Job Description

Adult/family Practice MD/DO

Job purpose

To provide high quality health care to the patients of the Fair Haven Community Health Center in the primary care setting consistent with FHCHC policies and mission.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Provides primary medical care in accordance with the provider’s medical specialty
  • Develops a plan of care for each patient, including medical history, physical examination, diagnosis and appropriate treatment and/or referral, including hospitalization if necessary
  • Uses all available resources in diagnosis and treatment, such as laboratory and others tests in an appropriate and cost efficient manner
  • Confers with other clinicians, patient’s families and other support staff concerning treatment and care of patients when appropriate
  • Refers those cases which require specialist services, but maintains primary care responsibility to assure continuity of care
  • Maintains accurate medical records within the EPIC electronic health record system and performs appropriate charting and follow up on patients
  • Participates in Medical & General staff meetings and appropriate clinical teams
  • Participates in the Health Center’s Performance Improvement program, in other task groups as needed, and pursues continuing education opportunities to update medical knowledge and assure quality patient care
  • Performs other necessary duties as required by the FHCHC to achieve the goal of providing high quality service and health care


  • Graduation from an accredited medical school with a degree of Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy.
  • Completion of an approved internal medicine residency program
  • License to practice medicine in State of Connecticut
  • Ability and willingness to serve on the active medical staff of the hospitals used by FHCHC
  • Qualified in Basic Life Support techniques
  • Bi-lingual in Spanish and English is desirable
  • Experience in an ambulatory or outpatient setting preferred
  • Ability to relate with warmth and effectiveness to the patients and other staff of the Community Health Center.
  • Experience or specialty training in geriatric medicine is desirable

Required Education                                                                                                           

  • Doctorate

Required Licenses or Certifications

  • License to practice medicine in State of Connecticut

American with Disabilities Requirements:

External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled, must be able to perform the essential job specific functions (listed within each job specific responsibility) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by the organization on a case by case basis.

Fair Haven Community Health Care is an Equal Opportunity Employer. FHCHC does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

How to Apply

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Fair Haven Community Health Care New Haven