Job Description

Adult Internal Medicine Physician (MD or DO)

Fast-paced federally qualified community health center seeks:

  • A positive, caring, and motivated physician (MD or DO) to provide clinical oversight of diagnostic procedures and treatment plans
  • A professional medical provider (MD or DO) with good judgment and decision-making skills
  • A physician familiar with administration, prescription, and evaluations of medications for adults

Some responsibilities within this rewarding role are:

  • Provide patient referrals for laboratory testing, medical treatment, or inpatient hospitalizations; review of discharge summaries
  • Responsive to and ability to assist patients presenting with multiple problems
  • Ability to provide clinical supervisory directives to peers and support staff
  • Participation in internal and external quality management initiatives and reviews
  • Complete quality, professional documentation in and maintenance of medical records
  • Participation in community based initiatives and collaboratives
  • Capacity to work collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary team setting
  • Review and complete documentation requirements for third party reimbursement
  • Familiarity with managed care procedures

Preferred Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Current participation in Managed Care providers networks preferred
  • Previous work in community health center or hospital outpatient department desirable
  • Previous experience in the treatment of Medicaid eligible and commercially insured recipients
  • Bi-lingual Spanish/English desirable
  • Strong verbal, writing and interpersonal skills
  • Experience with electronic health records
  • Ability to adapt to scheduling changes
  • Sensitivity to cultural issues and differences

Requirements

  • Graduate of an Accredited School of Medicine
  • Successful completion of an approved medical training program
  • Unrestricted, active medical licensure in the State of Connecticut
  • Certified or eligible for certification in Internal Medicine
  • Current controlled substances registration certificate (DEA-Federal)

Excellent Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • No-cost medical coverage
  • No-cost life insurance
  • 15 paid holidays annually (pro-rated)
  • 20 PTO days annually (pro-rated)
  • Continuing Medical Education stipend
  • Licensure expense reimbursement  (pro-rated)
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness
  • National Health Service Corps Student Loan Repayment
  • 401k
  • Optional supplemental coverage (short- and long- term disability)

How to Apply

Interested candidates or referrals, please contact Lynn Tripp, PHR, Human Resources Director, StayWell Health Care, Inc., 80 Phoenix Avenue, Suite 201, Waterbury, CT, (203) 805-4921, ltripp@staywellhealth.org

Location:
StayWell Health Center Waterbury