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Community Health Connections Medical Director in Fitchburg, Massachusetts

Description

Essential Duties and Major responsibilities:

  • Provides and manages direct patient care, including physical examinations, evaluations, assessments, diagnoses and treatment for patients.

  • Prescribes pharmaceuticals, other medications, and treatment regimens as appropriate to assessed medical conditions.

  • Refers patients to specialists and to relevant patient care components as appropriate.

  • Directs and coordinates the patient care activities of nursing and support staff as required.

  • Initiates and integrates established departmental policies, procedures, guidelines, protocols, and objectives, continuous quality improvement objectives, and safety, environmental, and/or infection control standards.

  • As appropriate to the position, participates in specified health promotion, education and/or prevention programs.

  • Participates in the on call schedule.

  • Observes, assesses, and records symptoms, reactions, and progress.

  • Knowledge of legal and ethical standards for the delivery of medical care.

  • Knowledge of relevant drugs and non-pharmaceutical patient care aids and ability to prescribe dosages and instruct patients in correct usage.

  • Maintains quality, safety, and/or infection control standards.

  • Develops and presents educational programs and/or workshops when needed.

  • Knowledge of related accreditation and certification requirements.

  • Knowledge of community medical diagnostic and patient care services in area of medical expertise.

  • Knowledge of current principles, methods and procedures for the delivery of medical evaluation, diagnosis and treatment in areas of expertise.

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills, including the robust use of the EMR used at CHC.

  • Supervises, advises, and trains clinical professionals and/or students in area of expertise.

  • Works both independently and in a team

  • Demonstrates understanding and commitment to the mission of the health center

  • Demonstrates understanding and commitment to the established CHC Values and Standards

  • Responsible for success of population health initiatives.

  • Other job-related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: Medical Doctor with 8 to 10 years of directly related experience which may include residency in a directly related medical specialty. Board Certified Family Practice/ Internal Medicine Physician; ACLS or CPR/AED Certified.

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Qualifications

Skills

Required

  • Medical terminology: Novice

  • Medical office experience: Expert

Preferred

  • Customer Service: Novice

  • Bilingual (Spanish/Eng.): Novice

Behaviors

Preferred

  • Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

  • Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity

  • Leader: Inspires teammates to follow them

Motivations

Preferred

  • Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help

  • Flexibility: Inspired to perform well when granted the ability to set your own schedule and goals

  • Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

Education

Preferred

  • Doctorate or better

Licenses & Certifications

Required

  • CPR

  • ALCS

  • Board Certification

Experience

Required

  • 8-10 years: Medical Doctor

Preferred

  • Family Practice
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