We invite you to come grow with us! FHCB Health Systems is currently in search of a Family Medicine Physician to provide the full scope of primary care services to both adults and children including but not limited to assessment, diagnosis, treatment, coordination of care, preventive care and health maintenance to patients without regard to payer status, race, ethnicity or sexual orientation. This physician will be an important member of the Interdisciplinary Team, participating in quality improvement and practice management improvements together with colleagues and ancillary staff. The Family Medicine Physician will be expected to meet clinical outcome measures as well as Exhibit and promote a standard of excellence in the performance of all duties and interactions with patients, co-workers, and outside contacts.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The physician shall provide primary care services to FHCB patients, in conformity with the standards of his/her specialty and the administrative and finance policies of Family Health Centers of Baltimore.
Practices evidence based medicine, using U.S. Preventive Task Force guidelines.
Obtain health history and perform physical examinations. Review incoming reports (e.g. lab, x-ray, EKG) sign, date and follow-up in a timely manner.
Diagnose and provide direct medical care for each patient on a plan for treatment. Set self-management expectations for clinical patients.
Prescribe medication in accordance with Maryland law and professional practice
Arrange referral for patients requiring services not offered at FHCB. Communicate effectively with consultants and outside specialists as appropriate
Comply with the FHCB Infection Control plan and ensure compliance by support staff.
Participate in peer review, quality assurance, provider meetings, and other clinical
meetings. Participates in at least one performance improvement initiative annually in collaboration with direct reports, peers, clinical coordinator and other center staff.
Complete chart documentation within the required 48 hour window routinely.
In conjunction with nurse manager, monitor patient flow, supervise clinical support staff, and facilitate the patient centered medical home model.
Make cost effective use of FHCB resources and medical supplies
Make judicious use of administrative time, completing charting and other administrative responsibilities in the administrative time allotted. Complete clinical peer reviews, medical incident reports or other time-sensitive responsibilities.
Teaching medical and nursing students, residents and clinical support staff may be required, as determined by the Chief Medical Officer (CMO).
Current Maryland State Medical License
Current D.E.A. Certificate and current CDS
Board Certified or Board eligible in Internal Medicine
Must be eligible for Malpractice Insurance (malpractice)
New Graduate Residents are welcome to Apply!!!
Additional Salary Information: We pride ourselves on providing growth opportunities so that you can continue to build your career in the health care field. You will receive hands-on training and gain valuable experience caring for patients every day. In addition to career growth, we offer an excellent benefits package.
Paid Annual Leave
Paid Sick Time
10 Paid Holidays
Employer Paid Short Term Disability
Employer Paid Long Term Disability
Employer Paid AD&D
Employee Assistance Program
CME Hours plus expenses
Student Loan Forgiveness
Internal Number: FMP0002
About FHCB Health System
About FHCB Health System
Originally founded in 1978 under the name of South Baltimore Family Health Center, FHCB Health Systems is a not-for-profit federally qualified health center (FQHC), providing primary care services in two South Baltimore locations: Cherry Hill and Brooklyn. We proudly offer comprehensive primary and preventive health care, specialized programs in Podiatry, HIV and substance abuse treatment to a high risk population. In addition to traditional services, both locations provide state certified outpatient substance abuse treatment. As a critical part of the community, our staff is counted on to encourage healthy living by providing excellent service, sound guidance and thorough care in an environment that is welcoming, friendly and accessible.