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Family and General Practitioner

Location : Highland, NY
Job Type : Subcontractors
Reference Code : AS:FY2324:CFS01:24443
Start Date : 03/27/2024
End Date : 03/27/2025
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

Position Type: Temp
Agency: New York State agency that provides safety measures for children and families.
Location: Highland, NY
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 9:00am-5:00pm


The Family Health Physician is a supervisory position that requires the incumbent to oversee and supervise the work of other medical professional staff in the agency's facility. 

This includes but is not limited to: - Providing clinical supervision, guidance, and training to other medical professionals including, but not limited to, nurse practitioners, physician’s assistants, nurse supervisors and nurses. - Educating, guiding, and directing the work of non-medical, direct care staff as that work relates to the support and implementation of medical interventions for youth. - Monitoring the coordination and implementation of medical care for youth by all staff. - Assigning individuals and/or individual care activities to lower-level clinical physicians and or medical providers. - Working with other members of the medical team to ensure compliance with federal, state, and the agency's laws, regulations and policies for the provision of medical services to youth in the agency's care. - Monitoring and facilitating the implementation of the most current standards and practices for the medical care of adolescents and young adults. In addition, this position requires periodic direct medical service and contact with youth to confirm the medical impressions and diagnoses of other medical staff and to verify treatment outcomes. This includes, but is not limited to: - Medical examinations, monitoring individuals’ conditions, and modifying treatments on the request of the mid-level practitioner. - Providing a variety of general medical care and treatment services to individual youth in DJJOY care - including but not limited to - prescribe and/or administer treatments, medications, therapies, vaccinations, and other medical care to treat or prevent illness, disease, or injury in collaboration with the mid-level practitioner. - Conducting physical examinations; order, perform, and interpret diagnostic tests and procedures; determine and/or confirm diagnoses. - Explaining and discussing procedures, test results, diagnoses, and prescribed treatments with individual youth, families, caregivers, and other agency's staff when indicated; and responds to their questions and concerns. - Monitoring and implementing the most current standards and practices for the medical care of adolescents and young adults.

Required Qualifications :

Penda Aiken, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.


SUBS SUBMIT BY 03-25-2024

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