Community Health Connections Family Physician in Gardner, Massachusetts
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We are a Non-Profit Federally Qualified Healthcare Center located in Central Massachusetts. Our company opened in February 2002 in response to a Community Needs Assessment that identified a need for medical service for the underserved members of our community. We strive to provide compassionate care regardless of income or insurance status to everyone who walks through our doors, including low income, underinsured, uninsured, publicly housed, and homeless populations. CHC is committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion. At CHC, we strive for a workforce that reflects the community we serve. We are proud to be able to serve our community! If you are passionate about the work we do here, we would love to hear from you!
Under the direction of the Medical Director, provides comprehensive and continuous primary care to a panel of patients.
Provide primary care services to individuals and families.
Practice within the collaborative model with nurse practitioners and clinical psychologists;
Provide and manage direct patient care, including physical examinations, evaluations, assessments, diagnoses and treatment for a specified patient population;
Prescribe pharmaceuticals, other medications, and treatment regimens as appropriate to assessed medical conditions;
Refer patients to specialists and to relevant patient care components as appropriate;
Direct and coordinate the patient care activities of nursing and support staff as required;
Follow established departmental policies, procedures, and objectives, continuous quality improvement objectives, and safety, environmental, and/or infection control standards;
As appropriate to the position, participate in specified health promotion, education and/or prevention programs;
Observe, assess, and record symptoms, reactions, and progress;
Participate in On Call coverage;
Prescribe drug dosages and instruct patients in correct usage and non-pharmaceutical patient care aids;
Maintain quality, safety, and/or infection control standards;
Develop and present educational programs and/or workshops;
Advise and train subordinate clinical professionals and/or students in area of expertise;
Manage patient care is a team effort that involves clinical and non-clinical staff interacting with patients; and
Perform other job-related duties as assigned
Medical Degree (MD or DO)
Board certification/eligibility in Family Medicine
Current licensure by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine
ACLS or CPR/AED certified.
Current DEA, DEA-X and Massachusetts Controlled Substance licensure for prescriptive authority
Eligible for unrestricted health center and hospital privileges at facilities utilized by the health center.
Effective verbal and written communication skills
Generous vacation and personal time for eligible employees
Medical, dental, and vision insurance
100% paid Life insurance/AD&D
100% paid Long-Term disability.
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Discounts on travel and entertainment!
Discounts on cell phone service, computer purchases, and more!
College Tuition Rewards/CMEs
Company Events & Activities (Annual cookout and holiday party, health and wellness events,” Lunch & Learn’s”, team building, and more!)
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
EyeMed Vision Care Program
Accident & Cancer Insurance
Educational development reimbursement
Discounts on - gym membership, travel & entertainment tickets, electronics, and more!