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Geriatric Physician

Employer
InnovAge
Location
San Bernardino, California
Closing date
Oct 30, 2024

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Specialty
Family Medicine
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

We're growing and adding a Physician to our team. They are responsible for the medical care of InnovAge's enrolled geriatric participants across a variety of settings, including but not limited to our Day Center clinic, participants homes, the nursing home, assisted living facilities and personal care boarding homes. Most participant visits occur at the InnovAge Center clinic, though some physicians may specialize in nursing home care. Close coordination of care with hospital-based providers is essential. Physical attendance at an InnovAge facility is essential to performing the job duties with 4 days of participant visits and 1 administrative day. Join our largest PACE center with a wonderful team of 14 Providers supporting our enrolled geriatric participants. The position reports to the Center Medical Director (practicing Physician with a panel) and working with other Physicians and Nurse Practitioners.

Facility: 410 Park Center Circle, San Bernardino, CA 92408

  • Provide medical care to participants, including the evaluation, diagnosis, and management of their medical conditions, including but not limited to taking of a medical history, performance of physical examination, ordering and interpretation of diagnostic tests, formulation of an assessment of condition and a treatment plan, writing prescriptions, ongoing follow up of same, and management of medical information from specialists and hospital teams.
  • Document medical care in the participant s medical record, in compliance with InnovAge PACE documentation policies. May include involvement with the establishment of electronic medical records and providing the Center Medical Director with input around needed ongoing EMR enhancements
  • On a rotational basis provides after-hours on-call coverage every few weeks. All calls are first triaged by an RN with only a subset (< 10%) getting to the Physician for advice or orders (only phone support, no driving into center or homes).
  • Participate within the interdisciplinary team in the formulation of care plans for participants, as well as in other interdisciplinary team settings that further the care.
  • Contribute to the quality improvement initiatives of InnovAge PACE programs
  • Present input into, initiate and/or facilitate new medical programs and processes in support of strategic goals.
  • Provide, by example and leadership, motivation, and direction to help set the tone of the department to ensure morale, teamwork, and that the positive culture of the organization is maintained.
  • Additional work functions/duties may be assigned.

REQUIRED

  • Doctor of Medicine or Osteopathy degree
  • Current active state Medical License and DEA license with full prescriptive authority
  • Board Certification in primary care specialty, or Board Eligible with certification required within first 12 months of employment
  • A minimum of one year working with the frail or elderly
  • Not on the CMS Preclusion List

PREFERRED

  • Postgraduate training in a primary care specialty, including but not limited to internal or family medicine.
  • Completion of post-residency training in geriatric medicine
  • Bilingual

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