INTERNAL MEDICINE PHYSICIAN

JOB DESCRIPTION

All duties are subject to accommodation in accordance with the American Disability Act (ADA).

  • Provides comprehensive, coordinated medical care, including preventive, maintenance and acute care, to adult patients across the spectrum utilizing the resources of the Health Center and when necessary refers to appropriate specialized resources of health care
  • Provides adult medical care consistent with the scope of duties and responsibilities for which the Physician has been privileged by the Health Center Board of Directors  
  • Works as part of a team to ensure smooth functioning of the department and patient-centered care  
  • Supports and complies with established clinical and agency policies and procedures, including QI/QA and medical records, in accordance with Joint Commission and PCMH standards, and federal and state mandates, including FTCA regulations and scope of practice
  • Supports data collection systems and reporting of statistical data necessary for grant or QI/QA purposes as needed
  • Provides consultation and supervision to mid-level providers
  • Provides consultation to department staff, as appropriate
  • Participates in provider, department, and performance improvement meetings and in-service trainings
  • Participates in on call, expanded hours, and after- hours coverage and arranges for coverage during absence for vacation, professional education or other leave time.
  • Maintains staff privileges for Bridgeport Hospital and/or St. Vincent’s Hospital to facilitate hospital admissions and ensure optimal care coordination
  • Participates in such continuing professional educational activities as needed to maintain licensure
  • Other related duties as assigned, including attached specific job duties or responsibilities.

LOCATION

Bridgeport, Connecticut 00604

PAY

$179000 Yearly

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