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Primary Care Physician

Knoxville, Tennessee
Our client is looking for Board Certified Primary Care Physicians for Contract Positions that will be for 4-5 years. The hours would be Monday - Friday 7:45am - 4:30pm. 
 
Responsibilities of the Physician: 


-Patient consultations from basic to complex, including Vesting Exams

-Directing courses of medical treatment through consultation to specialist

-Provide follow up medical exams for established patients

-Provide direction and support for staff to include the PACT Team-let; RN, LPN and Clerk

-Provide an average of 10 – 14 face-to-face medical encounters per day

-Participate in secure messaging with patients through the program My Healthy Vet

-Record and complete encounter information and data in a template within CPRS.

-Provide timely medical services for a patient who presents to your assigned clinic as a walk-in

-Provide and place orders and instructions for laboratory and radiology

-Place Pharmacy orders as well as performing medication reconciliations

-Order narcotics for patients as appropriate

-Perform other duties as assigned


Requirements of the Physician: Primary Care:

-Minimum of two (2) years of experience

-Board Certified in Internal Medicine or Family Practice ABFM or ABIM

-Clear and unrestricted license

-ACLS/BLS certified by the American Heart Association

-Must read, write, and speak English well enough and enunciate with sufficient clarity to effectively communicate with patients and other health care providers

-Possess sufficient initiative, interpersonal relationship skills and social sensitivity such that the HCP can relate to a variety of patients from diverse backgrounds

-Must be able to operate a personal computer utilizing Microsoft applications, such as Word, Excel, and efficiently utilize an Electronic Medical Record.

-US Citizen

-Have a Professional degree applicable to medical staff members, e.g. MD, DO

-Provide professional references and evidence of demonstrated current clinical competence to perform appropriate clinical care acceptable to meet the credentialing and privileging standards/requirements
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