to ensure that these guidelines are followed in the clinical work areas.
• Provides in–patient care to the Center’s patients and hospitalizes patients as required.
• Research, find, and link patients to resources, services, and support mechanisms for their care plans and self-care management needs.
• Provides after hour call coverage as scheduled.
• Meets productivity and billing goals set by the organization.
• Document each patient’s individualized care plan and care coordination in the Practice’s database.
• Conduct and document assessments of patient needs and resources for effective self-care management.
• Provide timely communication with patients, make inquiries, execute follow-up actions, and help to integrate information into the care plan.
• Makes appropriate referrals to those that require specialist services and conducts proper follow up to assure that continuity of care is provided.
• Actively participates in the development and implementation of a Quality Assurance plan or Performance Improvement for the Center.
• Attends all medical staff meetings.
• Engage patients, patients’ families, and their caregivers in understanding, setting, and monitoring patient self-management care plans in a manner that is culturally and linguistically appropriate to the patient and caregiver.
• Demonstrates proficiency in the utilization of the EHR and provide timely completion and maintenance of patient charts as per Center policy.
• Demonstrate flexibility, enthusiasm, and willingness to cooperate while working with others in multi-disciplinary teams with activities to include participating in daily huddles.
• Apply the principles of comprehensive, community based, patient-centered, developmentally appropriate, and culturally and linguistically appropriate care coordination.
• Demonstrate personal responsibility and respect for patients, patients’ families, and co-workers in professional appearance.
• Participate in continuing professional growth through attendance at workshops and professional in-services and through individual research and reading, to include communication skills.
• Performs other necessary duties as required by the health center to meet the goals and objectives of the Center.
• Completes all other duties as assigned to include Practice and perform administrative functions.

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