Internist

Location
New Rochelle, New York or Norwalk, Connecticut
Posted
Nov 23, 2018
Closes
Dec 23, 2018
Specialty
Internal Medicine
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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An excellent Internist opportunity exists with the Westmed Medical Group - a large, progressive, and financially thriving, physician-owned, multi-specialty practice. Within commuting distance from NYC, CT, and NJ, we offer an excellent, competitive compensation and benefits package. We are actively seeking BC/BE Internal Medicine Physicians to join our existing team at either the New Rochelle, New York locations or the Norwalk, Connecticut location. New Graduates welcome!

Essential Functions and Job Responsibilities:

  • Obtain medical, social and developmental history of patient.
  • Perform physical exams and immunizations on all patients.
  • Diagnose and develop treatment plans with the patient.  Management of all acute and chronic illnesses.
  • Provide health education and counseling and establish preventive health practices.
  • Prescribes and administers medications or delegates immunization duties to the clinical support staff as allowed by federal, state and professional guidelines.
  • Initiate laboratory, radiology, and pathology exams and specialty consults as necessary.
  • Review and follow up on incoming reports in a timely manner.
  • Exercise judgment in establishing priorities of medical care and consult with and refer to appropriate specialist in regards to high risk or complex patients.
  • Implement clinical policies with department manager, Clinical Director, Department Chair, Medical Director, and other providers to continuously provide comprehensive state of the art medical care.
  • Responsible for supervision of assigned or other advance practice providers (physician assistants and nurse practitioners) at the clinical site as applicable.
  • Assist with training, orientation and clinical support for new providers, advance practice providers, and clinical support staff.
  • Fosters a professional, collaborative work environment with all team members and colleagues.
  • Maintain current New York or Connecticut Licensure and all licenses necessary to provide care in the medical practice.
  • Management of services in accordance with established organization policies and procedures and other medical programs and guidelines.
  • Participation in Quality Improvement (CQI) program and clinical projects for practice improvement when requested.
  • Provide case management with other health care team members.

Required Qualifications:

  • Medical Degree
  • Active Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy (M.D. or D.O.) license in the state of New York or Connecticut as required
  • Board Certification
  • Active DEA license
  • BLS and ACLS certification
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a clinical team
  • Demonstrated professional competence and integrity and ethical conduct of practice
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, and effective conflict resolution skills
  • Patient focused and committed to providing outstanding and compassionate care and service to all patients
  • Demonstrated commitment to WMG mission, vision and values
  • Strong computer skills and EMR knowledge
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