Family Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, or Internal Medicine Opportunity
Company: Trinity Health
Posted on: February 9, 2024
Trinity Health PACE and Mercy LIFE Kinder Park have an excellent
full-time opportunity for a Board Certified Family Medicine,
Geriatric Medicine, or Internal Medicine physician to join its
Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) program
located in Woodlyn, Pennsylvania.Located within the Delaware County
Housing Authority Senior Building, Mercy LIFE Kinder Park offers
services to qualifying senior residents of the Kinder Park building
as well as to seniors of the surrounding Delaware County Community.
The new Mercy LIFE Kinder Park LIFE Center provides medical and
social services for up to 250 seniors.The Program of All-Inclusive
Care for the Elderly (PACE) model is centered on the belief that it
is better for the well-being of seniors with chronic care needs and
their families to be served in the community whenever possible.
PACE serves individuals who are age 55 or older, certified by their
state to need nursing home care, able to live safely in the
community at the time of enrollment and live in a PACE service
area. While all PACE participants must be certified to need nursing
home care to enroll in PACE, only about 7 percent of PACE
participants nationally reside in a nursing home. If a PACE
enrollee needs nursing home care, the PACE program pays for it and
continues to coordinate the enrollee's care. We encourage
fellowship and independence while serving seniors and their
families with dignity and respect. Delivering all needed medical
and supportive services, PACE is able to provide the entire
continuum of care and services to seniors with chronic needs while
maintaining their independence in their home for as long as
possible.The schedule for this full-time opportunity is a
traditional work week, Monday - Friday.The physician provides
primary medical care to participants, including assessment,
development of a plan of care in collaboration with the
interdisciplinary team, provision of direct participant medical
care, and evaluation of effectiveness of the plan of care;
functions in a collegial relationship with the other health care
professionals, making independent decisions regarding medical needs
and health regimens; carries out medical procedures as
indicated.Essential functions of this opportunity include, but are
not limited, to the following:
- Know, understand, incorporate, and demonstrate the Mission,
Vision, Values and Guiding Behaviors of Trinity Health and Trinity
Health PACE (TH PACE) in behaviors, practices, and decisions.
- Consistently demonstrate (leads by example) TH PACE Values to
all internal and external customers (participants, visitors,
volunteers, and colleagues.) Create and maintain an atmosphere of
warmth, propagating a calm environment throughout the office.
- Execute assignments in a culture that is shared and
collaborative across all divisions within TH PACE.
- Reflects the skills knowledge and abilities serving in the role
of a leader. Define and share a strategy and vision; align
resources toward achievement of organization results; grow and
sustain the organization; identify, lead, and embrace change.
- Establish and/or maintain as a member of the leadership team a
plan to achieve operating goals.
- Promote and maintain collaborative relationships with managers,
peers, direct reports, and customers by effectively fostering a
team environment, building consensus, and resolving
conflicts.Requirements for this opportunity include the
- Doctorate Degree (includes PhDs): MD or DO.
- Current and active plenary physician license to practice in the
state of Pennsylvania required.
- CDS Certification and DEA Registration required.
- Current BLS required.
- Board Certification in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine
- Board Certification in Geriatrics preferred.
- A minimum of one (1) year working with the frail or elderly
- Must have a valid driver's license, proof of insurance, and
have means of transportation.This is an excellent opportunity for
an experienced physician to join an exceptional PACE
program!RECRUITMENT PACKAGEMercy LIFE Kinder Park offers a
competitive compensation and benefits package that includes:
- Competitive salary
- Health, dental, and vision insurances
- Short and long-term disability
- 403b retirement plan
- Generous paid time off
- Mileage reimbursement
Keywords: Trinity Health, Philadelphia , Family Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, or Internal Medicine Opportunity, Healthcare , Woodlyn, Pennsylvania
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