Medical Doctor – Family Practice

Essential Job Responsibilities:

• Diagnoses and treats illness, injury, malignancies, genetic defects, and organic dysfunctions and disease
• Creates and implements a best practice program, maintaining a consistent level of quality of care offered to patients
• Manages the well-being and health of patients
• Through professional expertise and knowledge, provides clinical credibility for internal and external constituencies, customers, and regulatory bodies
• Participates in the development of new programs and external opportunities
• Assures personal compliance with licensing, certification and accrediting bodies
• Advocates for program services on behalf of its participants and staff
• Networks and advocates through active participation in community meetings, agency/department and community committees, and membership in associations/organizations that effect and impact the program/agency’s services and participants and/or address unmet needs of participating families
• Advocates for the development and support of services that are prevention/early-intervention oriented, culturally sensitive, community-based, family-centered, and encourage family preservation and self-sufficiency
• Makes presentations, develops and/or recommends activities to staff and the community that will publicize the department’s programs and services

Communicates accurately, clearly, and professionally.

• Communicates in a positive, respectful, and courteous manner.
• Practices active listening skills and uses partnering communication strategies
• Interacts with coworkers and the community to build productive and collaborative relationships to support the achievement of agency and program goals.
• Understands and maintains private and sensitive information within the confines of need-to-know parameters.
• Reviews email daily and uses various writing styles and formats to produce effective communication including a clear purpose and intent.
• Maintains a calendar and uses calendaring to schedule appointments on a daily basis that is available for review.

Functions as an effective team member with co-workers and the community to build productive, collaborative relationships that support achievement of program goals and objectives.

• Shares pertinent information with director, contractors, and team members regarding work progress, successes, barriers, concerns, and other areas that may have an impact on the department’s services or image, may affect relationships with key participating parties within the confines of need-to-know.
• Attends and participates in staff meetings in accordance with department standards and schedule. Supports the decisions of the director and members of the management team to staff, participants, and the community.

Utilizes supervision effectively, takes initiative to secure professional development opportunities, and applies relevant information to the work setting.

• Prepares and participates in supervision that is regular, reflective, and collaborative in nature.
• Recognizes the personal limits of competencies and expertise, seeks supervision and guidance accordingly.
• Maintains a reasonable level of awareness of current professional information in fields of activity and undertakes regular and ongoing efforts to maintain competence in the skills used.
• Notifies supervisor of crisis situations, unusual incidents, and/or on-going problems within appropriate timelines (including reports to Child Protective Services).

Education, Experience, and Other Qualifications:

• 2-5 years of professional experience preferred.
• Must be a licensed MD or DO
• Valid DEA license
• Additionally, must be board-certified and or board eligible within area of specialty.
• Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Additionally, organizational and reporting skills are imperative.
• Have exceptional research and writing skills, as they must constantly seek out new procedures to assist the facility in running as efficiently as possible.
• Must provide proof of a valid driver’s license, valid auto insurance coverage with at least the minimum state coverage, CPR and First Aid Certification, Arizona Fingerprint Clearance;
• Proficient in electronic clinical documentation
• Negative test results on TB and drug prescreen.
• Proof of a Hep B vaccination.

This list of EJFs and tasks are accurate as of the date reviewed. If the EJFs of this job changes, including physical or mental demands, a redetermination of the EJF should be done. Questions about the EJFs of a job should be addressed to the HR Department or Managing Supervisor for the position.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person in this job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and skills required.
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