Family and General Practitioners
One Family/General Practitioner is needed at the Health Center. Tentative start date is mid-September and is subject to credentialing and on-boarding.
Family and General Practitioners:
Diagnose, treat, and help prevent diseases and injuries that commonly occur in the general population. Provide comprehensive medical services for members of family, regardless of age or sex, on continuing basis. Examine patients, using medical instruments and equipment. Elicit and record information about patient's medical history. Order or execute various tests, analyses, and diagnostic images to provide information on patient's condition. Analyze reports and findings of tests and examination, and diagnose condition of patient. Administer or prescribe treatments and medications. Promote health by advising patients concerning diet, hygiene, and methods for prevention of disease. Inoculate and vaccinate patients to immunize patients from communicable diseases. Provide prenatal care to pregnant women. Perform surgical procedures commensurate with surgical competency. Refer patients to medical specialist for consultant services when necessary for patient's well-being. Possess a valid license to practice medicine in the State of New York. Possess and maintain a valid Federal Narcotics Number.
The Family/General Practitioner will also:
- Collaborate with Treatment Team and communicate appropriately with peers and staff.
- Have ability to place medical/surgical restraints orders.
- Participate in discharge planning and works collaboratively with other providers and disciplines
as needed to facilitate medical follow-up after discharge.
- Maintain medical documentation consistent with agency, State, and federal requirements.
All candidates must have residency training completed in the US either in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine with Board certification or eligibility. Schedule is Monday- Friday, 8am – 4:30pm