Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center, Inc. Family Medicine Physician - Primary Care in Framingham, Massachusetts
Are you looking for a meaningful career caring for our communities most vulnerable populations?
The Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center is one of the largest community health centers in Massachusetts serving Worcester, Framingham, Milford and the surrounding communities. We are a thriving and growing organization, and our team is expanding across sites to support this growth.
As an employer of choice, the Health Center prides itself on its inclusive workplace environment which fosters teamwork, accountability and respect and supports the growth and development of each employee. We are an equal opportunity employer and embrace the richness of the diversity of our staff and community. You are a good fit for our team if you’re passionate about helping people live healthier lives and enjoy working in a supportive, team-based environment.
The Family Physician is a member of the clinical practice team and works collaboratively with other staff members to provide high quality patient care according to the PCMH model. The Family Physician will lead the care for their own diverse panel of patients. This Provider will manage chronic diseases and treat acute conditions in patients across the full life span. Family Medicine Physicians at Kennedy Community Health will have the opportunity to work in partnership with the numerous other disciplines offered at the health center including mental and behavioral health, pharmacy, Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) program, Reproductive Health, Dental and Optometry.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Provides medical care to patients with acute medical problems, chronic illnesses, or requesting preventive health services.
Examines patients, formulates diagnostic plans, and orders diagnostic testing. Interprets examination findings and test results and implements treatment plans.
Provides medical care and performs procedures within the scope of reproductive/pregnancy health including IUD and Nexplanon insertions and removals, cervical examinations, and when appropriate providing prenatal care to pregnant patients.
Determines the need for consultation and assists in medical care and treatment provided by other specialists. Participates in other care procedures according to training and demonstrated ability.
Prescribes and assesses effectiveness of pharmaceuticals, other medications and treatment regimens as appropriate for patient’s medical conditions.
Meets the Health Center’s annual productivity goal.
Maintains and updates Electronic Health Records (EHR) in a systematic format and completes required documentation within 48 hours.
Participate in after hours and Weekend call on a rotating basis according to the schedule assigned by the Medical Director.
Graduate of an accredited medical school (M.D., or D.O.).
MA Board of Registration to practice medicine.
Completion of an Internal Medicine Residency program.
Board Certification in Internal Medicine within 1 year of Residency completion.
The Health Center requires all employees to have the most recent COVID19 Booster and the yearly Flu Vaccine
Generous time off package including 4 weeks of paid vacation, 11 paid holidays, 3 personal days, 5 sick days and 3 extended sick days.
32 hours of clinical time and 8 hours of administrative time that can be completed remotely
Qualifies for the Federal and State Loan Repayment Programs
Health Insurance plans starting on day-1 of employment. Employer pays 80% of medical insurance premiums
Dental Insurance and Vision Insurance options
Short-Term and Long-Term Disability paid 100% by employer
Competitive Retirement Plan with company match
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