Physician
Milwaukee, WI US
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Posted 19 days ago
Job Description

Milwaukee Health Services, Inc. (MHSI) is a Federally Qualified Community Health Center (FQHC) that operates from two (2) sites: The Isaac Coggs Heritage Health Connection at 8200 W. Silver Spring Drive and the MLK Heritage Health Center at 2555 N. Martin Luther King Drive. MHSI offers a range of primary health care services including Medical, Dental, Behavioral, Women’s Health, Benefit Determination, and Pharmacy. FQHCs service everyone regardless of income, or third party coverage, and seek to provide high quality care in accessible locations and at convenient times. Our particular sites primarily target the residents of Milwaukee’s north side, but service patients countywide. FQHCs are unique in their delivery of care, patient population and provision of services. FQHCs seek to provide quality care in an underserved area to the uninsured populations that would otherwise not have access to care.



POSITION SUMMARY:    Provide direct medical services to patients of MHSI within the scope of specialty licensing, training, credentialing and privileging.

 

POSITION-SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Obtain health history and perform physical examination appropriate to each patient encounter.
  • Diagnose and direct counseling for each patient on a plan for treatment, which might include use of appropriate laboratory, medication, diagnostic or consultative services.
  • Responsible for the delivery of care, treatment, and appropriate referrals.
  • Prescribe medication in accordance with Wisconsin statute and professional practice guidelines.
  • Review, sign, date and arrange for any follow up of incoming reports for patients assigned to physician for continuity or as part of cross-coverage or supervisory responsibilities.
  • Prepare forms, letters, and examinations on behalf of patients for claims of disability, workmen's compensation, injuries and illnesses.
  • Document all patient encounters in appropriate paper or electronic chart as determined by organization.
  • Provide supervision to clinical staff within department and Advanced Practitioners as it relates to continuity of patient care.
  • Adheres to the highest standards of medical practice, ethics, and professionalism at all times.
  • Participate in specialty specific call and perform physician rounds and other inpatient care for clinic patients hospitalized at institutions with which the clinic has an agreement for hospitalization of its patients.
  • Participate in the development of clinic protocols, quality improvement procedures, implementation of best practices, and medication formulary.
  • Fulfill 40 hours of Continuing Education Credits within each twelve (12) month period to maintain and improve his/her professional skills.
  • Participate in peer review, quality assurance, provider meetings, and other clinical meetings.
  • Participate and cooperate in all reasonable efforts with the clinic to apply for and secure public or private grants, contracts, and donations, as well as for the purpose of obtaining all customary and desirable accreditations, licensing and permits.
  • Provide direction and leadership to the clinic's medical support staff, with regard to the patient’s treatment and wellness plan.
  • Maintain confidentiality of clinic and patient business.
  • Perform other job related duties, as may be assigned.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

 
Education and Qualifications:     Successful completion of an accredited School of Medicine and Residency Program. Current Wisconsin State Medical License. Board Certification  at time of hire or within 3 years if new graduate. Current Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) certificate.



 
Milwaukee Health Services, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

Milwaukee Health Services, Inc. does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or veteran status.

 

Job Summary
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Certification or Vocational
Required Experience
1 to 2 years
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