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Family Medicine or Internal Medicine Physician

Company: Progressive Community Health Centers, Inc.
Location: Milwaukee
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

We're Hiring!

Do you have a passion for our community and the skill set to support growth at an up-and-coming health organization? Are you a student in your last year of medical, nursing, or dental school, or a licensed primary care clinician?

If so, you can receive loan repayment assistance through the NHSC Loan Repayment Program (NHSC LRP) or you may be eligible to receive loan repayment assistance from the NHSC Students to Service Loan Repayment Program (NHSC S2S LRP).

National Health Service Corp Loan Repayment Program:

In exchange for loan repayment, you serve at least two years of service at an NHSC-approved site in a Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA).

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Come join our team! We are hiring!
We are hiring a Family Medicine Physician at our Lisbon Avenue Health Center in Milwaukee, WI. This is a full-time position that does not require working late nights, weekends, or holidays.

Who are we?
Founded in 1999, Progressive Community Health Centers is an independent non-profit organization that operates four clinic locations in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. More than 100 employees support our agency's mission to improve the health and quality of life of the community by providing culturally competent services that address identified needs. We provide high quality, comprehensive care to roughly 16,000 patients annually'a majority of who are low-income. No one is ever turned away from our clinics based on insurance status or ability to pay. We value a patient-centered philosophy and provide range of services that include family medicine, internal medicine, women's health, urgent care, dental, radiology and integrated behavioral health. We also offer supportive services such as case management, health education and benefits enrollment.

What will you do?
The Family Medicine or Internal Medicine Physician provides primary health care for individuals in the Primary Care Practice commensurate with training in accordance with general policies and standards of practice, as established by Progressive Community Health Centers. The Physician delivers care appropriate for an out-patient, primary care community health center with a diverse multicultural patient population in an urban location. As a member of our provider team, the Physician elicits detailed patient histories and conducts complete physician examinations and reaches diagnosis and orders appropriate laboratory tests and referrals, etc., as well as counsels patients and families on health and disease.

Responsibilities
  1. Provides all physician care generally provided at an ambulatory care facility, on an outpatient basis. Responsible for the delivery of care, treatment, and referrals. Arranges for referral resources for those medical specialties not provided by the corporation for patients of the clinic.
  2. Evaluates patients, based on medical training, to determine the medical condition of the patient through the performance of physical examinations, thereby, establishing a diagnosis and proposed treatment plan.
  3. Maintains high standards of medical practice and participates in the training development of the medical team. Assists in medical education of the clinic patients and clinic staff.
  4. Facilitates the patients transition within and between health care settings including referring and transferring patients for specialty care and provides follow-up care and discharges patients as necessary.
  5. Fulfills 40 hours of Continuing Education Credits within each twelve (12) month period. Attends professional conventions and seminars, participates in professional societies, and does all things reasonable, necessary and desirable to maintain and improve his/her professional skills
  6. Counsels patient regarding medical and other problems, which might affect the patient's health and well-being and documents each office procedure, prescription, consultation and patient contact in the patient's chart and on the clinic's encounter forms, within a 24-hour period.
  7. Performs such clinical procedures for the patient's benefit which are within the score and skill of practitioner and which are economically feasible.
  8. Prepares forms, letters, and examinations on behalf of the patients for claims of disability, workers compensation, injuries and illnesses, etc.
  9. Provides direction and leadership to the clinic's medical support staff, with regard to the administering of a patient's care.
  10. Performs other job-related duties, as may be assigned.

Requirements
  1. Graduate from an accredited school of Medicine and Residency Program required.
  2. Licensed in the State of Wisconsin
  3. Board eligibility in Family it Internal Medicine, required. Board certification preferred.
  4. Previous experience in a Family or Internal Medicine setting, preferred.



Equal Employment Opportunity. Progressive Community Health Centers is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against employees or prospective employees on basis of age, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sexual orientation, disability, arrest and/or conviction record, military status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic or status protected by law.

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Keywords: Progressive Community Health Centers, Inc., Milwaukee , Family Medicine or Internal Medicine Physician, Other , Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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