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Family Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, or Internal Medicine Opportunity

Company: Trinity Health
Location: Woodlyn
Posted on: February 9, 2024

Job Description:

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 following:
  • 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 required.
  • Board Certification in Geriatrics preferred.
  • A minimum of one (1) year working with the frail or elderly population required.
  • 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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