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Family Physician/HIV Care

Employer
Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health
Location
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Closing date
May 11, 2024

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Specialty
Family Medicine
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

POSITION SUMMARY: Provide high level and patient-centered care in the discipline of Family Medicine.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Qualified individuals must have the ability (with or without reasonable accommodation) to perform the following duties:

  • Consults with patients to determine the appropriate course of treatment.
  • Recommends and orders tests to determine extent of illness or help diagnose condition.
  • Monitors lab results, medication adherence and medication toxicities.
  • Prescribe or administer treatment, therapy, medication, vaccinations, and other medical care to treat or prevent illness, disease, or injury.
  • Explain and discuss procedures, test results, or prescribed treatment with the patient.
  • Coordinate work with nurses, social workers, rehabilitation therapists, pharmacists, psychologists, and other health care providers.
  • Refers patients to medical specialists when necessary.
  • Provide care for those with HIV, other STDs, addiction medicine, LGBTQ+ care
SECONDARY FUNCTIONS: The following duties are considered secondary to the primary duties listed above:
  • Represents the practice at Hospital committees in such a manner that the burden of attending the meetings is reasonably distributed among all of the physicians in the group.
  • Assists in recruiting and interviewing of new physicians and staff to the practice.
  • Attends Directors' and Committee meetings.
  • Acquires the necessary CME credits and takes the certification examination to maintain re-certification status.
  • Other duties as assigned.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Medical Doctor (MD), Doctor of Osteopathy (DO), issued by the Accreditation Council on Medical Education.
  • Certified by the American Board of Family Medicine or Board eligible.
  • Current Medical licensure issued by PA State Board of Medicine or the PA State Board of Osteopathic Medicine.
  • Successful completion of Family Medicine Residency.
  • Prior experience in clinical medicine as a Family Physician.
  • A health care provider in good standing with Medicare, Medicaid, and other federal and state health insurance programs, i.e. not excluded from participation in Medicare, Medicaid or any other federal or state health insurance program.
  • Completed or eligible for the AAHIVM HIV specialist certification.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

At least three (3) years clinical patient care experience as a specialist in Family Medicine.

COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS

ATTENTION/CONCENTRATION The following level of ability is essential for the jobholder to focus on certain aspects of current experience and reject others:

  • The position requires strong concentration skills. The individual must have the ability to voluntarily sustain concentration to a task over an extended period of time as a result of an effortful and usually deliberate heightened and focused state of attention.

NEW LEARNING AND MEMORY The following level of ability is essential for the jobholder to learn and retain material:

  • A large portion of this position required reliance on verbal memory and new learning. Efficiency in processing of verbal information, either in written or spoken form, is a major requirement and prerequisite of the job. The individual must be able to attend to and process multiple bits of information simultaneously. The individual must be able to organize and categorize this information effectively so that later recall is feasible.

PROBLEM SOLVING, REASONING AND CREATIVE THINKING The following level of ability that is essential for the jobholder to think (in order to solve a problem) by combining two or more elements from past experience or imaginative thought:

  • The position required much autonomy of thought and problem solving. The individual must be able to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to define problems. The individual must be able to think abstractly, which is manifested in the ability to form concepts, use categories, generalize from single instances, apply procedural rules and general principles, and be aware of subtle or intrinsic aspects of a problem. The development of hypothesis and potential solutions to problems involves careful interpretation, analysis and diagnosis. The individual must be able to collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. The individual must be able to think creatively with a degree of inventiveness, experimentation and intuition. They must be able to deal with a variety of concrete and abstract variables.
Benefits At A Glance:

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH offers the following benefits to employees:

  • 100% Tuition Assistance at The Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences
  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • Shift, Weekend and On-Call Differentials
  • Health, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Retirement Savings Account with Company Matching
  • Child Care Subsidies
  • Onsite Gym and Fitness Classes

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