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Family Medicine Staff Physician

University of Miami Health System
Miami, Florida
Closing date
Sep 7, 2024

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Family Medicine
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent, Academic/Teaching

Job Details


POSTION: Assistant Professor of Clinical, Family Medicine and Community Health
REPORTS TO: Chair, Family Medicine and Community Health

SUMMARY: Provide health care for individuals in the primary care clinic commensurate with training and in accordance with the general policies and standards of practice, as established by the clinic. Delivers care appropriate for a primary care clinic with a multicultural patient population. Elicits detailed patient histories and conducts complete physician examinations. Reaches diagnosis and orders appropriate laboratory tests and referrals, etc., as well as counsels patient and family on health and disease.

Physician reports directly to the Chairman for Family Medicine and is primarily responsible for the provision of high quality medical/cardiac care to our patients. The incumbent of this position will hold the administrative positions of MSO Medical Director and Kendall Family Medicine Medical Director. This position will be located at UHealth in Kendall and UHealth at Desai Sethi for clinical responsibilities and the Jefferson Reeves Sr. Health Center for teaching responsibilities.

Primary Description of Duties and Responsibilities:

Clinical Responsibilities (70%):
• Provide all physician care generally provided at a primary care facility.
• Actively manage all aspects of patient care while on shift.
• Supervise and direct the center’s other clinical staff (Medical Assistants, etc.).
• Collect biological specimens and process them in the laboratory for testing.
• Ensure that all charts and medical records are accurately completed in a timely manner; and
• adhere to all clinical policies and procedures.
• Responsible for the delivery of care, treatment, and referrals. Arrange for referral resources for those medical specialties not provided at the primary care clinic.
• Evaluate patients, based on medical training and/or specialty, to determine the medical condition of the patient, through the performance of physical examinations, thereby, establishing a diagnosis and proposed treatment plan.
• Maintain high standard of medical practice and participate in the training development of the medical team.
• Assist in medical education of both the patients and clinic staff.
• Facilitates the patient’s transition within and between health care settings; refer and transfer patients for follow-up and/or specialty care and discharge patients.
• As a member of the health care team, exemplify an example in attitude toward patients and staff, thereby, performing duties with respect, dignity, privacy, and modesty to the patients.
• Participate in the development of clinic protocols and formulary. Make recommendations, suggestions, etc., on chart information forms.
• Document each on site/in office procedure, prescription, consultation and patient contact in patient's chart and on the clinic's encounter forms, within a 24-hour period.
• Counsel patient regarding medical and other problems which might affect patient's health and well-being.
• Perform such clinical procedures for patient's benefit which are within scope and skill of practitioner/specialist and which are economically feasible.
• Provide direction and leadership to the clinic's medical support staff, with regard to the administering of a patient's care.
• Provide supervision in case assignment to nurse practitioner/physician assistant, including sign off on charts, where applicable.
• Perform other job related duties, as may be assigned, by the Chairman of Family Medicine.

Teaching Responsibilities (20%):
• Direct patient care at Jefferson Reaves Senior Health Center Outpatient Clinic.
• Teaching, supervising, evaluating and precepting residents.
• Charting in Mobile Charge and Cerner
• Compliance with all University and Departmental policies and procedures
• Completion of all required education, compliance as assigned
• Maintaining credentials for the University of Miami and Jackson Memorial Hospital
• Maintain board certification through regular CME activities and board examinations
• Other duties as assigned
Administrative Responsibilities, Kendall Family Medicine Medical Director (10%)
• Provide clinical and organizational leadership to assure the highest quality patient-centered care. The Medical Director is responsible for providing direct patient care as well as overseeing and facilitating optimal performance of physician and non-physician providers in accordance with the mission, values, and strategic plan
• Support senior leadership in the creation of a clinically relevant budget and financial projections
• Build relationships and represent Family Medicine at the highest level internally
• Create an environment of collaboration throughout the clinical team to successfully implement efficient and effective workflows.
• Assume responsibility for the creation of an environment that emphasizes inclusion, safety, satisfaction, and respectfulness for all patients and employees.
• Work with the Sr. Administrative Officer, Chair and Practice Managers of the PAC Family Medicine Clinic on administrative matters like credentialing, scheduling, finances, policies and procedures, quality management and compliance regulations, electronic medical records guidelines for open encounters and inbasket and leave management for the clinic.
• Oversee the implementation of UMMG policies and procedures for clinic, patient care, quality, compliance, regulatory bodies, etc
• Other administrative items as assigned
• High degree of professional ethics, with a commitment to establishing and maintain a working environment of respect, transparency, inclusion, and compassion.
Supplemental Administrative Role: MSO Medical Director (administrative supplement)
• Directs, coordinates, and oversees patient care within a defined clinical practice of the University: Kendall outpatient office for the Medicare Advantage (MSO) population; provides supervision, mentoring, training and development to clinical staff.
• Serves as a member of the MSO physician leadership group, and participates in the development and oversight of organizational policies, procedures, business model, and strategies to improve population health initiatives.
• Reviews, establishes, and maintains patient care protocol and standards, ensuring that all federal and State policies, regulations, and guidelines for patient care are met; establishes and coordinates quality improvement, safety, and infection control programs.
• Participates in development, implementation, and maintenance of policies, objectives, short- and long-range planning for the unit(s) of oversight; develops tracking and evaluation programs to assist in accomplishment of established goals.
• Ensures that providers have adequate continuing medical and other relevant education.
• Collaborates with other clinical/medical managers in the delivery of quality patient care, maintenance of clinical documentation, integration of electronic health records, and handling of complaints and/or medical emergencies.
• Provides and manages direct patient care, including physical examinations, evaluations, assessments, diagnoses and treatment for a specified patient population.
• Prescribes pharmaceuticals, other medications, and treatment regimens as appropriate to assessed medical conditions.
• Refers patients to specialists and to relevant patient care components as appropriate.
• Follows established departmental policies, procedures, and objectives, continuous quality improvement objectives, and safety, environmental, and/or infection control standards.
• Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Required Credentials:
• Doctoral Degree (MD, DO,), Florida Physician License required.
• Three years of experience in area of Family Medicine.
• Graduation from ACGME Family Medicine Residency Program
• Board certification in Family Medicine.
• Current active state and federal DEA license
• Current CPR Certification

For more information please contact Marisol Vega, Physician Recruiter, at 


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