Eskenazi Medical Group
  • - Providers
  • Indianapolis, IN, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k, 457b, Vacation, CME & Tuition Reimbursement, Loan Repayment Opportunities

JOB SUMMARY:
A Primary Care Physician of Eskenazi Medical Group (EMG) and Eskenazi Health Center Inc. (EHC), provides the full scope of services which fall under individual field of training, including but not limited to diagnosis, treatment, coordination of care, preventive care and health maintenance.  In addition, a Primary Care Physician is a member of the Eskenazi Health Center team. In that capacity they are expected to be committed to the philosophy, goals and objectives of the Center and work collaboratively to achieve them.  It is the responsibility of the Primary Care Physician to model and uphold the mission, vision and standard of performance within the health center.  The Primary Care Physician must be cognizant of, and comply with, all Center policies and procedures, EMG employment requirements and procedures as well as pertinent state and federal regulations.



ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:


Obtains health history and perform examinations
Diagnoses and directs counseling for each patient on a plan for treatment
Prescribes medication in accordance with Indiana statute and professional guidelines
Performs minor procedures in accordance with professional credentialing
Arranges referral for patients requiring services outside of the scope of Primary Care, including transfer to inpatient care
Reviews In-Basket each work day and addresses time sensitive patient information with appropriate urgency. 
Initiates coverage of assignments and ensures continuity of care prior to anticipated absences   
Complies with EH medical staff bylaws, all applicable EH, EHC, EMG requirements, policies and procedures, and EH Infection Control plan.
Participates in all required EH, EHC, and EMG meetings. 
Assists in updating protocols and principles of practice as requested
Actively supports and participates in all quality of care, performance improvement, and patient safety activities
Actively supports the achievement of identified performance and quality metrics including but limited to cycle time, capacity utilization, no show rates, missed opportunities, and patients per hour.
Supports patient experience and customer services initiatives, uses AIDET, and assure all patient interactions are professional
Assures patients are efficiently seen and dispositioned to assure their needs are met or exceeded
Accurately and consistently completes and attests notes from patient visits, signs and closes encounters preferably within 24 hours, but absolutely within 72 hours of the encounter
Meets the requirements and deadlines for all provider mandates from EH, EHC, and EMG, including but not necessarily limited to required CME hours, completion of annual PPD, annual flu shot, and any mandatory training assignments
When requested by leadership, represents EMG and/or EHC, and/or EH on assigned internal and external committees, task forces, commissions, agencies and promotional or public relations efforts regarding EH's primary care clinical affairs
Maintains flexibility (or availability) for the appropriate number of patient appointments in accordance with individual clinical FTEE.  Is flexible to changing schedules to ensure access for essential patient needs
Works closely with the CPE or Medical Director for practice quality and performance requirements

 

          MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE

  1. Current licensure as an MD to practice in the State of Indiana by the State Board of Medical Examiners.
  2. Current DEA, CSR Registration
  3. Board Eligible or Boards Certified in physician specialty.  If Board Eligible at the time of hire, must be Board Certified within 3 years of hire date
  4. Insurability (malpractice)
  5. Current BLS or PALS
  6. Must be able to meet and maintain current Eskenazi Health credentialing and privileging requirements.


SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Supervises students and residents and other trainees at EHC as assigned by the CPE or Medical Director.


SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:
Committed to EMG's mission and values
Demonstrates a philosophy of collaboration and teamwork; an appreciation of the importance of the clinical team, and what nursing, patient care departments and operations brings to the patient care endeavor, and the strength of that clinical partnership
The ability to understand and mediate the concerns of others
Is adaptable and promotes the concepts of people working together versus individual performance
Demonstrates commitment to the underserved
Ability to assess system and patients' needs and function autonomously to develop and implement programs to improve patient care
Demonstrates leadership abilities by serving as a mentor to influence patient outcomes
Ability to review/critique pertinent research literature related to specialty areas and promotes evidence based practices to improve patient care
Demonstrates excellent communication skills related to team development, group process, conflict management and negotiations
 
Eskenazi Health system commitment:  We will   


Professionalism   
Expect collegial and multidisciplinary approaches to problem solving from all providers working in our system.  
Respect clinician autonomy where evidence for a standard of care has yet to be developed.  Different approaches should be evaluated to determine the optimal ones, which should then be adopted broadly.  Care pathways will be assessed based on quality/outcomes, effects on workflow, and costs.   
Commit ourselves to improvement in quality, processes, and the work environment. 


Respect   
Share information openly regarding vision, mission, and strategy, and the progress towards meeting those targets.  
Provide timely reporting on quality, volume, financial, and other operations metrics to providers.  
Improve chains of communication between providers and administration to make decision making and problem solving as transparent as possible.  


Innovation  
Promote Eskenazi Health as a superior learning environment for undergraduate, graduate, and practitioner education in medicine, nursing, pharmacy and other clinical specialties, and provider opportunities for clinical research with our patients.  
Seek the input of providers to develop novel services for our patient populations.  
Be a leader in promoting wellness among our providers, staff, and patients. 


Development  
Support career development of providers through inclusion of them in project teams, research projects, and leadership development activities, including coaching and training in improved patient satisfaction.  


Excellence  
Recruit and retain superior providers and staff (including those employed by EMG and IUHP) through actions that recognize successes, address provider engagement, and address low performance among staff and providers in a timely fashion.  


Eskenazi Health has been named to Becker's Hospital Review's 2018 list of "150 Great Places to Work In Health Care."  This is the 3rd year in a row now that EH has received this honor.   
https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/lists/150-top-places-to-work-in-healthcare-2019.html
  

 

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