Job ID: 290113746  |  Last Updated: 8/26/2022

Staff Physician

Primary Health Services Center
Applicant Contact
Amy Pumphrey

Job Description

The Staff Physician of Primary Health Services Center is charged with providing direct patient care as well as a leadership example in all areas relating to the clinical operations of the health center. The Staff Physician is responsible for assisting with the implementation of clinical policies and procedures; supervising the clinical mid-level, nursing and support staff; insuring continuous quality improvement in all clinical activities; and acting as an integral part of the health care team of the health center.

Participate in Collaborative Agreements with mid-level providers. Provide direct patient care and be eligible for enrollment in Medicare, Medicaid and private insurance. Maintains licenses in good standing in the state of Louisiana. Assist with organizing the clinical staff and resources in carrying out the healthcare program of PHSC. Serve as the Team Leader in initiating care to critical ill patients, etc., Cardiac or Respiratory arrest. Maintain good standing for continuation of hospital privileges as determined by the hospital and provide in-patient care as needed. Document care utilizing diagnosis Codes, SOAP and initiation of a Treatment Plan. Monitor direct patient care to identify early opportunities for improvement. Work with the staff of the health care center in such a manner as to earn their confidence and respect.

Graduation for an accredited school of Medicine. Licensed to practice medicine in the state of Louisiana. Current Louisiana controlled dangerous substance license. Current DEA member. Current Medicaid and Medicare number. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Must be certified in Basic and Advanced Life Support techniques. Profession and personal qualities which permits the physician to work with staff of the health center in a manner as to earn their confidence and respect.

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