Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center, Inc. Family Medicine Physician in Framingham, Massachusetts
Job Summary: Provide medical services for the patients of Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center including performing other duties in accordance with funding agency requirements, contractual agreements, adhering to policies and procedures, and protocols established by the Health Center. The Family Physician is a member of the clinical practice team and works collaboratively with other team members in providing patient care.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Adhering to the established preventative health standards according to Practice Standards, manage and maintain a program of comprehensive health for assigned patients to include preventive medicine, chronic disease management, and community health.
Provide supportive and definitive care to patients with primary care appropriate medical conditions, based on documented and demonstrated proficiency.
Prepares and reviews medical histories and obtains data through interviews. Examines patients, formulates diagnostic plans, defines and orders required diagnostic testing. Interprets examination findings and test results, and implements treatment plans.
Provide medical care to patients with acute medical problems, chronic illness, or requesting preventive health services. Evaluates, diagnoses, treats and makes appropriate use of diagnostic testing and consultation.
Determines need for consultation and assists in medical care and treatment provided at the direction of other specialists. Participate 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 medical conditions.
Provide evening clinic and Saturday clinic coverage according to a schedule approved by the Medical Director. Participates in after hour call and hospital coverage on a rotating basis according to the schedule assigned by the Medical Director.
MA Board of Registration to practice medicine
Completion of a Family Medicine Residency program
Board Certification in Family Medicine within 1 year of Residency completion
Graduate of an accredited medical school (M.D. or D.O.)
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