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Primary Care Physician-Westwego-LA

New Orleans, LA 70112
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  • Job Code
    845635
  • Jobs Rated
    95th

The Primary Care Physician (PCP) is a licensed/Board Certified/Board Eligible trained professional in internal or family medicine who plays a key role as part of the clinical operations team providing direct patient care and providing assessments primarily in the ambulatory health care center setting or elsewhere as deemed necessary.  It also includes the participation in clinical rounds and conferences plus in-depth documentation through written progress notes and summaries. 

 

The PCP will be required to demonstrate the ability to function both independently and in collaboration with other health care professionals. The PCP will consult with the applicable managers and medical directors to ensure compliance with guidelines along with participating in risk and quality management programs, clinical meetings and other meetings as required.  The PCP will adhere to strict departmental goals/objectives, standards of performance, regulatory compliance, quality patient care compliance, and policies and procedures.     

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assisting in the development of the plan of care in addition to providing appropriate patient/ family/significant other counseling and education
  • Ordering and interpreting appropriate laboratory and diagnostic studies
  • Ordering of appropriate medication and treatments
  • Referring patients for consultation when indicated i.e. dermatology, neurology, ophthalmology, endocrine, surgery, intensive care, infectious disease, hematology, psychiatry, social service, dietary, etc.
  • Documentation through in-depth progress notes and summaries
  • Participates in patient care rounds and conferences
  • Communicates patient management strategies to members of the patient care team
  • Collaborates with members of the multidisciplinary team to ensure that patient management strategies are successful in meeting patient care needs
  • Recognizes situations which require the immediate attention and initiates life-saving procedures when necessary

You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

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Jobs Rated Reports for General Practice Physician

Posted: 2020-01-29 Expires: 2020-05-01

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General Practice Physician
95th2018 - General Practice Physician
Overall Rating: 95/220
Median Salary: $138,100

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