Provides patient care visits in an outpatient setting, in an organized and efficient manner, regularly meeting or exceeding established productivity goals by the end of the first year of employment.
Provides comprehensive care for a patient panel, seeing patients for both acute care and scheduled visits, unless assigned to an urgent care/"walk-in' or specialty position.
Evaluates patient problems thoroughly and appropriately.
Prescribes or plans appropriate and effective treatment.
Provides clear documentation of patient visit notes, orders, telephone calls, clinical flow sheets and other records as required by quality standards.
Demonstrates excellent communication skills. Effectively communicates with patients, families and other staff members.
Demonstrates sound judgment and decision-making skills and practices within his/her scope of expertise and licensure.
Consults with other physicians appropriately: knows when to seek advice. Refers patients requiring inpatient services to Teaching Service or Hospitalist Service at the patient’s hospital of choice, performing appropriate hand-off of care and following up with the patient after discharge from hospital.
Demonstrates teamwork by working effectively with all team members, attending and participating actively in group meetings and conferring with practice manager and/or clinical managers (ie lab, pharmacy, nursing) about any issues that arise.
Responds to organizational needs for leave coverage, office emergencies, chart completion, forms completion, peer review, lab review, and other needs in a cooperative fashion.
Consistently demonstrates a professional demeanor and appearance. Serves as a good role model for staff and students.
Stays current in professional field and follows principles of evidence-based medicine. Follows clinical guidelines adopted by the Corporation.
Serves as a preceptor or other resource for mid-level practitioners. May also precept clinical students on a voluntary basis.
Establishes rapport with public and private clinical care referral resources.
Participates in CQI meetings, peer review sessions and special projects or activities that promote improvement in organizational performance and/or advance the mission, goals and objectives of New Horizon Family Health Services.
Observes schedule for work, breaks and lunch. Responds cooperatively to changes in schedule and work assignments. Demonstrates flexibility in meeting patient care needs outside regular working hours.