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Primary Care Physician

Company: Thomas Jefferson University & Jefferson Health
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: June 4, 2024

Job Description:

Requirements: Qualified applicants will hold a MD or DO degree and be board certified, or eligible, in Family Medicine. Must have or obtain a PA medical license. Academic appointment and salary will be commensurate with experience. Jefferson offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefit package. Demonstrated commitment to health equity and commitment to implementing and supporting anti-racist practices. Candidates from backgrounds under-represented in medicine strongly encouraged. Founded in 1824, Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University, located in Philadelphia Pennsylvania, has awarded more than 31,000 medical degrees and has more living graduates than any other private medical school in the nation. The Department of Family and Community Medicine has graduated 372 family physicians since 1974. Many leaders in family medicine across the nation have roots in our department. Interested candidates may submit CV to . For additional information on Jefferson, visit . The Department of Family & Community Medicine of the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University is currently accepting candidates for the position of outpatient primary care physician at the Jefferson Family Medicine Associates practice. JFMA is the flagship academic training site of Jefferson s nationally renowned Department of Family and Community Medicine. JFMA serves a highly diverse patient population of approximately 30,000 people with an unflagging commitment to excellence and equity across the full care spectrum of family medicine. JFMA s care teams include 27 faculty physicians, 4 nurse practitioners, 30 residents, 3 fellows, and 45 staff members and are committed to interprofessional, patient-centered models of care. The extended care team also includes integrated behavioral health consultants, social workers, nurse care managers, and population health support teams. Clinical services include adult and children s primary care, prenatal care, reproductive health services, colposcopy, treatment of opioid use disorder, gender-affirming care, procedure clinics, and obesity management. Founded in 1974, the Department of Family and Community Medicine has graduated 382 family physicians from its residency programs, including many leaders in the field. Nearly half of graduates from the past ten years choose to work in medically underserved areas; a similar number choose academic careers. Responsibilities will include :

  • Outpatient family medicine including women s health visits, routine gynecologic exams, and children
  • Competency in office procedures strongly preferred
  • Prenatal care preferred but not required
  • Work closely with a strong interprofessional team (including MA, RNs, behavioral health, social workers, population health specialists) to provide patient-centered care.
  • Establish and maintain a panel of patients, manage chronic health conditions, acute conditions, and preventive care; and work closely with clinical and population health staff to meet quality metrics and care coordination needs
  • Opportunities to teach students and residents in the practice of primary care.
  • Commitment to providing highest quality care equitably across a diverse patient population Jefferson includes Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health, a dynamic university and health system with broad reach across the Delaware Valley. Jefferson is the second largest employer in Philadelphia and the largest health system in Philadelphia based on total licensed beds. Through the merger of Thomas Jefferson University and Philadelphia University in 2017, our University includes ten colleges and four schools. We are an NCAA Division II university and an R2 national doctoral university offering undergraduate and graduate-level programs that provide students with a forward-thinking education in architecture, business, design, engineering, fashion and textiles, health, medicine and social science. Jefferson Health, the clinical arm of Thomas Jefferson University, has grown from a three-hospital academic health center in 2015, to an 18-hospital health system through mergers and combinations that include hospitals at Abington Health, Aria Health, Kennedy Health, Magee Rehabilitation and Einstein Healthcare Network. We have over 50 outpatient and urgent care centers; ten Magnet -designated hospitals (recognized by the ANCC for nursing excellence); the NCI-designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center (one of only 70 in the country and one of only two in the region); and one of the largest faculty-based telehealth networks in the country. In 2021, Jefferson Health became the sole owner of HealthPartners Plan, a not-for-profit health maintenance organization in Southeastern Pennsylvania. We are the first health system regionally to create an aligned payer-provider partnership. Jefferson s mission, vision and values create an organization that attracts the best and the brightest students, faculty, staff, and healthcare professionals, as well as the most visionary leaders to drive exceptional results.
    • OUR MISSION: We improve lives.
    • OUR VISION: Reimagining health, education and discovery to create unparalleled value
    • OUR VALUES: Put People First, Be Bold & Think Differently and Do the Right Thing As an employer, Jefferson maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.

Keywords: Thomas Jefferson University & Jefferson Health, Philadelphia , Primary Care Physician , Healthcare , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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