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Primary Care Physician

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Posted
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Ref
12-0173
Location
Aurora - East of Denver
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Position Summary

Under the supervision of the Lead Medical Director, this position is responsible for the medical care of InnovAge Greater Colorado PACE participants across a variety of settings, including but not limited to the ADHC clinic, participants’ homes, the nursing home, assisted living facilities, and personal care boarding homes. Direct hospital inpatient care is not required but close coordination of care with hospital based providers is essential.

Essential Functions and Work Duties

The following essential functions of this position are performed personally, in cooperation with your supervisor, and/or in coordination with other staff. Additional work functions and duties may be assigned.

Primary Care: (Approximately 80% of Time)

  • Provide medical care to InnovAge Greater Colorado PACE participants, including the evaluation, diagnosis, and management of their medical conditions, including but not limited to taking of a medical history, performance of physical examination, ordering and interpretation of diagnostic tests, formulation of an assessment of condition and a treatment plan, writing prescriptions, ongoing follow up of same, and management of medical information from specialists and hospital teams.
  • Document medical care in the participant’s medical record, in compliance with InnovAge Greater Colorado PACE documentation policies. May include involvement with the establishment of electronic medical records and providing the Lead Medical Director with input around needed ongoing EMR enhancements.
  • Provide after-hours medical coverage as assigned by the Chief Medical Officer and/or Lead Medical Director to assure that a physician is available 24 hours a day, 365 days per year.
  • Participate within the interdisciplinary team in the formulation of Plans of Care for InnovAge Greater Colorado PACE participants, as well as in other interdisciplinary team settings that further the care of InnovAge Greater Colorado PACE participants.
  • Contribute in the quality improvement initiatives of InnovAge Greater Colorado PACE.
  • Presents input into, initiates, and/or facilitates new medical programs and processes in support of InnovAge Greater Colorado PACE’s strategic goals.

Supervision: (Approximately 20% of Time)

  • Effectively supervises and manages direct reports and provides, by example and leadership, motivation and direction to employees of the organization.
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable state and federal employment laws.
  • Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; recognizing and rewarding employees; corrective disciplinary procedures and practices (under direction of supervisor and in partnership with Human Resources), addressing complaints and resolving problems.
  • Ensures annual employee performance reviews are conducted in a timely and effective manner. Evaluates performance of employees for compliance with established policies and objectives of the organization and contributions in attaining objectives.
  • Helps set the tone of the department to ensure morale, team work, and that the positive employment culture of the organization is maintained.
  • Regularly schedules leadership/management, department, and staff 1:1 meetings to provide leadership, development, and a forum for communication to ensure coordination and collaboration in meeting organization and individual goals.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and Experience

  • Current active Colorado Medical License, DEA number, and adequate malpractice coverage required.
  • Doctor of Medicine or Osteopathy degree required.
  • Postgraduate training in a primary care specialty, including but not limited to internal or family medicine and completion of post-residency training in geriatric medicine preferred, but not required.
  • Board Eligible or Certification required, preferred in primary care. If Board Eligible, certification required within two years
  • A minimum of one year working with the frail or elderly is required.

Computer Skills       

  • Must be computer proficient and possess experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Must be able to quickly learn specific software and new applications.

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