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Home Care Physician (Internal Medicine or Family Medicine or Geriatrician) - 1156386

Company: Necnic Group Healthcare Recruitment
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Home Care Physician (Internal Medicine or Family Medicine or Geriatrician)
Seeking a Board Certified Physician to join our growing comprehensive Health Risk Assessment, Complex Care Program and Chronic Care Management team serving a variety of Medicare Advantage, Medicaid, and Commercial clients.
General duties:


  • Function as day-to-day clinical leader, providing decision support to nurse practitioners and collaborating with the multidisciplinary team
  • Perform preventive visits daily to optimize chronic conditions, assess home environment, and develop proactive care plans
  • Educating patients and/or patient's family on chronic medical conditions, preventative care, and medication adherence compliance;
  • Perform urgent care visits in the home and telephonically to avoid unnecessary ED transfers and hospital admissions
  • Leverage the support of care team such as: nurse care manager, behavioral health, social work, and pharmacy to meet patients' medical, biopsychosocial, and financial needs
  • Assume responsibility as home based PCP in some cases where there is no PCP and in other cases co-manage the patient with the PCP and serve as an extension of clinical care into the home
  • Coordinate with other physicians across the continuum of care, including hospitalist, specialists, PCP's (in some cases), and SNF providers to smooth transitions and prevent readmissions
  • Perform Telehealth visits at times when needed
  • Complete appropriate and thorough clinical documentation of acute and chronic health issues through patient encounter in EMR system;
  • Complete EMR documentation in a timely manner; Ensuring all appropriate consent forms are signed and dated; Interpreting laboratory data and diagnostic testing when available to assist in diagnosis of medical conditions etc.

    Full-Time position
    Schedule is Mon - Fri 8am - 5pm EST
    Company provided vehicle
    Position requires on call every 6-8 weeks, and telehealth option where/when possible depending on patient needs.
    Position will cover South and West Philadelphia
    Qualifications:

    • Board Certified (MD or DO) in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine or Geriatrics
    • Must have current BLS certification
    • Must have active/unrestricted license in state of position opening
    • Minimum of 5 years experience
    • Must be able to be credentialed by Medicare, Medicaid, and other Private Insurance Companies
    • Candidate must be willing to travel up to a 30-60 miles radius from their home zip code;

      Competitive compensation and benefits package

Keywords: Necnic Group Healthcare Recruitment, Philadelphia , Home Care Physician (Internal Medicine or Family Medicine or Geriatrician) - 1156386, Healthcare , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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