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Family Medicine - Physician

Company: Howard Brown Health Sheridan - Howard Brown Health
Location: Chicago
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

* *Mission:* - Rooted in LGBTQ+ liberation, Howard Brown Health provides affirming healthcare and mobilizes for social justice. We are agents of change for individual wellbeing and community empowerment.

* *Vision: - *Howard Brown Health envisions a future where healthcare and transformative social policies actualize human rights and equity for all. - -

* Community-based health clinics in some of Chicago's most underserved neighborhoods

* The largest LGBTQ health provider in the Midwest

* Latinx inclusive community based on respect, equal opportunity, and appreciation of diversity to provide the culturally competent support and services within Howard Brown Health.


*What's in it for you:*

* A commitment to work-life balance with:

* 3-weeks paid vacation and 1-week of personal time

* 12 accrued sick days per year

* - 9 paid holidays, including Juneteenth

* PTO Exchange allows employees to turn unused PTO into liquid assets

* Employer-sponsored health, dental, and vision insurance with two PPO plans and an HMO plan.

* BCBS HMO, PPO, and PPO Select Plans

* HMO premium = $ 34.40 /month

* BCBS Dental premium = $ 13.00/month

* EyeMed Vision premium = $ 6.52/month

* 401k program with up to 5% employer match after 90 days = $1,700+

* Employer-paid basic life insurance valued at one times the annual salary

* Voluntary Life and AD&D, and Short-term and Long-term disability

* Up to $720 pre-tax commuter and parking benefit account

* Flexible Spending Accounts for healthcare and dependent care

* Tuition Reimbursement and Student Loan Forgiveness Programs; NHSC & PSLF

* Employee Assistance Program with 5 employer-paid counseling sessions

* 50% off at Brown Elephant Resale Shops and discounts at local businesses


*What you can expect:*

The role of the Physician in a community setting is a response to society's demand for accessible quality health care to all populations regardless of socio-economic status. Individual accountabilities and work volume will be established through the development of annual Success Objectives, within the framework outlined below.

This position requires the ability and willingness to - *work some nights and weekend shifts - *as required to align with community health needs. The position may require mobile health initiatives as part of the role. A knowledge of Chicago's south side communities and cultural competency with a diverse patient population, including African American/Black community members is crucial.

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* Facilitates entry of the patient into the health care system, by assessing the primary health care needs, including eliciting comprehensive health histories, performing physical examinations, ordering and/or performing pertinent diagnostic tests, analyzing collected data to determine client health status and formulating a problem list (diagnosis.)

* Provides coordinated, continuous and culturally competent primary health care to clients that span the health continuum through mutual goal setting and planning delivery of care

* Prescribes a variety of treatment modalities to meet health and illness needs

* Collaborates with advanced practice nurses and community health nurses and other medical providers to assure that health teaching and counseling is provided

* Meets - average monthly - provider productivity standards including but not limited to number of visits

* Will follow role assignments that are in alignment with the Patient Centered Medical Home Standards, and participate in all Patient Centered Medical Home efforts

* Manages and evaluates the plan of care, process and outcome and then modifies the plan as needed.

* Adheres to collaborative practice principles of respect and joint decision making when:

* Providing clinical supervision of the medical care delivered by the Physician Assistants (PA-C's).

* Serving as a collaborating physician to Advance Practice Nurses (APN's).

* Consulting with health team members about managing the client treatment plan.

* Following clinical practice standards (protocols) related to each health care providers role and responsibilities.

* Assures access and continuity of care by providing call for after-hours coverage. Assures continuity by obtaining hospital privileges at designated hospitals

* Collaborates with other multidisciplinary professionals and community agencies to provide high quality care

* Seeks opportunities for community and professional outreach to maintain and increase patient referral base Outreach activities can include, but are not limited to:

* Providing training and presentations on health care issues to multi-disciplinary professionals and community agencies.

* Attend community health fairs.

* Disseminate information about health center and services provided to other agencies or health care professionals.

* Coordinates services in conjunction with other team members to meet patient's primary health care needs and to ensure the continuity of care.

* Incorporates and disseminates research findings as a basis for practice and to improve health care outcomes.

* Assumes the responsibility for maintaining competence in clinical practice by:

* Engaging in mentor relationships with experienced mid-level providers and physicians to gain clinical expertise.

* Developing and maintaining a patient panel as clinical competence is achieved to enhance continuity of care and meet Organization productivity standards.

* Participating in appropriate educational activities in order to maintain Board certification and continue professional growth.

* Provides cost effective Organization productivity requirements by practicing collaboratively with the advanced practice nurses and the community health nurses to prevent the duplication of services.

* Practices within the legal and ethical guidelines established by the Medical Practice Act, the Physicians Code of Ethics and the Specialty Standards of Practice.

* Documents comprehensive, accurate and continual data on clients' records and program reports according to Organization standards.

* Adheres to professional standards as outlined by governmental bodies, American Medical Association (AMA), American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG), American College of Physicians, American Academy of Pediatrics, American Academy of Family Physicians, American academy of nurse practitioners, American academy of physician assistants, private funding sources, Organization plans/policies and Unit guidelines. Participates in periodic evaluative reviews and/or in-house and external staff training to ensure that he/she understands and continues to adhere to such standards.

*What you will bring to Howard Brown Health:*

* *Education and/or Experience: - *Graduation from a college or university accredited by the American Medical Association with a Doctor of Medicine degree or accredited by the American Osteopathic Association with a doctor of Osteopathy degree. If medical education occurred at a foreign medical school, the applicant must possess a current Educational Council Foreign Medical Graduate (ECFMG) certificate. Successful completion of an approved program of residency. Experience in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with other employees, patients and the general public.

* *Knowledge: - *Knowledge of the principles and practice of medicine and the structure and function of community health centers.

* *Language Skills: - *Ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documents. Skills in communicating effectively with patients and their families.

* *Mathematical Skills: - *Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

* *Reasoning Ability: - *Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

* *Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:* Active Illinois Physician licensure, plus current DEA registration, Board certification in a specialty area (must be completed within two years of employment), documentation of a Medical Degree from an accredited school of Medicine, documentation of residency completion in a specialty area from an accredited residency program and Physician National Data Bank verification of legal claims history.

Keywords: Howard Brown Health Sheridan - Howard Brown Health, Chicago , Family Medicine - Physician, Healthcare , Chicago, Illinois

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