Job ID: 290054529  |  Last Updated: 4/18/2022

Geriatrician

Employer
Urban Health Plan, Inc.
Location
Bronx, NY
Applicant Contact
Recruiter

Job Description

Urban Health Plan is a network of federally qualified community health centers that offers compre-hensive, affordable, quality primary and specialty health care. We are located in the Bronx, Queens, and Manhattan and are accredited by the Joint Commission.

At Urban Health Plan (UHP), our commitment to provide patient-centered, holistic, quality health care, is part of a tradition started by our founder, Dr. Richard Izquierdo, more than 40 years ago. That tradition continues today by promoting excellence in everything that we do.

We provide affordable, comprehensive, quality health care.

Urban Health Plan is about community health. We strive to deliver the highest quality of care to all patients who come through our doors. At UHP, we recognize challenges that face primary care; we strive to be at the forefront of innovative practices and building a supportive environment fo-cusing on associate and provider well-being. We value our providers; we value our patients, and we know that happy providers and happy patients bring forth better outcomes. We are always searching for ways to allow providers to focus on patient care and focus on clinical-care innovation through strong, supportive departments, active clinical leadership, and responsive administration.

We are community health.

Urban Health Plans mission is to continuously improve the health of communities and the quality of life of the people we serve by providing affordable, comprehensive, quality, primary, and spe-cialty health care and by assuring the performance and advancement of innovative best practices. We are looking for capable, energetic, passionate physicians, looking to work in an environment that fosters, patient-centered, holistic, quality medical care, in a practice setting that encourages in-novation, creativity, learning, and growth.

We are innovative, creative, and continuously improving.

Job Description:
We employ community-driven and highly skilled clinicians to provide integrated care in our Health Centers. We are seeking new associates to join our team in the capacity of Geriatrician. The Geria-trician will provide medical care to treat, prevent and/or diagnose illness, disease, or injury. The physician will examine or conduct tests to provide information on medical status, analyze records, reports, test results, and/or examination information to diagnose medical condition of patient, pre-scribe/administer treatment, therapy, medication and/or vaccination. The physician will also focus on explaining procedures and discussing test results on prescribed treatments with patient and ad-vise patients and community concerning diet, activity, hygiene, and disease prevention. The physi-cian will collaborate with and non-physician providers (NP, PA, CNM, etc). The physician will perform other job-related duties as required by departmental needs/demands.

Experience and Skills:
MD/DO degree from an accredited medical school and completion of accredited residency program
Completion of Fellowship in Geriatrics
Board Certified
Valid NY State license, CDS, DEA, and BLS
Understanding of and passion for Community Healthcare is preferred

Benefits:
At Urban Health Plan, we value our team and foster a positive, fun work environment! We offer a competitive benefit package that includes:
Federal/State Loan Repayment Eligibility
Generous Paid Time Off including your birthday (4 weeks vacation; 6 sick; 6 personal; 9 paid holidays)
Contribution to 401K plan
Full Benefits - 100% of cost covered for employee, 73.5% covered for family by employer
Term Life Insurance
Malpractice insurance coverage under FTCA
Paid continuing medical education
Flexible schedules
Relocation Reimbursement

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