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Primary Care Physician

Employer
Aultman Hospital
Location
Canton, Ohio
Closing date
Jun 1, 2025

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Specialty
Family Medicine
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Job Title: Staff Physician

Department: Primary Care

Location:  Aultman Medical Group Family Medicine of Navarre

Reports To: For clinical issues, Medical Director of Primary Care; for administrative issues, President of AMG (or his/her designee)

Schedule: As mutually agreed between Employer and Physician

Job Summary: Responsible for providing appropriate non-surgical primary and continuing care to patients. Physician performs assigned duties while displaying the highest standards of ethical and moral conduct as well as acting in the best interest of Aultman/ Aultman Medical Group (AMG), supporting AMG’s mission, vision, and values to optimize the health and well-being of AMG’s patients.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Examines patients, obtains medical histories, and treats acute and chronic illnesses in outpatient and inpatient settings (as applicable).
  • Orders, performs, and interprets diagnostic tests.
  • Involves patients and their families in care and treatment decisions.
  • Collaborates on improvements in care delivery and service with staff, other physicians, and management.
  • Initiates appropriate specialty referrals, working with AMG resources to ensure continuity of care for patients.
  • In PCMH settings, works in conjunction with Care Delivery team for certain patient groups or for specific conditions such as diabetes, smoking cessation, etc.
  • Provides clinical information to the interdisciplinary team in a clear and timely manner.
  • Ensures that proper patient documentation is timely, accurate, and complete.
  • Works with practice management to ensure proper compliance with billing, coding, and CPT code assignment.
  • Achieves and maintains optimal patient access.
  • Provides interdepartmental medical consultation as requested.
  • Participates in the development of medical protocols, standard procedures, and management of patient-care-related activities.
  • Provides on-call coverage as assigned or agreed to; when on call, responds in a timely fashion.
  • Gives feedback to and accepts feedback from all staff in a respectful manner.
  • Acts in a positive and professional manner, complying with practice policies, procedures, and federal and state laws.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Other Job Responsibilities:

  • Works effectively with Advanced Practice Providers, providing supervision and oversight as needed and agreed upon.
  • Promotes health education in conjunction with other health professionals.
  • Efficiently uses group practice and healthcare resources.
  • Contributes to quality improvement activities by actively participating in medical staff activities, serving on various committees, including Integrated Health Care Collaborative initiatives, and suggesting and supporting process improvements.

Education/Certification/Licensing Requirements:

  • Degree of M.D. or D.O. with ABIM-recognized internal medicine residency, AOA-recognized internal medicine residency, ABFM-recognized family medicine residency, or AOA-recognized family medicine residency
  • Valid and active board certification, or board eligibility per medical staff bylaws, in appropriate specialty area and renewed (as needed) prior to expiration
  • Valid and unrestricted Ohio medical license
  • Valid DEA registration and Controlled Substance Certificate
  • BLS certification (as required)
  • ACLS certification for hospital and LTC facility work (as required)

Additional Requirements:

  • Continuing medical education (CME) as required

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge of and ability to apply professional primary care medicine principles, procedures, and techniques. Thorough knowledge of pharmacological agents used in patient treatment. Ability to effectively manage and direct medical staff support activities while providing quality patient care. Ability to receive detailed information and express and exchange ideas orally. Ability to perform under stress.

Possesses excellent written and oral communication, listening, and social skills. Ability to interact effectively with people of varied educational, socioeconomic, and ethnic backgrounds, skill levels, and value systems. Professionally performs in a tactful manner. Taps experience and uses independent judgment to plan and accomplish goal

Benefits Include:

  • Highly competitive compensation
  • Comprehensive health care plan
  • Excellent signing bonus
  • 9 Weeks of Paid Time Off
  • Relocation expense, CME allowance
  • H1B Sponsorship eligible
  • Education loan assistance

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