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Family Medicine Physician - Complex Care - Care Connections

Employer
Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health
Location
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Closing date
May 8, 2025

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Specialty
Family Medicine
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
Care Connections is searching for a full time physician to see patients in our unique practice serving patients with chronic medical conditions. Primary care providers see patients in both outpatient, inpatient and home care settings. Our holistic approach to patient care allows us to focus on patient well-being and provider satisfaction. Our physicians enjoy a Monday through Friday schedule, dayshift only, with minimal call.

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

  • Provide ambulatory, home, and inpatient care to patients
  • Attend to patients enrolled in the program in the hospital on a daily basis in a consultative fashion
  • Take after-hours call in rotation with other medical staff to provide 24/7 coverage for patients via phone.
  • Team based care with nurses, social workers, rehabilitation therapists, pharmacists, psychologists, and other health care providers.
  • 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.
  • Refers patients to medical specialists when necessary.

SECONDARY FUNCTIONS: The following duties are considered secondary to the primary duties listed above:

  • Attend daily and weekly team meetings; provide medical care plan consultation during meetings.
  • Provides clinical and didactic teaching to residents, medical students and staff on related topics and issues.
  • Monitor financial performance of the practice as well as utilization of all patients enrolled thru the practice. 
  • Represents the practice at Hospital/LGHP 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 providers and staff to the practice.
  • Acquires the necessary CME credits and takes the certification examination to maintain re-certification status.
  • Other duties as assigned.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A Medical Doctor (M.D.) or Doctor of Osteopathy (D.O.)
  • Completion of Internal Medicine Residency or Family Medicine Residency.
  • Board Eligible or Board Certified in Internal/Family Medicine.
  • Current medical licensure issued by PA State Board of Medicine or the PA State Board of Osteopathic Medicine.
  • 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.

 

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Disclaimer: This job description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job.  It is intended to be a reflection of those principal job elements essential for recruitment and selection, for making fair job evaluations, and for establishing performance standards.  The percentages of time spent performing job duties are estimates, and should not be considered absolute.  The incumbent shall perform all other functions and/or be cross-trained as shall be determined at the sole discretion of management, who has the right to amend, modify, or terminate this job in part or in whole.  Incumbent must be able to perform all job functions safely.

BENEFITS WE OFFER:

  • Deferred Savings and Retirement Programs with generous employer match and annual contribution
  • Healthcare coverage and multiple plan options to meet individual and family needs
  • Flexible Spending and Health Savings Accounts for further pre-tax savings
  • Employer paid Professional Liability Insurance, Short & Long Term Disability, and Life Insurance benefits
  • Annual CME payout with time off
 

Disclaimer

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to hiring a diverse workforce. All openings will be filled based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.

Search Firm Representatives please read carefully: PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is not seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for this employment opportunity. Regardless of past practice, all resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH via-email, the Internet or directly to hiring managers at Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health in any form without a valid written search agreement in place for that position will be deemed the sole property of PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH as a result of the referral or through other means.

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