We are seeking a Staff Physician (Adult Internal Medicine/Family Practice) to work as part of the medical provider team providing medical services to the patients. In addition to providing primary medical care by caring for all patients in accordance with the physician’s medical specialty, the Physician will also serve as a clinical resource to other clinical staff members.
-Provides primary medical care by caring for all patients in accordance with the physician’s medical specialty.
-Develops a plan of care for each patient, including: complete medical history, physician’s medical diagnosis, appropriate treatment and/or referral, including hospitalization where necessary.
-Stresses the importance of preventive health care measures.
-Uses all available resources in diagnosis and treatment, such as laboratory and radiological testing, in an appropriate and cost efficient manner.
-Confers with consulting physicians, nurse, patients, and patient’s families concerning treatment and care of patients.
-Refers those cases which require specialist services, but maintains responsibility, assuring that continuity of care is provided.
-Participates in the development and implementation of a regularly up-dated performance improvement plan for the health center.
-Participates in the Health Promotion/Disease Prevention activities required by the U.S. Public Health Service.
-Demonstrates awareness of age specific, cultural and spiritual practices of patients, staff and visitors.
-Understands the functional status and physical needs of patients, staff and visitors.
-Understands specific duties/responsibilities as outlined in individual contracts.
*Licensed to practice in the state of Tennessee.
*Graduate of an accredited institution of medicine with a degree of Doctor of Medicine.
*Completion of an approved residency program in internal medicine, family practice, or other appropriate discipline.
*Must maintain professional affiliation with a national medical society.
*Must have the ability to relate with warmth and effectiveness to the patients and other health care providers of the health center.
*Must be qualified in Basic Life Support techniques.
*Must have CPR, PALS, & ACLS certifications.
We offer competitive pay and benefits for all full-time employees. Our comprehensive benefits include health, dental and vision insurance. Company paid life insurance, voluntary disability insurance and a rich paid time off program. Memphis Health Center is also designated as a “student loan forgiveness site” for qualifying positions.